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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by KatieJune, Oct 12, 2002.

  1. KatieJune

    KatieJune Senior Member
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    Jun 9, 2002
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    I'm a CA resident and received a secondary from University of Minnesota. I applied to so many schools for AMCAS and I realize now I don't have enough $$ to send in all the secondaries. Does anyone know if it will be really hard to get accepted as an out of state resident? I just have to cut out some schools.
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  3. ucbdancn00

    ucbdancn00 Senior Member
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    Jul 13, 2002
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    You may want to check out MSAR for UMinn's acceptance rates for outta staters (interviews too) just because some state schools take more outta staters than others. Another option would be to call them up and ask whether they are taking more out of staters this year....

    as far as the money.....it's important (i think) to be realistic and send in 2ndaries to schools you feel you have a better shot at. I know that it totally adds up (trust me on that), but focus in on the ones where you feel you would be able to get into.

    Hope this helps :)
  4. Stan

    Stan Senior Member
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    Jul 15, 2002
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    Hi KatieJune,

    These are the statistics for Duluth (from US news):

    Fall 2001 Admissions Statistics

    Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
    Total: 744 125 79 54
    In state: 413 115 74 51
    Out of state: 331 10 5 3
    Women: N/A 52 33 19
    Minorities: 98 11 6 4
    International: N/A 3 3 2

    Acceptance rate: 10.6%

    Average undergraduate GPA: 3.66

    Overall score (composite): 9.5
    Verbal reasoning: 9.1
    Physical sciences: 9.6
    Biological: 9.7
    Writing: N/A

    And the statistics for Twin Cities:

    Fall 2001 Admissions Statistics

    Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
    Total: 1,654 584 273 165
    In state: 565 357 169 118
    Out of state: 1,089 227 104 47
    Women: 783 280 132 71
    Minorities: 381 122 61 36
    International: 43 7 7 3

    Acceptance rate: 16.5%

    Average undergraduate GPA: 3.63

    Overall score (composite): 10.3
    Verbal reasoning: 9.9
    Physical sciences: 10.4
    Biological: 10.6
    Writing: P

    Hope this helps with your decision :)


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