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What should my next steps be??......

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by Hart1086, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Hart1086

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    Hi everyone, I'm going to be a junior this fall. I'm planning to go the DO route.

    Stats: 3.35 cGPA 3.22 sGPA

    Volunteering

    60 hours as a Patient relations intern
    20 hours shadowing an opthamologist
    100 hours at local soup kitchen

    Clubs
    President of Asian student association
    Member of Pre-med club

    If you guys could tell me what i could do next to strengthen my application, it would be much appreciated....thanks
     
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  3. Whatyousay

    Whatyousay A few loose screws
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    You'll probably want to get more clinical experience (more clinical volunteering, or find some type of position that will allow you to interact with patients).

    Also, some DO schools require a letter from a DO, so you may need to shadow a DO to obtain that letter.

    Some research experience never hurts, although don't do research just for the sake of doing research. If you're not interested in doing research, don't waste your time with it.

    Do well on the MCAT!
     

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