Do neuroscience classes count for science GPA?
For the most part, No. The only two Psych classes that counted towards my Science GPA were Neuroscience related, one was Psychopharmacology and the other was Brain & Mind. Regular, non-neuroscience Psych classes are easy (at least they were for me), it would be unfair if they artificially boosted the science GPA.
Is Psychology a BCPM?
Anatidae. cubssox2000 said: Therefore, if your psychology class is listed as BIOL/BSCI, then it is counted, but if it is listed as PSYC, the it will not be counted in BCPM, as it is a Behavioral Science.
What does AO GPA mean?
AO GPA: The AO GPA are all other courses excluding science, math and courses that are not in the BCPM category. The BCPM is the most important GPA to medical school admissions officers since a career in medicine requires mastery of and fluency in the sciences.
What does AAMC mean?
Association of American Medical Colleges
Do medical schools look at overall GPA or science GPA?
When viewing your application, medical school admissions officers are actually given three GPAs. Your science and math courses are considered according to what is called the BPCM (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Math) GPA, and your non-science courses (humanities, social sciences, language, etc.)