Mar 11, 2010
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I know it depends on the college that you apply to, however, what was your GPA when you applied to medical school and did you get accepted at the school you first applied to? If you could supply the name of the medical school you applied to that would be help.
 
Sep 4, 2006
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The median cGPA for those accepted to allopathic med schools is 3.65. For osteopathic med schools it's 3.45. For a comprehensive list of each med schools characteristic applicant stats, look through the MSAR (Medical School Admission Requirements) book, which you can find in your pre-health advising office or buy online through AMCAS or Amazon.com.

When one applies to med schools, one generally applies to multiple schools in one's stat range, a few dream schools, and a few safety schools. Some apply to one, some to five, and some to 30 schools at the same time.

If one has a lower than average GPA, one can compensate for it with a higher than average MCAT score and to some extent, excellent extracurricular experiences.

You can see the stats of some members, where they applied, and where they were accepted by clicking on the MDapps link under their avatar (see canjosh's profile above).
 
May 29, 2015
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Are there any known medical schools that tend to put more emphasis on non-GPA application aspects such as more focus on Extra Curriculars/LOR/MCAT?