non science major

  1. K

    Transferring Post-Bac Programs

    Hello, This is my first post so please bear with me. I received a psychology degree from a state school and graduated with a 3.9 GPA. The last year of college I decided that I wanted to enter healthcare, specifically a doctor. I had toyed with the idea before but I think I was too emotionally...
  2. S

    EMT considering DO

    Hi all! Kind of a non-trad here. I'm currently considering DO school, as I've had a sudden spark in interest. Figured I'd look into it a little more. My problem is, I have extremely minimal background in sciences. I graduated with a BA in Policy Studies concentrating in Health, Crime and Human...
  3. F

    Dogs, sick parents, indecision, oh my!

    Hi. I’m a junior in undergrad and I’ve got myself in a bit of a pickle. I don’t necessarily have a “direction” from my undergrad. Here’s what I mean: I started out PoliSci but then came to terms with my love for nature and wildlife so considered veterinary medicine as a career option. After...
  4. Y

    Seeking advice on post bacc

    Hey, so I will be graduating in a few months with a social science degree. I recently decided that I want to be a doctor. I have taken 5 m/s courses: Astronomy F Algebra d,f Biology b Biology lab a Physical geography b I am currently in another bio class. My mcbp GPA is like a 2.2. My UG GPA is...
  5. 8

    Contemplating a post-bacc... what are my chances?

    Hi all, I am a soon-to-be graduate with a bachelor's degree in Psychology. I have had an iffy academic transcript (suffered from an undiagnosed illness that was only recently diagnosed) with a 3.16 GPA so far. I am contemplating on pursuing medicine, which means that I would have to return to...
  6. S

    DO what are my chances for DO schools? (nonscience major, low gpa, high MCAT)

    Hello all :) I am 23 years old. Graduated undergrad as a history major with a 3.098 cumulative GPA. Then I did a postbacc program at Drexel for non science majors and got a 3.1 science GPA. I took the new MCATS and got a 512. I have a number of ECs including 100+ hours of shadowing, research...
  7. libra100

    Post Bacc Chances (Career Changer) 3.1 GPA

    Hi, I'm a senior graduating Summer 2017 and my major is Sociology. My current gpa is a 3.1 because I took some science courses and a math course and didn't do well (2 C's and failed Trig) I always knew I wanted to be a doctor but I really wanted to major in sociology. I thought I could do my...
  8. Y

    Best Path to Med School

    Hi everyone, I am a senior at Georgia Southern University who will be graduating with a History Degree in May 2017. I should be graduating with a GPA between 3.85-3.88. I chose History because I was planning on going in the Army after graduation and I'm interested in History, not because I had...
  9. J

    AT/PT for non science major

    Hey guys, So I just recently graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration. I'm interested in going back to school to do athletic training or physical therapy. I've been thinking about doing athletic training for a while now, even back when I was still an undergrad. I've only taken a...
  10. N

    Completing med prereqs at CC then do a SMP?

    Hello, I am a non-traditional prospective med school applicant. My question is: would completing med prereqs at a CC and then completing an SMP be viewed as less favorable, by MD adcoms, than prereqs at a 4-year + SMP? Here is my background: B.A. in Linguistics from a University of...
  11. 7

    Econ major starting pre med as a sophomore

    Hi everyone! I'm a sophomore econ major starting pre med. Throughout high school and my first year of college, I always thought I wanted to go to law school. However, I got a law internship over the summer and realized that law is simply not the right career for me. I also got the chance to...
  12. A

    Non-traditional and confused as hell

    Hello all, This is the first time I've ever posted on here so lets see how this goes. I recently graduated from a four year university (Boston University) with a major in International Relations. I started pre-med but was convinced by some friends that I wanted something easier (typical first...
  13. akc23

    What to do during application year?

    Hey everybody, I’m kind of struggling with what to do next year (2017-2018 school year). This upcoming fall, spring and summer I will finish all of my prerequisites, take the MCAT and submit my applications. I already have 100+ hours ER volunteering, 20+ hours shadowing, and 50+ hours...
  14. A

    switching from econ to pre-med; junior year

    I'm an economics major about to start my 3rd year this fall. I've recently become very interested medicine and have been more passionate about it than I've ever been about my major. Unfortunately because I never really liked what I was studying, my GPA is a fairly average 3.4. My math/science...
  15. J_NicoleASL<3

    non major/art school

    Hi guys, I am going into my junior year of my undergrad, I go to Columbia college Chicago. This school is a private Fine arts college, but has a great reputation. My Major is American sign language-English interpretation. While I love ASL and I am passionate about medicine is what I want to do...