BlueAvocado

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Does anyone know what's the official Statistic of how many premeds actually get into a Med School every year. I am just curios, trying to bump up my hopes, Hopefully like 50 % or more.
 

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I think that its actually a little less than 50%. I read it somewhere, maybe someone else can give us some official numbers though.
 

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the reality is a little under 50%

go to the AAMC website, you can find the info either in the applying or deciding section of the site.

they have all kinds of stats by state, ethnicity, etc....
 
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Woots32

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I read something about how the number of applicants this year is down, and that the application to acceptance ration is somewhere around 2:1. I think it was on Newsweek Online or the CNN website - if you have time you might want to see if you can find te article. Hope that helps!
 

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That question is hard to answer. While roughly half of the people who apply get accepted, that doesn't take into account the premeds who ultimately didn't apply because their #s weren't good enough, or who dropped out along the way. I've notice that there are always more freshmen premeds than sophmores, sophmores than juniors, etc.
 

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tru, I would say that based on freshman premed numbers, less than 10% of anyone who has ever declared themselves a "pre-med" ever makes it to med school..
 
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