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What is the necessary grade point average that I would need to obtain if I am in Kinesiology at McMaster, Western or Laurier
and to continue on into grad school, do they only look at my fourth years marks and course or all four years marks?
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Well..
If you're looking to go to med school...
Good luck.
You would need a... 4.0 pretty much
3.8 - 3.9 maybe if you did amazing on the MCAT
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Depends on the program. They will look at cumulative GPA, prereqs GPA, and any standardized test (MCAT/GRE/PCAT etc) to calculate admission average. So yes you should aim to do well in all 4 years, though generally 1st year is of less importance because you're unlikely to be fulfilling any prereq courses then. A GPA of 3.5+ is pretty good, 3.7+ is competitive.

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3.85 and 36 and you'll be quite competitive IMO.
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