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Hello so I was wondering does triple majoring vs having a single major increase your chances of being admitted to medical school say if everything else is balanced out? I have heard mixed reviews on this so please do let me know. Thanks!
 

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Nope! Your major(s) and major combinations have little to no bearing on your chances of admission. Your GPAs, MCAT scores, ECs and (sometimes) research are significantly more important.
 

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100% agree. We don't care what your major is, only that you do well.

Nope! Your major(s) and major combinations have little to no bearing on your chances of admission. Your GPAs, MCAT scores, ECs and (sometimes) research are significantly more important.
 
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100% agree. We don't care what your major is, only that you do well.
I was wondering about that. Does it not matter that you got a 4.0 in math or theoretical physics vs a 4.0 in psychology?
 

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Not to me. A 4.0 is a 4.0!

I was wondering about that. Does it not matter that you got a 4.0 in math or theoretical physics vs a 4.0 in psychology?
 
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Hello so I was wondering does triple majoring vs having a single major increase your chances of being admitted to medical school say if everything else is balanced out? I have heard mixed reviews on this so please do let me know. Thanks!
From a time, energy and resources perspective, it would likely hurt you. Medical schools care about success and how well you do, not how much you try. But biting off a triple major you risk being overworked and not being able to do well. In addition time for volunteering, research, shadowing, and MCAT prep would be severely reduced. It seems like a huge risk for almost no perceived gain.