1. The SDN iPhone App is back and free through November! Get it today and please post a review on the App Store!
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice

Interview Feedback: Visit Interview Feedback to view and submit interview information.

Interviewing Masterclass: Free masterclass on interviewing from SDN and Medical College of Georgia


Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by gdfernan, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. gdfernan

    2+ Year Member

    Apr 6, 2011
    Likes Received:
    Are there any out there who have a substantial amount of CLEP credits (20 - 30 credits) who made it into med school?

    If so, do you feel that maintaining your GPA was difficult due to CLEP. I.e. generally most students will CLEP the basic GenEd 101 level courses. At my university there is a feeling that these courses are easy. So if you CLEP them does it become harder to keep up a good GPA with the remaning more difficult upper-level classes.
  2. Note: SDN Members do not see this ad.

  3. Tapepsi

    5+ Year Member

    Jun 28, 2010
    Likes Received:
    Resident [Any Field]
    I didn't have any CLEP credits so I guess you can ignore what I say, but I would advise you not to CLEP easy courses. As you said yourself, 101 level GenEd courses are usually very easy and great GPA boosters. With med schools being very competitive (and it's only going to get worse), you're going to want every A you can get.
    #2 Tapepsi, Jul 22, 2011
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2011

Share This Page