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    My daughter has applied to 30 med schools around the country and now we are receiving request for secondary apps from 13 of these schools. her GPA was 3.5 and her MCATs were 27. Q. Are these schools serious or just looking for a quick buck. the reason I ask is one of the schools is Hawaii, we live in CA. Last year they had 1400 out of state apps. and took 8 of them. With my daughters scores it just sound a little fishy to me. What do you think?


    Hi and welcome to Admissions Boards!

    I think a lot of schools just send out secondaries to whoever requests them. I don’t think they want to spend any time evaluating applicants unless they formally apply. They also know that not all secondaries get returned.

    If you want a more expert answer, however, please don’t hesitate to post this in the Ask AdmissionsConsultants thread. Be sure to click “Reply to Topic” and not “New Topic”

    Best of luck!

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