1. Dismiss Notice
  2. Download free Tapatalk for iPhone or Tapatalk for Android for your phone and follow the SDN forums with push notifications.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Visit Interview Feedback to view and submit interview information.

Replacing with APs!?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Virgil, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. Virgil

    Virgil Hi hi!
    5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2005
    Messages:
    655
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Pre-Medical
    Question: I received a C in General Biology I and a B+ on General Biology II, but I received a 5 on the AP Biology exam in high school. I was going to skip these classes but decided to take them in college to help keep them fresh for the MCAT. Being hit hard by college, I did not do as well as I anticipated. Is there a way I can apply the AP credits and disregard the grades I received?

    Note: I am, in no way, trying to bypass or cheat the system. I am just wondering, because this would do wonders for my GPA. Thank you. :)
     
  2. Note: SDN Members do not see this ad.

  3. ADeadLois

    ADeadLois Senior Member
    10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2005
    Messages:
    3,158
    Likes Received:
    5
    Status:
    Medical Student
    Unfortunately, no. Any course you take in college is counted towards your GPA.
     
  4. joanofarc0907

    joanofarc0907 Senior Member
    7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2006
    Messages:
    550
    Likes Received:
    3
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    exactly. you can't bypass it with AP because you have to submit all your transcripts and that grade will forever be on your transcript
     
  5. deuist

    deuist Stealthfully Sarcastic
    Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2004
    Messages:
    4,410
    Likes Received:
    291
    Status:
    Attending Physician
    nope, you're stuck with them now. Don't worry. I took AP bio and then went on to get a C in college by not going to class. So long as the rest of your transcript looks good, you should be fine.
     
  6. Virgil

    Virgil Hi hi!
    5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2005
    Messages:
    655
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Pre-Medical
    Sweet. Thanks! :)
     

Share This Page