Retaking Classes for Better Grades a Risk????

  1. Hello everyone!

    I have been reading that in states like California, if you retake a prerequisite class for a better grade that it isn't beneficial to you when you apply to nursing schools. Is this the same for Oregon? If you retake a class is it looked poorly upon????
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  3. by   caliotter3
    Usually this info is available in the poop sheet given out by the school. Remember reading about that just recently at my school, believe it was in the schedule of classes. Do an internet search of the school catalog for the school(s) you are interested in. Try looking under "repeating courses for credit" or something similar.
  4. by   dukesgal
    I know when I got into nursing school in the Spring of 2008, retaking classes (esp. A&P and micro if you got anything less than an A) was OK. I know that at my school, starting next spring they will not accept applicants who have had to retake a course. I knew there were a few in Oregon that are currently operating under those rules, so perhaps this is a trend. There is some thought that if you do poorly in your sciences you will do poorly in nursing school. I wasn't ready for nursing school when I took A&P the first time, and it took me a few years to figure it out. I am doing well in nursing school, so if you base it on my first A&P grade, I may not have been accepted. Hopefully nursing schools will figure this out. Best of luck to you.