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what is the easiest medical program to get into?

coolkidd123coolkidd123 Posts: 128Registered User Junior Member
edited October 2006 in Multiple Degree Programs
Out of all the 6, 7 or 8 year medical programs, which one is the easiest to get into?
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Replies to: what is the easiest medical program to get into?

  • Aspen DAspen D Posts: 1,485Registered User Senior Member
    none......there have been several threads liek this in the past too
  • madamebovarymadamebovary Posts: 1,640Registered User Senior Member
    none .............
  • coolkidd123coolkidd123 Posts: 128Registered User Junior Member
    yes i know none of them are easy to get into but im sure there a few programs that are somewhat easier to get into and are less competitive. can someone please tell me which programs I have a higher chance of getting accepted into?
  • LuckMC11LuckMC11 Posts: 807Registered User Member
    i'd say teh 8 year is more easier than the 7 and 6 year ones cuz there are more colleges that offer 8 year programs (maybe more offer 7...not really sure there(
  • madamebovarymadamebovary Posts: 1,640Registered User Senior Member
    but there is really no point in going to an 8 year one unless its brown or rice.
  • CITATION XCITATION X Posts: 743. Member
    The American Medical Assn is the body that controls the quantity of medical schools - and not long ago admitted (in effect) "sorry, I guess we really didn't produce enough doctors"

    This was what they were being told 2 to 3 decads back, yet the AMA denied it

    Unfortunately, the start-up time to increase medical school enrollments is quite lengthy
  • Aspen DAspen D Posts: 1,485Registered User Senior Member
    just find a program and some regular undergrads you like
  • coolkidd123coolkidd123 Posts: 128Registered User Junior Member
    isnt the main advantage of a direct program is that you are gauranteed in med school if you maintain a good gpa throughout the program? Instead of looking for a med school after your undergrad, you are already in.
  • Aspen DAspen D Posts: 1,485Registered User Senior Member
    yeah but it's unrealistic...HIGHLY unrealistic to expect acceptance into a program...which is why you should find a feew programs you LOVE (you better love them cuz they'll drain you) and a few regular 4-yr schools so that you ahve somwhere to go in the case of rejection.

    every yr hundreds of kids get rejectd from all the combined progs they apply to...it's not uncommon or unheard of at all

    furthermore, many aren't guaranteed...most you still have to take the MCAT (get a reasonable score usually 30), do certain activities (time consuming), maintain a certain GPA, etc. It's no slice of cake to be in a med program.
  • madamebovarymadamebovary Posts: 1,640Registered User Senior Member
    yah it's true. most are not guaranteed. they say it is but they still need you to take the MCAT. Only the good ones like brown and northwestern wont require you to do so.
  • coolkidd123coolkidd123 Posts: 128Registered User Junior Member
    yea i know i have pretty much no chance of getting into a med program. i was just asking out of curiosity. ill probably be taking the regular path of 4 year undergrad to 4 year med school. I still have some time on my hands to think because im only a junior so far.
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