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Anyone been denied to a school after you were accepted b/c of bad grades???

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by ExoticBelle, Apr 13, 2007.

  1. ExoticBelle

    ExoticBelle

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    Heyy everybody!

    I was just wanted to see if anyone knows if this happened to anyone. I have an interview at WVSOM next Wed. and I am pretty confident that I have a good chance of getting in. However, my grades have been pretty bad so far this semester. :(

    I just read this in WVSOM's bulletin:


    "Matriculation will be denied to applicants who have failed to maintain a good record of scholastic performance and personal conduct between the time of their acceptance and matriculation." :scared:

    What exactly would they consider a "a good record of scholastic performance"?

    Thanks so much!
     
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  3. toothless rufus

    toothless rufus 7+ Year Member

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    I'm gonna guess no D's and F's, and no drunk and disorderlies.
     
  4. Dr.Inviz

    Dr.Inviz Banned Banned

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    I'm sure must pass and graduate.
    No academic misconduct.
    No arrests (yes, even if one was participating in some "peaceful" rally -- I'd highly suggest no arrests ... :laugh: )
    Nothing illegal.
     
  5. Tired Pigeon

    Tired Pigeon 7+ Year Member

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    Once you have your admission, in allo it's pretty much C and above = nothing to worry about (maybe the bar's a little higher at Harvard/Hopkins/Mayo, but pigeons don't go places like that;)). Anyway, I imagine DO school is the same.

    Good luck at the interview. :luck:
     
  6. arsenewenger

    arsenewenger 2+ Year Member

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    Why did you mention Harvard?
    what do you mean by pigeons?
    Is Mayo a DO school?

    Pls clarify.
     
  7. lateapplicant

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    I believe you are most likely just stressing yourself out. If you pass your courses and graduate (some programs require 60% in certain courses), you'll be good.

    Study up and good luck.
     
  8. Dr JPH

    Dr JPH Banned Banned 10+ Year Member

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    If you have to ask, you might be in trouble.

    Basically it means dont fail and screw up your projected credits.
     
  9. highballa33

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  10. MaximusD

    MaximusD Anatomically Incorrect Physician 10+ Year Member

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    Don't fail physics... it's a prereq.
     
  11. ExoticBelle

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    Thanks :)

    Yeah .... I guess I am stressing myself out a little. Right now, I'm expecting 2-3 C's .... but we'll see what happens.

    I think the interview went pretty well. They're still waiting on my DO letter .... so once they get that they'll be able to make a decision.
     
  12. MaximusD

    MaximusD Anatomically Incorrect Physician 10+ Year Member

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    ugh... my semester has been one of laziness...

    My transcripts will look like this:

    A-, B-, B+, B, C, WP or something similar to that...

    PS good luck!!! WVSOM is a great school :)
     
  13. HemaOncoDoc

    HemaOncoDoc One Step At A Time 10+ Year Member

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    Just keep it at C or better. Good luck.
     
  14. Porco Rosso

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    iF you fail, you might be able to take it for summer at a CC and move on... :clap:
     
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  16. TexPre-Med

    TexPre-Med Banned Banned 10+ Year Member

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    Whatever you do, don't fail that course. I don't care who you talked to. You may not have gotten correct information.

    I personally know of a Dean of a med school (not mine) call a family member to let them know their child was a shoe-in. They knew each other for past 15 years or so (it wasn't weird). Needless to say, the student was denied admission. This Dean subsequently apologized and offered a guarantee that the student could transfer after 2 years at another school. (Like his word means anything)

    I would have thought that if a Dean gave his word, it would happen. Not true. Always look out for #1 (you). Do all you can (always) to make sure you don't get screwed.

    Hard to believe I know, but I heard conversations between the Dean and father first hand.
     
  17. GreenShirt

    GreenShirt 10+ Year Member

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    Which ever path you take, you will have to have a C/above in hand before you matriculate.
     
  18. GreenShirt

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    Which ever path you take, this semester or prior to matriculation, you will have to have a C/above in hand before you matriculate.

    If you don't pass, I believe UNECOM has an online physics course that might be quick to finish up.
     
  19. DoctorMom78

    DoctorMom78 Sky Glory 2+ Year Member

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    I think that a C- might be fine too, but that will depend on the school. (I had a C- in physics 2/B in the lab and I was fine at most of the schools.):luck:
     

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