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Conditions of Admission for Cal

vansvans Posts: 7Registered User New Member
edited June 2009 in UC Transfers
I'm a community college student who was just recently accepted to UC Berkeley on appeal. My conditions of admission to Berkeley include the (apparently standard) line item:

You must complete all UC-transferable courses in Winter and/or Spring 2009 terms with a 3.0 or higher GPA and no grade lower than a C.

Well, I've done that, but my grades for the spring semester were significantly lower than usual. Before this last semester I had straight A's with the exception of a single B; my spring semester grades were an A, a B and a C+, all in 5 unit classes for a GPA of 3.1 for that semester. My cumulative transfer GPA before spring was 3.93, and afterword it would be closer to 3.8. I wasn't slacking off or anything. I had some significant family problems that took a large toll on me.

Technically, I know that I've met the wording of the requirement, but could I still be in trouble here? I'm already ashamed enough at how it looks on paper, but if those grades were to seriously affect my life I'd be devastated.

BTW, I'm a first-time poster and I have to say thanks to the CC community, because your posts have been very useful resources in the past!
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Replies to: Conditions of Admission for Cal

  • FireSheDaresFireSheDares Posts: 60Registered User Junior Member
    As long as you've successfully met the conditions of admission then you're fine. :)
  • sacooperr4sacooperr4 Posts: 168Registered User Junior Member
    you should be fine i would only begin to worry if your C was in a major pre-req.
  • vansvans Posts: 7Registered User New Member
    It was a prereq (calc), but all of my other prereqs are A's... how worried should I be? :(
  • JetForcegeminixJetForcegeminix Posts: 1,294Registered User Senior Member
    you are fine.
  • dashboardjordandashboardjordan Posts: 56Registered User Junior Member
    I don't see how you wouldn't be ok? It's ok to get a random C+ due to things going on with your family ... you are human . . . . don't stress yourself out over something so trivial
  • vansvans Posts: 7Registered User New Member
    I excel at stressing out over things that are trivial... that's one of the things that helped me get so many A's in the first place :)

    Thanks for the reassurance!
  • T-RavT-Rav Posts: 68Registered User Junior Member
    I wish my problem wasn't so severe. My math teacher gave me a D because I messed up on 1 test.
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