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by Vince86
Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:04 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Significance of an 'F' on one's transcript
Replies: 2
Views: 1503

Yes it can be a death blow if u do nothing about it, retake the course again and score an A. you can overcome it and get more As and A-. Also have a good reason for getting that F when interview time comes, they will prob want you to explain it (as i am told by others). If you dont improve your gpa ...
by Vince86
Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:35 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Bankruptcy/Work History
Replies: 2
Views: 1716

As far as application process, i did not see any part requiring you to put down your financial state. So i guess it doesnt matter, unless im wrong. If you dont list the employers they wouldnt know. Maybe they do background checks, but i think it is only if you committed a crime. I dont believe it wo...
by Vince86
Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: ARRGHHH...B's in orgo 1 AND 2
Replies: 8
Views: 3167

biochemistry is pretty difficult in that you have to learn alot of info. So that class would be good to get a feel of what med school can bring. The others i havent taken. Take whatever you feel like you can manage, cause biochem can lower ur gpa quite a bit since it is difficult. I dont think there...
by Vince86
Wed Aug 13, 2008 5:09 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: ARRGHHH...B's in orgo 1 AND 2
Replies: 8
Views: 3167

you are fine. that happen to me in orgo 2, i got a 90+ avg but then bombed the final and ended up with a b+. its not that important. If your a science major then you can show improvement on your upper level sci classes if your worried. But if you arent a science major, then those pre med class grade...
by Vince86
Wed Aug 13, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: When to do research during undergrad...
Replies: 2
Views: 1265

Do research when you have free time. Its not as important as your grades or mcat. I would take it in the summer if you are worried about it interfering with everything else. I did research for 3 semesters at 14 hours each week. But i only went there during my free time. And if i had anything else mo...