Already accepted, what if I get a D?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by valkairon, May 6, 2012.

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  1. valkairon

    valkairon 2+ Year Member

    Nov 5, 2011
    "Completion of the prerequisite coursework
    Grades of C or better (grades of C- are not acceptable)
    To receive a supplemental application, students must have minimum cumulative and BCP science GPAs of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale, as calculated by AADSAS"

    "No grade lower than a C will be accepted for any prerequisite courses (i.e. a grade C– will not be acceptable)."

    It says I need a C or better in the prerequisite, so does that mean a D is ok on the other classes?! I'll definitely still have a GPA in the 3.4ish range, but I'm dangerously close to a D in advanced biochem. T_T"
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  3. MaceG1

    MaceG1 2+ Year Member

    Aug 10, 2010
    Talk to the school!! You don't want to run the risk of having an acceptance rescinded! Rest assured, it happens more often that you'd think. Good luck.
  4. Babyblue57

    Babyblue57 2+ Year Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    The Wild West
    One of my friends got a C+ in phyiso his last semester and the dent school that accepted him told him he had to take an extra semester of classes with nothing less than a B, then resubmit his grades to them and they would grant him a second interview.

    He did it, they re-interviewed him and he'll be starting dent school soon.
  5. JdogDMD


    Dec 3, 2011
    D=Say goodbye to your acceptance. Schools want C's or better no matter the Pre-req or not after acceptance.
  6. Kentuckylover

    Kentuckylover 2+ Year Member

    Mar 11, 2011
    Talk to your professor. Explain your situation and ask for any bonus/extra assignment to help your grade. Ask him whether he will curve your class average.

    Your professor will know whether you have tried in his class or not. If he knows you as a student who tries hard, then he will try his best to help you out. However, if you are a slacker and he doesn't want to help you, then you don't deserve to be a dental school student.

    Good luck!
  7. yellowishbluish


    Mar 26, 2012

    based on what you posted it should be ok

    some schools attach conditions on their offers, some don't

    contact the school to be sure

    if you did breach something they'll find out when they do your academic audit
  8. KittySquared

    KittySquared Kitty chompers 5+ Year Member

    Apr 6, 2010
    7 seas
    You study your butt off and make sure you get that C.
  9. dentalprodigy

    dentalprodigy Mr. Awesome 7+ Year Member

    Nov 15, 2009
    South Jersey, NJ
    Id call the school & inform them of ur fears.
    U can def get acceptance rescinded with a D
    having said that, its advanced biochem...& senior year & after ur got after u explain it to them there is a chance ull find them being understanding but id be worried

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  10. nboogie

    nboogie 5+ Year Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    Was this for the same application year or for two different cycles?
  11. Babyblue57

    Babyblue57 2+ Year Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    The Wild West
    The C+ was his last semester, he was accepted on Dec1st earlier in the cycle. After graduating he took a semester of classes and was then readmitted the following cycle.
  12. nboogie

    nboogie 5+ Year Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    Yikes! I hope I did well on my physio final this morning!!!!

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