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I know I'm pretty late for the cycle but, MCAT just came back and I'm pleased. Will give it my best shot!
Michigan resident. 24 year old white male. Immigrant parents (if matters idk). Go to a Romanian ethnic church (some diversity idk)
Graduated in 2018 with Biomedical sciences Degree.
cGPA: 3.87
sGPA: 3.82
MCAT: 511 (voided my first attempt last year, 2019)

Clinical Experience (paid as scribe) : 1,200 hours over 1.5 years
Clinical Experience (volunteer) : 270 hours at hospital. Was in ER, Neuro, Colonoscopy departments.
Shadowing: 80 hours between primary, ENT, and ER
Research: 162 hours of in ER patient research for studies. Part of program through school. No in lab research.
Non clinical volunteering: 100 hours across diff activities involving my church. Also 30 ish hours volunteering at the American red cross. This section is a weakness for me.
Clubs during undergrad: spent 2 years in American red cross and pre med society.
Art: Spent many years in church band. All the way to 2nd year of undergrad. Was section leader for several years for some leadership.
Hobbies: Soccer league with friends every summer. Powerlift to stay in shape. Fantasy football lol
Other Employment History: I'm going to start working manual labor to try to pay off my loans before starting school again.

Immediate family members in medicine? (Y/N): N
Specialty of Interest (if applicable): Gastro
Interest in Primary Care (Y/N): Y
Interest in Rural Health (Y/N): N

Medical School List: So I'm going to apply to every school instate but, after that don't really know where to apply. Should I try DO as well? Some help is greatly appreciated. Thank you!
 

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Apply to all 6 of your Michigan MD schools. I suggest these OOS MD schools:
Toledo
Medical College Wisconsin
Loyola
St, Louis
Creighton
TCU-UNT
NOVA MD
Virginia Commonwealth
Georgetown
George Washington
Drexel
Temple
Jefferson
Seton Hall
Albany
New York Medical College
Vermont
Quinnipiac
Loma Linda (if you fit their mission)
 
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Apply to all 6 of your Michigan MD schools. I suggest these OOS MD schools:
Toledo
Medical College Wisconsin
Loyola
St, Louis
Creighton
TCU-UNT
NOVA MD
Virginia Commonwealth
Georgetown
George Washington
Drexel
Temple
Jefferson
Seton Hall
Albany
New York Medical College
Vermont
Quinnipiac
Loma Linda (if you fit their mission)

Thank you so much! With my stats should I consider DO as well or do I have a solid MD shot in your opinion? I'm fine with either route.
 

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Thank you so much! With my stats should I consider DO as well or do I have a solid MD shot in your opinion? I'm fine with either route.
If no interview invites by Thanksgiving then add at least 6 DO schools.
 
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