There’s a great Admissions Guide on Applying to Med School with Low Stats that is definitely worth a reading.
Some of its points:
Apply to an international medical school. (The required GPA is often lower).
Apply to a DO program. Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine schools hane lower GPA and MCAT requirements: The mean MCAT score in 2016 was 25.84 and the mean GPA in 2016 was 3.45 (http://www.aacom.org/docs/default-source/data-and-trends/2012-AACOMASAPPSR.pdf?sfvrsn=28)
Boost your GPA with post-baccalaureate classes.
Improve your GPA with science-based master’s program. (it can useful if you don’t have a research background already).
Prove your potential in a special master’s program (SMPs). Biomedical Studies (MBS) Program | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies - College of Medicine, Medical Master's Program.
GPA bump followed by SMP.
Marissa Sandford, Med student, dog lover, health nut