MyNameIsAlex

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CGPA = 3.0
Science courses = 3.68

with an MCAT of 30+... what are the options for me?

looks like ill have to go for MS... anyone tink differently?
 

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When did you take MCAT? April or August?
 

willow18

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Why do you term your question "weird"?

You have 17.5 units of options. Seriously though, you can try DO.
 
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willow18 said:
Why do you term your question "weird"?

You have 17.5 units of options. Seriously though, you can try DO.
Willow, you stole my answer! Aaaaargh! Seriously, well done.
 

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desiredusername said:
Willow, you stole my answer! Aaaaargh! Seriously, well done.
Yep, I confess. I remember giggling when I first saw you answer the "what are my chances" question.
 

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MyNameIsAlex said:
CGPA = 3.0
Science courses = 3.68

with an MCAT of 30+... what are the options for me?

looks like ill have to go for MS... anyone tink differently?
a) what is MS?

b) yeah i think you totally have options, for MD or DO schools

c) is your MCAT a 30 or a 39? big difference, but either way, i think you have a shot as long as you did other things in college than study! good luck :)
 

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MyNameIsAlex said:
CGPA = 3.0
Science courses = 3.68

with an MCAT of 30+... what are the options for me?

looks like ill have to go for MS... anyone tink differently?

The overall 3.0 is a red flag, but if your grades show an upward trend and your mcat is really solid, then you may very well be fine quantitatively speaking. The thing is, it's hard to make any kind of prediction on how well you will fare applying because we know nothing about your letters of rec, extracurriculars, clinical experience, etc. I think people often forget how important it is for YOU to be seen through your application. Numbers will get you looked at, but it's your job to make sure that there is something beyond high grades and solid mcats.

Also depends where you're from; do you have a state school, where are you from (i.e. California residents have it rough), etc. If I were you, I'd make sure I applied really early to a broad array of schools, but I think you'll be fine numbers wise. Wow, I blab on a lot.
 
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