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by tramflap
Sat Jul 18, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: cancer survivor seeking acceptance...
Replies: 3
Views: 7242

Re: cancer survivor seeking acceptance...

You have a great chance if getting in, as long as you don't BOMB the MCAT. Your history is huge as far as adding to your application. APPLY!

Even if your MCAT is below average, you have a great shot. Waste no more time, apply!!!
by tramflap
Sat Jul 18, 2009 12:42 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: what are my chances of DO school with several retakes?
Replies: 2
Views: 9846

Re: what are my chances of DO school with several retakes?

I was in a similar position to you, and am now a 2nd year DO student. AACOMAS DOES replace grades for retakes. If you get A's in the classes you retake, it WILL improve your overall GPA. The above poster is apparently not aware of how the AACOM application service works (no offense, but this is post...
by tramflap
Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:44 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: Concerned about my chances
Replies: 3
Views: 5573

Re: Concerned about my chances

I disagree, the AVERAGE is around 25-26, so apply. You never know until you try.
by tramflap
Sun May 24, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: Application/Residency
Replies: 3
Views: 5651

Re: Application/Residency

I'm a DO student, and am interested in Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Super competitive residencies are hard to get, DO or MD. As an osteopathic student, you have the option of applying to both AOA and ACGME residencies. There are some AMAZING AOA residencies, and only DO students can apply for...
by tramflap
Sun May 24, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Topic: Concerned about my chances
Replies: 3
Views: 5573

Re: Concerned about my chances

Don't let those tools fool you. Your stats are pretty good, so all you can do is try. Too many people get caught up in the "am I good enough" state, and there is no point to that. Apply broadly, and you should have good luck. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.