Can I get into a post BAC program with a low GPA?
Most medical schools will not accept candidates into their programs with an undergraduate GPA far below a 3.0. It is not recommended that you apply, and then take courses during the year after you have applied: schools will need to see these grades on your application upfront.
Is it hard to get into post bac programs?
Some apply to post-baccalaureate premed programs, often called postbacc or post-bac, many at prestigious universities. Post-bacc students take premed courses to prepare for medical school and a career as an M.D. Critics say post-bacc programs are too expensive and difficult to get into.
Is 500 a good MCAT score?
There are very important conclusions we can make based on these data: Although the mean total MCAT score among all test takers is 500 (i.e., 50th percentile), most successful M.D. applicants typically achieve an MCAT total score at or above the 75th percentile (i.e., 507-508+).