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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by giggledesi, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. giggledesi

    giggledesi Senior Member
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    Hey,
    I was wondering, did anyone get into med schools with one or two Ws on their transcript?????? I was just wondering... thanks!
     
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  3. shanddallar

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    I had a W from Freshmen year and it didn't give me any problems (i got into several med schools). No one even asked me about it. I don't think it's a big deal if you only have one or two W's. Don't worry you'll be fine as long as the rest of your application is strong.
     
  4. traumamonkey

    traumamonkey mid-level resident
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    one or two shouldn't be a problem. just explain why if necessary. i had a couple and nobody asked (granted one was ridiculous--theater performance that i accidentally registered for and then didn't do) but as long as your transcripts aren't riddled with Ws and Fs you're fine.

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  5. Catalyst

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    I had one W second year, and am right now choosing between Pitt and Sinai. No worries.
     
  6. exmike

    exmike NOR * CAL
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    I had two W's. W's is better than a F or a R in my opinion. No problems for me either. several choices.
     
  7. scota

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    I have 5 W's :eek:!
     
  8. synapse lapse

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    did you get in with 5?
     
  9. scota

    scota Senior Member
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    Haven't applied yet...
     
  10. mackaikai

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    I have 3 Ws. I got into med school.
     
  11. synapse lapse

    synapse lapse tokyo robotic
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    whered you get in at ?
     
  12. Amy B

    Amy B I miss my son so much
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    I had 2 Ws on my undergrad transcript ........and 4 on my grad transcript which only had those Ws and nothing else. I actually withdrew completely from the masters program during the first semester, but it was because I moved away. And I got in with no trouble. (Drexel and VCOM)
     
  13. lealf-ye

    lealf-ye I am a super doctor.
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    2 Ws, No one asked.
     
  14. drbrowneyes

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    oh gosh, I lost count ummm, well i know I had a whole semester because I withdrew from a graduate program, then I had about 4-5 for undergrad....I don't think the W's matter all that much. I can assure you they look better than an :scared: "F" or a :scared: "D"
     
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    I had 5 W's too!! I dropped out of school my first year and forgot to withdraw officially!!!! I got in to med school despite that! (though it was 10 years ago)
     

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