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Old 02-27-2011 at 10:40 AM   #1
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Hello MI, I am a bit worried about not getting in to mac life sci. My approximate average by midterm realistically will be 86%, maybe 87%. I was told that the cut off from last year was 87%, but two friends of mine got in a week or so ago with top six final of 85.6%. So because mac only views academics does this mean that if i beat this average I will get in guaranteed? because if not, how would that be fair..im not done all top six yet, will have all 6 my midterm.
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Hello MI, I am a bit worried about not getting in to mac life sci. My approximate average by midterm realistically will be 86%, maybe 87%. I was told that the cut off from last year was 87%, but two friends of mine got in a week or so ago with top six final of 85.6%. So because mac only views academics does this mean that if i beat this average I will get in guaranteed? because if not, how would that be fair..im not done all top six yet, will have all 6 my midterm.
If your friends are from the same school, getting a higher average than them will give you a really good chance at being accepted, if they're not, then their acceptance has no bearing on the average required (the cutoff tends to vary from school to school).
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Hello MI, I am a bit worried about not getting in to mac life sci. My approximate average by midterm realistically will be 86%, maybe 87%. I was told that the cut off from last year was 87%, but two friends of mine got in a week or so ago with top six final of 85.6%. So because mac only views academics does this mean that if i beat this average I will get in guaranteed? because if not, how would that be fair..im not done all top six yet, will have all 6 my midterm.
Looks like you're gonna have to make plans for a 5th year of high school...
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Looks like you're gonna have to make plans for a 5th year of high school...
I dont think so he has a chance

Just wait for may make sure you apply to other science programs as well
Old 02-27-2011 at 04:02 PM   #5
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Yes the friend who got in was in my school.
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I think you can get in, try and raise that average a little with your new courses, I know some friends who got in with around an 85 or 86 average. but the higher, the greater your chances.
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my average was... i think 84.5% or 85%? and i got in! so you shouldn't worry. i remember getting my acceptance to the program pretty late too (this was the case for friends applying to lifesci also).



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