5
3 months ago
Admissions Advice

does an A- in math affect a maybe pre-med?

hey,

i am in a dilemma. I love science, but I'm not great at math. Does this put me in a bad spot as a hopeful pre-med?

math
pre-med
5
4
@Texas_Student3 months ago

Are you asking whether you will successfully complete the degree or if you will have issues getting accepted into that degree plan?

[🎤 AUTHOR]@McKellarr3 months ago

im asking if it will put be at a disadvantage for undergraduate admission

Earn karma by helping others:

1 karma for each ⬆️ upvote on your answer, and 20 karma if your answer is marked accepted.

2 answers

1
3 months ago

I had the opposite problem! I got a B in physics and Environmental Science, but have straight A's in math. In my experience, it is not a big deal as long as you aren't planning on an ivy league, and even if you are, still apply! A single A- is definitely not going to kill your entire admissions profile. Make sure to present yourself as a well rounded student and continue to study and try to bring that grade up.

You got this!

1
0
3 months ago

If it's just one A-, then it won't completely break your application, though it will be a small con. Hopefully your success in science and excellence in other areas will make up for it, but I would try my best to work on your math skills because you'll need to study at least some advanced math for pre-med and med school. Overall, not too bad a spot since one A- isn't a big deal, but still work on getting an upward trend and continuously working on your math skills.

Hope this helped!

0

Community Guidelines

To keep this community safe and supportive:

  1. Be kind and respectful!
  2. Keep posts relevant to college admissions and high school.
  3. Don’t ask “chance-me” questions. Use CollegeVine’s chancing instead!

How karma works