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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

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    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

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    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

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

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  6. tdod

    tdod 5+ Year Member

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    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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