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by Brady Kinesia
Tue Aug 12, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: 3.2 cGPA, 34 MCAT.. any chance getting in?
Replies: 12
Views: 26213

Re: 3.2 cGPA, 34 MCAT.. any chance getting in?

Well, it's hard to call, so I will just note some factors for consideration: - There are some extenuating circumstances as to the 3.0 science GPA, because of financial trouble and illness in the family - That having been said, the list of extra-curricular activities sort of contradicts that narrativ...
by Brady Kinesia
Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:12 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: 3.2 cGPA, 34 MCAT.. any chance getting in?
Replies: 12
Views: 26213

Re: 3.2 cGPA, 34 MCAT.. any chance getting in?

I would say that research experience matters primarily if you are applying to top research-oriented schools or to MD/PhD. Otherwise, they would rather see any kind of work that implies commitment to working in the clinical setting and good interpersonal skills for doctor/patient relationship, being ...
by Brady Kinesia
Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:04 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Apply now or wait?
Replies: 1
Views: 6124

Re: Apply now or wait?

any time I try to enter courses the only option it gives me for school year is 'high school.' I was in high school but attending college courses at night and online. Is this accurate?). I am not sure because I didn't fill out my applications using the system they have now - when I was 16 years old ...
by Brady Kinesia
Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: 4.0 sGPA and 24 MCAT
Replies: 1
Views: 6821

Re: 4.0 sGPA and 24 MCAT

First, are you a native speaker of English, because that would be one factor in the consideration of how the low Verbal sub-score is interpreted. Second: You would have to really improve a lot in the Verbal to offset the first MCAT result, as if it were a "fluke", and your real ability is ...
by Brady Kinesia
Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:39 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Next MCAT in a day, I need URGENT advice
Replies: 1
Views: 5841

Re: Next MCAT in a day, I need URGENT advice

About the MCAT: I would say definitely don't take it again if you just received the scores from the first one. Because why would you expect the results to be any different without extensive preparation to improve it? The two "10" scores are above average, but overall the "28" doe...