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Hi all, looking for help refining my school list and anything else I can/should do to help bolster my app for the 2021/2022 cycle. Thanks in advance!

  1. cGPA and sGPA
    • 3.64 and 3.60; upward trend
  2. MCAT score(s) and breakdown
    • 513 (127/127/128/131)
  3. State of residence or country of citizenship (if non-US)
    • Missouri
  4. Ethnicity and/or race
    • Caucasian
  5. Undergraduate institution or category
    • Private school in the Midwest
  6. Clinical experience (volunteer and non-volunteer)
    • ~6,000 hours as a clinical laboratory scientist in a hospital lab
    • ~1,500 hours as a scribe/MA in an urgent care setting
  7. Research experience and productivity
    • 2 semesters researching bacterial biofilm formation. Poster presentations, no pubs.
  8. Shadowing experience and specialties represented
    • 8 hrs FM, 8 hrs pathology, and scribing experience
  9. Non-clinical volunteering
    • ~50 hours in service fraternity (undergrad)
    • ~40 hours at food pantry
  10. Other extracurricular activities (including athletics, military service, gap year activities, leadership, teaching, etc)
    • Train college students in the lab while they are on clinical rotations
    • Involved with First Receivers Decontamination Program at hospital and help coordinate meetings/training
  11. Relevant honors or awards
    • Dean's list: Senior Year
  • School list:
    • Mizzou
    • St. Louis U
    • Albany
    • Central Michigan
    • Oakland
    • Wayne State
    • Colorado
    • Rosalind Franklin
    • Creighton
    • Loyola
    • Drexel
    • Penn State
    • Temple
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • Eastern Virginia
    • Virginia Tech
    • George Washington
    • Georgetown
    • MCW
    • Wake Forest
    • Tulane
    • Louisville
  • DO
    • KCU
    • PCOM
    • Des Moines
Any suggestions are much appreciated!
 

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You could add these MD schools to your list:
TCU-UNT
NOVA MD
Seton Hall
New York Medical College
Vermont
Quinnipiac
Central Michigan, Louisville and Virginia Tech accept few applicants with no connection to the state or region.
 
Feb 13, 2021
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  1. Pre-Medical
You could add these MD schools to your list:
TCU-UNT
NOVA MD
Seton Hall
New York Medical College
Vermont
Quinnipiac
Central Michigan, Louisville and Virginia Tech accept few applicants with no connection to the state or region.
Thanks for the feedback! Would you suggest adding more DO schools or is my current list enough?
 
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