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WAMC MD and DO: 513 MCAT, 3.80 GPA, 3.62 sGPA

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Hi SDN! I’m wondering my realistic chances of getting interviews/acceptances to any of the programs on the list (MD + DO) and also my chances of getting into any of the MD programs specifically. Thanks!

Resident: NJ
GPA: 3.80
sGPA: 3.62
MCAT: 513 (129, 128, 129, 127)
Ethnicity: White
Graduation year: 2019

*quick synopsis for people who don’t want to read: strongest areas- clinical experience and research, weakest non-clinical community service and leadership*

Clinical Experience:
  • Postbac Research Fellowship at National Institutes of Health (time in clinic with patients): 500 hours (2019-2020)
  • ED Medical Scribe: 275 hours (1/2019-6/2019)
  • Volunteer EMT (crew chief and administrative officer since 2018): 1700+ hours (2016-2019)
Shadowing:
  • Various rounds at NIH: 10 hours (2019-2020)
  • Specialties: neurology, immunology
  • Pediatrics: 80 hours (Fall 2016, Spring 2019)
  • Sub-specialties: pediatric neurology, pediatric infectious disease, pediatric emergency
Non-clinical Community Service:
  • MASKerAID (mask-making org): 50 hours (since 4/2020)
  • Volunteer at Sunrise Assisted Living: 24 hours (Fall 2019-Winter 2020)
  • Make-A-Wish NJ volunteer translator: 60 hours (Spring 2019)
Research:
  • Postbac Research Fellowship at NIH (labwork): 1500 hours (2019-2020)
  • 2 manuscripts in preparation, oral presentation on campus, poster presentation at national meeting
  • Research assistant in biomedical engineering lab: 1200 hours (2017-2019)
  • 2 poster presentations at national meetings, awarded conference funding, won departmental award for senior thesis work
Leadership:
  • Co-Chair of Postbac Committee (think student government for 1400 post-baccalaureate fellows): 60 hours (since 3/2020)
  • Treasurer and Leadership Team Member of Cru (religious org): 800 hours (5/2016-5/2019, member since 9/2015)
  • President of Rutgers University Choir: 150 hours (5/2016-1/2017, member 9/2015-1/2017)
Teaching/Mentorship:
  • Biology Supplemental Instructor for students from URM backgrounds: 400 hours (2016-2019)
  • Research Peer Mentor: 80 hours (2018-2019)
Awards:
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Highest Honors in Cell Biology and Neuroscience (major)
  • $1000 research award in undergrad
  • Conference funding to attend a National meeting
  • Several “academic excellence” awards + merit based scholarship (around $12,000 total)
List of Schools:

Robert Wood
NJ​
Rutgers NJMS
NJ​
Cooper
NJ​
Hackensack/ Seton Hall
NJ​
Temple
PA​
Thomas Jefferson University
PA​
Geisinger
PA​
Eastern VA
VA​
VA Commonwealth
VA​
George Washington
DC​
NY Medical College
NY​
Albany
NY​
Quinnipiac
CT​
University of Maryland
MD​
Wake Forest
NC​
Dartmouth
NH​
University of CO
CO​
University of Miami Miller SOM
FL​
DO Schools
Rowan COMNJ
PCOMPA
New EnglandME
Edward ViaVA
Idaho COMID
CampbellNC
 

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You are competitive for all DO schools. Remove ICOM as it is a new school with an unknown match record. You could add any of these DO schools instead:
LECOM
DMU-COM
KCU-COM
ATSU-KCOM
MU-COM
AZCOM
You could add these MD schools:
Vermont
Drexel
NOVA MD
TCU-UNT
Creighton
St. Louis
Loyola
Medical College Wisconsin
Western Michigan
Oakland Beaumont
 
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