WAMC 2024-2025 Cycle - Average EC, any advice ?
Date of submission: June Overall GPA: 3.89 Science GPA: 3.79 DAT score (include AA and all sections): 24 AA 23 TS 27 Bio, 24 GC, 19 OC, 22 PAT, 26 RC, 24 QR State of Residence: FL Undergrad Attended: UF Major: Psychology with concentration in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Minority? No Reapplicant? No Nontrad? No, 1 gap year Shadowing Experience: 140 hours at general dentist ~90 hours (Cosmetic dentist... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 21, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: acerdat1 Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Dental Source Type: forums

How important are qualifications in Psychology for a research career in mental health?
If I'm interested in pursuing a research career in mental health (so, for example, research psychologist or clinical research in mental health conditions) and I have an Honours degree in Biomedical Science with a strong interest in Neuroscience (which I can evidence through courses I took at undergrad and some work experience), how useful would it be for my career purposes to pursue a masters/PhD in Psychology? I've also been thinking of pursuing Neuroscience as a masters/PhD but I'm... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 21, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: firefly4210 Tags: Mental Health and Social Welfare Source Type: forums

Wamc 3.71 gpa, 24 aa
Applying this upcoming cycle during the summer! Should I add or remove schools? AL resident so UAB is my top choice. Would apply to more southern schools but can't because I don't have their pre-reqs completed! Also sorry for bad formatting Master's GPA: 4.0 Overall GPA: 3.71 Science GPA: 3.6X DAT: 24 AA, 23 TS, 20 PAT State of Residence: Alabama Undergrad Attended: UAB Major: Neuroscience and Accelerated Masters in Biomedical Sciences (will graduate with both... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 11, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: dentalatbama Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Dental Source Type: forums

Can I get into medicine with a degree in graphic design? What funding is available?
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Source: The Student Room - May 5, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: its.scphie Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Cornell vs. Yale
Hi Everyone! I'm having a very difficult time choosing between these schools and would appreciate any advice. Let me know if I'm missing anything - thank you A little bit about me: - FGLI and URM, so finances and being at a diverse school/city are extremely important to me. - Interested in pursing neurosurgery (significant personal/scientific experiences) and academic medicine. - Interested in health equity research, underserved communities, and mentorship/advocacy for disadvantaged... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 24, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: HouseMusicAllLifeLong Tags: Help Me Decide: X vs Y Medical School Source Type: forums

Basic vs. clinical research
Hi, I am a medical student currently interested in either neurology or neurosurgery. I understand that research is very important for applying to neurosurgery. I have a background in basic neuroscience research from before I came to medical school, and I am now getting involved in clinical research. Is it suggested to pursue a balance of both clinical and basic science research, or does it matter? Is one more respected over another? I see lots of people saying to just do clinical research... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 21, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: LiteralLungs Tags: Neurosurgery Source Type: forums

Cornell vs. Yale vs. Northwestern
Hi Everyone! I'm extremely grateful to have the opportunity to choose between these schools and would appreciate any and all advice. A little bit about me: I come from a low-income, first-gen, immigrant parent background (Latin America), so finances and being at a diverse school/city are extremely important to me. Interested in pursing neurosurgery (significant personal/scientific experiences) and academic medicine. Neurology if I decide surgery isn't for me lol. I'm also especially... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 11, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: HouseMusicAllLifeLong Tags: Help Me Decide: X vs Y Medical School Source Type: forums

Is this LOR considered a Science LOR?
Hi all, I am having so much trouble finding a second science LOR writer. It is 100% my fault, I went to a big university and graduated, and since a lot of classes were online due to COVID, I never took initiative to get really close to professors. I have one solid science LOR, from a neuroscience professor. I have another potential LOR writer, who taught a Language Science class that went towards my neuroscience degree. Would this letter from my language class professor be considered a... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 8, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: RockyRoad78 Tags: Pre-Medical (MD) Source Type: forums

Should I take two gap years? Low research, high stats
Hi all, unfortunately my research job has fallen through, and now I'm feeling conflicted on next steps. State/Country of Residence: GA Ties to other States/Regions: strong ties to southern CA (immediate family) URM? (Y/N): no Year in School: senior Undergraduate Major(s)/Minor(s): Neuroscience and music composition Cumulative GPA: 3.97 Science GPA: 3.92 MCAT Score(s): 522 (131/129/132/130) Research Experience: 80 hours as a music... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 3, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: littleblue888 Tags: Pre-Medical (MD) Source Type: forums

People who undertook graduate medicine without a science background
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Source: The Student Room - February 28, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: TheMedicOwl Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

WAMC/School list (522, 3.97, average ECs)
State/Country of Residence: GA Ties to other States/Regions: strong ties to southern CA (immediate family) URM? (Y/N): no Year in School: senior Undergraduate Major(s)/Minor(s): Neuroscience and music composition Cumulative GPA: 3.97 Science GPA: 3.92 MCAT Score(s): 522 (131/129/132/130) Research Experience: 80 hours as a music therapy researcher (mostly writing summaries and interviewing music therapists) projected... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 22, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: littleblue888 Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

Non US applicant
Hello guys! I am an international student in the US, and I will apply to medical school in the cycle of 2026 (currently in second year), and I want to know my chances and what can I do to maximize those chances. I am a neuroscience major, my cGPA is around 3.8 (sGPA 3.9), 125 clinical hours in my home country (pediatrics shadowing) and 100 clinical hours in the US (scribe), 50 hours of clinical neuroscience research. I plan on doing scientific research on personalized medicine and taking... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 13, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: vinestarmed Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

what steps to take to become a doctor who does research
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Source: The Student Room - January 25, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: artful_lounger Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

WAMC, Advice on Next Steps
Date of submission: June 23rd Overall GPA: 3.76 Science GPA: 3.67 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.63 DAT score (include AA and all sections): 22AA, 23TS, 21PAT, 18QR State of Residence: Canada (US citizen) Undergrad Attended: PM me Major: Neuroscience Minor: N/A Minority? No Reapplicant? No Nontrad? No Shadowing Experience: 200 hours general dentist at 2 different offices Volunteering Experience: 200... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 14, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: krnliu8 Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Dental Source Type: forums

Would this count towards my BCPM gpa for AMCAS/TMDSAS?
I am a Neuroscience major and am planning on taking a course that falls under the Neuroscience department. However my main concern is that although the course that I am taking is classified as "NSC", the course description is more on the humanities side. I'm more confident that this course would apply towards my science gpa for TMDSAS but am still unsure about AMCAS. NSC 4381 Health Disparities in Neuroscience - Real and/or perceived differences in race/ethnic origin, sex/gender/sexual... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 8, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: hi.985 Tags: Pre-Medical (MD) Source Type: forums