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Poor poor GPA from CC

Asked 1 year ago by Guest (120 points)

Hey everyone I know I really messed up and I know this going to be a really long journey but here’s my question.
I’m 27 and decided I want to pursue to be a vet. I have always wanted and I am willing to put in the work. I went to a CC in 2009 and throughout the years I didn’t care and stopped showing up which resulted me in having a 1.6 GPA.
They are all classes that wouldn’t even transfer to a 4 year.  
I have been back since the summer and been passing with an A in my classes. I have only 3 that would be able to transfer.  I know this isn’t the beat spot to be but what do you guys recommend me to do? I would greatly appreciate it!

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Answered 11 months ago by dyachei (1820 points)

Keep doing well in your current classes. VMCAS has an explanation portion for students with bad grades. If you had an extenuating circumstance, I would fill that in. However, if not, don't. A positive trend in grades can be more important. Also, there are many schools that look at the last 45 hours GPA more than cumulative GPA. I would find out which schools ask for what and apply smartly when the time comes.

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