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by talal
Wed Aug 02, 2006 6:20 pm
Forum: Foreign & Caribbean Medical Schools
Topic: Caribbean schools vs. DO schools
Replies: 10
Views: 8896

the VR section seems a bit low.
I would say contact the US med schools you are interested in directly. Ask them what their policy is on MCAT scores if the MCAT has been taken 3 times. Some schools will just take your most recent MCAT score. If it works out, then take the MCAT again.
by talal
Tue Aug 01, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: Foreign & Caribbean Medical Schools
Topic: Caribbean schools vs. DO schools
Replies: 10
Views: 8896

if you're talking 9,9,9 then you're in great shape for a D.O. school. if it's more like any composite less than 6 is bad. if it's 9+9+9=27, then you should also apply to MD schools. i don't know much about US schools but for MD schools here in Ontario, Canada you only need to meet the MCAT cutoff. ...
by talal
Sun Jul 30, 2006 1:35 am
Forum: Foreign & Caribbean Medical Schools
Topic: Caribbean schools vs. DO schools
Replies: 10
Views: 8896

it really depends on which school you are talking about. generally caribbean schools might be a little cheaper (excluding SGU). SGU is more expensive than some US DO schools.

DOs probably get priority over caribbean MD for residency
by talal
Wed Jul 26, 2006 11:28 pm
Forum: Foreign & Caribbean Medical Schools
Topic: Big 4 - Practicing in Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 2926

first of all, it is going to be very hard but not impossible. it really depends on what you want to go into. family practice is one of the easier ones for canadians that go to out of country med school, to get a residency in. you can apply mostly in the second round of CARMS (the canadian match) and...
by talal
Wed Jul 26, 2006 6:01 pm
Forum: Foreign & Caribbean Medical Schools
Topic: Irish Med Schools
Replies: 7
Views: 4389

well, the irish schools cover all the topics in the basic medical science, but from what i know (which is not that much), you do have to do some preparation on your own for the USMLE.