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AMCAS gpa calculator question

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by sunnyb32, Dec 24, 2005.

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  1. sunnyb32

    sunnyb32 New Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 7, 2005
    1st semester freshman year, I took Calc I and got a C- (1.7), after talking to my university advisors they said if i re-took the class the new grade would appear on my transcript but not calculate into my overall gpa.

    So my question is, If i re-take this class at a different school(community college at home), will the amcas application use the new grade (re-taken) one for my for my science gpa or will it pretty much disregard it in the calculation like my university does on the transcrpit... thanks.. Sunny
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  3. dimebag darrell

    dimebag darrell Member 5+ Year Member

    Oct 30, 2005
    I believe both grades will be included in the calculated gpa. Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong..
  4. shapirrl

    shapirrl New Member

    Dec 22, 2005
  5. Avenue Q

    Avenue Q Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 15, 2004
    AMCAS calculates your GPA using all grades on your transcript - even if your school doesn't use them to calculate their GPA. However, I have no clue how AMCAS deals with a retaken course, I assume it's as it does with any other course though.
  6. Zoom-Zoom

    Zoom-Zoom 7+ Year Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    I don't think it replaces grades, but I sure wish it did...replacing my freshman year F would change me from a 3.05 to a 3.25...I've got 2.5 years more to go... so...whatever :mad:
  7. Zoom-Zoom

    Zoom-Zoom 7+ Year Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    BIG BUMP!!

    I'm IN!!! Muahahahaha

    Thanks to FuturaDocta for finding this old thread :thumbup:
  8. Uisa

    Uisa 7+ Year Member

    Jul 1, 2009
    wait, math also counts towards your science GPA? (Newb here, I know)

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