Weighted GPA of 5.23 for med

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  1. Oceangirl321

    Oceangirl321 New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I am currently a health professional but would really like to do medicine. I was going through a lot during my degree and I'm worried my GPA won't be high enough. Has anyone or know of anyone how she's gotten into med with a similar GPA?
     
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    If you manage to get an excellent GAMSAT score (like in the top 2-4 percentile) you can apply to UQ & USyd where GPA 5.0 is a hurdle, meaning you are not disadvantaged against the high 6s.

    Or you can try the portfolio unis Notre Dame, UoW... where an excellent portfolio can compensate for low GPA. Good luck.
     
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    USyd however uses the UAC way to calculate GPA since it isn't part of the Gemsas consortium. It is much harder to get a high UAC GPA compared to a Gemsas GPA.

    Furthermore, the OP says the 5.23 GPA is weighted. UQ and USyd GPA is both unweighted.

    As for Griffith, sorry but you don't really have a shot. They use the combo method to calculate interview places. GPA/7 + Gamsat/100. You would typically have needed to get a 1.62 combo score for an interview. With a weighted GPA of 5.23, you would need a Gamsat score of 88. That is a borderline impossible Gamsat score. Not 100% impossible, but a score like that is almost unheard of.

    Also, OP, this is the Griffith Dentistry forum. Be careful next time where you post.
     
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