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by joogla
Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: soldier looking for answers
Replies: 4
Views: 7994

Re: soldier looking for answers

I would also take some biochemistry, psych and sociology as they're going to be on the new 2015 MCAT. These classes are also going to satisfy pre-reqs for many medical schools.
by joogla
Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: How overwhelming is MCAT prep
Replies: 2
Views: 6079

Re: How overwhelming is MCAT prep

That's alot. It is doable but it will take longer than you think with all your responsibilities. You may have to start studying for the new MCAT. The class won't be too much but having taught the class, most of your learning 60-80% of it, will be on your own. The class helps organize the high yield ...
by joogla
Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: Caribbean MD vs Stateside DO
Replies: 3
Views: 6717

Re: Caribbean MD vs Stateside DO

Stateside DO all the way. With the fixed funding for GME, i.e. residency, dictated by medicare, the number of residency spots are essentially stagnant. The number of MD graduates is increasing due to new stateside allopathic schools opening up. A reminder of how precarious the residency situation is...
by joogla
Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Should I apply to an osteopathic medical school?
Replies: 2
Views: 6567

Re: Should I apply to an osteopathic medical school?

Your high GPA should help you make the cutoffs, if you've primarily been applying to public schools, you should also apply to private medical schools as they do not have such a heavy bias for in state students. I would apply to a few more allopathic schools and tailor my secondaries to their strengt...
by joogla
Sun Sep 21, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: 3.2 cGPA, 34 MCAT.. any chance getting in?
Replies: 12
Views: 26159

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

Hey Grace, First I want to say that your ECs tell me that you know what medicine entails and you're very interested in the clinical aspect of medicine. This is great for schools that focus more on primary care. Your GPA is low, the AAMC publishes yearly tables acceptance rates with MCAT and GPA fact...