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GPA just verified and i wanna punch someone in the face

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by seunglim87, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. seunglim87

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  3. peanutb123

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    I was in a extremely similar spot as you last year but with a high gpa little over 3.5. for sci & non sci. 3.6 but in my school i had a 3.8 something for cum. gpa. b/c B+, C+ or ANy + count as .23 instead of .3 & lol little lower dat than yours. except for QR

    so here is the solution: what i did was i went to my registrar and sent a transcript to every single school that i have applied to. :D

    I wrote a 1.5 paragraph letter stating that here is the correct gpa calculated from my school and there might be a mistake on aadsas gpa calc. and a lot of schools emailed me back stating that they have received my updated and thanked me for it.
    only one or 2 said they dont care. so do that. I got many interviews + acceptances. good luck bro
     
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    Those DAT scores are rockin'. Make sure you get a 3.8+ in your MS program and collect some LORs. Apply within 1st week of AADSAS opening up and you should be GOOD next year. DATs are valid for 2 years according to many schools. But if you get something this year, it'll be awesome. Heck, even send in an academic update in mid-December and see if they'll look at your 1st semester in your MS program (hope for a 4.0). If they review it in Jan, you might get some interviews Feb-April and might even get in this cycle. Best of luck.

    -Kitty
     
  5. doc toothache

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    You do be careful; mirrors tend to shatter easily.
     
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    Hey thanks for the advice, but I think we are in the exact opposite situation? Your school counts +s lower than .33, so AADSAS GPA should've been higher than your transcript, but my school counts +s as .5. so it is right that my GPA is lower. I wasn't complaining that AADSAS might have made mistake on my calculation. I was just saying I suck.


    Yes. I am excited. Even just a couple months ago (before my DAT) I felt i was at a deadend and there was no way out, but now I have hope! I almost forgot the joy of working hard and getting a good grade since highschool, but now I am ready to try my best!

    Oh yeah Doc, I am not sure if you remember, but you critiqued my PS for the Masters. Thank you I got in!!
     
  8. peanutb123

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    no my bad mine does B+3.5 C+ 2.5 etc... itss A, B+, B, C+, C, D, F
     
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    Congrats. One down one to go.
     
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    well these are the classes that i want to take, but did you check out the schedule of classes? it is odd that it only shows the beginning and the ending date for the classes, but doesnt actually show what days the classes will meet. anyways we will figure that out during the orientation on the 16th. I've heard so many success stories from this program and i am very optimistic. Anyways, did you hear from the financial office yet? i sent everything in about a month ago, but they said it will take a lil longer. I am starting to get a lil worried cuz there is no way i will b able to attend without the loan:(
     
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    best thread title yet


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