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Univ of California's plan for AMCAS

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by kutastha, Jul 24, 2001.

  1. kutastha

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    My dad works at UC Riverside and was speaking with some higher-ups at some UC function in Berkeley this week. He was told that the UC is drafting a letter telling AMCAS they need to get themselves organized and start transmitting applications in a week or all the UCs will turn to a paper application and circumvent the whole AMCAS process. I think it's meant to be a kick in the pants for AMCAS, so I'm not sure about where the UCs would go from there regarding the transcripts and our money, but the schools are definitely as irate as the rest of us.

    Andrew
     
  2. Smoke This

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    Good for the UCs! Down with AMCAS!

    Yeah.

    Unfortunately, I am not applying to any of these schools...
     
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  3. C U in MD school

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    That is good news. Im glad ajr. I applied to all the UCs.
     
  4. MoeDaMan

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    WOW ajr, that is such goood news :)

    I am applying to all the UCs....keep our fingers crossed...

    so ur dar works in UC riverside...talk about connections....someone's set ;) :D
     
  5. kutastha

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    Hey Moe - UCR doesn't have a medical school, just a joint BA/MD program with UCLA. And I'm getting in on my own merits. I've seen too many people get in with connections and it's nauseating.

    Andrew
     
  6. Homer J. Simpson

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    This may seem like a stupid question, (wouldn't be my first), but does that mean that the UC's haven't received any apps from AMCAS yet?

    Homer J.

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    Yes.
     
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