do or caribbean

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do or caribbean

Postby jjy2103 » Thu Aug 17, 2006 9:30 am

my stats are
overall gpa 3.9
science gpa 3.8
mcat 25


ill be applying to all md schools in US. but am torn bwn DO or caribbean(since my mcat is low)...

i want to go into pediatrics, but not private practice.

which would be a better option?
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Postby anamaky » Thu Aug 17, 2006 11:38 am

what's your MCAT break down? with your gpa, I'd take it again, bring it up to at least a 27 and apply to US med schools as well as DO and the caribbean.
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Postby wagdog1 » Thu Aug 17, 2006 9:06 pm

Caribbean with those stats!?

Are you out of your mind?

Apply DO! You WILL get interviews! FMG should only be last resort (no offense to anyone here). FMGs have far more limitations than DOs in the US.
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Postby DeepRoller » Tue Aug 29, 2006 5:58 am

And besides, this one is on the DO forum...not the Caribbean forum.
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Postby OlufunshoBY » Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:42 am

i echo wagdog. carrib should be a last resort. if u try both Md and DO and u not successful, then carib will be good too.

good luck
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