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  1. Mar 17, 2008 #1

    I was wondering if, when applying for graduate school, much emphasis is placed on grades from lower division courses (from what I heard the emphasis is on the last two years of undergrad). The reason is that I didn't do so well in two such courses (neither are physics courses and one is not required for my major; got a C in both). I'm weighing the pros and cons of retaking them, as I have an opportunity to do so this summer. Among other things, I was wondering if it's looked down upon, so to speak, if a course is taken more than once.

    Thanks for your time.

    (I thought I saw a similar thread recently but I can't seem to find it)
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  3. Mar 17, 2008 #2
    In my opinion, if you are going to apply to graduate school in Physics then it does not really matter that you got bad grades in other classes ( except maybe math?).
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