Applying to McGill School of Dentistry as an American student. Do they convert my GPA to their system?

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Does an American student's GPA convert to the Canadian GPA system when applying to McGill? At McGill you can have all B's and have a 4.0 GPA, but in the U.S. that's actually a 3.0. So? What happens? I have a 3.5 GPA. Do they look at the letter grades and convert it to a 4.0? Thanks!

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Im not sure how you would have B's and end up with a 4.0GPA. is A 4.33? In Canada the GPA is calculated out of 4.0 meaning A/A+ is the highest mark you can have (ie. 4.0) and A- is 3.7. You are actually lucky as an applicant with a lot of A's not a lot of A+ since they weigh that the same. You could always apply with your GPA depending on the school you went to they may look favourably on it.
 
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or you may need to petition them by showing the marking system at your university to have the GPA calculated more favourably. If you dont ask youll never know...
 
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