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How to schools use median grades on transcript

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by asw98, 05.21.14.

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  1. asw98

    asw98 2+ Year Member

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    At my school, the median grade for a class is listed next to one's grade in the class. I was wondering how schools use the information of median grades to evaluate grades. For example, would an A- in a class look better if the median is a B-, rather than an B+.
     
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    WaterPog 2+ Year Member

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    my guess is that they never see it until you send them your transcript as part of the matriculation process. Transcripts go to AMCAS for verification and the schools get the packet from them in a standardized format.
     
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    Goro 5+ Year Member

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    We don't see that type of info.

    Your transcripts in AACOMAS (for me) or AMCAS format, your GPAs and your MCAT score. That's what we see.

     
  5. gonnif

    gonnif Only 1431 Days Until Next Presidential Election Lifetime Donor 7+ Year Member

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    Its all "predigested" on either AMCAS or AACOMAS in numerical grid.
     

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