Originally Posted by johnnydrama
Of course it would.
If you are currently taking the top NY applicants available plus top out of state applicants, restricting yourself to either pool will decrease the overall caliber.
Valid point, but Mississippi takes 100% in state and their MCAT avg is 27. The SUNYs average 31.5 with 80% in state. Even taking 100% in state would only lower the avg to 30.5 or so.