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DO Schools and BPCM

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Daniel J, May 14, 2002.

  1. Daniel J

    Daniel J New Member

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    I heard a rumor that some DO schools only consider the most recent grade for a class taken more than once in calculation of an applicant's BPCM. Can anybody verify this? I'm particularly interested in COMP. Thanks!

    DJ
     
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  3. algae

    algae Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I applied last year and can confirm that AACOMAS only counts the most recent science course into the science gpa. They don't calculate a BCPM though. They calculate a science gpa and a non-science gpa, and then they break the science gpa down further into other categories (like chemistry, biochem, physics etc.).
     
  4. conmantlc

    conmantlc Member 7+ Year Member

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    They only count the most recent grade, this helped me alot because I initially had a D- in chemistry along time ago, when I took it again I got an A. So thank god for AACOMAS's policy. AMCAS counts both scores.
     

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