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GPA dropping due to summer classes, need some insight for graduate school

19na72119na721 0 replies2 threads New Member
I am currently an incoming junior undergraduate student studying Political Science. Before summer school, I had a 3.94 GPA. I took summer classes thinking COVID-19 would not effect my ability to do well in these classes, however it turns out that that was not the case and I came across some unexpected hardships. I am taking two classes and expect to get nothing higher than a C in each course, which will drop my GPA a lot. I was interested in applying to some prestigious universities for my graduate studies but I am worried that C's on my transcript will ruin it for me. Is this the case? Should I take the bad grades or withdraw from these courses?
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  • Eeyore123Eeyore123 2183 replies25 threads Senior Member
    edited August 9
    Are the C’s in major related classes? Generally, your back half is more weighted. However, because grad school decisions are more at the department level, they can be highly variable.
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