ERIC Number: EJ665151
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Publication Date: 2003
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The Effect of Undergraduate GPA Selectivity Adjustment on Pre-interview Ranking of Rural Medical School Applicants.
Gilbert, Gregory Eastham; Blue, Amy Victoria; Basco, William Thomas, Jr.
Journal of Rural Health, v19 n2 p101-04 Spr 2003
Almost all U.S. medical schools adjust applicants' GPAs based on the selectivity of applicants' undergraduate institutions. Analysis of data from 2,033 in-state applicants to the Medical University of South Carolina, 1996-99, found that this practice did not adversely affect the number of rural applicants offered admission interviews. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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