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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by boilermaker05, Dec 13, 2005.

  1. boilermaker05

    boilermaker05 Junior Member
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    OK! I have to express my frustration about IUSD

    I am in-state, gpa of 3.65, DAT score of 19, published 2 papers and research and whole 9 yards but IU hasn't accepted me. How is that fair or some reason that I am not sure of. However I did get in somewhere out of state.

    Please let me know why IU is being weird. So I can calm down!

    Someone told me that they want a lot of out of state students because of financial reasons.
     
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  3. IWuvTeef

    IWuvTeef Dentist
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    They typically accept 70 in-state and 30 out-state. Maybe you didn't have a good interview with them...

    I was in your shoes last year. I called Dr. K and he told me I didn't get accepted in Dec. b/c of my science GPA. I made sure I got straight As my senior year. Then I got in.

    Moral of the story: if you want to know what's going on with your status, call them and ask to speak to Dr. K.
     
  4. boilermaker05

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    I did call them. Dr. K said he couldn't find anything wrong with my stats. he said he was shocked himself. My science GPA is a 3.6 so, I have no clue
     
  5. IWuvTeef

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    sorry to hear that. as hard as it is to wait, stay optimistic. :oops:
     
  6. aphistis

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    It's impossible to say what the reason is, but like IWuvTeef said, it's possible your interview didn't go very well. Congratulations on the out-of-state acceptance, though. Try not to let it bug you, it's just one more wrinkle in the mess that dental school admissions has become. Good luck next year!
     
  7. PERFECT3435

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    stats arent thr only thing they look at. it could have been your statement letter, your recommendation letters, your interview, etc etc.


    good luck.
     
  8. dominoes

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    Don't feel too bad boilermaker05. I got the boot from IU as well. I called today and was told that I wasn't selected. This was surprising to me since I got into Penn and some other schools. I graduated from UC Berkeley this past May and had a fairly decent GPA. Their loss.
     
  9. boilermaker05

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    Thanks everyone....it is just hard but I should be thankful I got in somewhere better.
     

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