Originally Posted by Terp13
no, but those kind of things are red flags in that you showed some poor judgment in taking more classes than you were able to manage properly...and not talking to your professors to see if you could take an incomplete and finish up given the circumstances...very few professors would have said no (was a professor...death in the family is def a legit reason to give a student an incomplete)...taking GPA boosting courses not necessarily a bad thing...give you time to be able to manage the hard more time consuming classes.
doing poorly because you took a heavier load and kept doing it, just demonstrates you don't seem to recognize when you need to change course and also shows you may not be willing to adapt to changes...important qualities to be a med student in the caribbean and to be a resident...
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