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What are my chances? Plz help..!!

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by DelhiGirl, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. DelhiGirl

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    Hi guys,

    Its the first time I am ever posting here so pardon me for any mistakes. I am international student and I just completed my MS in Biotechnology from the Johns Hopkins University. My undergraduate degree is from India. My profile as of now looks like this:

    Undergraduate GPA - 3.53/4 (as per WES evaluation)
    Graduate GPA - 3.9/4
    MCAT - 36M
    Research experience - Masters year-long thesis on pancreatic cancer (hoping for a paper in next six months)
    Undergrad thesis on genetics of Parkinson's disease
    Employment - Worked for year and a half in a the lab I did my thesis project in as a student assistant
    Volunteer work - Worked in Project HEALTH (now HEALTH leads) for 3 months during summer
    Part of SHARE (medical waste equipment recycling program at Hopkins)
    Shadowing - Have approximately 90 hours of shadowing divided between Internal medicine, Medical ICU, Oncology outpatient and Oncology Inpatient depts at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

    I am currently working on my personal statement and letters of recommendations. Major hurdle in my application is that my pre-reqs are from a non-US institution. I have found a few schools which do accept such pre-reqs. I am also planning to take post-bacc courses at UMD, College Park to apply to more schools next year in case I don't get in this year. I have no preference for any medical school, at this point pretty much any med school would be great. I have two main questions -

    1) Am I too late for this application cycle?
    2) I would appreciate it if you could advice me as to which schools, if any, out of following would be best bets for me?
    USC - Keck, UC Davis, U Colorado, U Connecticut, Georgetown U, U Hawaii, Rosalind Franklin U of Med, U Kentucky, St.Louis U, Mt. Sinai SOM, New York Medical College, SUNY upstate, Stony Brooks U, U Penn, Vanderbilt U, Duke U, Weill Cornell U, Northwestern U Feinberg SOM.

    Any other options would be appreciated.

    Thanks in advance for all the help.
     
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  3. Catalystik

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    I suggest you do an advanced Search for username sharmi, who was in your same shoes a few years ago, and read her posts.
     

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