Medical school admissions are competitive: it’s a fact of the process. If your GPA or MCAT is lower than average for your target schools, you may be facing an extra level of worry. Can you mitigate your low stats with a great essay? Or should you take a step back and focus on raising your MCAT – or consider a postbac program?
It’s natural to have questions and anxieties. After all, you have a lot of dreams – not to mention years of hard work – depending on the outcome of your med school applications. It’s important to get this right. That’s why we’ve created our guide to Applying to Medical School With Low Stats: What You Need to Know.
Drawing on our years of experience advising applicants in all types of situations, we’ll teach you what you need to know about applying to med school with low stats. You’ll learn how to analyze your profile and make an educated decision about how to approach the application process so that you can put your best foot forward.
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How can you mitigate a low GPA?
Should you apply this year, or take some time to strengthen your profile before applying?For 25 years, Accepted has helped applicants gain acceptance to their dream healthcare programs. Our outstanding team of admissions consultants features former admissions directors, admissions committee members, pre-health advisors, postbac program directors, and doctors. Our staff has guided applicants to acceptance at allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) medical schools, residencies and fellowships, dental school, veterinarian school, and physician assistant programs at top schools such as Harvard, Stanford, Penn, UCSF, Johns Hopkins, Columbia, and many more. Want an admissions expert to help you get Accepted? Click here to get in touch!