Penelopepie Posted December 6, 2020 Share Posted December 6, 2020 Grad school chances? So I’m stressing over grad school. I’m currently finishing up my junior year of undergrad. I desperately want to go to grad school for audiology, however I feel like I have lower stats. A little backstory: I’m technically a fourth year in undergrad but I changed my major to Speech Language Hearing sciences my second year. My first year I was a biology major that took on too many hard classes and did pretty poorly and ended the year with a 2.75. My freshman year was the first time I moved far away from home, both of my grandparents passed away, and I was in an extremely toxic relationship (even though I could’ve gotten out of that much sooner I just couldn’t for whatever reason). Move forward to my second year I came to terms I wasn’t happy but knew I wanted to do something in healthcare. I love ASL and decided to go the SLP/ Audiology route. The director of the SLHS program at my school advised me that even though I can finish college on track, it’s better if I do an extra year to improve my GPA. I’m currently at a cumulative 3.4 GPA and it’s looking like I’m finishing this semester with a GPA of a 3.6 so hopefully that pushes my cumulative up a little more. I have a 3.9 major GPA as well. I’m very involved - I was the Vice President of housing for my sorority - a year later became the Vice President of my sorority - I’m a tour guide and became the Vice President of training for the organization - I’m active in NSSLHA - and my school has a FETCH lab that I try to observe in (pre covid) - I work at a Grocery store also I go to the University of Cincinnati and I love this school so much that I would love to return for grad school and get a certificate in animal audiology (UC’s specialty). Is it true that it’s harder to get into grad school where you went to undergrad in? Any advice? I hope to get my GPA up to a 3.6 by the time I apply to schools and also I hope to get my GPA up. Is there hope for me lol Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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