Why worry if you only have one option. Are they doing this for a specific purpose (board prep, new school, etc). Go and reassess near the due date. I've said many times before that med school at not-for-profit schools is already hell. BCOM's first class graduates this Spring. He is struggling. Please click on the link below and fill out the form provided to provide the information. I really need some guidance on what to do from here. Board pass rate will likely go up as they work out the kinks in their curriculum. DPM students also have relatively way low MCATs and they do fine, Yea I have a friend that goes there, mandatory 8-5 lecture every day. The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine uses a holistically driven admissions process whereby applicants are assessed in several different areas, including academic and non-academic characteristics. Interviewing mid-October. It's the first year, they haven't had a chance to iron out the curriculum, and I've heard stories about it being pretty unorganized (on SDN, don't know anyone personally attending there so can't confirm or deny rumors). I have recently been accepted to an interview at BCOM and my date is coming up soon. Press J to jump to the feed. Although Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is a private and free-standing college, it is very closely affiliated with New Mexico State University (NMSU) and our students enjoy the student life and campus community benefits that come with a major public research university. I guess I'm a bit nervous about their entire class having such a low pass rate. Why the hell is it so hard over there? Background: My only interview is to BCOM. I go to a DO school. He is struggling. 2 rejections and 1 pre-interview wait-list. 4. By: Search Advanced… Latest SDN Article! 2 rejections and 1 pre-interview wait-list. After May 15 of the year of matriculation, each medical college may implement college-specific procedures for accepted students who hold one or more seats at other medical colleges. If admitted, the deposit is due within 30 days. Don't be a re-applicant because a COMLEX pass rate fell 2 percent. Submitted 14 DO secondaries by mid-August, most of them in July. Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) Discussion Thread 2016-2017. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the medicalschool community, Press J to jump to the feed. Worry about this if/when you get accepted, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. A II is a II, a DO is a Doctor. BCOM is a new school, but I'd recommend going to BCOM over the other new DO schools (aside from any Texas state sponsored ones) due to their GME. After looking at this it seems like they follow AACOM traffic guidelines and you’d owe a $2000 deposit December 15 and $1000 February 1. Cookies help us deliver our Services. This is a 3% drop from the current 4th years on COMLEX 1 who got 85%. Sounds crappy compared to my school that has two required 9-12 days a week. The College’s admissions process has been developed in an attempt to identify characteristics that are aligned with its mission. Boards are personal. Like is there something I am missing? Submitted 14 DO secondaries by mid-August, most of them in July. just a HUGE money grab. Edit for misinformation: AACOM are guidelines NOT rules. I do not know why. I would be wary of BCOM. Discussion. Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. They can't make you pay anything until December per AACOM traffic rules. As long as he's pretty close to the class average, he'll be fine. Imho, boards are more dependent on the student than the school. Search engine: XenForo Search; Threadloom Search; Search titles only. Included is a … Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) Board Scores Drop from 85% to 82% - HELP?? Archived . My school is hard too but god damn the way he describes it, this is a piece of cake. There's also a for profit MD school in California, any reason you didn't mention that? Their deposit is $3,000. Thread starter AlteredScale; Start date Apr 30, 2016; Search. Moonlighting as a Resident … ALL for-profit DO and Caribbean schools should be blacklisted and avoided like the plague. Reddit's home for wholesome discussion related to pre-medical studies. The 3rd years just found out COMLEX 1 pass rate was 82%. Pretend it is the best school in the world, fall in love with it and you will come accross as genuine. By: Search Advanced search… Search engine: XenForo Search; Threadloom Search; Search titles only. I have a good friend that I constantly keep in contact with that goes to BCOM. IT WILL COME ACCROSS in your interview if you think negatively in the school. The flippin president of the COM is a Venture Capitalist and the entire thing is run by private equity investments, go figure. Those accepted after May 15 may be asked for an immediate deposit. More specifically, the first bullet point suggests you only have 30 days to submit your deposit if accepted before 11/15. Those accepted between January 15 and May 14 will have 14 days. Also, I wouldn’t let a 3% drop dissuade you (though those %s aren’t great). By: Search Advanced search… Search engine: XenForo Search; Threadloom Search; Search titles only. Search engine: XenForo Search; Threadloom Search; Search titles only. Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) Discussion Thread 2016-2017. What you said is correct, but on page of their link it also lists what I said to u/Antibodysnatcher. Instead of worrying for 1 second use that second to prepare for you interview. See below for more info. Why the hell is it so hard over there? Plenty of time for more II and to submit more primaries if you want to bolster your chances. And he says it was tough from day 1 but its only gotten harder since then. BCOM's first class graduates this Spring. ugh, it's a FOR-PROFIT osteo school. I have 3 DO secondaries left to write but have pushed off till now. Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) (South carolina campus) Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. Background: My only interview is to BCOM. What do I do if I don't receive another II? It is totally different than my school but I know some schools are pretty similar but I havent heard anything this difficult and I know a lot of medical students. They also accepted a ton of people with MCAT within the 22-25 range, so I'm not shocked they are struggling. If you have expressed previous intent to become a Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine preceptor, supplemental information is required for accreditation. Those accepted between November 15 and January 14 will have 30 days. Close. Interview at burrell college of osteopathic medicine. Interviewing mid-October. By: Search Advanced… Please review the updated member agreement. Like crazy struggling. I do not know why. But this friend keeps saying it is close to impossible. I know they have a very unique way of doing things which my friend showed me. It appears their deposit criteria contradicts each other. Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) (virginia campus) I want to apply to some M.Ds as well. Maybe SUNY upstate, Rutgers and Hofstra, but those are VERY much out of my reach except if i CRUSH my … Thread starter AlteredScale; Start date Apr 30, 2016; Search . And alot of my friends from other MD and DO schools also say that their school is manageable. I have 3 DO secondaries left to write but have pushed off till now. I kinda figured board scores were individual-dependent as well. If he's consistently significantly below the class average, then it isn't on the school or the curriculum, it's on him to figure out better study methods or just work harder to get better grades. What is going on? Interview at burrell college of osteopathic medicine. The campus looks fuckin nice tho. Like crazy struggling. I have a good friend that I constantly keep in contact with that goes to BCOM. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. But I understand if others don’t feel the same. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. If it were me, $3000 is worth the assurance of an acceptance. I am very nervous about attending this school. I go to a DO school. Seriously, shame on the AOA for letting in all these Devry and ITT tech schools over the past 5-10 years. Does Anyone attend/know anything about burrell COM in New Mexico? Those accepted prior to November 15 will have until December 14. Like is there something I am missing? 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