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SMP Advice for Low GPA / Low MCAT

DubbiDoctor

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    I don't think you're ready for a SMP. You should retake the pre-med pre-reqs that you did poorly on, and earn at least A-s. If you do that, then focus on raising your MCAT to at least a 505. Then I think you should apply to DO schools. Do the SMP as a last resort.
     

    lilblue

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      I don't quite understand. From what I been reading on SDN, a lot of people are now looking into smp because there is no longer grade replacement for the DO schools. So how does retaking the classes I did poorly in help ?


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      Goro

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        I don't think you're ready for a SMP. You should retake the pre-med pre-reqs that you did poorly on, and earn at least A-s. If you do that, then focus on raising your MCAT to at least a 505. Then I think you should apply to DO schools. Do the SMP as a last resort.
        Agree 100% with this. And go read everything written by the wise DrMidlife in the nontrade forum.
         
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