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    Dropping a class?

    Hey guys I need some input on whether to drop a class or not. Here's the the short story. The class is religion 205 which doesn't seem that bad but its just not clicking for me and I'm afraid I might fail it... Im doing well in all my other classes just not this one. It would drop me from 15 credits to 12. What do you guys think?


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Depends on alot. How fast do you want to get out of college. What year are you? Are you on track to finish in 4 years? Why isn't it clicking? Do you not have the time? If you think you are going to fail, hell if you think it will hurt your gpa AND you can afford to take a semester of 12 credits then I say why not drop it?



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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Quote Originally Posted by Trainer View Post
    Depends on alot. How fast do you want to get out of college. What year are you? Are you on track to finish in 4 years? Why isn't it clicking? Do you not have the time? If you think you are going to fail, hell if you think it will hurt your gpa AND you can afford to take a semester of 12 credits then I say why not drop it?
    4-5 years, freshman, I'm not sure why I'm not understanding it...just afraid that I will keep doing poorly in the class and it will be to late to drop.


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    pray...



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    Re: Dropping a class?

    A lot of people in introductory classes are asking that question this semester, I believe.

    Apparently, you bombed a first exam. What did you do or not do? How is it weighted into the total grade for the course?


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    First question is who do you have for Religion 205?




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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    A lot of people in introductory classes are asking that question this semester, I believe.

    Apparently, you bombed a first exam. What did you do or not do? How is it weighted into the total grade for the course?
    The exam was 20% of the grade.


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    First question is who do you have for Religion 205?
    Chilcott


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    First question is who do you have for Religion 205?
    THIS! I had a lady from overseas and I couldn't understand a freakin' word, so I dropped.


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    If you can wait to drop until after another exam that is what I would do. You would be in no worse shape but could possible turn it around before dropping.



    Second, if you do drop and retake it or another Religion class you need to get in a section taught by ERIC NORTHWAY.




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    Re: Dropping a class?

    15->12 you are still a full time student. So unless it'll impact your graduation timeline you won't be impacted if you drop it.



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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Quote Originally Posted by gocy444 View Post
    The exam was 20% of the grade.
    So there's 80% left. So your final score doesn't have to be a terrible one. It just depends on how badly you did.

    Let's just say that I'm working through that math with a lot of students right now. I'm not convinced that people realized that the semester had started.


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    If you can wait to drop until after another exam that is what I would do. You would be in no worse shape but could possible turn it around before dropping.



    Second, if you do drop and retake it or another Religion class you need to get in a section taught by ERIC NORTHWAY.
    That is another problem, the next exam is 2 weeks past the last drop day.


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    So there's 80% left. So your final score doesn't have to be a terrible one. It just depends on how badly you did.

    Let's just say that I'm working through that math with a lot of students right now. I'm not convinced that people realized that the semester had started.
    I guess your right. I'm just in a debbie-downer mood right now.


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    Re: Dropping a class?

    Quote Originally Posted by gocy444 View Post
    That is another problem, the next exam is 2 weeks past the last drop day.
    You don't have another exam until mid-November? That's an awfully strange stretch.


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