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

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  1. Medical Student (Accepted)
    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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    1. Attending Physician
      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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