I have a couple of questions for you guys: I know you don't report grades from foreign schools if your home institution does not require them, but do med schools ask for them? do they like to have them? is it bad if you dont submit them? If you study abroad for a year, you have 1 year less of grades. If I apply summer of my junior year, they only see my sophomore and freshmen year grades. How much of a disadvantage is that? Do they care where you study abroad? I qualify for Oxford, but my department will not give me credit for my science courses there, because of their one on one teaching curriculum. As for other top schools, I can't go because the course I need to take abroad is offered as a year round course and im starting in the spring semester. So, I'm going to a not so well known school. Hows that look? Thanks for your time. Good luck.