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I took 5 science class this semester with all C, is it worth it to apply???

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by IamJetLi, May 14, 2007.

  1. before this semseter i had a 3.6 gpa science and overall. i did better than the national average on DAT. but this semester ALL C in 5 science classes. 2 are pre reqs (biochem and organic chem lecture) should i apply. i got a 20 on organic portion. i also did alot of extra curricular activities during this semester too
     
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  3. Regmata

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    I wouldnt bother...atleast not until you come up with a real good excuse and repeat all those classes
     
  4. seriously?



     
  5. ConfusedOne

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    go for it :thumbup: what was your AA?
     
  6. and still apply?


     
  7. ucla2134

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    I think you should wait and take more hard science class next quarter and get a good grade in it. Don't overstress yourself next quarter.
     
  8. i regret taking the 2 additional electives this semester...
     
  9. Regmata

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    You need to demonstrate that you can handle a large load of science courses at once and still succeed...that is part of the reason that they have these pre-reqs. I wouldn't apply until you have adequately shown that you can handle a large load and that your poor performance this semester was a fluke
     
  10. i guess ill wait till 2009 cycle
     
  11. uesider

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    What is the harm in applying this cycle? Besides maybe losing $$ on the app fees... otherwise, I say, you never know. I would at least try this cycle and see what happens.
     
  12. zthang

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    Ok, your dat scores sound fine. Now you say you "had" a 3.6 gpa. So what is it now? If it's below 3.0 I wouldn't bother. If it's between 3.0 and 3.3, then you've still got a shot, but it'll be really hard.
     
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    lol...I just posted a similar thread earlier today! I also used to have a 3.5ish (nearing 3.6) gpa and I thought I was set until I got three very vad marks this semester that killed me...I'm also the same with the DAT and extra currics and I'm also confused on what I should do!!!!!
    I have no idea what I will do !!!!!!:scared: :scared: :scared:
     
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    I think you should apply! I believe you have good chances to get in. As they look at your overall performance.
     
  15. pine88

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    Call the schools you are interested in. If they say it's not vital (and hopefully they will), go for it. If they think it will significantly weaken your application, wait a year and take more classes. Unless you don't care where you go, I think it's better to wait a year, have a better app, and then have your choice of schools, rather than maybe going with the only school that let you in. I waited a year (because I was late and didn't have letters of req yet) and I'm glad I did. I don't think I would have gotten into the same schools if my app had been slapped together last minute.
     
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    you took bio chem & organic concurrently? i would say give it a shot...u will loose money but u never know you migh get in ...apply to many schools like more than 10....apply mostly to private schools. my gpa is not that great either...because of organic :mad: uhhh!! got D in org I & C in org II...the only D & C throughout my science & math classes...but anyways i am still applying...hmm i would suggest that if you have time try to repeat atleast 2 of those courses in fall & get an A.

    hope it all works out for you!
     

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