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Upward trend in the last year of undergrad?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by xDriftAway, Sep 23, 2014.

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  1. xDriftAway

    xDriftAway 2+ Year Member

    Sep 23, 2014
    Let's say an applicant's grades in the first 3 years of undergrad had the same trend (about a ~3.4 average each year). If the applicant got straight A's in the last year of undergrad (mainly upper div courses though), how favorably would adcoms look upon that?
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  3. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Meep Meep Meep 5+ Year Member

    Feb 2, 2011
    Tied to a library chair
    Over the full year? Definitely a plus I think. The upper level courses are definitely more challenging. You didn't take any pre-reqs in that year did you?

    I'm sure it helped your BCPM though, if they were science courses.
  4. timer


    Sep 10, 2014
    what and how many upper level classes are you planning on taking during your last year?
  5. xDriftAway

    xDriftAway 2+ Year Member

    Sep 23, 2014
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2016
  6. tdod

    tdod 5+ Year Member

    Oct 30, 2011
    An upward trend is appreciated. there is one school that weights each year (1x fresh, 2x soph, etc.)... i believe that it is washington.

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