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i posted this in the non-trad section but got no response, so please dont kick it off here!!! Ok so I am applying for '09 at MD and DO schools, however, since my stats are low (GPA) i have been doing post-bac work and I am taking the MCAT june 13th (please see my MD apps for more info). I was wondering what I should do for the fall and the spring of next year since I might not know anything until this time next year. I have a few options; 1. Keep taking post-bac classes and PA pre-reqs and apply to both MD,DO, and PA school for '10 if I dont get into '09; 2. Take classes over again from undergrad to improve that GPA and just bank on DO schools for '10(once again if I dont get into '09). Any suggestions????
 

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I think the biggest variable will be your MCAT score. Just make sure you kill the thing. So do what you have to now to become as prepared for it as you can be.

Have you been taking upper level sciences during your post-bacc time? If you're maintaining a 3.7 now then that's good, just make sure you're taking some decent science courses, especially coming from the Psych/Social Sciences background.
 

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I think the biggest variable will be your MCAT score. Just make sure you kill the thing. So do what you have to now to become as prepared for it as you can be.

Have you been taking upper level sciences during your post-bacc time? If you're maintaining a 3.7 now then that's good, just make sure you're taking some decent science courses, especially coming from the Psych/Social Sciences background.

Oh I have been taking all upper level sciences durning post-bac and I have a ton of sciences (I did pre-med and poly sci stuff at the same time during undergrad). I agree its all about my MCAT score and I need a lot more work from now till then, and I plan on signing up to retake it in August if I dont do well, I am just trying to see if I should go the MD/DO/PA route for next year or just take classes again ( my low pre-reqs ones) and hope for DO.
 

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what a coincidence, i also posted this in the non-trad section but got no response, so please dont kick it off here!!! Ok so I am applying for '09 at MD and DO schools, however, since my stats are low (GPA) i have been doing post-bac work and I am taking the MCAT june 13th (please see my MD apps for more info). I was wondering what I should do for the fall and the spring of next year since I might not know anything until this time next year. I have a few options; 1. Keep taking post-bac classes and PA pre-reqs and apply to both MD,DO, and PA school for '10 if I dont get into '09; 2. Take classes over again from undergrad to improve that GPA and just bank on DO schools for '10(once again if I dont get into '09). Any suggestions????
 

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what a coincidence, i also posted this in the non-trad section but got no response, so please dont kick it off here!!! Ok so I am applying for '09 at MD and DO schools, however, since my stats are low (GPA) i have been doing post-bac work and I am taking the MCAT june 13th (please see my MD apps for more info). I was wondering what I should do for the fall and the spring of next year since I might not know anything until this time next year. I have a few options; 1. Keep taking post-bac classes and PA pre-reqs and apply to both MD,DO, and PA school for '10 if I dont get into '09; 2. Take classes over again from undergrad to improve that GPA and just bank on DO schools for '10(once again if I dont get into '09). Any suggestions????
Wow thanks man just trying to get some advice, nice to know it wont be coming from you:)
 
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