SDN members see fewer ads and full resolution images. Join our non-profit community!

Please help me

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by PreDentalKorean, May 14, 2008.

  1. PreDentalKorean

    PreDentalKorean 2+ Year Member

    Mar 1, 2008
    Hi. I just finished my freshmen year at Cornell University, and I ended up with 3.3 :(
    My dream has always been to go to d-school in US, but I don't know if I can go now.
    I am Canadian, so there are not many schools I can apply either. Should I do masters or something to boost my chance?
    I know you will say, you are only freshmen just try harder, but I'm just really depressed I guess I need encouraging words like baby.
  2. SDN Members don't see this ad. About the ads.
  3. Bruinlove

    Bruinlove 5+ Year Member

    Oct 13, 2007
    Don't worry buddy. You are smart enough to go to Cornell, and you still have 2 or 3 more years to go.
  4. SugarNaCl

    SugarNaCl Dental Student Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

    Apr 28, 2006
    Akron, OH
    Plenty more years to make up for that GPA and that GPA isn't even bad. I know that you need really good stats to get into a Canadian dental school, but if all else fails, you can always get your degree in the states. Just keep working, get advice from your pre-health advisor. Good luck.
  5. NismoDDS

    NismoDDS Status: Elite 7+ Year Member

    Dec 3, 2007
    Haha dont worry man.. i had a 3.1 my first year.. in my opinion those intro classes you take freshman year are the worst because theres just so much info to rem. it gets easier as you go on. Just study hard. Good luck.
  6. UCSF2012

    UCSF2012 Tooth Rehab Student 2+ Year Member

    Nov 28, 2007
    You may not realize this, but Cornell is a VERY difficult school. GPA's are not handed out. While there may be grade inflation at other ivy's, there's actually grade DEflation at Cornell. A 3.3 from there is very good. Sit back and keep up the good work. When you end up applying for schools, you'll be at a premium in the application process. There are very few applicants from such selective schools.
  7. jigabodo

    jigabodo Dentist 10+ Year Member

    Mar 12, 2006
    Louisville, KY
    Hey. I graduated with 3.3 and I am in. You will be fine. Good luck! :thumbup:
  8. xaznxcountx

    xaznxcountx 5+ Year Member

    Feb 7, 2008
    Hey. I graduated with 3.3 and I am in.

    Haha yes thats true, but you also have a ridiculous DAT score :D
  9. jigabodo

    jigabodo Dentist 10+ Year Member

    Mar 12, 2006
    Louisville, KY
    Just goes to show how a good DAT score can save you from your low GPA.

Share This Page