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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Good News For Medical School Applicants: Slightly Less Competition

A report released by the Association of American Medical Colleges today showed a slight decrease in the number of applicants in 2008 and an increase in the number of first year positions. The number of first time applicants decreased 3% from 2007. First year enrollment increased 2% since 2007 to more than 18,000 students, an all time high in our nation's history.

The number of Latino enrollees rose by 10% and the percentage of women enrollees was 48%.

The average GPA for applicants was 3.5 and the average MCAT was 28.1.

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