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5 points for bs

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by moldovanits, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. moldovanits

    moldovanits 7+ Year Member

    Western uni promises 5 extra points how does this work? does it get added to your gpa. like for example if you have a 3.0 science gpa you get a 3.5?
    if anyone knows send me a message thanks.
     
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  3. pharmgrl14

    pharmgrl14 2+ Year Member

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    Western gives you 5 points if you have a bachelors degree by the time you send in your application. It is added to your score, not your GPA. GPA is 50% of your admission, pharmacy work/volunteer experience is 20%, interview is 20% and essay written at interview is 10%. The 5 points for the degree can really boost you up out of the middle of the pack.
     
  4. moldovanits

    moldovanits 7+ Year Member

    ic thanks
     
  5. derrickd5

    derrickd5 5+ Year Member

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    didn't i already tell you this in our pm. didn't believe me i see...
     
  6. moldovanits

    moldovanits 7+ Year Member

    no derrick i wrote this before you told me. i believe you buddy thanks.
     
  7. Farmercyst

    Farmercyst On with the Poodles already Pharmacist Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Not that it matters since I'm already waitlisted and my degree doesn't record until mid-June, but where did these numbers come from. Was it on their website or from a discussion with admissions, or what?
     
  8. ilovepharm

    ilovepharm :sulindac is super cool: 5+ Year Member

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    If you go to one of their workshops they give you a powerpoint that has that info on it. Or at least that's how I knew.
     
  9. pharmgrl14

    pharmgrl14 2+ Year Member

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    It was on a powerpoint they showed at one of their pharmacy workshops.
     

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