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Are the other 70% therefore dead, i.e., without a pulse?
I'd be confident if I were applying instate
Students who are committed to returning home to practice primary medicine in rural communities are first in line when it comes getting accepted. Smarta$$ suburban kids from advantaged backgrounds come in dead last even if they have killer stats.
Well said. Many students, being young and inexperienced, mistakenly believe the admission criteria are mostly about each individual's academic merit.
This might be a stupid question but what is a secondary?
LOL, if that were the case then you might expect a see a well defined positive correlation between stats and acceptance percentages.
Oh, wait a minute, that is what you see!
You shouldn't be. Admission is quirky and high stats candidates (MCAT 35+; GPA 3.8+) get denied all the time since the school's mission and the needs of the state population (read: rural healthcare) take precedence over GPA and MCAT score during admissions. Students who are committed to returning home to practice primary medicine in rural communities are first in line when it comes getting accepted. Smarta$$ suburban kids from advantaged backgrounds come in dead last even if they have killer stats.
SUNY Syracuse medical school's accreditation is on probationary status due to certain "irregularities".