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Hey everyone!

Well I am feel pretty happy today, I just got verifed by AMCAS, and my sGPA jumped far higher than I thought it would. Anyway, I was wondering the weights of each breakdown (i.e., sGPA>cGPA>AOGPA?). I ask because, like many, my GPA happens to be so good because of the science classes that I took. Consequently, my AO GPA is much lower than either my sGPA or cGPA:

BCPM GPA: 3.92
AO GPA: 3.77
cGPA: 3.87

Thanks for the clarification!

Tjquinn
 

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Don't worry, you're fine. Cumulative is the first screening tool, your sGPA is excellent. Good work!
 

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Hey everyone!

Well I am feel pretty happy today, I just got verifed by AMCAS, and my sGPA jumped far higher than I thought it would. Anyway, I was wondering the weights of each breakdown (i.e., sGPA>cGPA>AOGPA?). I ask because, like many, my GPA happens to be so good because of the science classes that I took. Consequently, my AO GPA is much lower than either my sGPA or cGPA:

BCPM GPA: 3.92
AO GPA: 3.77
cGPA: 3.87

Thanks for the clarification!

Tjquinn
You are in excellent shape - good luck!

And by the way, a 3.77/3.92 is pretty balanced haha. AND most have AO GPA > BCPM lol.
 

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Hi tjquinn,

Your stats look fine, I think the cGPA is the first bar for applicants. Do you mind if I ask when you submitted your primary? I'm trying to figure out when mine will be verified.

Thanks!
 

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Hi tjquinn,

Your stats look fine, I think the cGPA is the first bar for applicants. Do you mind if I ask when you submitted your primary? I'm trying to figure out when mine will be verified.

Thanks!
Sounds good! I submitted on June 26th, so I got my amcas in about 3-4 weeks.

Tjquinn
 
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Thanks for the info everyone. Good luck with the cycle everyone.

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Are sure are you about this? They don't take sGPA into account?
Not what I said. sGPA is taken into account. But if cGPA is 3.0, it probably won't matter how good the sGPA is. The whole GPA*10 plus MCAT score screening technique is based on cGPA.
 

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Are sure are you about this? They don't take sGPA into account?
If you take a look at the School Selection spreadsheet at the top of this forum you'll see that they give each school's bottom tenth percentile for both cGPA and sGPA (short for BCPM GPA). When you pick schools, be sure you're at or above that number for both.
 

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Are sure are you about this? They don't take sGPA into account?
Yes it is taken into account. Don't expect to get in anywhere (US MD) with a cGPA of 3.4 and a sGPA of 2.7.
 

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If you take a look at the School Selection spreadsheet at the top of this forum you'll see that they give each school's bottom tenth percentile for both cGPA and sGPA (short for BCPM GPA). When you pick schools, be sure you're at or above that number for both.
Where exactly is the school selection spreadsheet? :confused:

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To OP, when did you submit your AMCAS? I'm trying to gauge when mine will be processed! I submitted 07 / 08 :D
 
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I submitted on June 26th (I think). Goodluck
 
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I see.. so there is approximately 20 day difference between submission and verification.. Thanks
 
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That sounds about right, but remember its faster processing when you submit earlier. Since you submitted in July, I would expect a 4-6 week window because EVERYONE is now submitting.
 

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I see.. so there is approximately 20 day difference between submission and verification.. Thanks
I wouldn't bank on 20 days (unless you mean business days) - probably more like 4 weeks at this point.