sizillyd

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Say my GPA is low this semester and I get "screened out". Will they even bother to look at my personal statement, or will they just say "screw this guy?" Just wondering. Thanks for the help.
 

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All depends on how they screen. Generally, if they're screening, I believe it's before looking at anything about the application other than GPA/MCAT. It wouldn't be a very meaningful screening tool otherwise.
 
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Applying with a downward trend when you already have huge low-GPA issues wouldn't do you any favors.

If there is a box where you can mark disadvanged status (they have it for AMCAS, but I'm not sure if AACOMAS and TMDSAS have it too) you have a better shot at having the PS read, regardless.