noflag

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Hey All,

So I've been blessed to have a few interviews already and I've noticed that traveling and missing class / preparing for interviews are not allowing me to focus as much time on my studies as you can imagine. If i am to get accepted this cycle and hopefully before the end of this calendar year. Would it be a major issue if I got a (B / B-) average for my courses this semester? Just don't want to worry thinking schools that accept me will have a problem with that. Thanks!
 

DokterMom

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No - You'll be fine. Let your professors know well in advance when you'll need to travel (and why) and ask for any assignments you can take with you or exams you can take early. (They'll probably let you take them when you return, but ask for early to show how motivated you are.) Even if your grades do suffer a bit,, you'll have the best possible reason why.
 

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I have the exact same worries. I feel like getting B's in all my classes just makes it seem like I didn't try.
 

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Hey All,

So I've been blessed to have a few interviews already and I've noticed that traveling and missing class / preparing for interviews are not allowing me to focus as much time on my studies as you can imagine. If i am to get accepted this cycle and hopefully before the end of this calendar year. Would it be a major issue if I got a (B / B-) average for my courses this semester? Just don't want to worry thinking schools that accept me will have a problem with that. Thanks!
I have the exact same worries. I feel like getting B's in all my classes just makes it seem like I didn't try.
If you get accepted, it won't matter as long as you get a C in each course. If you dont get accepted and you have to reapply, then it might have an impact.
 

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If you get accepted, it won't matter as long as you get a C in each course. If you dont get accepted and you have to reapply, then it might have an impact.
Some schools have higher expectations than a C average, but I agree that the major negative impact would be if you end up reapplying.