J to the J
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10+ Year Member
Apr 27, 2007
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Here's the deal:

I'm finishing up my sophomore year with a good overall GPA. I'm trying to get a GE course out of the way this summer at a JC in my hometown, and I'm debating taking it Credit/No Credit. The only real reason is that I'm feeling lazy. Doing well in the course won't boost my GPA.

Will any med school care about this? The only other C/NC grading on my transcript will be AP credits, 2 weight training courses I took at JC while in high school, and a seminar style class I was required to take for work (related to teaching kids).

What do you all think?


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7+ Year Member
Sep 23, 2007
I don't know if medical schools will care, but I know at any school I have been to only free electives could be taken for credit only, so you might want to check on whether you can pass/fail your way through a GER.