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Hi everybody! Kind of a specific question: If I got a B- in Organic 1 at my home university and an A in Organic 2 at a local community college, which one should I assign to the upper level chemistry requirement of some schools? (I never retook the courses, just had to take Orgo 2 over the summer because I was abroad the previous semester) I don't want to seem sneaky and avoid the B- but I know it would bump up my pre-req GPA significantly if I used the A instead. Thanks so much for your help in advance!

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You have to enter every course you have taken in each institution because your transcript entry has to match your official transcript exactly. You cannot ommit the B- in Organic 1 at your home university. Add your home university to your colleges attended and enter the Organic 1 course and grade. Then, add the community college you attended and enter the Organic chem 2 grade.

Each program is different but from what I have noticed they take the higher grade course for the requirement. I would verify with the programs you are interested in. I would think your B- would factor into your cumulative and science gpa and they would use your A to fulfill the chem upper level requirement. This is the case for the programs I looked at so double check with the ones your applying to! 

Hope that helps

 

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