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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by DrFeelgoodMD, Jul 30, 2006.

  1. DrFeelgoodMD

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    What would be the lowest gpa, mcat cutoff for med school that you guys can think of that would still give an aplpicant a decent shot? I still have a year of undergrad and a year of postbacc work left before I take the mcat and apply and I know it ultimately depends on many other factors besides grades, but I was just curious as to how you all feel.

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    J :)
     
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  3. DrFeelgoodMD

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    oh and the overall gpa that I expect to have when I apply would be somewhere around 3.3-3.4 range with a similar BCP gpa (this is if the whole "AACOMAS only factors in your most recent retakes and does not average the two grades" is true...I had a rough first year where I tanked in my science classes :( )

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    i would say below a 3.2 gpa and 24 MCAT is probably when it starts to become increasingly difficult for multiple acceptances.
     
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    Less than 3.0 GPA and 24 MCAT.
     
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    Schools that prescreen before sending out secondary apps have a cut off in this range.
     
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    I highly disagree with you'll, those are AVERAGES for most osteopathic schools. Some so higher than an MCAT of 24 and some do lower. I would say MCAT of 20 would be a cutoff depending where you apply with an all-GPA of 3.5, science maybe 3.3. :confused:


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    I've heard rumors about people getting in with an MCAT in the 17-20 range. However these people are the exception rather than the rule. I think if you're below a 24 you need to have something standout on your application.
     

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