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Who was accepted this year and did not have a master's degree?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by drcb4413, Mar 12, 2002.

  1. drcb4413

    drcb4413 New Member

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    I was curious if I needed a master's degree to get accepted to medical school with an average MCAT score, and less than average gpa. Could those of you who have been accepted this year list what type of degree you obtained? Thanks for your help, because I am not sure if I should go for a master's degree or retake some classes to better my self for medical school.
     
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  3. kowboy

    kowboy Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I was accepted to AZCOM with an overall gpa of 3.5, science gpa of 3.3, MCAT 26. I will graduate this spring with a BS in Exercise Physiology. If you feel like your application is weak, getting a Master's isn't a bad idea. However, remember that getting accepted into med school, especially osteopathic schools, isn't just numbers. There is considerable weight to medical experience, volunteer experience, etc.
     
  4. Dr JPH

    Dr JPH Banned Banned 10+ Year Member

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    no masters here
     
  5. AnnaA

    AnnaA Member 7+ Year Member

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    No masters, just my bachelors. I was accepted at LECOM and MSUCOM.
     
  6. kirk002

    kirk002 ASA Member 10+ Year Member

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    just a BS in biology..MCAT 26..accepted to AZCOM, NSU-COM, and OSU-COM
     
  7. musikus

    musikus Member 7+ Year Member

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    no masters, but I am working on mine without being degree seeking since my classes will transfer to my school.

    I was accepted to NSUCOM as well as PCOM
     
  8. One-Zero

    One-Zero Member 7+ Year Member

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    Accepted to 4 schools with BS in business.
     
  9. khalistan

    khalistan Member 7+ Year Member

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    no Masters here either..just a BS in Biology and History..got into TCOM and anxiously waiting post interview from PCOM which is where i really would like to go...
     
  10. dctrben

    dctrben Member 7+ Year Member

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    I got a Bachelor's four years ago, haven't used it since. Took the MCAT five years ago, got a 28, took it last year, got a 25. My gpa was a 3.3 overall with a science gpa of 3.1. I got accepted to UHS and KCOM.

    What I am saying is that if the desire is there, anybody can get into medical school. Oh, I have been in the Army the past four years. Good luck.

    Ben
     
  11. Artois

    Artois Member 7+ Year Member

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    No masters, 29 MCAT, 3.6 science
     
  12. mmpp

    mmpp Member 7+ Year Member

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    BA-Biology
    2 years biomedical research as a lab assistant
     
  13. AZCat

    AZCat Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    **no masters; MCAT 26, Science GPA: 3.3ish, Overall GPA: 3.5
    ** accepted to: Des Moines University's Osteopathic Medical Program, AZCOM, Kirksville, West Virginia School of Ost. Med
     
  14. titan

    titan Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    No master's.....got my B.S. (it's all BS right <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" /> ) Anyways, had a 3.6 overall, 3.5 science, average MCAT. Going to AZCOM. Good luck!
     
  15. Luca45

    Luca45 Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Word on the street is that B.S. stands for bulls*** and M.S. stands for more s***. I got into NYCOM, NOVA and Erie with a B.S. coming this May (assuming I can get thru this spring semester...). I wouldnt say it's totally necessary to go the masters route. Good Luck.
     
  16. Slingblade the Surgeon

    Slingblade the Surgeon Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Accepted to PCSOM, NSUCOM, KCOM, DMU...no masters
     
  17. ld106588

    ld106588 Member 10+ Year Member

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    I graduated with a B.S. in biology...MCAT-23 and g.p.a. 3.4. I've been accepted to UHS and was put on the waiting list at OSU.
     
  18. Coach

    Coach Member 7+ Year Member

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    BS- Exercise physiology
    avg. MCAT
    3.6 GPA
    accepted to the three schools I interviewed at
    and received interview offers at four other schools
     
  19. bostongirl22

    bostongirl22 Member 10+ Year Member

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    I have 2 acceptances so far (UNECOM & COMP) and have a BA in Biology--no masters!
     
  20. johndean11229

    johndean11229 Member 10+ Year Member

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    no masters here, only 3.3 overall and 24 on mcat and got into azcom, touro, une, west virginia and will be proudly attending pcom..good luck!
     
  21. ussdfiant

    ussdfiant Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    No masters here either. 2.21 GPA undergrad. 3.93 GPA Postbac. 27 O MCAT. URM. Will be attending UMDNJ-SOM.
     
  22. msu769

    msu769 Junior Member

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    I only applied to MSUCOM, I have a 3.5 GPA, 30 MCAT and have had only two graduate classes so no masters here also.
     
  23. AnnaA

    AnnaA Member 7+ Year Member

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    Did you get in at MSUCOM? I'll be starting in August! I'm pretty excited!

    Anna
     
  24. msu769

    msu769 Junior Member

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    AnnaA, I was accepted in November. It will be exciting to go back to msu
     
  25. AnnaA

    AnnaA Member 7+ Year Member

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    Cool, I am just excited about getting back to Michigan and going to a big univeristy (my college is smaller than my high school). See you in August!
    Anna
     
  26. Medic171

    Medic171 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    drcb-- There is only one way to find out--APPLY!

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