Withdrawing from a class question

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mcubberly
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Withdrawing from a class question

Postby mcubberly » Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:37 pm

So, I'm a second semester senior and I signed up for 4 easy classes- 12 hours, the lowest I've ever taken. One of these "easy" classes turned out to have a crazy professor, with a boring but extremely hard class. My friends and I just got our first exams back, and we all got randomly owned on the 20% of our grade exam. I don't see it getting better, I don't care about the subject matter, and I want out.

The "W" wouldn't be great on my transcript, but if I was taking 19 or 15 hours, I wouldn't care. But will a withdrawal and 9 hours (hopefully all As) cause any problems in terms of scholarships that I've received? Or if firms ask for UG grades down the line? Or if I ever wanted to transfer (not planning on it at all, but who knows)?

Thanks y'all!

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Re: Withdrawing from a class question

Postby Sandro » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:25 pm

flame ? :shock:

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Re: Withdrawing from a class question

Postby mcubberly » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:11 pm

Lol i'll delete it if people think it's a flame. Browsing some old threads like this, people seemed to think it was idiotic to worry about this, I just wanted to make sure my complete lack of hours wouldn't cause a problem.

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Re: Withdrawing from a class question

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:13 pm

If this is your first W it's usually not a big deal (Illinois admissions Dean Paul Pless's words, not mine) but usually any more are a cause for concern. It also might make a difference if it's withdraw fail or withdraw pass, depending on how your school views such things

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Re: Withdrawing from a class question

Postby mcubberly » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:15 pm

jdfrisby wrote:If this is your first W it's usually not a big deal (Illinois admissions Dean Paul Pless's words, not mine) but usually any more are a cause for concern. It also might make a difference if it's withdraw fail or withdraw pass, depending on how your school views such things


It's my first W (just a W, not a WF), which I wouldn't care about normally. I was more worried about my 9-hr 3-class semester causing problems. Thanks :)




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