Hope Springs Eternal
Excuse my ignorance... "ABP?"
Anyway, here is my experience. I had very solid undergrad grades in pretty much everything... except the sciences.
Then I had an epiphany and decided that I REALLY wanted to become a doc, so I buckled down and did much better in my post-bac pre-med classes, and then earned a master's degree in Health Promotion with a 3.8 graduate GPA. I also served as a field medic (Navy hospital corpsman) with the Marines.
I will say only that my MCAT scores pretty much sucked compared to your 39, but I was accepted to a DO school in the US. (After I started med school I had a problem with a class, and remediated it last summer... but the school changed deans in my absence and I was denied readmission to the program, so I am now looking to finish my MD overseas. There was a lot of stuff involved with that situation, but suffice it to say that I will definitely be sending that interim dean a graduation announcement.)
Anyway, to cut a long-and-far-too-detailed-story-not-so-short... I certainly would think that you've got a shot! A 39 MCAT is really kick-butt, and you are obviously not the same student you were in undergrad. Good luck in all of your pursuits, and please let me know what "ABP" means.
Last edited by devildoc8404; 04-12-2008 at 11:10 PM.
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