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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by bschwen1, Dec 5, 2005.

  1. bschwen1

    bschwen1 Junior Member
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    I have a 3.4 GPA overall GPA and a 3.2 science GPA but am bringing it up soem becuase I have a year and ahalf left of school and all the hard classes are mostly behind me. I go to a reputable college and Have a lot of Extra curriculars and health care experience and good LORs. I got a 26 on the MCAT and plan on applying to WVSOM, OUCOM, PCOM, and VCOM. WVSOM is my top choice. Do I need to retake the MCAT?
    Thanks for the honest input.
     
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  3. djnels01

    djnels01 "You're the man now dog!"
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    No, your MCAT is fine. Get the GPA up a little bit and you will be in good shape.
     
  4. Canuck99

    Canuck99 Senior Member
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    You should be good to go, just dont slack off for your last year and a half. I was recently accepted to WVSOM and it is likely that I will be going there for fall 2006. Let me know if you have any questions, I will try to help.
     
  5. poormansDO

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    Honestly, you aint got no shot you need 47 on the MCAT for those schools, all those schools suck. D.O.'s dont exist ok. all though i am a D.O. and love it.
     
  6. Canuck99

    Canuck99 Senior Member
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    hey...you're cool.
     
  7. DiverDoc

    DiverDoc KCUMB 2012
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    what happend i blacked out reading that garbage
     
  8. MikeyLu2010

    MikeyLu2010 UT Longhorns Alumni
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    if WVSOM is your first choice..you will be fine..no need in retaking mcats..or improving your grades..just dont tank it..
     
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    DrB Family Medicine Resident
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  10. Beau Geste

    Beau Geste yah mo b there
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    Hey! I'm a diver too! Someday when I have more $$$ I can finish my divemaster cert. :)

    Sorry, had to hijack the thread. The repetitiveness kills me when the search function is working.
     
  11. DiverDoc

    DiverDoc KCUMB 2012
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    Yeah, Ive been certified since i was 13.... I love it. My dream is to practice somewhere where diving is close and in warm water too... (but that usually means higher malpractice insurance rates) compared to where i am from of course...
     
  12. Beau Geste

    Beau Geste yah mo b there
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    Did you ever think about diving medicine? I've looked it up - seems cool, but I would have to move from the land-locked Chicago area (I guess people dive in Lake Michigan, but I don't think they make a dry suit warm enough for me to go in!).

    My best dive trip was in the Bahamas on a liveaboard, but my parents went to Belize and said it was fantastic there. Anyway, the trick is to work for a physician's group who will pay your malpractice ;)
     
  13. ping1050

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    I have identical stats to yours only one point higher on the MCAT. Thus far, I was accepted into Nova and MSU. You should be fine. Just apply as early as possible.
     
  14. cyclegirl

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    You should be fine, have good EC's and recommendations and you will get in. I got into VCOM, and will be attending in August, with a 21 MCAT and 3.16 GPA. If I could do it anyone can.
     

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