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How competitive is it?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Mr. Eastern Medicine, Oct 26, 2001.

  1. Mr. Eastern Medicine

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    Hello, I just wanna know the competitiveness getting into a med school. (eg. 40 to 1 ?)
    Thanks~
     
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  3. rxfudd

    rxfudd 1K Member

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    Usually, there is 1 seat for every 2-3 applicants nationwide. However, each individual school has about a 10% acceptance rate. The discrepancy is a result of the people who get accepted to multiple schools.
     
  4. Doctor Wyldstyle

    Doctor Wyldstyle Senior Member

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    Just wanted to let you know how bad it is for California applicants to California schools. The ratio is about 1 seat for every 15 applicants. My reference is a post on studentdoctor.net that had an official reference. You can search it if you want.

    I guess that answers why many non-California schools have California students.

    Hope that helps,
    wyldstyle2000

     
  5. none

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    Yeah, the situation in CA is horrible. Not as much because of the lack of seats...that is a HUGE problem...but more so the overall competitiveness of the applicant pool. Where else do you see PUBLIC schools with 33 MCAT averages??
     

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