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Upcoming Senior, 3.56 College GPA

skorada123skorada123 Registered User Posts: 20 New Member
Hi, I'd like a bit of advice from others who are looking into pre-med and medical school programs. I'm currently an upcoming senior with around a 3.9 UW HS GPA (due to PSEO classes affecting HS GPA). I have a 4.3 W HS GPA, but that will go up during next year. I go to a STEM school where the first two years are relatively hard and you finish 18 credits of HS classes, then your junior and senior year you take college classes.

So far, I have 30 credit hours from The Ohio State University (a college I'm interested in applying to this year), with a GPA of 3.56 (expecting ≈90 by end of HS with a 3.7/75 college GPA).

I've gotten an A in Psych class, A-'s in Biology and Calc 1, a B+ in Calc 2 and a B- in Calc 3 (professors/T.A.'s were off sync and it wasn't very nicely coordinated). I'm now taking multivariable calculus and am expecting to get an A.

I have a decent amount of extracurricular activities and substantial research experience. I'm wondering, however, if my my GPA will hurt me for medical school admissions. I'm not worried about getting into undergrad. Will I be better off looking at a combined BS/MD program?

Thanks, I'm just a little worried.
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Replies to: Upcoming Senior, 3.56 College GPA

  • rijudasguptarijudasgupta Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    I'm guessing you go to Metro. Yeah, I would definitely look at BS/MD, because that guarantees you a spot. If you end up going to OSU, I think that you have to takes those credits and you're stuck with trying to raise your GPA. I'm sure that you could still raise your GPA to like a 3.7 or a 3.8 if you work pretty hard. That way you still have a chance of going into Medical School. Also since you're in Ohio there's NEOUCOM which requires that you have a 3.5 or 3.25 GPA, which you already have.
  • skorada123skorada123 Registered User Posts: 20 New Member
    Yeah, what school do you go to? Well I mean I still have a lot of GECs such as Sociology and Anthropology that can help boost my grade, but I'm just not sure.
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