which medical school should I apply to

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I would like to get some feedback regarding which schools should I apply to. here is my information:

cGPA:3.88
sGPA:3.8
1 first authored published paper
many hours of research in university lab, pharmaceutical company
may hours of shadowing
volunteering in health clinic and teaching science
medical service trip
Kansas resident

thanks for your advice

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sorry. Took the MCAT in May and have not received the score it. I think the MCAT score will be between 515 to 520. thanks
 
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I would like to get some feedback regarding which schools should I apply to. here is my information:

cGPA:3.88
sGPA:3.8
1 first authored published paper
many hours of research in university lab, pharmaceutical company
may hours of shadowing
volunteering in health clinic and teaching science
medical service trip
Kansas resident

thanks for your advice

Any indication on how many hours for each of those? really have no clue with the vagueness of your post
 
sorry. Took the MCAT in May and have not received the score it. I think the MCAT score will be between 515 to 520. thanks

Ask again once you have the score. The list that I would develop for you would be different for 515 vs 520
 
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Ask again once you have the score. The list that I would develop for you would be different for 515 vs 520
can you suggest a list if my MCAT score is 515 or 516? thanks again
 
Use my algorithm to come up with a list then we'll help you editUni it.
here is my list, can you provide some feedback: Much appreciate

UPenn
Washington Univ in St. Louis
NYU
Vanderbilt
Baylor
Emory
Northwestern
U Chicago
U of Pittsberg
Ohio State
Univ of Cincinnati
Univ of Tenn
St. Louis University
University of Illinois
University of Indiana
University of Kentucky
 
See this is where your MCAT score will make a difference. Penn, WashU, NYU, Vanderbilt, UChicago, Pitt, and Northwestern will depend on whether your MCAT is 515, 520, or somewhere in between. 515 is low for them, (heck 520 is "low" for Penn and WashU).

I would check to see how many out of state students Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky take, or if they are at all preferential towards Kansas applicants.

I would remove Baylor unless you have significant ties to Texas or you went there for undergrad.

Emory, Ohio State, Cincinnati, and SLU are good anywhere in that range.

I would seriously recommend waiting for your MCAT and then coming back.
 
See this is where your MCAT score will make a difference. Penn, WashU, NYU, Vanderbilt, UChicago, Pitt, and Northwestern will depend on whether your MCAT is 515, 520, or somewhere in between. 515 is low for them, (heck 520 is "low" for Penn and WashU).

I would check to see how many out of state students Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky take, or if they are at all preferential towards Kansas applicants.

I would remove Baylor unless you have significant ties to Texas or you went there for undergrad.

Emory, Ohio State, Cincinnati, and SLU are good anywhere in that range.

I would seriously recommend waiting for your MCAT and then coming back.
 
Thanks. one question: if I submit my application tomorrow, and once I get my MCAT score, can I add more schools?
 
Yes, you can submit to one "throwaway" school and then add more schools once you get your score back. I would make your throwaway school a place where you ordinarily wouldn't be considering just in case something goes wrong and you have to withdraw your app - you then wouldn't be considered a reapplicant at a school you are seriously considering. My recommendation is a place like UC-Riverside that ordinarily wouldn't even look at your app.
 
Yes, you can submit to one "throwaway" school and then add more schools once you get your score back. I would make your throwaway school a place where you ordinarily wouldn't be considering just in case something goes wrong and you have to withdraw your app - you then wouldn't be considered a reapplicant at a school you are seriously considering. My recommendation is a place like UC-Riverside that ordinarily wouldn't even look at your app.
very valuable suggestion. thanks so much. the medical school application process is overwhelming.
 
very valuable suggestion. thanks so much. the medical school application process is overwhelming.
should I answer the family income level question or decline it? thanks again
 
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