posted 8 years ago in College
Post # 3
7695 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

Why did he tell you that you were going to get an A- and then you got a C+?? That seems kind of mean! Im sorry 🙁

Post # 4
10366 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

@ILikePink: Have you not already applied? When I applied to grad school, I did so in the fall, so they did not get to see those fall grades.

Good luck!

Post # 5
2867 posts
Sugar bee

Did you try contacting the TA/prof that said you were supposed to get an A-, maybe it’s an error?

Also, are you able to retake the class you got a D in?

Post # 6
159 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

How did a TA give you a D? Also, if you’re sure you were supposed to get a different grade by the first instructor, you should pull out your syllabus. There should be a grading policy, and it would be a matter of recalculating your assignments and exams, if you find that you earned above a 79% then contact the instructor and talk to him about a grade change.

Post # 7
14183 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Senioritis!!! Been there, done that.

Retake the class–it should replace your grade. I’d also ask for details as to why you went from an expected A- to a C+…maybe you bombed a final or maybe, just maybe, there was a calculating error somewhere. 

I don’t know if a D is passable for grad school if it’s a required class–it may really behoove you to retake it. If it’s not a required/major course, it probably isn’t as big of a deal. Depending on what you’re wanting to go to grad school for, a 3.2 should squeeze you by.

I had a few C’s in some (aka 2) 5-credit math classes and a C in organic and I’m pretty sure a C in analytical and still got into graduate school just fine =]

Post # 8
7431 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

First off, i can totally relate. I was so over school during my senior year, but I finally gor through it. Some suggestions:

Go over your syllabus and calculate your grade yourself if you can, my BFF did this last semester when she got a B but thought she was sposed to get an A, and sure enough when she contacted the teacher about it, she did make a mistake and changed it. 

Also, a D is not a passable grade to get into grad school, so if you didn’t retake it then you are not going to be able to use that credit towards graduation.  In my undergrad, nothing below a C, not even a C-, was acceptable as passing.  Thankfully, the lowest I ever got was a B-. 

Good luck!

Post # 9
6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

Yeah I was definitely ready for college to be over by Senior year. I actually really hated being in school and just wanted a full time job, I was sick of the social pressure to stay out every night until 3am, be at every event, etc. I LOVE being a real adult now and going by my own schedule and being able to say no to thing I actually don’t want to attend!

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