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So I have a friend who got a 3.8 gpa and a 35 MCAT. He is from Fl and applied to every Fl school. He applied to 12 schools, and didn't get a SINGLE interview, although he got on the wait list for 4. He didn't do any EC's but it still seems pretty crazy how he didn't even get an interview anywhere...

I've heard this happen to a bunch of people, why do you think this happened?
 

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So I have a friend who got a 3.8 gpa and a 35 MCAT. He is from Fl and applied to every Fl school. He applied to 12 schools, and didn't get a SINGLE interview, although he got on the wait list for 4. He didn't do any EC's but it still seems pretty crazy how he didn't even get an interview anywhere...

I've heard this happen to a bunch of people, why do you think this happened?
wait what

and

here might be the problem
 

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So I have a friend who got a 3.8 gpa and a 35 MCAT. He is from Fl and applied to every Fl school. He applied to 12 schools, and didn't get a SINGLE interview, although he got on the wait list for 4. He didn't do any EC's but it still seems pretty crazy how he didn't even get an interview anywhere...

I've heard this happen to a bunch of people, why do you think this happened?
congratulations to YOU on YOUR 3.8 gpa/35 mcat

im sorry for YOU, seriously
 
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So I have a friend who got a 3.8 gpa and a 35 MCAT. He is from Fl and applied to every Fl school. He applied to 12 schools, and didn't get a SINGLE interview, although he got on the wait list for 4. He didn't do any EC's but it still seems pretty crazy how he didn't even get an interview anywhere...
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So I have a friend who got a 3.8 gpa and a 35 MCAT. He is from Fl and applied to every Fl school. He applied to 12 schools, and didn't get a SINGLE interview, although he got on the wait list for 4. He didn't do any EC's but it still seems pretty crazy how he didn't even get an interview anywhere...

I've heard this happen to a bunch of people, why do you think this happened?
wait what? I don't even...
 

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>no ECs
>applied to only 12 schools
>wonders why his "friend" didnt get in

 

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is this some sort of new word-switching/word-leaving-out meme? I ****ing hate those. Damn kiddies and their newfangled fads and such :shakes fist:
 
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pff, this guy is unbelievably successful -- 4 WLs without any interviews! i can't even imagine how many waitlists he will get after he adds on a few ECs.
 

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So I have a friend who got a 3.8 gpa and a 35 MCAT. He is from Fl and applied to every Fl school. He applied to 12 schools, and didn't get a SINGLE interview, although he got on the wait list for 4. He didn't do any EC's but it still seems pretty crazy how he didn't even get an interview anywhere...

I've heard this happen to a bunch of people, why do you think this happened?
Its simple, every school in the USA has enough applicants with decent stats to fill their class and the ones that do are the ones who show something more than just numbers.
 

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wait list with no interview? haha
right right

Numbers don't make doctors. People make doctors.
Tell your "friend" to work on his EC's and try again next year.
 

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does your "friend" have a DUI? or did he put that he volunteered for the german socialist party as one of his EC's?
 

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lol @ all the people responding to 'No ECs', when the guy claimed his 'friend' was waitlisted without interviewing.

 

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Getting great grades is a cakewalk if that is all you have on your plate.

Doing your EC's while in school is part of showing you can handle a heavy workload.
 
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No Ec's whatsoever? I thought every colleg student in the US has done SOME form of an EC. Serisously man, that's just pathetic.
 
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