major decisions

  1. AortaSorta

    Changing my major to... Chemistry?

    Hi all! Forgive me if I don't do this correctly, this is my first time on this site. I was accepted as a high school senior into a 5-year PA program. I was projected to get a degree in Human Bio in 3.5 years and a masters in Physician Assistant Studies in 5. I'm a sophomore now, and after...
  2. S

    Vet Health Science Major?

    Hello. I just wanted to know if it would be a bad idea to go to a school that offers a degree in vet health science and vet technology and not major in either if I might want to be a vet. I originally choose the school for this specific major but am beginning to have second thoughts due to the...
  3. S

    Should I Change Undergrad Major?

    Hello! So I've been accepted to UCI's Cognitive Science (B.S) program and I was wondering how does this major affect my chances of going to medical school? I am fully aware of the prerequisites courses for some medical schools so I will be taking those courses on top of my major requirements...
  4. F

    BA or BS Chemistry

    Hello, Considering doing a BA in Chemistry ... Does it look unfavorable to not get a BS? Thank you so much
  5. L

    BA in Health Policy and Administration, with focus on Public Health

    Hi everyone, I'm gearing up to start undergrad. I applied as a bio major because know I love bio and I couldn't think of much else to major in any way. As time went on, however, I realized I have a real passionate interest in public health. At the end of the day, isn't the betterment of public...
  6. J

    Do I have chances of getting into university?

    Hi, I am a freshman at community college. I graduated high school with a GPA of 3.8. At the high school, I got a C in chemistry, then A in honors math classes such as algebra, geometry, Algebra II. My first semester at college I had taken the below courses so far. I will start my physics classes...
  7. N

    Major Choice? Biology or Healthcare Administration?

    Hey everyone so I need some constructive advice. I am a sophomore and my goal is to become an oncologist. Currently I am a biology major but my heart isn't really in biology. I enjoy taking the pre-requisites for med school but all the extra things on the list of courses for the major don't...
  8. A

    Late start pre-med...

    Hey everyone, I came across this site a few weeks ago and finally decided to join. I have a lot of questions as I just recently decided to persue medicine. I have always been interested in health care, but I have been held back many times for various reasons. I attended a community college right...
  9. N

    Advice to an incoming college freshman? (majors, MCAT, ect)

    I've decided to attend UW Seattle. I initially applied for DA to BioE. I didn't get it, but I was in the top 10th percentile of my class, got in the 99th percentile on my ACT, internships with research experience, and basically had 12 hour school days. I'm pretty frustrated. It seems like all my...
  10. Y

    Majors/Careers similar to Pharmacy?

    I had my sights on becoming a pharmacist. I'm in my 3rd year of a 6 year pharmacy program. Unfortunately last semester I failed a class that was a prerequisite for 3 other classes so I have to take them this summer. I've never failed a class before but the thing is I knew this would happen...
  11. Morizaki Nao

    I decided I want to major in music, but...

    I am in a really tough situation right now. I currently attend the University of Guam and it's my first semester. I am majoring in Biology right now and I love it so much, but it feels like something is missing. I want to major in music now, playing the piano, but I'm not sure if I am even good...
  12. msyato

    VCU vs. UC Schools (For Undergrad)

    Hello, to start off, I will hopefully be attending college this Fall. So far I've received admittance to some schools, in particular VCU. I am a California resident and also applied to UC schools, which I hear from in March. The point is, I want to know would it be worth it for me to choose VCU...
  13. SeaAndStars

    What major is right for me?

    Hi! I'm new to sdn so bear with me! :) I am a high school senior at the moment, and I am planning on attending Univeristy of South Florida in Tampa as a pre-med. They have a specific major there that includes all the basic pre-med courses called Biomedical Sciences that I plan on enrolling in...
  14. C

    What major?

    So right now I am completing my under grad at a CC. Then I will transfer to a 4 year. But I'm not sure what to major in. I have narrowed it down to : Biology Biochem Biochem/micro Microbiology OR business A lot of people say to major in biochem or something science related. So I was leaning...
  15. J

    Impact of Undergraduate Degree

    I currently am a marketing and international business co-major at a nationally ranked business undergraduate university. Assuming I take all my "Pre-Med" prerequisites and do well on the MCAT, will my major negatively impact my chances at getting into medical school? I was thinking about picking...
  16. C

    Nanotech pre-med major

    I completely understand the amount of questions possibly asked about this topic. I just have a specific instance I was hoping some fellow pre-med/docs would be able to help me answer. I recently finished up my general eds at a community college and plan to start picking a bachelor's degree...
  17. S

    Don't particularly enjoy biology as major. Is Movement Science okay to switch to?

    So I'm a junior pre-med student who is majoring in Biology. I am contemplating switching to Movement science because i LOVED my anatomy class. I am so much more interested in the way the human body works and would rather focus on this for the rest of my time in undergrad rather than looking at...
  18. joe7456

    3.58 GPA, MCAT: N/A, Extracurriculars- help please

    Hi, I am a white male student. I would love to hear from you guys on suggestions on what to do during my gap year? I will apply to medical school Summer 17'. Current GPA is 3.58, but I graduate this fall from UGA. MCAT: not taken yet, but I would be grateful for advice on how to tackle this...
  19. A

    BSDH as a backup?

    I've seen most people discourage students of getting a bachelors in dental hygiene if they know they want to become a dentist, but what about as a "just in case?" I have interest in becoming a dentist, but the issue is I don't know if I'm strong enough in chemistry to get accepted/graduate d...
  20. D

    Any helpful information on undergrad majors??

    Hi, I am a 16 year old high school student and I have a lot of questions in deciding what undergraduate degrees that will be the best choice for me. I would really prefer universities that are in Canada as I really want to don't want to go out of the country for school. Like most aspiring med...
  21. D

    Help: What Should I Do?

    Hi everyone, I am a non-trad with a history of bad grades and gap years and school transfers... I am in a dilemma right now and would appreciate your valuable feedback. I first attended City College A, for two semesters. Undeclared major, GPA 3.5, 18 credits. Then I transferred to City College...
  22. L

    Should I switch from pre-pharmacy to pre-dental?

    So I've been hearing about all the horrid aspects of the oversaturated job market for pharmacists and the poor working conditions in retail and that getting a residency is nearly impossible. I go to a state school and just completed by freshman year. So far I've taken: Orgo I + lab Anatomy and...
  23. F

    Choosing Major & Courses

    Hi Everyone, Okay, this may seem like a such an amateur and ridiculous question, but I just started my pre-med journey and am the first person in a few generations to go to college..so I am still learning how all this works.. I have been reading literally dozens of posts on SDN about choosing...
  24. RedDevil202013

    Change of Major from Bio to Economics?

    Hello all, I need your advice on what I should do with my Major. I just finished my Sophomore Year in Undergrad and currently majoring in Biology. To be honest, I am tired of the bio courses because they are not fun at all and they seem tedious especially the way they're taught at my University...
  25. F

    Help-too many math courses

    Hi All, Some background on myself: I am a non-traditional pre-med student, age 27 and am currently a bio major. After working 6 years in marketing to support my wife through nursing school I have finally begun my journey towards my dream-becoming a physician. I just completed my second semester...
  26. L

    Deciding on a Major

    Hi there, I am a Sophomore in College and I have to declare my major soon. So far I have just been doing the pre-requistes for med school and now I have to decide what I want to major in. I am deciding between Health Science and Economics. What do you think? What would yo chose and why ...
  27. K

    Is it too late for me?

    Hello everybody! I just recently graduated with my bachelor degree. To put things short, the APTA does a fantastic job of "marketing" physical therapy. After doing tons of research, observations hours, working as a tech and soul searching I came to the conclusion that I don't think I want to be...
  28. J

    What are my chances? And advise on choosing major

    Hi everyone, I am a college sophomore with a current overall GPA of 3.75, a science GPA of 3.62, and a non-science GPA of 3.85. (if sociology is not considered a science subject) As you can see, I am actually much better in the humanities subjects than the science subjects, and my biggest...
  29. A

    Is there a chance?

    I really screwed up my first semester of college. I got kicked out of the bio major program bc I got a 1.8 gpa which means I won't have a back up if I get denied from med school. I was planning of going into microbio or genetics or lab technician. Now I'm stuck with majoring in chemistry to have...
  30. Pinda0812

    Psych Major VS. Psych Minor

    I'm a sophomore in college when I first got here I was a psych major because I wanted to be a psychiatrist, then I wanted to become a surgeon so I switched to bio but now I want to be a psychiatrist again so would it be ok if I was a psych minor and a BBH (bio behavioral health) major or should...
  31. D

    Bioengineering in dentistry?

    Hi so I have got a burning question that I've needed to make a decision on for quite a while. I'm aiming to do predentistry and need to pick a major. If I do bio/biochem I could potentially grauduate in 3/3.5 years before applying to dental school and that's something that is appealing to me. On...
  32. D

    Bioengineering in dentistry

    Hi so I have got a burning question that I've needed to make a decision on for quite a while. I'm aiming to do predentistry and need to pick a major. If I do bio/biochem I could potentially grauduate in 3/3.5 years before applying to dental school and that's something that is appealing to me. On...