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I'm a junior year double major in Biology and Psychology. I was straight biology until this spring when i added the psych. I LOVE the psych classes. I never had math or science in high school, and as such..ever genetics, physics, chemistry and calculus course are a struggle for me.
I went from an A student in every social science and English class to a C student studying her brains out for C's in science courses.
Biology has made me miserable, and with biochemistry and an organic chemistry class looming on the horizon that I would have to take next semester, im thinking it may be time to finally drop the major.
But heres the problem Ive got 3 more semesters after this one. Im afraid if I drop the bio major, I will just be a psych major (with an already completed biology minor) with a really bad gpa. It will just make me look lazy. If I work hard, and take classes I like, my GPA will be just over a 3.0 prior to graduation.
Im just asking..the review committees..if I apply to law school, and they see that bad GPA but Ive dropped the biology major..Will they look at the fact my bad grades were all science courses? That my GPA skyrocketed once I began taking classes I was cut out for? Or will I just look like a lazy psychology major (come on, lets face it, its hard to get bad grades in such an easy major). Ive heard theyre a little easier on science majors GPAs when applying, as the intensity of science majors coursework is taken into consideration.
Will having a minor in biology be taken into consideration or make my application more enticing at all? Or does a minor basically do nothing for you?
I just would really like some advice before I make the big decision here on if I drop the bio major or not. I dont want to cut my nose off in spite of my face, and ruin the slim to none chance I have of maybe being accepted as it is.