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Hi everyone, I've been hearing some mixed things on how YorkU grades are being converted for American Med Schools. I've always heard that an A at York (3.8 OMSAS) is a 4.0 when converted to AMCAS. I've also heard that a B+ (3.3 at York) is a 3.5 when converted. I've read both of these things on these forums. However, when checking the AMCAS site, although, nothing perfectly fits York's Grade Scale, I think an A may actually be a 3.7. Can a recent applicant from YorkU please comment on how their grades were converted when applying? Please and thank you!
Hi everyone, I'm currently faced with a problem, and I'm unsure of what to do. Basically, I received my first B which is bringing down my GPA for the year to a 3.84; this is with a full course load. However, I do have the opportunity to successfully petition to have this grade removed off of my transcript as I do have a valid reason. With the removal of this grade, my GPA would be a 3.93 for this year. However, removing this grade would result in me having 9 courses for the year (not a full course load). So, my question is would it be better to have a full course load and stick with t