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D in Calculus Class over the summer

bernaraisinbernaraisin Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
Hi I was wondering if I still have a chance of getting into the UC's with D in a class. I'm retaking Calculus AB in high school right now but got a D over the summer in a college course.

Replies to: D in Calculus Class over the summer

  • bernaraisinbernaraisin Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    I had straight A's all of sophomore year and junior year
  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 24,293 Forum Champion
    To replace the D on your transcript, you need to retake the “exact” same class. Is your Calculus class the same college course? If not, then your D will be included in your UC GPA which will impact your chances.
  • mikemacmikemac Registered User Posts: 10,051 Senior Member
    edited December 2017
    It sounds like you are a current high school senior. Since the UC schools do not ask for midyear grades from frosh applicants they will not see any of your grades senior year. They can see you are taking the class over, but they have no way to predict what grade you are going to get in it. So the summer class is going to be part of your UC GPA.
  • bernaraisinbernaraisin Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    How would it like impact me, is it an automatic denial?
  • happymomof1happymomof1 Registered User Posts: 28,422 Senior Member
    It is not an automatic denial. But for details, communicate directly with admissions at the UC you are interested in, and discuss the situation with your own guidance counselor.
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