MORE STUDENTS ARE DENIED THAN ACCEPTED EACH YEAR
830,016 applications by 53,042 students
Only 21,030 students matriculated
Admissions committees consider the totality of your application, not just one component.
Most schools will preliminarily screen applications for GPA and MCAT scores
A strong MCAT score can help a lower GPA, but a poor MCAT score negatively affects the best GPA
Use resources like the MSAR (Medical School Admissions Requirements) book to help select schools that generally fall into the range of your GPA and MCAT