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Hey Everyone,

I'm sure this topic has been beaten to death, but I'm looking for some advice.  My current stats are:

cGPA - 2.96

sGPA - 3.16 

Last 50 Credits - 3.84 

PCE - 4000+ Hrs 

My AnP 1 and 2 grades are both B- from undergrad, when I didn't know what I was doing with my life. I'm wondering if I should point my energy towards retaking these two courses for A's or should I pursue a Master's program? 

 

Thanks for all your help, really appreciate it. 

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I'm sure you know this, but both your cGPA and sGPA are pretty low. It is not at all impossible for you to get in, but your GPA will be a major obstacle. I would suggest retaking A&P, and getting As which should put your cGPA over 3.0 (a common cutoff). 

After that the rest of your app will have to carry your GPA. Your last 50 credit GPA is good and you have a decent number of PCE hours. Your personal statement, LORs, the quality of your PCE and how you are able to articulate it, GRE, and the content of your recent coursework will determine whether or not you get a shot. 

So to put it simply, I would start by retaking A&P and putting together the very best app you can before you start thinking about a masters.

 

Good luck. 

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Yes, GRE was decent 318. Patient care experience is as a medical scribe at Urgent Care, and now I'm managing one one for over 2 years now. Thank you for the reply I really appreciate it.  

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