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Should I re-take a course?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by 2DEG, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. 2DEG

    2DEG Senior Member
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    Apr 20, 2002
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    Hi all:

    I went to talk to the admissions of one of our schools here in NC. I told the advisor that I did my undergrad in Elect. Engineering a while back (1997) and I got C in one of my Physics classes. (I got much worse in other subjects too).

    She suggested that I should re-take physics because I don't want to show any C in any of the pre-req courses. If I get A in physics, it will look better.

    My overall GPA in my undergrad was horrible (just below 3.0). But I am doing very well in my post-bacc courses. My plan was to review Physics on my own and also take princeton review class next year.

    But according to her, perhaps I should also take physics. I really don't want to.

    I am curous how other schools will look at my previous coursework.

    Any advice, suggestions would be appreciated.

    Take care.
  2. johnnyMD

    johnnyMD Membership Revoked

    Mar 26, 2004
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    If you are doing well in post bacc courses, theres no need to retake your C physics. thats proof enough that u're making things right. anyways, its not like masking one C will compensate for your undergrad gpa
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