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Most schools put different weights on specific classes.

I think biochemistry and physiology are the most scrutinized.

sGPA is important too.
 
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Most schools put different weights on specific classes.

I think biochemistry and physiology are the most scrutinized.

sGPA is important too.
i have a C in ochem I and a C in physics II

i tried to "make up" for the bad ochem I grade by getting an "A" in ochem II and got an 80th percentile score on my mcat chem/phys section

i will be taking physiology during this app cycle and will update schools when i get the grade
 

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i have a C in ochem I and a C in physics II

i tried to "make up" for the bad ochem I grade by getting an "A" in ochem II and got an 80th percentile score on my mcat chem/phys section

i will be taking physiology during this app cycle and will update schools when i get the grade
I think you're fine. I applied last cycle with similar stats and I still got interviews, but I think I just applied too late (submitted my primary in the last month)
 
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I think you're fine. I applied last cycle with similar stats and I still got interviews, but I think I just applied too late (submitted my primary in the last month)
I thought you had a 39... :eyebrow:
 

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which of these gpa do med schools mainly consider to extend interview invites?

science gpa
overall gpa
pre-requisite gpa

i have a 3.63 cgpa, 3.51 sgpa, 3.75 AO but I think my pre-req gpa is around a 3.3 :(
all of these will be part of how you are evaluated for an academic metric.
 

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which of these gpa do med schools mainly consider to extend interview invites?

science gpa
overall gpa
pre-requisite gpa

i have a 3.63 cgpa, 3.51 sgpa, 3.75 AO but I think my pre-req gpa is around a 3.3 :(
I could be wrong but i don't recall schools calculating prereq GPA. It's just science, nonscience and cumulative GPA. Sorted by mean importance ratings yields:

Science GPA > Cumulative GPA >> Non-science GPA

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I could be wrong but i don't recall schools calculating prereq GPA. It's just science, nonscience and cumulative GPA. Sorted by mean importance ratings yields:

Science GPA > Cumulative GPA >> Non-science GPA

Source
While the AMCAS GPA is BCPM, AO, and CUM, with everything being automated, individual schools can calculate a multitude of underlying scores in they wish. When applications became fully computerized in 2000, there were a spate of schools that did things like prereqs GPA. However, with the move to core competencies, I doubt any school is still doing this on any meaningful basis
 
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I always look at sGPA and cGPA. Pre-reqs, not really.

So quit fussing.


which of these gpa do med schools mainly consider to extend interview invites?

science gpa
overall gpa
pre-requisite gpa

i have a 3.63 cgpa, 3.51 sgpa, 3.75 AO but I think my pre-req gpa is around a 3.3 :(