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holla :laugh: hey someone has to represent the bottom of the curve

3.33 here
 
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I have a 3.34 overall and a 3.43 science, but my last 55 credits are a 3.85 (for both) and I got a 34 MCAT, so hopefully I'm not that screwed.
 

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BuckerPark said:
Got you all beat. 3.08 BCPM. Not Proud of it. But, undergrad was 4 years ago. Hope they take that into consideration.
3.2 here.
 

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3.29 science, but 3.83 non science and a balanced 31 MCAT. I think I got screwed that I didn't drop a class for medical reasons. I thought I could pull it out but ended up with my first C in my life. Needless to say, I hate anatomy. Please someone pick me!
 

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BuckerPark said:
Got you all beat. 3.08 BCPM. Not Proud of it. But, undergrad was 4 years ago. Hope they take that into consideration.
Yeah, I have a 2.78! But that was a while ago. During my last 123hrs, I have 3.75BCMP. And my 38MCAT should help. Now let's see who has the most undergrad hours on the books for a single degree. Can anyone top 217 hours?
 

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theaggie07 said:
3.29 science, but 3.83 non science and a balanced 31 MCAT. I think I got screwed that I didn't drop a class for medical reasons. I thought I could pull it out but ended up with my first C in my life. Needless to say, I hate anatomy. Please someone pick me!
3.27 here. I have a two C's from freshman year, and a C+ in Ochem II. Other than that, straight A's in upper levels and only 4 B's (math, I despise you). So I'm hoping they notice the significant improvement from freshman year.
My AO gpa is around 3.8-3.9.
So, whatever. :love:
 

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I got into my state school with a 3.24 science GPA and a 3.52 overall with a 31 MCAT. I'm your "average" applicant and I got into an MD school :)
 

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3.3 BCMP (one F and one D, Freshman year), 3.5 overall here, skied too much my freshman year...3 times a week every week...ahhhh memories. I only went once this past year..sad
 

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o00roxy00o said:
I got into my state school with a 3.24 science GPA and a 3.52 overall with a 31 MCAT. I'm your "average" applicant and I got into an MD school :)
I think more people get in with similar stats than people realize. Most SDNers think you need a 3.8+ and a 35+ MCAT in order to get MD. Anything below they'll advice you to apply DO besides MD.
 
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look, not to sound discouraging, the only thing that can save you from a low GPA is some good in-state luck (and that also requires a decent MCAT score). I was incredibly lucky and got in by the skin o' my teeth, and miraculously at one of the top schools in the country, but I also have a stack of 14 or 15 rejection letters (all pre-interview). True, I didn't apply to any DO or bottom of the rung schools, but I didn't exactly just shoot for the stars either. The fact of the matter is, a half decent GPA can always get you in somewhere while a good MCAT score may or may not be able to save you. It's such a crapshoot. I hope you all have chosen your schools wisely, and good luck!
 

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o00roxy00o said:
I got into my state school with a 3.24 science GPA and a 3.52 overall with a 31 MCAT. I'm your "average" applicant and I got into an MD school :)
Congrats, that's awesome.

I'm shooting for my state school and should have pretty similar stats. I have a 3.21 BCPM now as I said above, but with my summer classes I should have a 3.29 (it won't be on AMCAS, but the admissions dean told me to let him know and they would take it into consideration). I'm hoping to get an MCAT close to 30 in August, but who knows now. I also have the disadvantage of applying "late" for someone with such low stats.
 

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I'm so glad to hear that there are so many people like me... I have something like a 3.4 overall and a 3.26 science.
 

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tandski said:
3.3 BCMP (one F and one D, Freshman year), 3.5 overall here, skied too much my freshman year...3 times a week every week...ahhhh memories. I only went once this past year..sad
Ah me too. 1.56 my freshman year. :eek: Luckily I didn't take any sciences and I've had a 3.9 since. :D
 

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I'm a BCPM 3.23 with an overall of a 3.36. However, this includes C grades from 15 years ago. My current 4.0 GPA in my post bacc is what the adcoms will look at mostly, so the BCPM and Overall GPAs won't look as bad.

In our situation, the MCAT score is even more important. A higher than average matriculant MCAT score will help to alleviate an adcom's apprehension about whether or not we can handle the rigors of medical school and the USMLE exams.
 

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I'm part of this club. Got a <3.0 BCPM, but it's not going to keep me out of med school.
 

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MDdream said:
holla :laugh: hey someone has to represent the bottom of the curve

3.33 here
Um. Have you read the hundreds of posts by people accepted to schools with a lower science GPA than you?

You are nowhere near the bottom of the curve.
 
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OSUdoc08 said:
Um. Have you read the hundreds of posts by people accepted to schools with a lower science GPA than you?

You are nowhere near the bottom of the curve.
apparently ive missed out on these posts :confused: because a 3.3 is definetly not average
 

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MDdream said:
apparently ive missed out on these posts :confused: because a 3.3 is definetly not average
Perhaps, but it is also not an outlier.
 

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MDdream said:
holla :laugh: hey someone has to represent the bottom of the curve

3.33 here
Yeah my science GPA suuuuuuucks: 3.25.

If anything, this will be my downfall.
 

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my sci was around 3.33, but i still got a few interviews. just do well on the mcat, and have some good essays and a sense of humor. you should be ok. although, i'm not...
 

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etf said:
you should be ok. although, i'm not...
Ha, thanks. That's reassuring. I'm working with ~3.15 for both BCPM and overall, so sign me up for this club...
 
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