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Chance me for UMKC

VSJon300VSJon300 Registered User Posts: 48 Junior Member
edited October 2013 in Multiple Degree Programs

I was just curious since the applications are coming and I want to get a different perspective. What are my chances at getting into UMKC's B.A./M.D. Program and a B.A./M.D. program in general?


ACT: 36
GPA: 3.929 (unweighted)

9th grade Courses:
Spanish I (B, first semester)
Literature Writing
Algebra 2/Trig (B, second semester)

10th Grade Courses:
Spanish II
AP Computer Science
Chemistry Honors
Precalculus Honors
PE 10
World History

11th Grade Courses:
Chemistry Lab Assistant
Chemistry AP
Calculus BC
Honors American Literature (B second semester)
US History
Spanish 3

12th Grade Courses
Physics Honors
Statistics AP
AP US Government
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Lots of volunteering at a single hospital, board member there
Do lot of other community service elsewhere
Have research awards
Volunteer Coordinator at a temple
Swim instructor
Officer of Research Club
Intern at Research Institute

Will probably have glowing letters of recommendation.

So, what do you guys think? How strong of a candidate am I? Be as harsh as possible! Thank you!
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Replies to: Chance me for UMKC

  • RaycmrRaycmr Registered User Posts: 302 Member
    I think it is up to your interviewing skills. You should find old post of applicants who were accepted and read about their interview experiences since they are not as science based as regular med school interviews. I still think it is smart to find an under served specialty of medicine and become an expert on it. This way you will be able to carry a 30 minute interview without notes and look mature beyond your age. Remember to smile since they are looking for someone who " works and plays well with others".

    Apply to a bunch with great essays to get 4 or more interviews and maybe a couple of acceptances. Good luck.
  • HPMEMOMHPMEMOM Registered User Posts: 71 Junior Member
    If you are in state, then you are in. If not it depends on their stats.
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