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I thougt Holloween was over. Yet another AMCAS Nightmare.

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Olsen, Nov 1, 2001.

  1. Olsen

    Olsen Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 17, 2001
    I decided to check my "verified" AMCAS app. just to see which schools I hadn't heard from. I noticed that my graduate GPA was off by over .16! It went from a 3.6 to a 3.44!!!! Can you believe that? The problem is I think they already sent the verified app out. I hope they have a method of dealing with this. I don't look forward to calling every school and saying "AMCAS screwed up....please make my Grad. GPA a 3.6" After I got verified I thought my AMCAS nightmare was over.....guess again.
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  3. gobears

    gobears Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 17, 2001
    Sorry to hear about that, Olsen. I've heard similar horror stories like this too. You should call your schools and let them know.

    I was just wondering, how do you check your verified amcas? Do you just go to "Print App"? Is that the version that's sent out?
  4. sandflea

    sandflea Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 23, 2001
    it wasn't just that AMCAS may calculate your GPA differently than your school??
  5. Olsen

    Olsen Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 17, 2001
    No. The difference isn't in the calculation (they would be have be using some type of communist math to do that). One of my courses has everything next to it.....grade etc...except the OT hours were left out. A big, big problem. Now I have to spend the next 3 hours doing more of what should be done by AMCAS. Oh Joy!
  6. DesperatelySeekingMD

    DesperatelySeekingMD Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    Olsen- just wanted to make sure that you read the post- EVERYONE MUST READ THIS, especially sounds like a similar situation to yours.

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