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Does your med school ask for SAT/ACT scores? What the hell?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by gobears, Mar 17, 2002.

  1. gobears

    gobears Senior Member

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    Hey, so some of my secondaries asked me for SAT and ACT scores. Do you think those really made a difference in your app? I took them so long ago I had to actually search my files for my scores. I forgot which schools asked me for these scores. What are your thoughts on this?
     
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  3. SMW

    SMW Grand Member

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    I imagine if they ask for them, they use them in some way. Only one of my schools asked, and I, too, have forgotten which one.
     
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    westsidespartan Senior Member

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    Indiana and Wayne State asked me for these scores at my interview.
     
  5. LizardKing

    LizardKing Veteran Member

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    WashU also asks for SAT and class rank in high school (what the ???).
     
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    Coalboy Senior Member

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    UNC asked for my SAT scores.
     
  7. Mystique

    Mystique The Procrastinator

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    I think they're just trying to gauge how well you do on standardized tests as a whole.
     
  8. gobears

    gobears Senior Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by LizardKing:
    <strong>WashU also asks for SAT and class rank in high school (what the ???).</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">THAT's where I saw it! I was trying to remember what school asked me for my class rank. Dang, that was bugging me.
     
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    I think Jefferson also asked SAT...can't remember...
     
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    I think UF also asked
     
  11. DarksideAllstar

    DarksideAllstar you can pay me in bud

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    U of Chicago asked for ACT and SAT scores
     
  12. Detroit Mick

    Detroit Mick The Supinator

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    Medical schools want to see how students perform on standardized tests. They don't want to waste time on students who aren't going to pass the USMLE. The ACT/SAT just give them more information on which to draw on in addition to the MCAT.
     
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    Ok, what about a student who came to USA from the foreign college,got a green card , and studies here as a transfer student?

    Do u think i will have a problem with my secondaries?
     
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    U chicago and jefferson asked....I didn't do very well on my SATs and I didn't get an interview from Jefferson (or the courtesy of a rejection)
     
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    Duke asks for GRE, ACT and SAT scores
     
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    omores sleep deprived

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    Taty: don't worry if you don't have that information. Duke asked for all that crap, which sent me into a bit of a panic. Since it had been SOOOOOOOOO long since high school and I had couldn't remember the numbers, I called up the admissions office and asked if I could leave those questions blank. They said that was fine (and since I ended up at Duke, I can surmise that it was!)
     

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