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  1. So i retook chem II this semester hoping to get an A or B so i could replace my C from my first year of undergrad. Sadly....I got a C again. I tried so hard. I even reached out to my professor for help multiple times but sadly she wasn't a great help. I just graduated a few days ago and so far this is my one bad grade out of all of my pre-req. How badly would this affect my application? I wish i never retook this class at my college cause the professor for this department aren't helpful. This is my stats so far: cGPA: 3.4 sGPA: Haven't calculated yet. PCE: 3,000+ Volunteer: 100 Shadow: 100+ Please any advice would help.
  2. So this is my first time applying for PA school. Therefore, I'm still a bit confused about some things. I know that you must request for your transcript to be sent to capsa so that they can confirm your grade inputs are correct. I did dual enrollment in high school and attended a college near my house. After I graduated high school, i attended another college in the city. Would I need to request transcripts from both institutions or should my current college have all of the classes that I took from both institutions? I hope this makes sense. Thank you in advance to anyone that replies!
  3. Hi guys, I am currently an undergrad about to graduate in May with a bachelor of science in Neuroscience. I'm hoping to get some advice/insight on my application and stats. cGPA: 3.4 sGPA: 3.2 Last 60 hrs: 3.7 PCE: ER scribe: 2000+ (I understand not all school accepts this as PCE but the schools I will be applying to does) MA?: 700 hrs. (I worked at a Chiropractor office about 2 years ago. I didn't have a job title but my duties included triage, assisting physician in minor procedures, and acting as a medical translator between the patient and the physician) Would this still count? Medical Assistance: About to begin this job in May at a local urgent care near my house. Will be train on the spot and hopefully get certified in a few months. Volunteer: Children Hospital: 60+ hours Volunteer at local hospital in high school: 50 hours (Don't know if this would still count) Shadowing: 30+ hours ER PA (2 separate PA) 10 hours cardiology PA pending shadowing with ICU PA LOR: ER physician ER Physician ER PA Cardiology PA GRE: taking in May So, I understand both of my GPA is on the lower side. I did dual enrollment as a high school student and my transfer GPA after starting college was 3.8. Sadly, something very unfortunate happened in my life a week before my first semester and it became really tough balancing school, my life, and my mother's medical issue. I was also a Biology major and very confused about what I wanted to do in my life during this time. Took a bunch of classes I never needed (wasted money) and made B's on most of them and 1 C. Then, the following year my mother's health worsened and stupidly during this time I decided to take O-chem while all of this was happening. I ended up failing my first class ever with a D. It took a while for me to bounce back but I eventually did and passed O-chem the second time I retook it. Since then, I've changed my major to Neuroscience (LOVE IT) and have made A's in most of my classes and 2-3 B's in others. Is there anyway to improve my application? I am planning to apply this cycle regardless just to get familiar with the process and hopefully I get an offer or two. However, I am prepare to accept the fact that I may not get in this year so that means I might have a "gap" year to improve myself. I would appreciate any advice/insight! Thank you for taking your time to read this!
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