goldenscalpel

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Hi all,

I was wondering how big of an impact this will have come application time. My cGPA currently is a 3.85, while sGPA is at a 3.73 as a philosophy/biochem double major. I am heading into my senior year and hope to raise my cGPA to a 3.9 and sGPA to about a 3.79/3.8. When applying next year, will the lower sGPA have that significant of an impact at all, and how would the current 3.73 stand if I had already applied with it?

Any information is greatly appreciated.
 

Frogger27

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No they are both above the average, sGPA are typically a little lower
 
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Goro

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Take two of these, please. At most med schools, the median sGPA is 0,1 points lower, thanks for Orgo.






Hi all,

I was wondering how big of an impact this will have come application time. My cGPA currently is a 3.85, while sGPA is at a 3.73 as a philosophy/biochem double major. I am heading into my senior year and hope to raise my cGPA to a 3.9 and sGPA to about a 3.79/3.8. When applying next year, will the lower sGPA have that significant of an impact at all, and how would the current 3.73 stand if I had already applied with it?

Any information is greatly appreciated.
 

gonnif

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No they are both above the average, sGPA are typically a little lower
to expand, the overall applicant pool in AMCAS has a overall 3.7 GPA and a BCPM 3.6 GPA
 
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Cookiess

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As is, your cGPA of 3.85 and sGPA of 3.73 are solid. You'll be fine even if you apply with a 3.73 sGPA. As the others have stated, it's not uncommon for the sGPA to be lower than the cGPA.