for those of you with low GPAs

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  1. Alyssa21

    Alyssa21 Junior Member

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    I just wanted to let you know that a low GPA can be overcome! I had a GPA of 3.3 and I've had 4 interviews and 1 acceptance so far! So just keep believing and it will all work out. :)
     
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  3. Spiderman [RNA Ladder 2003]

    Spiderman [RNA Ladder 2003] Platinum Member

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    what's your MCAT score?
     
  4. Congratulations Alyssa! You are an inspiration to all the people.
     
  5. what was ur major?

    sorry, u dont have to answer if u want
     
  6. Actually, Immediatespring has a point. If the major is hard, then low GPA is acceptable. On the other hand if the major is perceived as an easy one, low GPA will not be acceptable. What I mean is all GPAs are not created equal.
     
  7. latinfridley

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    Is Computer Science considered a hard major? How do you know schools give more credit to applicants with hard majors?
    j-rod
     
  8. j-rod,

    Like anything else, this hard/easy major has a subjective aspect to it. It all depends on the general perception and the specific ideas of Adcom members. But I think somehow, science based majors are considered hard as against arts(I am not expressing my views).
     
  9. latinfridley

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    Linus you're up late man. I just got off work and its 1219 am here. This board can get addicing.
    the j-rod
     
  10. Hey! Why do you think I am a man? I am not.
     
  11. latinfridley

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    Ha, my mistake. Dr.Linus is just a little ambiguous, and 'man' is an automatic reflex when reffering to anyone; i do the the same thing to girls too.
    :cool:
    the jrod
     
  12. J-rod,

    It's alright. I know what you mean by this board getting addictive. I guess, we pre-meds don't have any other life.
     
  13. Alyssa21

    Alyssa21 Junior Member

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    i'm a cognitive science major. not really sure that is considered hard though.
     
  14. Ryo-Ohki

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    Heh, cognitive science? Is that a fancy way of saying you're a psych major?
     
  15. FutureM.D.

    FutureM.D. Psychology major

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    Hey! Psych majors are the best ones out there!;)
     
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  17. SixtyNinePesos

    SixtyNinePesos Junior Member

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    Ryo-Ohki, cognitive science is a subset of psych that is mainly concerned with explaining how the "mind" functions and how it functions with the brain.
     
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  19. SixtyNinePesos

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    One of the many reasons I am psychobio ;)
     
  20. Ryo-Ohki

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    I agree, uclachris.:love:
     
  21. bioguy123

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    Alyssa21 is right! I thought that with my undergrad GPA (3.14) I would have a hard time getting into some of the better schools. So far, I've been accepted to Vandy and GWU, and have interviews at 2 CA schools. The bottom line is, never give up!
     
  22. BobbyDylanFan

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    what was your mcat bioguy?
     
  23. Su4n2

    Su4n2 Senior Member

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    can you guys also post your MCATS cause a 35 and 3.3 is different from 2o's and 3.3
     
  24. BobbyDylanFan

    BobbyDylanFan Senior Member

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    Did anyone notice where bioguy's interview was....Harvard! Good for him, but damn he must have had high thirties to offset that GPA...what we need is someone to say, yeah I got an interview from decent schools with a 3.2 GPA and 28 MCAT, that would put some people's minds to rest:eek:
     
  25. Yes, Please post your MCATs. Also, which school and major you are from. I think School and major matter.
     
  26. JScrusader

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    Hope it works for me
     

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