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Grades too low for entrance What do i do?

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Hcutts Hcutts (New) New

Hi, I've been trying to move to OR and am applying to nursing schools. However I have a previous degree (in psychology) and have a GPA of about 2.65, all the schools I've been looking at have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and I know the competitive GPA is closer to 3.75. What do I do? What schools can I apply to? Which colleges will allow me the time to get my grades up for at least the prerequisite programs? How do I go about applying to those schools?

My previous GPA has a lot more to do with my immaturity at the time, and less to do with my actual academic abilities

Any information would be much appreciated! Thanks!

WookieeRN, BSN, RN

Specializes in PACU. Has 4 years experience.

You might want to look at schools that put more emphasis on pre-requisite GPA than cumulative. How many pre-req classes have you completed? Any chance you can retake classes for better grades?