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GPA to school - AADSAS or direct transcript

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by euphaire, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. euphaire

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    Hey everyone,
    I was working on my AADSAS app lately and noticed when adding a course, the course had to be categorized under bio/chem/phy/engl/other sci/non-sci etc. Which made me wonder....
    Do the schools care about sGPA or just the overall GPA? I know in Canada, most schools only care about overall GPA, but the way AADSAS groups courses makes me wonder if how important sGPA is for US dental schools.
    On a totally unrelated note, is anyone losing sleep lately? I'm SO stressed :(

    edit: sorry put the wrong title. can't edit the title.
     
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  3. SLOBrule

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    Yeah. Apparently schools like to look at several different GPAs, which is why AADSAS categorizes it into BCP, science, non-science and overall.

    However, when looking at some school websites they will give you in-coming class statistics which tell you the overall and science GPAs. Don't know exactly what each individual school looks at, but my guess is all the different calculated GPAs.
     

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