gbey

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Could not decide which schools to apply! Cuz, my poor GPA. I cannot just apply to 50 schools, cuz I got no dollars in my bank.

If you don't mind, give me some ideas as to where I should apply with a fair chance of getting acceptance.

Gebe
 

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Gebe,
This question has come up fairly frequently on SDN...in short, the answer is: "Yes, a high mcat can make up for a low gpa, but you'd better have a darn good reason, an upward trend, and preferably some other unusual EC's to make up for it. Also, with a GPA < 3.0 you probably won't be able to make it directly out of undergrad...you probably need a few years in between."

At least that's the common theme I get from reading these low gpa/high mcat success stories.

Check out
<a href="http://forums.studentdoctor.net/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=011856" target="_blank">Brag bout your low GPA</a>

Good luck!
-ttac