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Are there any top schools that accept a large greater % of students from State U.'s?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by fullefect1, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. fullefect1

    fullefect1 Senior Member
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    I have come to relize that many of the top schools accept a large portion of their class from top ranked undergraduate schools. What schools out there, that are ranked highly (top 20), are more open to accepting student from State Universities? (excluding U. of Cali's)

    Or do you think it is much harder to judge this question because most of the students that are from top named undergraduates schools usually have more students scoring in the top percentile on the MCAT?
     
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  3. bubbajones

    bubbajones BIG TEX
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    If you have a med school in your state they would probably accept you with decent scores. The Ivy's and top schools usually go with the peeps who are in rich private undergrad..or so im told.
     
  4. fullefect1

    fullefect1 Senior Member
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    Ya, you kinda repeated what I said in my original post. UMass isn't in the top 20. Anyone else......????
     
  5. meanderson

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    The latter. You can go to Jacksonville State University, put up a 3.9/35 with interesting EC's and good experiences, and you will get interviews at top 20 schools if you apply to schools in that range. Simple as that....
     
  6. Dr. Chiquita

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    What about U Mich?

    EDIT: I guess that would be only because they have to accept certain % of Mich residents. Sorry, bad example.
     
  7. I agree, if you have a good GPA from a state school and MCAT to match, you'll be fairly competitive anywhere.
     
  8. quideam

    quideam Too tired to complain
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    Pitt. Vandy.
     
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    hopkins puts a big emphasis in finding diamonds in the rough and routinely give people love that went to no-name schools.
     
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    That is what I really like about Hopkins. By numbers alone, I would not have gotten an interview there. Hopkins really cares about the total applicant. Regardless of what happens, I am so happy I applied there. HOPKINS RULES! :clap: :clap:
     

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