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Hi guys!! I'm new to CC and was really hoping you guys could tell me if I have a chance into the BA/MD programs I am thinking of applying to in a few weeks. These are the schools that I'm looking at and I'd *GREATLY* appreciate it if you could tell me which schools are easy-ish and exremely tough to get into:
New Paltz (DO program)
University of Rochester
The college of NJ
St. Bonaventure (DO program)
I'm aware that all of these schools are extremely competitive so I am also thinking of applying to regular UG schools and was hoping you all could also recommend some UG schools near NY. Also, are there any other good DO programs you know of? THANKS SO MUCH IN ADVANCE!
Here are my stats (I am sure I am not formatting this correctly...oops)
GPA: 3.97 Unweighted, definitely in the top 5% of my class
Rank: School doesn't rank
APs: US History, Environmental Sci, Bio, World Hist (pretty average scores)
Senior Year: Chem, Physics, Calc AB, Spanish
SAT I: 750-math, 620-CR **(I will be retaking them in the fall and am hoping to bring the CR to atleast a 700 and the math to a 770+)
SAT II: 700 Math, 690 bio (not that great, ****)
All Regents test scores are in high 90s range
-Track (4 years)
-Violin (8 years) and a participant in state competitions
-National Honor Soc, Span Honor Soc, English Honor Soc, Math Honor soc (2 yrs ea)
-VP of students against destructive decisions club (3 yrs)
-President of youth group (4 yrs)
-Science Olympiad (4 yrs)
-Part of a healthcare internship (6 mos)
-Worked at Kumon Reading/Math center (I graded papers yipppee)
-200+ in a nursing home
-300+ in a hospital's Radiology lab
-30 hours at an Emergency Room
-Volunteered in a third world country for 2 weeks (taught english and stayed at the facility)
-100 hours of shadowing the chairman of radiation oncology
-Research lab for 2 months in 10th grade (150+ hours)
-Am currently doing a cardiology research project (250+ hours) and submitting the project into SIEMENS/INTEL
-1st place essay scholarship in my school district
-My research project got a "high honors" plaque at a science convention
I'd greatly appreciate if you could tell me my chances of getting in, any advice for the application process in general and name some DO or UG schools that I should apply to. Also, it would ge great if you could tell which of the schools listed above I have a better chance of getting into. I am 100% sure I want to become a DO or MD and I would love to get into one of the programs. Thanks everyone!