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by tramflap
Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: DO Acceptance with Scores?
Replies: 9
Views: 24116

Re: DO Acceptance with Scores?

Boo-yah! Congrats on the acceptance. Be ridiculously lazy and relax until med school starts.
by tramflap
Wed Aug 19, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: DO Acceptance with Scores?
Replies: 9
Views: 24116

Re: DO Acceptance with Scores?

People get in every year with lower MCAT scores, so you have a shot. I would take every interview you get, and don't cancel one until you have an acceptance, preferably from a school you really want to go to. If you think that you could do better on the MCAT, then sign up to take it again, and focus...
by tramflap
Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:54 am
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: Do you think I would be able to get into a D.O school?
Replies: 2
Views: 5890

Re: Do you think I would be able to get into a D.O school?

I would definitely apply. The retake effectively cancels out the C-, so that isn't a concern (AACOMAS uses the latest grade for retakes, so the C- won't affect your calculated GPA. It will still be seen, but trust me, it isn't a big deal). Your cumulative GPA is slightly below matriculant average, b...
by tramflap
Sat Jul 18, 2009 12:52 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: Top schools for specializing?
Replies: 2
Views: 5956

Re: Top schools for specializing?

The older shcools (KCOM, PCOM, CCOM, KCUMB, etc.) have been shown to match more specialists. The fact of the matter is that school doesn't matter much at all. Board scores, 'audition rotations', and grades are what matter. If you want to do ortho, ophtho, derm, plastics, etc., then be a rockstar. Yo...
by tramflap
Sat Jul 18, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: Do I Have A Chance?
Replies: 3
Views: 6700

Re: Do I Have A Chance?

The AVERAGE MCAT of DO schools is 25, so you have a great shot.

As a 2nd year DO student, I can tell you that you have a shot because I have friends with similar stats.

Don't worry what anyone in an online forum thinks, just apply. Good luck!