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What Schools reward DIY post-bacc (GPA repair)

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tarheel101

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Hi,

I've started my DIY post bacc year where I'm taking upper levels courses at local universities to make up for my low uGPA. By the end of next spring I plan on completing anywhere from 24-30 credit hours. What schools (DO + MD) look favorably or reward those who did well in post-bacc. And is 24-30 credit hours enough? Or should I do more before I apply to medical schools?

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Also, should I stick with doing a post-bacc (taking upper level classes) past 24-30 credit hours, or should I enroll in a SMP or masters type of the sort (that is geared towards helping low-GPA students). I was looking at EVMS medical masters, NSU MSBS, and Mercer's Masters in Pre-Clinical Sciences.
 

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What was your GPA before starting the post-bacc? What will it be after the post-bacc is completed?
DO schools reward reinvention, @Goro can chime in with more information on that.

Personally, I think that if you do well in a DIY post-bacc that is about 30 credits or so (and get A's) you should be just fine.
 
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