Hi Guys and Gals,
My name is Cristina and I am a mother of two young boys and an aspiring physician. I plan on applying to start in 2018 so come next summer I am going to send my applications in. I’m excited but nervous I am currently studying for the MCAT (retaking it since my first try I didn’t have the time to study well for it, although I did get a 500 so not bad considering) and making sure my extracurricular activities look pretty good too.
I am going to document my journey along the way and offer my tips and advice on getting into medical school and juggling all the responsibilities you have. And when I do get into medical school I will continue giving tips and tricks on being a medical school student and resident.
I just want you all to know that you are not alone in this journey and there are a ton of people in your position who are stressed out about the MCAT and applying to medical school in general. I think we are all thinking am I competitive enough?
My current Stats:
- Cumulative GPA: 2.65 😦
- Institutional GPA (I was a transfer student): 3.64 🙂
- MCAT: 500
- Major: Neuroscience
- Estimated Science GPA: 2.78 😦
- After finishing up some prerequisites and Biochemistry: 2.9 maybe….