I don't think it truly matters how "it looks" to anyone. The only complication I could forsee is financial aid getting messed up somehow and would speak to your financial aid counselor about this development to make sure you aren't unduly penalized for something you had no control over. This advice of course is based on the assumption you are recieving financial aid if not disregard.
However, have been watching alot of Good Morning America, how are you doing with all of that weather in your neck of the woods? Hope you are OK and safe
If you need to carry a full load of classes because of financial aid, you do need to get to the financial aid asap. Also, make certain that you do extremely well (grades) in your classes... whether it be a full or partial schedule. In the end, medical school administrators will look at your grades and course selection. Good luck :crossfingers:
A full load of classes is not that important if you are holding a job and have other responsibilities. However, if you only take a few classes to do better grade wise and do nothing else, that is not looked upon favorably. The reason being is that medical school is 35+ credits a semester and its sink or swim. There is no option of dropping a class. so if you have never done a full load or the equivalent as stated above, then you will not be looked upon as one who can handle the load even if you got A's, because anyone can get A's if that's the only class they take. One light semester though will not change the scheme for you, its only if a pattern begins and you never have a full plate.
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Osteopathic Family Practice Resdincy 2009
Locum Tenens: Urgent Care/Rural Medicine.