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Hello! I was wondering what chemistry grades people have received and whether they were able to get into PA school with them. I have currently an A in gen chem 1, a B- in genchem 2 and orgo 1, and a B in orgo 2. Should I retake any classes? Or will I be able to get into a PA school with these grades? (Just a note my overall science gpa is 3.5). 

Sorry for the annoying question, but any advice is greatly appreciated, thank you! 

-Maylily7

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I got a C- in Intro to Chem, B- in Chemical Equilibria, B in Ochem I, C+ in Ochem II, A in Gen Chem I, and B in Gen Chem II.

I don't think that your grades will break you. :) You have a good sGPA. I think school might scrutinize biological science grades more than chem grades, though both are important.

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I minored in chemistry and got a C in all my chem courses but 1. Got accepted to my top2 schools  Don't sweat it. 

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I think it depends on the school. If I remember correctly I think some schools won’t accept below a B in prereqs. Try to look into schools you might be interested in (daunting task I know) to get a feel. I generally think it’s best to restrict yourself from as few schools as possible. If I were you I probably would retake the B- classes and try very hard to get As. You can do both of those classes a a junior college to save money. If time is a real issue you could always apply with what you have (to schools that accept B-) with the plan to retake those 2 classes before reapplying if you don’t make it the first time. 

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On ‎2‎/‎23‎/‎2018 at 10:58 AM, SCHW9076 said:

I minored in chemistry and got a C in all my chem courses but 1. Got accepted to my top2 schools  Don't sweat it. 

Might I ask what schools you applied to? I might want to look into their programs! Thank you :)

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This PA I spoke to said he never used any chemistry in PA school. I know this doesn't help that much...but just giving you an idea of how unimportant chemistry is. He also said he wishes he'd taken more anatomy. 

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