D in Biochemistry

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  1. stompy

    stompy Senior Member
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    My school will allow me to graduate even though I have a D in biochem, but should I retake it for optometry school?

    Any input appreciated. Thanks.
     
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    My school offers metabolic biochemistry and structural biochemistry. I got a D in metabolic biochemistry, but should I retake metabolic biochemistry or start fresh with structural biochemistry?
     
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    rpames Optometrist
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    If you retake the one you got a D in, you get to use the new grade in place of the bad grade when calculating your GPA to OD school. I would retake the metabolic if I were you.
     
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    i would plan on retaking... most OD schools will not accept a D in a required pre-req
     
  5. stompy

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    Thanks for the advice rpames and cpw, but is that for most/all OD schools?
     
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    rpames Optometrist
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    I know they do it at ICO. The websites of the schools will tell you.
     

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