poor grades

  1. W

    Not Good Freshman Year: No Chance at MD?

    Hello, this is my first time using this website so I'm not familiar with all of the policies (please bear with me). Currently, I am a BME who is on track for premed. My freshman semester went pretty poorly, which was completely my fault as I didn't put as much effort as I should have into it...
  2. Waldrons1

    Got a C+ of a Neuroanatomy exam... its 30% of my grade

    I just got a 78 on my first Neuro exam of the semester and I am devastated. I studied weeks in advance and ended up actually switching answers from right ones to wrong ones on my exam (which would have made my grade SIGNIFICANTLY higher). I feel like now I'm behind the class because I just can't...
  3. M

    Explaining very poor UG performance during interview?

    I'm prepping for some interviews, thinking about how I want to spin things, and I was wondering what "strategy" I should take when discussing my very poor undergraduate performance. I'm a nontrad applicant whose original career path was in engineering (attended one of the grade-deflated UC's)...
  4. L

    Scared Halfway Through Undergrad

    I am about to start my junior year with a cumulative GPA of 3.16 as a biology major. The maximum GPA I could finish with is just above a 3.5 and I am confident that I can pull it up to that with my academic plan. I let myself have too much fun in extracurriculars and going out on top of needing...
  5. M(ediocre)D(egenerate)

    Getting into med school with a low GPA

    Hi! This is my first time posting on here so go easy on me. And sorry it's long, I just wanted to provide all the facts! Like many of you, I was a stellar student in high school, and got into my dream school: University of Notre Dame. I entered directly into our Arts and Letters Pre-Health...
  6. J

    DO 2.68 cgpa 2.0 sgpa Retake classes or do an SMP program? DO school

    Hello, I am an undergrad with an overall gap of 2.68 and science gpa of 2.0. I have 37 credits worth of science pre req left (orgo, biochem, cell bio, micro, molecular bio, etc) to complete the bachelors in biology. In the beginning of college I struggled and did not seek help, and that is...
  7. bettth

    What should I do?!

    Hello everyone! I'm about to complete my first semester as a sophomore and it looks like I'm going to be receiving a D in my intro bio class.. On top of that my grades are really bad: I've taken 46 credits and got 5 C's so far and now 1 D. My gpa is a 2.6 and with my grades this semester...
  8. A

    Poor highschool grades

    I'm currently in my junior year of highschool. However due to devoting most of my time towards exercising and lacrosse, my grades have suffered. And as far as my mother is concerned, she says I won't be able to become a surgeon, or even a doctor, with how I've been doing in highschool (I'm the...