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My transcripts say I have a 3.793 (my undergrad GPA), but my school's grade scale is slightly different (A- is a 3.67). If I recalculate my GPA as an A- being a 3.7 I have a 3.81. Which GPA will medical schools see?
 

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Just to clarify and confirm for future reader of this thread, the GPA medical schools will consider when applying is what is calculated on the AMCAS primary application. Medical schools will not use any GPA that is on any transcript from any undergraduate or graduate institution.
 

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However, you shouldn't be thinking that your 3.79 -> 3.81 bump is in any way significant. If you add another LizzyM point to your score as a result, that's eyeroll-worthy.

If you are recalculating your hypothetical odds of acceptance because you can now include yourself in the 3.80 to 4.0 bracket on AAMC Table 25, and are pleased with the result, that's even worse.
 
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However, you shouldn't be thinking that your 3.79 -> 3.81 bump is in any way significant. If you add another LizzyM point to your score as a result, that's eyeroll-worthy.
I know, I know, but I'm one of those people that thinks looking at a 3.79 vs 3.80 or 3.687 and 3.700 for some reason gives off a slightly different impression. I can't help it :/