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Rice Rescind Level

ILoveBurritosILoveBurritos Registered User Posts: 41 New Member
edited May 2011 in Rice University
As an admitted student set to attend Rice University, my current grades have got me a little bit....troubled, and I was wondering what level of grade drop-off is acceptable. And I know I'll probably get responses saying "just finish out strong" and other stuff like that, but I need a real barrier. Say I got 6 A's and 1 B last semester. What am I "allowed" to get this semester? What is safe?
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Replies to: Rice Rescind Level

  • AntariusAntarius Registered User Posts: 4,614 Senior Member
    Stay away from C's. If you get 3 A's and 3 B's, I am sure you will be fine. If your transcript is B's and C's, then they may take issue.
  • ILoveBurritosILoveBurritos Registered User Posts: 41 New Member
    So one C will kill you?
  • FallenAngel9FallenAngel9 Registered User Posts: 2,429 Senior Member
    Better safe than sorry, right? If you can, I would go ahead and bump that up to a B. I mean you did it three and a half years, it can't be that hard to do it one more semester, right?

    I'm sure you'll be fine with one C, especially in a difficult class, but it's always better safe than sorry as I said before.
  • AntariusAntarius Registered User Posts: 4,614 Senior Member
    One C will probably not kill you . Rice will want to make sure that you aren't completely blowing off your final semester.

    Again, it is a discretionary thing. If your GPA falls from a 3.8 to a 2.9, they might have issues with that.
  • NYSkins1NYSkins1 Registered User Posts: 799 Member
    I had at least one C my senior year, and it wasn't a problem. Just don't get straight Ds & Cs and you'll be okay.
  • thomhobbesthomhobbes Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    I have the same problem, although I'm pretty sure I'm worrying for nothing. Last semester I got 3 A's, 2 B's and one pass which doesn't factor into the gpa. This semester it looks like I might get 3 A's, 2 B's and a C (or 4 A's, one B and a C). Am I in any danger?
  • Dorian_ModeDorian_Mode Registered User Posts: 1,444 Senior Member
    No, you'll be fine.
  • AntariusAntarius Registered User Posts: 4,614 Senior Member
    You will be fine. Do the best you can and you should be ok
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