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  Topic: Which Universities should I choose.....?
cat2devnull

Replies: 4
Views: 25360

PostForum: Med School   Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 5:22 pm   Subject: Which Universities should I choose.....?
If you think that you're going to be lucky to achieve 50 in each section then picking a Uni won't be an issue because no one will take you.
Most will require at least 60+ to even get an interview. So ...
  Topic: New to this, and very stressed out
cat2devnull

Replies: 11
Views: 58811

PostForum: GAMSAT Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:39 pm   Subject: New to this, and very stressed out
I have to agree with Lovebite...
As a time poor student you need to make every minute count. I would recommend that you use a study guide like MedPrep or similar so you get exactly what is required d ...
  Topic: Question on GPA requirement
cat2devnull

Replies: 3
Views: 43567

PostForum: GAMSAT Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:01 pm   Subject: Question on GPA requirement
There are several ways it could help that come to mind. You could apply for a bonded position, the theory is that these are less preferable than the Commonwealth supported non-bonded places (CSP). You ...
  Topic: Question on GPA requirement
cat2devnull

Replies: 3
Views: 43567

PostForum: GAMSAT Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:31 pm   Subject: Question on GPA requirement
Hi tedch89,

From the 2012 Acer Admin Guide:
ANU - Generally applicants should have a GPA of 5.5 or higher. It is unlikely that applicants with a weighted GPA of less than 34 (roughly equivalent to ...
  Topic: reality check?
cat2devnull

Replies: 13
Views: 196372

PostForum: GAMSAT Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:15 pm   Subject: reality check?
I'm planning to sit the GAMSAT in 2012 and am now organising studying for it now I have finished my exams for the year. I have been looking at the preparation materials that are available for purchase ...
  Topic: GPA
cat2devnull

Replies: 6
Views: 76677

PostForum: Med School   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:10 pm   Subject: GPA
I probably should have pointed out that the Graduate Australian Medical, Dental Surgery & Optometry Admission Guide for 2012 is the first thing you should look at. It goes into a fair amount of de ...
  Topic: GPA
cat2devnull

Replies: 6
Views: 76677

PostForum: Med School   Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:06 pm   Subject: GPA
Actually AUS GPA scores are out of 7. The table below is a very rough approximation. It depends on the university as to the exact values.

HD = 7
D = 6
C = 5
Pass 1 = 4
Pass 2 = 3
Fail = 0

Y ...
  Topic: Which prep material's worth buying?
cat2devnull

Replies: 18
Views: 66325

PostForum: Reviews of GAMSAT Courses, Books   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 6:00 pm   Subject: Which prep material's worth buying?
What was the breakdown of your 61?

It might be worth hitting a few practice exams first to work out where you could improve. Start with the Acer ones and then see how you fair.

It had been a lon ...
  Topic: Which prep material's worth buying?
cat2devnull

Replies: 18
Views: 66325

PostForum: Reviews of GAMSAT Courses, Books   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 3:26 pm   Subject: Which prep material's worth buying?
There is no one course fits all, it will depend on what your strengths and weakness are and thus where you need to focus. I personally took a brute force approach and got my hands on just about everyt ...
  Topic: Where to Start?
cat2devnull

Replies: 5
Views: 25820

PostForum: Med School   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 3:15 pm   Subject: Where to Start?
If your looking to apply for the 2013 intake then you really want to start preparing for the GAMSAT now. I would definitely recommend using a study guide as they will keep you on track for what you ne ...
  Topic: 9th-16th November: 2012 offers released
cat2devnull

Replies: 3
Views: 23945

PostForum: Med School   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:42 pm   Subject: 9th-16th November: 2012 offers released
Well the offers are out... I hope you got in.
  Topic: Med Folks!!Low GPA score+high Gamsat? Or ... still no-can-do
cat2devnull

Replies: 7
Views: 50892

PostForum: GAMSAT Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:06 am   Subject: Med Folks!!Low GPA score+high Gamsat? Or ... still no-can-do
where it states that the most recent results will have greater weighting.


Page 14 and 15 of the Admission Guide goes into detail about how to calculate your GPA. On page 15 is specifically mentio ...
  Topic: another gpa/chance question
cat2devnull

Replies: 1
Views: 41770

PostForum: GAMSAT Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:00 pm   Subject: Re: another gpa/chance question
I know there are so many posts like this but just wondering what people think my chances would be of getting into med school with a gpa of 5.3?

I would go to any school, and do heaps of community ...
  Topic: GPA Requirements
cat2devnull

Replies: 8
Views: 54336

PostForum: GAMSAT Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:36 am   Subject: GPA Requirements
Lovebite is right... It really depends on how they convert each score. They may very well scale the gamsat result in a similar fashion as neither the actual mark or percentile would spread the candida ...
  Topic: is my gpa ok?
cat2devnull

Replies: 2
Views: 41738

PostForum: GAMSAT Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:27 pm   Subject: is my gpa ok?
The general rule of thumb is 5.0 min and 5.5 to be competitive. So your score is OK but each Uni has it's own requirements. Take a look at the ACER admin guide to get more specifics.

gamsat.acer.ed ...
 
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