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Weird Extra-Curriculars?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Forensic Chick, Apr 14, 2002.

  1. Forensic Chick

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    Hey guys,

    One of my friends is applying to medical school this year and had a question to those who already applied (he was too lazy to register for this site and wait to be able to post)... He's a senior and will be graduating in June with about a 3.45 gpa (MCAT next week). He's had about 2500 hours of community service - some that stem from his being a police officer. About 300 hours were health care related but all were helping the general welfare of the community. Do you think that with an average GPA and a state-school education he'll have a chance at getting accepted (he also has a great personality and will do well in interviews) despite his out of the ordinary extra curriculars and no research experience? Any info would be great. Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. mpp

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  4. Forensic Chick

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    Yes. Tell him to get above 30 (all 10's) on the MCAT.
     
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    Thanks guys -- I appreciate your responses and I'll pass them on. <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" />
     
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    unique ec's are always good. it makes you stand out from all the other people applying. if the rest of the application is good, there is a good chance of getting into med school. if he really wants to be a doc, he should definetely go all out to get into school.
     

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