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Hey guys, so how much do individual grades matter? I have a variety of A's and B's in my science classes except one semester when things were going tough and I ended up with a C's in both Organic Chem 2 and an upper division biology course. I also had a withdrawal in biochemistry as well but ended up taking it again the next semester and getting a B. By the time I apply I should have around a 3.75 overall and around a 3.67 science. Do these individual grades put me at a disadvantage when applying to MD programs?
 

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It may raise a few eyebrows but I can't imagine those grades would put you out of the running for MD programs.
 

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It may raise a few eyebrows but I can't imagine those grades would put you out of the running for MD programs.
It wont be an issue
 
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Hey guys, so how much do individual grades matter? I have a variety of A's and B's in my science classes except one semester when things were going tough and I ended up with a C's in both Organic Chem 2 and an upper division biology course. I also had a withdrawal in biochemistry as well but ended up taking it again the next semester and getting a B. By the time I apply I should have around a 3.75 overall and around a 3.67 science. Do these individual grades put me at a disadvantage when applying to MD programs?
When one's GPAs are very good and generally competitive, the transcript is less likely to undergo class-by-class microanalysis. You'll be fine.