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Question about BCPM GPA

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by MiracleforMD, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. MiracleforMD

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    When your BCPM GPA is calculated, are all science related courses using including upper division biology courses (i.e physical chemistry, neurobio, oncology) used or is it just the standard pre-med pre-reqs (o-chem, gen chem, 1st-2nd year bio, physics, math)?
     
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  3. sector9

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    All BCPM classes
     
  4. aSagacious

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    Nope, the upper division science classes count as well. Check this out for starters: https://www.aamc.org/students/download/181694/data/amcas_course_classification_guide.pdf
     
  5. MiracleforMD

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    K, thanks. I figured it would be like that. So are the terms "sGPA" and "BCMP GPA" totally interchangeable?

    Btw, sector9, Seinfeld is the best show ever written and when I first saw your signature a couple weeks ago, it took me several minutes to recompose myself.
     
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    As far as SDN is concerned, yes.
     
  7. sector9

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    :D
    I just rewatched the youtube clip and had a good laugh
     
  8. 1TB4RKSB4CK

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    I wish sGPA excluded math. :(
     
  9. torshi

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    every single course under the department of biology, chemistry, physics and math department, not just your pre-reqs.
     
  10. nisarg2010

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    I have a very similar question and figured I should ask it on this thread.

    I have taken several research courses under the infectious disese department (IDIS prefex and 4000 level). Would these be considered when calculating sGPA?

    Sorry for highjacking your thread MiracleforMD :hijacked::scared:
     
  11. postbacpremed87

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    You down mathematics on many threads!

     

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