Retaking Prereq classes

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I am a junior at college majoring in Genetics(B.S.) and minoring in Spanish. I was not really as motivated as I should have been my first two years at college but now I am definitely steering in the direction of wanting to go to medical school. I've posted a couple of times before and I was under the impression that if I did poorly in one or more of my prereq science classes(C-) then I could somewhat offset this by getting As in upper level science classes. I was planning on using my upper level Biology classes for doing this but I just read somewhere else that the prereqs are given more weight and that I absolutely need to have higher than a C in them to even be considered for med school. Is this true? If so, should I repeat those classes(physics)?
Thanks for reading and I appreciate all replies!
 

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I am a junior at college majoring in Genetics(B.S.) and minoring in Spanish. I was not really as motivated as I should have been my first two years at college but now I am definitely steering in the direction of wanting to go to medical school. I've posted a couple of times before and I was under the impression that if I did poorly in one or more of my prereq science classes(C-) then I could somewhat offset this by getting As in upper level science classes. I was planning on using my upper level Biology classes for doing this but I just read somewhere else that the prereqs are given more weight and that I absolutely need to have higher than a C in them to even be considered for med school. Is this true? If so, should I repeat those classes(physics)?
Thanks for reading and I appreciate all replies!

If you have time, you should probably retake. I don't think that they will weight your whole application on one C- in physics though. You should be ok even w/o a retake if you have a very high gpa in your other pre reqs and bcpm classes.
 

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Thanks for your reply but are the prereq course grades weighted more heavily than other BCPM classes or not? Any other opinions? I would really appreciate more responses.. Thanks!
 
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