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    the ug schoolnooneknows is offline Junior Member 511 points
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    Hey I had a question for those who are residents or those who have been on interviews for residency spots. How important does your med school GPA factor in to getting a good residency? I've heard from people that its really just about your USMLE Scores and your letters of rec.

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    GPA is not that important because it's hard to standardize gpa's. An A at one school may be considered a B or C at another school based on the difficulty of the course/school. The only way to really tell is by a standard exam (such as the USMLE), because everyone more or less takes a similar exam. When I was chief resident in my residency, all we looked at were USMLE, Interview, Letters of Reccomendation, and their overall CV.
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