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How bad will a 'C' in BIO 111 Lab will haunt me during the application process?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by alexfoleyc, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. alexfoleyc

    alexfoleyc Senior Member
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    Well, I just found out that I got a C in bio lab, however, this doesnt affect by GPA significantly. But again, how bad will this C in an intro lab will look?
     
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  3. alexfoleyc

    alexfoleyc Senior Member
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    FYI: I did well in bio 101 lecture.
     
  4. Faziz

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    Im not an expert or anything, but i had a 2.5 gpa after my first quarter in college. I had a C in intro gen chem. I got into med school a last month and have a few more interviews lined up. I had to bust my ass after that quarter though.
     
  5. DrJD

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    Do well in everything else and this will never even come up. Do poorly in a lot of other stuff then this one grade won't come up, but rather the poor grades everywhere...

    Keep working hard!
     
  6. TexanGirl

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    BIO 111? Sounds like you've got plenty of time to recover and improve thos grades. Just don't make a record of C's...
     
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    :laugh:

    Seriously though, there's no need to mock the neurotic people of SDN...
     
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    After my first semester in college my overall GPA was 1.88 (several D's). I started to go down the depression road ("I'll never be able to do what I wanted to do with my life"). Yet I put the past behind me and dedicated myself to achieving what I wanted and I currently have two acceptances to allopathic medical schools for the c/o 2013.

    My advice to you is to not give up hope -- if you really want an MD, it's by no means out of your reach. Just try to focus on the future and your potential instead of the past.
     
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    I screwed up way more than you and will be a medical student next fall. I wouldn't recommend this path, though. Get it right the first time! It's cheaper, and less stressful.

    M
     
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    AMEN! I could not have said it better myself...
     
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    Just develop better study habits so that you can get all A's in the rest of your undergraduate studies. Don't be discourage you will be fine. Shoot for something like a between 3.5 and 4.0 so that you can be competitive when you do apply for med school. As time passes medical schools become more competitive.

    Good luck
     
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  13. TooMuchResearch

    TooMuchResearch i'm goin' to Kathmandu...
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    ...What is BIO 111?
     

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