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I would really appreciate it if someone would compute my GPA as it would appear on the applications DO and MD. I have spent endless hours and always come up with different #'s because different people tell me different ways to compute the GPA. I am loooking for it as it will appear on my applications. I have repeated classes that I did not do well in so it makes it more complicated because I took them at different colleges. Also I took some time off from school so it took me longer than 4 years. So I don't know what year these grades go towards? Thanks So Much This is huge for me. I wish I had a premed advisor to help me with this....
WESTFIELD STATE COLLEGE
FALL 1998 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
CRJU 101 Intro to Criminal Justice D+ 3.0 3.9
ENGL 101 Comp I: Race,Class,Gndr D+ 3.0 3.9
MATH 115 Math for BUS-Soc Sci C+ 3.0 6.9
MUSC 110 Basic Music Theory W 3.0 0.0
POLS 103 State and Local Govt C- 3.0 5.1

SPRING 1999 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
CRJU 201 Law Enforcement & Society A- 3.0 11.1
ENGL 102 English Comp II D 3.0 3.0
GARP 101 World Regional Geography C- 3.0 5.1
MATH 111 Math Applications W 3.0 0.0
MUSC 160 History of Jazz B 3.0 9.0

FALL 1999 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
ART 106 Art Survey 1 C 3.0 6.0
CRJU 205 Amer Judicial Systems W 3.0 0.0
Econ 102 Prin of Micro economics C 3.0 6.0
GARP 102 Physical Geography W/Lab F 4.0 0.0
PSYC 101 Intro to Psychology C+ 3.0 6.9

SPRING 2000 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
Econ 101 Prin of Microeconomics B 3.0 9.0
Math 108 Elementary Statistics C 3.0 6.0
MGMT 104 Prin of Accounting 1 W 3.0 0.0
MGMT 107 Software App In Mgmt F 3.0 0.0
PSYC 202 Child Psychology D 3.0 3.0

FALL 2000 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
BIOL 104 Human Biology D 4.0 4.0
ECON 305 Intro to Econometric Methods C- 3.0 5.1
ECON 314 Industrial Org. B 3.0 9.0
Econ 315 Public Finance B 3.0 9.0
ENGL 215 Major American Writers D 3.0 3.0

Total Institution:Attempted/Passed/Earned/GPA Hours/Quality Points/ GPA/
/65.00 /58.00/58.00 /65.00 / 115.00 /1.769/
QUINCY COLLEGE
FALL 2002 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
ENGL 101 English Comp I(repeat) A 3.0 12.0
PHL 101 Intro Philosophy B+ 3.0 9.9
PSY 103 Child Develop(repeat) B+ 3.0 9.9
Soc 101 Gen Sociology B+ 3.0 9.9

SPRING 2003 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
EDU 101 Intro to ECE A 3.0 12.0
ENG 102 English Comp II(repeat) A 3.0 12.0
ENG 111 Speech A- 3.0 11.1
SCI 121 Human Body B 3.0 9.0

Total Institution:Attempted/Passed/Earned/GPA Hours/Quality Points/ GPA/
24 /24 / 24 / 24 / 85.80 / 3.575/

BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE
FALL 2003 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
HI 111 Western Civiliz To Reformation A 3.0 12.0
PY 252 Psychology of Learning A 3.0 12.0
PY 355 Behavior Analysis A 3.0 12.0
PY 370 Abnormal Psychology C 3.0 6.0

SPRING 2004 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
ML 102 Intro Informat Resources B+ 1.0 3.3
PY 227 Devel Through Life Cycle A- 3.0 11.1
PY 310 Social Psychology A 3.0 12.00
PY 321 Psych-Human Differences A- 3.0 11.1
PY 369 Psych of Criminal Behav A 3.0 12.0

MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SUMMER 2004(applied to FALL2004) GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY
ENGL 211 World Lit I B 3.0 9.0
BIOL 121 Biological Prin. (Repeat??) A 4.0 16.0

Bridgewater State College
FALL 2004 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY
GE 196 Environmental Geography(Repeat??) A 3 12.0
PY 320 Research Methods in Psychology A- 3 11.1
PY 360 Psychology of Personality A 3 12.0
SE 203 Cultural Divers Issue A 3 12.0
 
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I know this is a lot of work for someone to do...I would really appreciate it... If anyone has a link to help me compute this it would also help...Thanks So much
 

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Do you really think anyone would be crazy enough to calculate this for you?! Do you have any idea how long this would take?! HA! No one and I mean no one is that crazy! :D Maybe...just maybe if someone had absolutely nothing to do and couldn't go anywhere for Spring break because of work obligations...only then, only then would you get a response!!! Who could possibly be that pathetic?! Incidentally... :oops:

If my calculations are correct:

MD:
AMCAS Cumulative GPA: 2.78
AMCAS BCPM: 2.45

DO:
AACOMAS Cumulative GPA: 3.02
AACOMAS BCP (math doesn't count): 3.5

This assumes three things:
(1) your Ws are true Ws (no penalty)
(2) your retakes will count as retakes
(3) my calculations are accurate

Rooting for the underdog,

Phil

PS Keep up that upward trend! :thumbup:
 
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First let me thank you for your time. You have no idea how much this means to me. So what do u mean about w's with penalties and how do I find out what kind of W they are. and also why doesnt DO use math to calculate there gpa's. Is that the way it is computed on their applications. Thanks Again :thumbup: :)
 

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This is how AMCAS calculates grades:
http://www.aamc.org/students/amcas/conversionguide.pdf

This is the nitty gritty of AMCAS:
http://www.aamc.org/students/amcas/2005instructionbook.pdf

This is how AACOMAS works:
https://aacomas.aacom.org/
Click "Before Applying" on the left
In the window that pops up, go to Academic Courses (also on the left).

And now that I'm looking at it, your physical geography retake would make your DO science gpa a 3.67, not a 3.5. :thumbup: I'm not sure how that works though because your old physical geography was 4 credits and your environmental geography was 3 credits. From the Academic Courses website:
Please contact the AACOMAS office ([email protected]) if you have any questions about repeated courses.
You might want to ask them whether your retakes count as retakes.

Regarding Ws with penalties: At most schools, you can drop a course and receive a W on your transcript if you withdraw by a certain time (usually right after midterms). Some schools will allow you to withdraw even later (even just before finals), but then you get penalized. This would show up as "WF" or something along those lines (withdraw/fail). If your transcripts just have "W" then you're probably okay.

From the AACOMAS Academic Courses page I mentioned above:
Withdrawn: courses that are dropped without penalty (including Pass/Fail courses).

Withdraw/Fail: if the grade of "WF" is granted and is included in the GPA at your institution, the letter grade of "F" will be listed in the AACOMAS Grade column and included in your GPA calculations.
I have no idea why the DO application doesn't count math as science GPA, but the MD application does. Who knows!
 

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Smittyballz said:
I would really appreciate it if someone would compute my GPA as it would appear on the applications DO and MD. I have spent endless hours and always come up with different #'s because different people tell me different ways to compute the GPA. I am loooking for it as it will appear on my applications. I have repeated classes that I did not do well in so it makes it more complicated because I took them at different colleges. Also I took some time off from school so it took me longer than 4 years. So I don't know what year these grades go towards? Thanks So Much This is huge for me. I wish I had a premed advisor to help me with this....
WESTFIELD STATE COLLEGE
FALL 1998 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
CRJU 101 Intro to Criminal Justice D+ 3.0 3.9
ENGL 101 Comp I: Race,Class,Gndr D+ 3.0 3.9
MATH 115 Math for BUS-Soc Sci C+ 3.0 6.9
MUSC 110 Basic Music Theory W 3.0 0.0
POLS 103 State and Local Govt C- 3.0 5.1

SPRING 1999 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
CRJU 201 Law Enforcement & Society A- 3.0 11.1
ENGL 102 English Comp II D 3.0 3.0
GARP 101 World Regional Geography C- 3.0 5.1
MATH 111 Math Applications W 3.0 0.0
MUSC 160 History of Jazz B 3.0 9.0

FALL 1999 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
ART 106 Art Survey 1 C 3.0 6.0
CRJU 205 Amer Judicial Systems W 3.0 0.0
Econ 102 Prin of Micro economics C 3.0 6.0
GARP 102 Physical Geography W/Lab F 4.0 0.0
PSYC 101 Intro to Psychology C+ 3.0 6.9

SPRING 2000 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
Econ 101 Prin of Microeconomics B 3.0 9.0
Math 108 Elementary Statistics C 3.0 6.0
MGMT 104 Prin of Accounting 1 W 3.0 0.0
MGMT 107 Software App In Mgmt F 3.0 0.0
PSYC 202 Child Psychology D 3.0 3.0

FALL 2000 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
BIOL 104 Human Biology D 4.0 4.0
ECON 305 Intro to Econometric Methods C- 3.0 5.1
ECON 314 Industrial Org. B 3.0 9.0
Econ 315 Public Finance B 3.0 9.0
ENGL 215 Major American Writers D 3.0 3.0

Total Institution:Attempted/Passed/Earned/GPA Hours/Quality Points/ GPA/
/65.00 /58.00/58.00 /65.00 / 115.00 /1.769/
QUINCY COLLEGE
FALL 2002 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
ENGL 101 English Comp I(repeat) A 3.0 12.0
PHL 101 Intro Philosophy B+ 3.0 9.9
PSY 103 Child Develop(repeat) B+ 3.0 9.9
Soc 101 Gen Sociology B+ 3.0 9.9

SPRING 2003 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
EDU 101 Intro to ECE A 3.0 12.0
ENG 102 English Comp II(repeat) A 3.0 12.0
ENG 111 Speech A- 3.0 11.1
SCI 121 Human Body B 3.0 9.0

Total Institution:Attempted/Passed/Earned/GPA Hours/Quality Points/ GPA/
24 /24 / 24 / 24 / 85.80 / 3.575/

BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE
FALL 2003 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
HI 111 Western Civiliz To Reformation A 3.0 12.0
PY 252 Psychology of Learning A 3.0 12.0
PY 355 Behavior Analysis A 3.0 12.0
PY 370 Abnormal Psychology C 3.0 6.0

SPRING 2004 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY POINTS
ML 102 Intro Informat Resources B+ 1.0 3.3
PY 227 Devel Through Life Cycle A- 3.0 11.1
PY 310 Social Psychology A 3.0 12.00
PY 321 Psych-Human Differences A- 3.0 11.1
PY 369 Psych of Criminal Behav A 3.0 12.0

MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SUMMER 2004(applied to FALL2004) GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY
ENGL 211 World Lit I B 3.0 9.0
BIOL 121 Biological Prin. (Repeat??) A 4.0 16.0

Bridgewater State College
FALL 2004 GRADE /CREDIT HOURS /QUALITY
GE 196 Environmental Geography(Repeat??) A 3 12.0
PY 320 Research Methods in Psychology A- 3 11.1
PY 360 Psychology of Personality A 3 12.0
SE 203 Cultural Divers Issue A 3 12.0
What's the point of calculating it now -- If this is complete, you haven't even taken most of the prereqs yet.
 
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Law2Doc said:
What's the point of calculating it now -- If this is complete, you haven't even taken most of the prereqs yet.
How about to know where I stand?? And Thank you so much for all of your time it helps me out big time. :) :) :)
 

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How about to know where I stand??
I guess... But your BCPM/BCP etc. will be radically changed based on the grades you get in the chems and physics courses (So you can't make much of an assessment yet).
 
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Law2Doc said:
I guess... But your BCPM/BCP etc. will be radically changed based on the grades you get in the chems and physics courses (So you can't make much of an assessment yet).
I was looking for peoples opinions on what you think my chances are on geting into med school with my past. I ask that you rate my grades only because I def have a good explanation for the first couple years in college. I am going to graduate this semester with 13 more credits as A's none of which are science. I am then going to a post bac program. BU, HARVARD, etc..... Thanks and I know that DO school seems more likely but I would like your opinions..... :thumbup: :thumbdown:
 

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Anyone knows how to to calculate Chinese grade GPA?
since the score is 0-100 (not percent).
Which type should I use to calculate GPA according to the AMCAS?
the "Numeric - Canadian" one ?

Thanks for answer!! :smuggrin: