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I'm aware that Drexel's DPMS program offers guaranteed linkage to drexel med if you complete the program, meeting the GPA and MCAT requirements. Do any other med schools offer such a program?
 
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I think most places are more careful with their guarantee, and don't outright guarantee an admit to the top end of the class - they'll instead say something like "traditionally we matriculate 15% of our SMP into our own SOM", or maybe guarantee an interview. This is because they need to still have the ability to reject someone if they turn out academically gifted but lacking in other areas.
 
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In addition to LECOM, i think VCOM also gives some sort of a guarantee.
 

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Touro in NYC accepts their top 35 SMP students with 3.5+ GPA.

Admission to the D.O. Program at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is limited to the top 35 M.S. students ranked by M.S. Program GPA, who have met the following standard:

• Completion of the M.S. curriculum
• A GPA of 3.5/4.0 or higher
• A Pass on the Comprehensive Examination
 
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Touro in NYC accepts their top 35 SMP students with 3.5+ GPA.

Admission to the D.O. Program at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is limited to the top 35 M.S. students ranked by M.S. Program GPA, who have met the following standard:

• Completion of the M.S. curriculum
• A GPA of 3.5/4.0 or higher
• A Pass on the Comprehensive Examination


Interesting. So, recently a very stats-strong applicant posted about his failed cycle, likely due to IA's. If he completed this program, he'd likely end up as one of the very top students, if not the top, and would be admitted. Or, would his IA's keep him from being admitted to the MS program from the get-go.
 

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Goro, do you know if only URM and/or applicants of low socioeconomic status are accepted into DPMS?
It is only SES and URM that qualify for DPMS. I double and triple checked, and called the office to find out.
 
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I'm aware that Drexel's DPMS program offers guaranteed linkage to drexel med if you complete the program, meeting the GPA and MCAT requirements. Do any other med schools offer such a program?


Is this for LECOM Erie AND Bradenton?
3.2 in the program guarantees a spot in the med school?
 

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Interesting. So, recently a very stats-strong applicant posted about his failed cycle, likely due to IA's. If he completed this program, he'd likely end up as one of the very top students, if not the top, and would be admitted. Or, would his IA's keep him from being admitted to the MS program from the get-go.

Depends on the IA's.

Are they benign? Like petty trespassing, underage drinking, pot use, etc.?
 
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