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bschwen1

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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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bschwen1 said:
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.
No, your MCAT is fine. Get the GPA up a little bit and you will be in good shape.
 

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bschwen1 said:
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.
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.
 
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bschwen1 said:
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.

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.
 

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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.
hey...you're cool.
 

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what happend i blacked out reading that garbage
 

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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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dIvErDoC said:
what happend i blacked out reading that garbage
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.
 

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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...
 

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dIvErDoC said:
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...
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 ;)
 

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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.
 

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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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