credit hours

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    Will exceeding max credit hours be of value to my application? (FlexMed)

    Hello! I am a current first-year undergrad student. The maximum credit hours allowed at my institution is 18. However, seeing as how my GPA is high, and I plan on double majoring, my advisor recommended that I consider petitioning to take 19 credits so that I am able to take more classes that...
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    Repeated Foreign Coursework

    I took some of my prerequisites (gen chem, gen bio) in another country before I transferred to the United States. My current university transferred the credits but didn't give any grade for the coursework (I guess it's P/F). And these courses were also appointed to specific courses at my current...
  3. ancora imparo

    Post Bac Student- need help with credit conversion/prereq!!

    Hi all. Currently finishing a post bac at a university on the semester system. Right before starting, I took a 4 unit chemistry course at a UC extension school which uses the quarter system. My post bac school considers this equivalent to their gen chem 1, and allowed me to move on to Gen chem...
  4. ancora imparo

    Help with credit conversion/prerequisite!

    Hi all. I'm finishing up a post bac program at a university on the semester system. Right before starting, I took a 4 unit chemistry course at a UC extension school which uses the quarter system. My post bac school considers this equivalent to their gen chem 1, and allowed me to move on to Gen...
  5. Cornfed101

    Year/8 credits med school requirement

    I have noticed a bunch of schools require 1 year of Physics and explicitly say "8 semester hours". I majored in engineering and we had two semesters of Physics, specific to engineering students, that were 6 hours total (including lab). How strict are schools on the 8 semester hours...
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    Should I take 16 or 17 credits my semester of college?

    This fall I will be an incoming freshman majoring in Biology and Minoring in Japanese. I need to decide if I am going to take 16 or 17 credits my first semester. - This would be the 17 credit schedule: •General Chem with Lab - 4 credits •Calculus I - 4 credits •Composition I - 3 credits...
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    Summer credits

    How do adcoms view summer credits? Is it taken into account or is more emphasis placed on fall and spring? My fall and spring credit hours range from 12 to 14 max (taking 15 next semester), but I have taken at least 7 credits every summer for two summers (7 one summer and then 8 the next).
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    course vs research

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    International student seeking advice for applying

    Hi, I am an international premed student studying at University of Ottawa and I plan on applying to medical schools in the next cycle. Right now I am about to begin my fourth semester at university. I started with a few advanced credits so I have 5 (15 credit) semesters left till my graduation...
  10. MPHPeaceCorps17

    How many credits per semester do you take in grad school?

    Hello, This will be my first semester in grad school. I am pursuing an MPH while participating in the Peace Corps. 6 credits will be awarded towards my MPH degree requirement. I am told I have to take between 30-33 credits the year prior to Peace Corps. And my last semester when I return I'll...
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    Retake credit hours don't match with original course?

    Hello! I originally took organic chem as a 3 credit hour class during undergrad, and in my DIY postbacc I am retaking it at another 4-year college. However, the course I was looking at is 4 credit hours, not 3. I've seen on other threads that "The credit hours of the new class must be equal to...
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    European Medical School Application Question

    Hello, I'm having some trouble understanding the application process of a school I'm applying to (the Medical University of Warsaw) and I was hoping someone could help me out. The application asks for me to fill out a detailed transcript of my pre-med courses (on top of submitting an official...