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Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum so I'm not sure if I'm posting this in the right spot, but I'm currently entering my third year at Western and have only now realized I really want to pursue medicine. That said, my first two years were pretty bad, and I'm not sure what to do or how to improve my chances. I have pretty solid extracurriculars and work experience, so my main concern is having a GPA that's competitive enough for an interview, because I was uninformed and didn't realize that GPA was king and I focused so heavily on bolstering my non-academics. My first semester of first yea
Hi everyone, I'm currently faced with a problem, and I'm unsure of what to do. Basically, I received my first B which is bringing down my GPA for the year to a 3.84; this is with a full course load. However, I do have the opportunity to successfully petition to have this grade removed off of my transcript as I do have a valid reason. With the removal of this grade, my GPA would be a 3.93 for this year. However, removing this grade would result in me having 9 courses for the year (not a full course load). So, my question is would it be better to have a full course load and stick with t