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Mistakes in AMCAS verification

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by katiep, Sep 16, 2001.

  1. katiep

    katiep Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 16, 2001
    How many of you have had mistakes in your AMCAS verification? One of my grades was incorrectly turned into an F from an Incomplete. Disastrous. I called, and would absolutely not be connected with a verification specialist. I spoke to "the highest person I would speak to today."

    They told me to use the "Submit" feature. But I think we all know how long they'll take to correct it and send it out.

    At a minimum I plan on writing to all my medical schools, but it's still in no way good enough. Some may not even accept it.

    Any of you get through somehow to speak to someone who can actually changed your application while you're on the phone? Any phone numbers would help. Any one know the back door?

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  3. kutastha

    kutastha 2K Member Physician 10+ Year Member

    Jun 24, 2001
    I had my classes rearranged, and an entire semester deleted. I didn't even bother contacting AMCAS. I'm fortunate that the classes are "A, B, C, D" and the schools should be able to figure out that I didn't taken them as "C, A, D, B". But with an F popping up, you may want to contact the schools. Did it change your GPA as well?

  4. katiep

    katiep Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 16, 2001
    Yeah, my GPA was lowered as a result. By only 0.05, but that's still a lot, since I didn't start with a 4.0!

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