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Median MCAT: 37, up from last year

I thought it was one of those less-number whorish top schools

EDIT: Actually a lot of other schools did the same too... (Harvard up to 37 from 35 last year, UMich up to 37)
 

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Median MCAT: 37, up from last year

I thought it was one of those less-number whorish top schools

EDIT: Actually a lot of other schools did the same too... (Harvard up to 37 from 35 last year, UMich up to 37)
:eek::eek::eek::eek:
 

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Accepted is the more relevant one... and that's what MSAR has
 

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Accepted is the more relevant one... and that's what MSAR has
Why do you say that - more relevant how?

Accepted MCAT average inflates the stats at schools...matriculated MCAT average seems much more relevant to trying to figure out if a school is in your target range...
 

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Yeah, you guys have to realize accepted isn't as important. You have the guy who has a 41, 3.95, awesome research, president of 3 clubs, etc. getting accepted EVERYWHERE and those applicants bring up the numbers A LOT. And while I think the difference between a school with accepted of 33, the matriculated might be 31 or 32, the difference is probably bigger for bigger MCAT, as in, Stanford's accepted might be 37 but matriculated might be 34.

Do you grok?
 
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bozz

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Why do you say that - more relevant how?

Accepted MCAT average inflates the stats at schools...matriculated MCAT average seems much more relevant to trying to figure out if a school is in your target range...
True.. but isn't it better to assume the worst with the statistics you have? And also, matriculated also includes people from the waitlist. Would you want to bank on that?

In the end though, accepted vs. matriculated scores are not likely to change many people's decisions to apply somewhere... so whatever, lol.
 

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True.. but isn't it better to assume the worst with the statistics you have? And also, matriculated also includes people from the waitlist. Would you want to bank on that?

In the end though, accepted vs. matriculated scores are not likely to change many people's decisions to apply somewhere. It's only for personal satisfaction.
I don't think anyone should balk at applying to Stanford if they have a 35 on the MCAT just because their "average" is now 37