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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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    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.
     
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    no masters here
     
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    No masters, just my bachelors. I was accepted at LECOM and MSUCOM.
     
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    just a BS in biology..MCAT 26..accepted to AZCOM, NSU-COM, and OSU-COM
     
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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
     
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    Accepted to 4 schools with BS in business.
     
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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...
     
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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
     
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    No masters, 29 MCAT, 3.6 science
     
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    BA-Biology
    2 years biomedical research as a lab assistant
     
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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
     
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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!
     
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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.
     
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    Accepted to PCSOM, NSUCOM, KCOM, DMU...no masters
     
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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.
     
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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
     
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    I have 2 acceptances so far (UNECOM & COMP) and have a BA in Biology--no masters!
     
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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!
     
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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.
     
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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.
     
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    Did you get in at MSUCOM? I'll be starting in August! I'm pretty excited!

    Anna
     
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    AnnaA, I was accepted in November. It will be exciting to go back to msu
     
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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
     
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    drcb-- There is only one way to find out--APPLY!

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