low gpa

  1. HeliseacombatronFIVES

    Non traditional students my story **Long Story Alert**

    Hi everyone, *** sorry about the long story important events to me are high lighted in red, I left out some stuff cause it gonna make this into a long essay*** *** before you read Thank you so much for listening to my story, and thanks to those who provide me with future insight and their...
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    Low GPA, low familial support

    Hi guys, I'm new here and am going through a panic moment. I just finished my third year in undergrad and am feeling horrible about my GPA. As of right now, my overall GPA is at a 3.2 and my science GPA is at a 2.8. I haven't taken the DAT yet and am planning to retake at least 1 class. My GPA...
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    No advisor, MCAT studying length for a non-traditional?

    Hello, I’m a 26 year old non-traditional student and need a decent Mcat score for my 3.32 gpa. I have a science/bio background but need to do some serious content review for the MCAT and not sure about the timeframe I should leave for this. I’m starting a post/bac program end of August. Would...
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    Where do I go from here? (Current graduate student with low undergrad/science GPA and not much better current GPA)

    Hi everyone, I'm feeling a little lost and am looking for some advice. I graduated in 2018 with a very low science GPA (3.06) and a low cumulative GPA (3.44). I'm now in my second-to-last quarter of an M.S., where my cumulative GPA is currently 3.47, and I'm starting to study for the MCAT...
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    Gap Year Decision! SMP? Research?

    I graduated from undergrad this May, and I will be applying to medical school next summer. I am taking my MCAT this August and so far I've been averaging around 510. I am at a huge crossroads on what to do this next year. I graduated from a top 30 college with 3.59 cGPA, 3.4 sGPA with good...
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    Morehouse School of Medicine MSMS 2020-2022

    Hey all! Seems like no one has really posted about the program for this particular cycle so here’s a thread to get it started! Feel free to post if you hear anything in the next few weeks or if you have any questions. Good luck to you all!
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    Two B.S. degree's, applying this cycle, advice needed!

    Hello! I'm a non traditional student applying to Medical Schools this cycle. I first recieved a B.S. in Psych 2019 with a 3.8 GPA. After realizing I wanted to pursue medicine, also realized I would need to take pre-med reqs. Decided to transfer my entire degree over to another university and...
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    Gap year?

    I need advice. I have a 3.45 cGPA and a 3.12 sGPA. I have really good EC's ranging from scribing, medical assistant to volunteering at free clinics and at religious institutes. The only thing I didn't take is the MCAT. I feel like in order to have any chance this cycle I have to take the MCAT by...
  10. k6mryn

    HELP: B+ Or S for grading period

    Good afternoon to everyone. To make a long story short I ended my spanish class with an 89.92% and my professor has made it extremely clear he won't round up my grade to a 90.0. I am currently a freshman and last semester my grades did not do well at all (literally had the worst grades ever in...
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    Multiple Fs / Left for a semester on Academic Probation / Reinvented myself in postgrad

    Hey everyone. This is my first time posting. I'm trying to make a school list to apply next cycle, but I'm having trouble coming up with schools given my lackluster undergrad gpa and history of bad academic performance. Here is an outline of my application: Basic Info: Undergrad: Cornell...
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    UCSD and other California Post-Bacc

    Hey guys! This is my first time posting here and I really need some advice. I wanted to know my shot at getting into a California post-bacc with a low GPA and low ECs, or should I take another year off to gain experience? Here's my background: I went to community college for 3 years after...
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    Very Non-traditional Applicant, Looking for Advice/ Guidance

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    DO WAMC? URM (3.45/3.24) / 494

    Hey guys, I am a URM Florida resident. Fluent in Spanish and English. Graduated from my state university in 2017: cGPA 3.45 sGPA 3.24 Took the MCAT twice. Voided first time, 494 second time. ~3,000 hrs as a scribe and medical assistant in an urgent care clinic ~700 hrs as volunteer in the...
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    low gpa, interested in MD- advice for FL/MO

    Hoping for some realistic advice about my chances of an MD program/what i need on the MCAT my stats: cGPA: 3.5 and sGPA: 3.3 (not unlikely that I could end UG with a 3.55-3.6 GPA) MCAT unknown as of yet FL/MO residency highly selective undergrad Clinical experience: Kidney disease screening...
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    How to get into DPT programs with low GPA?

    I'm on my second semester as a junior and I currently have: cGPA: 3.46 pGPA: 3.15 If I'm going to be honest, I wasn't passionate about becoming a PT until this semester and I haven't felt the motivation previously due to many family and personal complications getting in the way. I firmly...
  18. halo1789

    Low sGPA, nursing student, 503 mcat

    What are my chances getting into DO school? I live in Mississippi SGPA- 2.7 which is very low I know CGPA- 3.2 I never took physiology in undergrad and only took one anatomy course. i went to an SMP and took medical physiology one and two and got C’s in them because I had no clue about...
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    WAMC: 3.3 cGPA, 3.1sGPA, URM

    Hi I'm curious what you think my chances would be for med school given the following stats: 3.3 sGPA 3.1 sGPA URM: Black Female immigrant State of residence: MA MCAT: Haven't taken yet, what should I be aiming for? Clinical hours: 1000+, worked as a PT aide 6 months full time. Directly worked...
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    Post-Bacc/Masters Program Advice

    Looking for some advice. Due to a variety of reasons I'll be graduating in Spring 2020 with a gpa of probably only slightly more than 2.5 (I know I royally ****ed up). However, I received a GRE score of 330. I also took some practice MCATs and I scored around 518- this is without much prep, I'm...
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    Non-traditional advice needed!

    Hi! I am just seeking some advice here on what schools to apply to and how people think that medical schools will view me. To give a quick background, I am 27 years old and I completed my undergrad with a major in secondary education and psychology, where I went on to teach high school English...
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    Need Advice -- Low GPA

    Hey everyone, Reapplicant here. Applied to about 26 schools this cycle in AACOMAS (second cycle). I've been getting rejections even quicker than last cycle. Need some guidance on how to prepare if I do have to reapply? My application from last cycle differs by 4 more post-bacc credits (got an...
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    MD Confused junior with a 3.2 GPA

    Hi! I am a current junior and I realize that my grades during the first 2 years of college (especially sophomore year due to mental health problems) are so bad that I'm not sure what to do/whether they can be made up with mostly As/B+s, etc... so I'm seeking out suggestions/help/advice! I have...
  24. K

    Bad GPA - decent post bacc

    Ok guys I’m finally going to post... I’ve been lurking for a while but recently made an account. I am a Texas resident who attended a public Texas school. I graduated with a PRETTY bad gpa, 2.6 in Biology. I honestly don’t even know what my science GPA is. My initial goal when graduating...
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    Gap-year options for MD schools??

    PLEASE READ TILL THE END AND HELP ME!! Hey guys I would really REALLY appreciate any advice in my very specific stressful situation! I'm going to keep this short so I can get as much advice as possible! Basically, I started college at 17, I was at this school for 2.5 years, I partied a lot and...
  26. saren99

    What should my next move be? 3.1 Overall GPA

    I am fourth-year biology major with an overall GPA of a 3.1. I am unsure of whether I should be applying to post-bac programs, masters, or retaking courses at community college and studying for my MCAT. Please tell me what you think is the best route. I honestly feel so stuck and my school's...
  27. SprinkleSerotonin

    HELP with explaining and remedying a low GPA from EXTREME CIRCUMSTANCES

    Hey guys, so I'm in a pickle in terms of how exactly to go about writing my personal statement to help ADCOMs understand the truly uniquely horrible experience I had in college that severely impaired my GPA. I'll try and keep this short with just enough details to paint yall a picture of my...
  28. shinebright

    What should I focus on in senior year of college, if I plan on taking a gap year with low gpa/EC's?

    This school year; 2019-2020 is my last year of undergrad. I've decided to take a gap year after college so I can improve my application. My gpa and EC's are quite low and I am planning on taking the MCAT later this year. What should I focus on this year to increase my chances of being accepted...
  29. Python Forever

    At 400 hours each for nonclinical and clinical volunteering. Low GPA applicant. Do I try to hit the 1000-hour mark?

    Strangely worded title, but I didn't really know how else to word it. Long story short, I graduated a few years ago from a UC, screwed around too much and graduated with less than stellar grades; 2.67 to be exact (similar cu and sci GPAs). Fortunately, I have no bio/chem/physics courses (i.e...
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    MD & DO Any help/advice appreciated. cGPA 3.16, sGPA 3.3, and 516 MCAT. Pretty big upward trend.

    Hi, Caucasian male, jumped around a lot from program to program in undergrad, and extenuating circumstances with family health made my GPA start out really low. GPA Freshman : 1.54 67 credit hours was still a freshman. Sophomore : 2.66 Junior : 2.95 Senior : 3.16 cGPA: 3.16 sGPA: 3.3 Upward...
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    Be honest- WAMC?

    Be brutally honest with me. What do you think my chances are at MD schools? I have not applied to any DOs. I am a current applicant for this cycle hoping for Fall 2020 matriculation. Info: -blood type: A negative (just for fun lol) Stats:
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    low sGPA alright cGPA

    My sGPA is around a 3.37 but my cGPA is 3.77. I got a 520 on MCAT. What are my chances at MD school?
  34. finneganmurphy

    Dental School List Hel?!

    Hi guys, Right now I am preparing to begin the process of applying to dental school. I haven't taken the DAT yet, but I will do so by mid July which is when I hopefully will get my app turned in. My question for y'all is does my school list look ? Should I include more schools? What other...
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    Insight on Best Route to Take

    Hello! I am a recent graduate from a mid tier liberal arts college, and hold a B.S. in Biology and a Psychology minor. Throughout undergrad, I had hoped to apply directly to medical school, but my GPA is slightly lower than competitive (cGPA: 3.37). My extracurriculars are competitive, however...
  36. Nik_Died

    SMP or Informal Post-bacc. GPA 2.8/3.1, DAT 20

    Hey everybody! First I want to say I really appreciate anytime you put in to reading/ replying to my post. Thank you in advance. I'm not asking about my chances per se, just looking for advice: SMP or informal local Postbacc. (BTW i’ve read EVERYTHING about my position here on SDN), but here’s a...
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    WAMC, School List Help? Good app, bad gpa

    Non-trad 3.6 s/cGPA (had a 3.1 first semester and 3.7s after.. idk if that constitutes a trend) Took my mcat recently. I was hitting 522's on AAMC FLEs. Let's say that I get 516-522. Retaking an expired MCAT. 2500 hours as a hospital technician, 500 hours as a scribe 150 hours clinical...
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    Successful Applicants Stats - Class of 2023

    Starting it off a bit early, but I know some are starting to hear back so I hope this is okay. Congrats to those who have been accepted, waitlisted, and invited to interview! Please follow previous years formats: Successful Applicants Stats - Class of 2022
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    Any Chance of Getting Into Masters Program with Horrible Transcript?

    Hey. I've been looking around on sdn for a while to see what the best route I should take to get accepted to dental school someday. My overall GPA is a 3.04 right now while my science GPA is a 2.89. My transcript is full of blemishes. I have 2 F's and 3 D's. I have an F Organic Chem 1 and...
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    Am I currently on the right track?

    Hello all, I am new to the forum. I am currently a sophomore at the University of Delaware planning to attend a DPT Program. Unfortunately I recieved not so great grades in Chem 1 & 2. I wanted to reach out and see if anyone has had a similar experience as me and if anyone can offer and advice...