AvatarNoor asked 3 weeks ago

Hi, 
I am worried I am going to get a low grade like a C or B- in my calculus class. My GPA is currently a 4.0 and I don’t want much to affect that. Does pass/fail look bad on med school applications? Is it better to keep a low letter grade or switch to pass fail?

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AvatarHaitong Yu answered 3 weeks ago

Hello there, 
I think it is totally okay to pass/fail the calculus class. As long as you don’t have a lot of pass/fail on your transcripts, you should not be worried about it being a negative factor for medical school applications. Also, just a reminder that calculus is not a required class for medical school. If you need extra help with the calculus class, you can go to the Math Lab. I hope this helps. If you have further questions, feel free to come to our office hours. 
PMH Haitong

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