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  1. Perchperkins

    Is a Psychology as a pre-med major a bad idea?

    Hi guys! Well I’m a senior in high school and I’m going to be a freshman in college next semester. I’m going to be a premed student so I dwindled down my major options to either Psychology or Biology. I’m leaning towards psych though since it’s a tad more interesting. I know that people say you...
  2. K

    Chemical Engineering, Pre-Med?

    Hello, I'm a current freshman in Chemical Engineering, but my main goal is to continue onto medical school. However, recently I've been rethinking my choice because I don't want to get a bad gpa and have added stress on top trying to add in all biology courses, etc. The main problem is I'm...
  3. L

    Need some help and advice on scheduling for next semester!

    So I am in a community college and I am hoping to transfer May 2020. Next semester, I am schedule to take Physics 4A (calculus based), Chem 1B, Botany (Bio), and Calculus 3B (calcu 2). Also, possibly a general ed course that is worth 3 credits too. All the sciences have a lab. I am a freshmen...
  4. HealthNombreUno

    Is biomedical engineering a reasonableness major to do before medical school?

    I’ve been extremely interested in majoring in Biomedical Engineering but I don’t want to screw myself over before med school. Math is not my strongest subject however just the very theory is extremely interesting to me. I mean, who wouldn’t want to learn how to engineer proteins? Am I making the...
  5. jg2021

    Need some MAJOR advice

    Lol, pun. I am currently a cell and molecular biology major. My school offers a biomedical science major as well. In my current major, I am required to take biotechnology, nucleic acids lab, bioinformatics, and genomics, and courses along those lines as well as the biomedical sciences courses...
  6. S

    Major (BME) + Pre-Med??

    Hey all, I am here to ask a question that I am 100% percent sure has been asked before. For frame of reference, I am currently a high school student entering my senior year and am trying to decide on colleges to apply to. The issue is I am having trouble picking a major, but I know for a fact...
  7. S

    Engineer becoming a Doctor help!!

    I am currently entering my sophomore year in college as a Electrical and Computer Engineering major. I love my major and school, I have an academic scholarship that covers my 4 years, I have a 3.7 GPA, but I don't see any bio courses and barely any chem. I am not sure what all the requirements...
  8. 3

    Sociology Major for Pre-Med?

    Is sociology a good major for getting into a medical school in the US? I understand you can major in whatevery you want as long as you take the pre-reqs but statistically some majors have low chances of getting into medical school, such as health care studies, which has low acceptance rates and...
  9. L

    Vocational major?

    I know that everyone says that major doesn't really matter, but I'm wondering if there's anyone out there who has had experience getting into med school with a vocational major? I've been looking at health administration and I find it interesting, as well as computer science (which I feel like...
  10. nembry

    it seems very difficult to get a summer internship as a PreMed. What do y'all do?

    Being a natural science major like most pre-meds, I've found difficulty landing a summer internship. I'm broke and back at home for the summer, and my #1 goal for these coming months is to save as much money as possible. I've had an interview as a lab technician and I didn't get the job. Got an...
  11. DrPotatoHead

    Heading into College- I want college to help me prepare for medical school

    I've been really motivated to become a doctor for the past five years ever since my mom was saved after a brain tumor was removed from her. I slacked off most of highschool but really have been changing the past year and a half as my future becomes more relevant. I understand the obvious...
  12. 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
  13. F

    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...
  14. P

    Majors for Medical School

    Hello, I am currently a health science major but am unsure if this major will compromise my candidacy for medical schools. I am under the impression that GPA and MCAT score are primarily considered when applying but a friend recently told me that I should be a biology major if I want to be a...
  15. C

    To become a psychiatrist, what do I major in?

    Hi, I know there are a few similar threads on this topic but they are all from 2009, so I wanted a more updated response. I am a senior in high school and have applied to colleges with an intended major of psychology. I love the topic and want to major in it and my plan was to take medical...
  16. S

    I need help deciding my major...

    I'm currently a freshman double majoring in Biochemistry (BA) and Music Performance (BM) and honestly I don't have any time at all to do anything, ever. I need more time because I commute (1.5hr commute one way) and I'm away from home roughly 14 hours a day, 3 times a week, and around 8-10 the...
  17. holy_cannoli17

    I'm a MLS and Pre-Med major but...

    So, I am majoring in Med Lab Sciences, as well as Pre-Med. However, I am really really concerned about meeting my pre-med reqs while on this pathway. It seems really difficult to fit it since the reqs are barely part of my degree pathway. But, I am certain that I want to do both things. I just...
  18. G

    Uncertain on major

    Hey SDN, I was recently admitted into University of Georgia, however I'm torn on what major to decide on for the premed track. I've boiled down my options to either Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, and plain old biology; Some factors I would like to consider in this decision is...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. hubbsbubbs

    Can I send this as an update?

    I just got word that my manuscript has been accepted by a journal! The editor sent me a list of revisions including the following message: " I have decided that your manuscript can be accepted for publication after you have carried out major revisions as suggested by the reviewer(s)." If a...
  22. D

    Help with Major

    Any help would be appreciated. I will be a college freshman this year majoring in Finance at a pretty well ranked undergrad business school. I want to ultimately pursue medicine but am torn about whether I should stick to this major. I have heard that med schools don't like vocational majors...
  23. nembry

    QUESTION FOR ALL YOU CHEM MAJORS! UT Austin

    I Go to UT Austin. So at this point, i can either graduate in 3 more semesters or 4. my first 2 are really flexible, but it comes down to my last 1-2. IF i wish to graduate in 3 semesters, my final semester will be as follows: physical chem (3 hours) physical chem lab (1 hour) analytical chem...
  24. S

    Major in ADEA PASS

    Applying for ADEA PASS, in the undergrad section what major do you put in if you have a bachelor in dental surgery? The dental options are dental assistance, hygenist, lab tech oriented.
  25. sasukeuchiha33

    Struggling with Major, please help!!!

    I am trying to decide what I should major in. I was accepted in my school's health sciences program, which is very reputable and considered to be very good. They claim they churn out good applicants for medical school, but it seems the program is mostly PAs and Pre-Dental students. I want to...
  26. C

    Major

    Hi I'm a senior in High School, and recently I've been doing research about college. Honestly I don't know what major I want to do. But I know that I would like to go into medical school in the future. What was your major, and how did you like it? What was your experience? Also, if you could go...
  27. KeepingUpWithK

    Dental Hygiene or Biology to Dental School

    So I'm currently a junior in college majoring in Biology to earn my bachelor's degree BUT the college which I'm attending had just merged with another college which offers dental hygiene. So now I'm stuck with a decision of whether I should A) change my major to DH and try to get into Dental...
  28. J

    veterinary science major for pre med

    Hello all, long time lurker and first time poster. I wanted to get some advise because when I used our handy dandy search engine I couldn't find any results. I am currently trying to plan out my undergraduate career to go as swimmingly as possible and I am trying to choose my major. I know...
  29. G

    Major Change in Pre-Med

    Hi! I am a new member to this and I am having a low key existential crisis and I really would like some help! I am sorry for advance but if you have an answer in even one of these questions it would mean a lot! Let me Start off with my current stats (I am a second semester Freshman) at a...
  30. A

    Pre-med with a graphic design major?

    I am very fickle-minded. I had my future set to becoming a neurologist / neuroscientist / neurosurgeon / something along that field. I find the brain to be extremely fascinating and I wanted to pursue something that involves research and clinical trials with the brain, but thinking about it, I...
  31. R

    With high risk comes... high reward? Help!

    First of all, I am sure all of you are sick and tired of my type of sob story. Kids like me who have no direction with flighty interests come in here to lament their lack of decisiveness to a bunch of strangers :). I am a high school student (a senior) who loves learning new things, and I've...
  32. nembry

    should I create my own major? Please help!

    I attend UT Austin and was invited into the Honors Humanities program. the program itself looks very appealing: you pick a topic of interest and create your own curriculum, you're guaranteed scholarship money--and study abroad scholarship money, and you graduate with honors. However, all...
  33. 8

    Designing a major called Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering

    Hi guys, New to the forums but I've been lurking in the backround for a while! I had a question regarding a major called Cellular and Biomolecular engineering, which I am designing in the engineering school at my institution. The curriculum will draw from BioE, ChemE, and Biochemistry and...
  34. BuckyBadger08

    confusion

    Okay so I had a few questions on what I should do. I'm 20 years old and am just now deciding to go back to school. I took a few years off to work and try to figure out what path I wanted to go in life. After being a landscaper, store manager, warehouse worker, tool and die maker, machinst and...
  35. L

    what would be a sound undergraduate major to take for optometry school

    Do you think majoring in sociology or health science or even another BA like political science or anthropology would look good for optometry school in the future? I know it is not your typical, math major, biology or even chemistry major, but it still is something I am interested in. How bad...
  36. 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...
  37. RogueBanana

    Anyone else here major in Kinesiology/Ex-Phys?

    I was a Kinesiology major with a focus on biomechanics and a minor in Organic Chem. I love kinesiology, and I'm really interested in fitness and the physiology of exercise, in fact, my fascination with physiology was a large contributing factor to me pursuing medicine! However, I wouldn't want...
  38. C

    Undergraduate Major, Biomedical ENG vs. Biology for pre-dental

    I am currently a second year student at Texas university and decided I want to do dentistry. My pre-dental advisors all recommend that i major in some biological science if I wanna increase my chances of getting into Texas A&M (Baylor) college of dentistry. But I honestly am thinking of doing...
  39. N

    Do any of you feel like you sacrificed passion by majoring in something easier?

    Basically, I'm really passionate about biology. Not just the medically relevant bits, but also ecology/conservation/theoretical view on evolution/pathogenesis. However, I'm currently a psychology major because (i) it's easier, (ii) having no labs attached to all my classes gives me much more...
  40. 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...