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Default How important is GPA?

I am an IMG planning to apply for Clinical Clerkships. But my GPA from preclinical years is very low. If I got a very high score from USMLE, would my GPA affect my acceptance a lot?
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I think you are good with great USMLE scores.
Unless you have a lot of failed attempts on your transcript, your GPA will probably not count a lot towards screening for interview.
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