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do or caribbean

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2006 9:30 am
by jjy2103
my stats are
overall gpa 3.9
science gpa 3.8
mcat 25


ill be applying to all md schools in US. but am torn bwn DO or caribbean(since my mcat is low)...

i want to go into pediatrics, but not private practice.

which would be a better option?

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2006 11:38 am
by anamaky
what's your MCAT break down? with your gpa, I'd take it again, bring it up to at least a 27 and apply to US med schools as well as DO and the caribbean.

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2006 9:06 pm
by wagdog1
Caribbean with those stats!?

Are you out of your mind?

Apply DO! You WILL get interviews! FMG should only be last resort (no offense to anyone here). FMGs have far more limitations than DOs in the US.

Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 5:58 am
by DeepRoller
And besides, this one is on the DO forum...not the Caribbean forum.

Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:42 am
by OlufunshoBY
i echo wagdog. carrib should be a last resort. if u try both Md and DO and u not successful, then carib will be good too.

good luck