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does A+ = 4.3 ?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by Smooth Operater, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. Smooth Operater

    Smooth Operater don't bug "operatEr"!

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    does A+ = 4.3 for ADASSA?
     
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    actually i think it does :thumbup:
    there were two different GPAs when i applied. one with pluses and minuses and one without
     
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    bruinpredent UCLA School of Dentistry

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    yes it does....finally they're worth something!
     
  6. shamrock2006

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    wow...I haven't had the option of an A+ since about the 5th grade. I didn't even know colleges gave those.
     
  7. QuackDentist

    QuackDentist I'm your ugly duckling.

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    I think they do = a 4.3

    I received 1 A-, 2 B+s, 4 A+s in non-science courses... and I have a 3.99 in my non-science GPA. (Then again, that's with quality pts... whatever those are).
     
  8. litldime

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    too bad my school only gives A's no plus **sad face**
    -ld
     
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    it does according to the AADSAS website. they actually report two GPAs for each calculation one weighted with +/- and one without +/-
     
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    Atombomb Junior Member

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    They do count at 4.3 if you look at some other forms there are gunners with a cum gpa of better than 4.0
     
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    americanpierg Senior Member

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    lol my school doesnt even give letter grades...then again im only in middle school. 5 more years before i have to worry about trying!
     
  12. QuackDentist

    QuackDentist I'm your ugly duckling.

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    interesting.
     
  13. quartel

    quartel Mitte 1 home prn

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    uhhh is this true?

    4.3 for 90+ ?

    i dont believe it.
     
  14. Smooth Operater

    Smooth Operater don't bug "operatEr"!

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    yeah, i go to a Canadian school which give A+ for over 90%.
     
  15. shane.

    shane. Get ya' hair did.

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    An A+ at my university is 95%.
    So the GPA's AADSAS is calculating are not really equivalent for every student..
     
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    Smooth Operater don't bug "operatEr"!

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    mmm, so does AADSAS take in consideration of the percentage then? Or do they just care about letter grade?
     
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    i called in last app cycle... a+'s get put to A since many schools do not have this "corrective" grading.
     
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    PChemGrad I am a banana.

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    on the AADSAS applicaition A+ = A = 4.00

    too bad you dont get the extra credit.
     
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    95% = A+.... Wow I want to go to your school.

    A lot of my classes are 94-95+ = A 90-95 = A- 87-90 = B+

    That's including when we have our chemistry dept giving out maybe 10 As in a class of 200+.

    GPAs can be skewed depending on what school you go to I think. Do you think D Schools take that into consideration when looking at your GPA??
     
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    aww I was hoping it would. I guess they should update it on their website.
     
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    lifeisgood the original

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    It's true for AADSAS. I had one B in calc and a B+ in an advanced o chem class, but I had 6 A+'s in other science classes so my AADSAS science GPA was boosted to a 3.97 and cum GPA to a 4.03.
     

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