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Govols22

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I was messing around with the LizzyM tool on this website and I noticed something odd. A maximum GPA and MCAT on the old MCAT shows a max LizzyM of 85, but on the new MCAT it shows a max LizzyM of 79. Any explanation for this?
 

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LizzyM score = 10*GPA + MCAT

GPA is out of a 4.0 scale, and the MCAT is out of 45 points. The LizzyM score applies for the 2015 MCAT by referring to efle's MCAT Percentile Tables and the SDN MCAT Conversion Calculator I programmed (which is based on the percentile tables).

From the Essential SDN Wisdom Sticky. I don't know how the suggested LizzyM score converter works but the above is accurate.
 

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You might be using a percentile table which shows any new MCAT score of 523 or above as being equivalent to a 39 on the old scale. So the maximum LizzyM score with this would be a 79 (39 + 4(4.0)). You can use this calculator instead to convert new MCAT scores to old ones, and since it goes up to 45, you can get a LizzyM score of 85.
 

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The only purpose is to compare your grades and scores to the average grade & scores of schools you might apply to. No school has an average >79 so maxing your score at 79 in no way changes what schools are a good fit with your grades and scores.
 
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