Hey guys Im wondering which/how many D.O. schools I should apply to to ensure an acceptance and if I should do anything else? I am applying MD also but I know I am a bit of a long shot for MD and would be happy to just get in anywhere! I only want to apply one cycle so I want to make it count. Residence: Utah, graduated High school in WA, parents still live in childhood home cGPA 3.61 sGPA 3.48 upward trends in both had bad freshman year. will be graduating in a month MCAT 511 128/129/126/128 Research 150 hrs clinical Psychology Lab as Research Assistant. no posters/pubs etc. Clinical 1750 ish hrs. as Mental Health Care Technician-lots of cool experiences/patient interaction 31 hrs. shadowing only 5 hrs. D.O., will get more D.O. shadowing before I apply Volunteer Tutor 100 hrs. Program Director for Volunteer Tutoring Service at my uni ~~350 hrs. + leadership Nursery Volunteer at Church- 150 hrs. Soccer Coach for Underdeserved Youth League- like 55 hrs. Taught English in Mexico- 40 hours Cleaned/refurbished local elementary school in Mexico-40 hours Physiology Lab Instructor/ T.A. for a semester Work- Mail Carrier Freshman year Custodial Sophomore Security Sophomore Junior/Senior- first aid response training, responded to like 50 calls with EMT's, leadership role LOR- have a strong MD letter but no DO, good science letters MISC Spanish Fluent, lived in Mexico so lots of experience in under-deserved communities, intramural sports and stuff like that School List so far: PNWU, both westerns, both RVU, AZCOM, both AT Still, Des Moines Any schools I should add/take out? Thanks for your input!