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chances of getting into decent med school for non-traditional...

MigzMigz Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
edited June 2009 in Med School Interviews
Hello,

I'm in my late 20s and have a job doing international development work, so I wanted to see what you guys thought my chances are of getting into a decent school with my numbers. I graduated from Case Western Reserve Univ. with a 3.56 (magna cum laude) with a degree in Chemistry; unfortunately, my science GPA is a little above a 3.3 (I receive 2 C's in physical chemistry...) I have a Masters in International Relations from an Ivy league school, speak Arabic, and have spent about a year and half doing reconstruction work in Iraq (including setting up medical treatment facilities there). I'd like to pursue a career in international medicine given my unique background and skill-set. I have no research experience and won't really be able to do any because of my job....I also haven't taken the MCAT yet, but from the practice tests, I'm assuing I'll get around a 30 or higher. I'll be doing a decent amound of shadowing in the future as well as volunteering and I plan to take the MCAT in April '10. Given the science GPA and no research, I was wondering what you guys tought my chances of getting into (any med school) as well as a (good med school were).

thanks!
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