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    Should I pursue an extra major or a double minor?

    Hi all, I'm a rising junior this fall, and I'm on track to finish my Biology B.S. early, and as such, have time to pursue another major (or double minor). I know already that doing this will really give me minimal benefit in terms of being admitted to medical school. It's more just something I...
  2. S

    Chem+Nursing Double Major

    Hello! I am a senior in high school and have always wanted to do nursing as my career because helping others is just extremely satisfying to me. However, I’ve also taken chemistry classes in the past year, and I’ve realized I also enjoy learning and doing chemistry. It has accomplished lots for...
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    Double Major?

    Hey guys, Quick question regarding double majoring vs majoring. Currently I am getting a degree in chemistry and am potentially interested in getting a double major in biology. This would make me take 6/7 more classes and would put a lot more stress on my schedule, whereas with just the...
  4. S

    Leadership Opportunities for Music/Biochem Major???

    I was thinking about providing private lessons (viola) to children from 4th~10th grade. I would be able to earn a lot more money in a short period of time (Seattle area students usually charge 45~50 dollars an hour, professionals charge 65~80), allowing for more time studying and volunteering...
  5. A

    Double Major?

    Hi I'm currently an international affairs major with interests in international business as well as medicine (haven't decided yet), so im doing that degree and pre-med reqs. My question is that I only have like 6 or 7 classes to finish a double major in neuroscience, Is it worth the extra...
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    Double majoring/minoring?

    I fully understand that double majoring has no real positive impact on the chances of getting into medical school; it will definitely stand in the way of prepping for the MCAT and keeping my GPA up. However, I am passionate about intelligence studies. If not double majoring, would it be possible...
  7. J

    Aspiring Psychiatrist: Double Major Recommendations?

    I am pretty much a fetus when it comes to my journey towards a career in medicine. I am currently earning my associates degree at a community college in psychology and I aspire to be a psychiatrist. I'm planning on transferring to a CSU in 2019, however, I am unsure if I should take on a double...
  8. BigLadyBugBelly

    3.6-.7 GPA Neuro/English double major school selection?

    Hey everyone! I want to get an idea for what MD/DO schools I could be eligible for and what I can do to improve my current standing. I'm a senior pre-med Neuroscience and English double-major at Georgia State University with an expected 3.6-3.7 cGPA and a 3.3-3.4 sGPA upon graduating. I'm a...
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    Standing Out in Medical School Admissions

    I'm currently a sophomore double majoring in molecular biology and public health with a language minor. I've been browsing SDN for some time and I've noticed that users have a large-mid range of clinical and research experience. I was wondering if studying abroad 3 times (prestigious summer...
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    What should I major and minor in as a pre-med student?

    Hello everyone, I will be a college freshman in the fall and I am having trouble deciding on what I should major as well as minor in. I have declared my majors as biopsychology and sociology and my minor as Spanish. But I am also interested in music. I'm not sure if I want to minor in music...
  11. S

    5th year, UCSD, finishing in March 2017. Taking MCAT in July. What to do during intermediary phase?

    Hi, I am a UCSD fifth year finishing with BS and BA degrees in Biochemistry/Cell Biology and Anthropology in March, as well as a Global Health minor. My first two years were abysmal, but my third, fourth, and fifth years have seen a tremendous upward GPA trend, especially with taking 20-22 units...
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    Grades in non-premed classes

    I'm graduating undergrad this year and taking the MCAT in Jan. hoping to apply this spring for Fall 2018. I have very strong research background, scribe hours, volunteer hours, etc. but I am a double major-- bio & computer science. Grades in my premed courses were mostly A's (in all the...
  13. EsotericCatalyst

    Undergrad Major

    I know this topic has been posted ad infinitum in these forums, and so much advice has been given. I've used the search function but something is still eating at me to the point where I'm now posting instead of lurking. I love psychology. Ever since I took AP psych in high school i've fell in...
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    All the hate on multiple majors?

    Preface: I hereby declare that multiple majors do not in any measurable way increase your chances of getting into medical school or the MD/PhD program. Do not crucify me. However, one of the biggest slights against modern education is the notion that majoring in more than one thing, or even...