5th year at university?

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magezzz
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5th year at university?

Postby magezzz » Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:35 am

I was wondering, do schools care if you take a 5th year/extra summer at university before graduating, even if you have all the requirements to graduate already?

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Re: 5th year at university?

Postby 20130312 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:40 am

If it will help your GPA, schools will care a lot more about that than whatever negative stereotype they might have about taking a fifth year.

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Re: 5th year at university?

Postby Nova » Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:41 am

magezzz wrote:I was wondering, do schools care if you take a 5th year/extra summer at university before graduating, even if you have all the requirements to graduate already?

Thanks.


No.

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Re: 5th year at university?

Postby Yardbird » Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:58 am

Nova wrote:
magezzz wrote:I was wondering, do schools care if you take a 5th year/extra summer at university before graduating, even if you have all the requirements to graduate already?

Thanks.


No.
Nor will they care what you study during your 5th year. As a 5th year student myself, I recommend basket-weaving.

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Re: 5th year at university?

Postby ood » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:36 pm

shadowofjazz wrote:
Nova wrote:
magezzz wrote:I was wondering, do schools care if you take a 5th year/extra summer at university before graduating, even if you have all the requirements to graduate already?

Thanks.


No.
Nor will they care what you study during your 5th year. As a 5th year student myself, I recommend basket-weaving.



I took an art class and I found it harder than o-chem. Grades are incredibly subjective! Chose your professor then your course.

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Re: 5th year at university?

Postby Nova » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:39 pm

I had a 3.8 15 credit semester where I got a B in Creative Writiting :x :x :x

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Re: 5th year at university?

Postby ood » Wed Sep 12, 2012 2:41 pm

Nova wrote:I had a 3.8 15 credit semester where I got a B in Creative Writiting :x :x :x


Yup my lowest grade is in freshman Seminar.i say forget basket weaving and take easy Maths. Survey of Calc, stats etc.

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Re: 5th year at university?

Postby Yardbird » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:37 pm

ood wrote:
Nova wrote:I had a 3.8 15 credit semester where I got a B in Creative Writiting :x :x :x


Yup my lowest grade is in freshman Seminar.i say forget basket weaving and take easy Maths. Survey of Calc, stats etc.
Music ensembles. Easiest A's I've gotten have been in my music ensembles (each 1 credit, 2 per year - a very mild boost of 10 credits worth of As)

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Re: 5th year at university?

Postby magezzz » Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:40 am

ood wrote:
shadowofjazz wrote:
Nova wrote:
magezzz wrote:I was wondering, do schools care if you take a 5th year/extra summer at university before graduating, even if you have all the requirements to graduate already?

Thanks.


No.
Nor will they care what you study during your 5th year. As a 5th year student myself, I recommend basket-weaving.



I took an art class and I found it harder than o-chem. Grades are incredibly subjective! Chose your professor then your course.



I've definitely learned to do that already, this is very good advise.




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