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taking the august mcat for mstp

Discussion in 'Physician Scientists' started by jot, Apr 23, 2002.

  1. jot


    i just took the april mcat, but a friend of mine was wondering if it would be a disadvantage to take the mcat in august. i know that for regular md it can be a problem if you are a borderline applicant, would it be the same or worse for mstp?
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  3. sluox

    sluox Physician 10+ Year Member

    Jan 4, 2002
    Dude, I saw your website...I don't know if you remember me or not, but I think I've met you--remember in May 1999 I believe you went to Philadelphia for the Intel ISEF with a friend of yours who went to caltech? Or is that you?

    Do you remember someone who did a project involving modeling behavior of ant colonies? That would be yours truly.

    Your stats are truly fantastic. You'll probably get into Harvard.
  4. brandonite

    brandonite Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    Oct 19, 2001
    Manitoba, Canada
    I took the August MCAT, and I don't think that hurt me too much this year. The big thing is to make sure that you get the rest of your AMCAS in early or at least by the end of August. That way, schools will just be waiting on your MCATs, and your application should be complete soon after they get in. The downside to that, of course, is that you have no idea what kind of schools you should be applying to. But, after looking at your website, as long as your MCATs are decent, you should be competitive almost everywhere...
  5. jot


    hey sulox, i honestly do remember you ... thats incredible; i think i remember taht you went to uchicago ... it would be kinda nuts if thats correct. send me an e-mail [email protected] ; how have your 3 years been, where do you want to go/do?

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