pre reqs

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    Low Science GPA, Missing Classes, Strong Work Experience

    Hi all, A brief overview of my situation: cGPA ~3.4, BCPM GPA ~2.5, missing all chemistry classes, prior military, 2000+ hours patient care, healthcare outcomes research, Ivy Master's with GPA ~3.7, healthcare finance/operations job. Would going to community college to finish/retake pre-reqs...
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    I do not want to take pre reqs, should I really become a doctor?

    Hello everyone! I need advice. I’m currently a pre med student about to start my junior year of college. I came into college wanting to go into medicine, but found I really loved neuroscience/ psychology, so I changed my mind and decided to pursue a career in research. I took a lot of statistics...
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    Finding night/weekend classes in Hawaii

    Hey all! I currently live in Hawaii and am heavily interested in applying to the Army-Baylor DPT program. This program requires that all labs be taken in-person. I work full time and I'm three pre-requisites behind (Anatomy, Physiology, and Biology). I have scoured the interwebs and cannot...
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    RN-BSN to MD

    hello all, I know this has been asked a lot and I’ve asked this previously too... but I have different questions and I can really use your help. *please respond only if you have concrete info and know the topic, I’ve been getting mixed info lately and I don’t want to get confused anymore than...
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    Community College Prerequisite

    Hello SDN. I am about to start my second year of undergraduate. When I started undergrad, I did not know if I wanted to be a doctor or not. It was an idea that I developed about half way through my first semester. I still wasn't entirely sure about it, so I moved back home the second semester...
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    Eligible for Career Changer Post Bacc?

    Hi all, Apologies if this is explained somewhere else, but I checked and didn't see it. I'm not clear on whether I'm eligible for a career changer post bac program, and if not, what my options are. Ten years ago, during my freshman and sophomore year of college, I took (and did very poorly in)...
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    Taking ORGO 1&2 at another university for the Summer?

    Hey everyone! Even though I've been stalking SDN for a significantly long time, this is my first post! Small tidbit about me: Sociology Major, Spanish Minor Sophomore at Top 50 Private University 3.6 Overall 3.4 Science GPA Black Female Due to my interest in my minor, I have formed my four...
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    Recent Graduate thinking about becoming a Vet

    I graduated last December with a BS in Integrative Studies (Journalism, Hospitality, Sociology) from UNT. I really didn't know what I wanted to do so I spent 4 years being lost. The only pre-reqs I have is bio 1 & 2. When I graduated high school I went to TAMU to pursue this career but things...
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    Questions about classes

    I've been reading through the classes to take on many dental school websites, and a lot of them state that to be competitive you should have advanced science courses such as Anatomy, Physiology, Genetics, Histoloy, Evolution etc... I was wondering if other upper level science classes also count...
  10. Cluubias2

    Dental School Statistics

    Hello SDN! I've completed a spreadsheet that contains every major information about every US school. The excel contains a dropdown under each column that allows you to organize the data. For example, if you want to rate schools based on average accepted science GPA, select the drop down under...
  11. Manders221

    Should I get an associates degree?

    Hello, This is my first time posting here, for the past month or so I've absorbed as much information from this forum as I can get my hands on. My mind is still jumbled and I could use the advice of people who have gone through the application process... so here goes my long post Last year I...
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    Bad to take Physics at a Cal State?

    Hello, I am a first year at UCLA and am wondering how bad it would be for me to take physics at a Cal State over the summer instead of at UCLA? I would take the classes over two summers. I have no physics background, but have taken calculus. I have done well my first two quarters so far. Thank...
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    Organic Chem lab for 1 semester

    Need some clarification for a neurotic pre med. I graduated in May 2015 and have just completed one semester of organic lab (paid 600$ out of pocket), which most schools have as an admission requirement/recommendation. However, the school which I took the lab at splits up Orgo lab into a year...
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    How should I move forward?

    Hello and thanks for viewing my first post. I'm 19 and attend the Community College of Rhode Island with a 3.9 GPA through 3 semesters (40 credits). I got accepted into TCU for next fall as a neuroscience major, and TCU has a matriculation rate of 80% into med school. I work 30 hours a week, but...
  15. pmlmu13

    Taking biochem before applying(will take it before graduation)?

    I am currently a junior and have not taken biochem yet. Several schools I'm looking at applying to list it as required or at the least recommended. I was planning on taking it senior year, but was wondering if it will count against me if I haven't taken it before applying? As a side note, I...
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    Taking Pre-Reqs the Summer Before Starting Optometry School Allowed??

    While deciding which schools to apply to I've had some trouble determining which schools allow you to take a pre-req the summer before starting optometry school. I know that IUSO does but am wondering what other schools also do? My main issue is that I have not take Anatomy and Physiology yet...
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    Any Dallas area Non Trads here?

    Are there any other Dallas area non trads here starting pre req classes this fall? (Either through official or unofficial DIY post bacc - perhaps we can get in touch to possibly form study groups or support groups if there's interest. ) Feel free to post with where you're enrolling / what...
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    online lab for med schools?

    Are online labs for med schools accepted ? These programs are : 1. regionally accredited (highest accredation SAME as most regular colleges including Ivy Leagues) 2. charge as good as a lab in person http://online.une.edu/science-prerequisites/online-organic-chemistry-i/...
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    dental hygienist and dental hygiene graduates

    Hello I just got accepted into a dental hygiene program. I'm 20. and im halfway done with my pre reqs for dental school. All i need is physics 1 and 2 and orgo 1 and 2 I plan on completing the hygiene program, and working part time. As soon as I begin working part time I'm going back to...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Calculating OTCAS GPA and Low GPA

    Hi All, I am new to this forum. I have a couple questions: -First, if I have a No Pass(NP) on my transcript does OTCAS calculate that as an F? -Also how bad does having two NP's on my transcript look? They are both math classes from my freshman year. I really struggled transitioning to the...
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    Need Help Deciding What to do w/ AP Credits??

    Hi, incoming freshman at Rutgers here. Im scheduled to take the AP Biology exam in two weeks or so. What I heard is Dental schools don't take AP credits as fulfilled prereqs.. so heres my question: If I take AP Bio and get the credits, am I forced to take upper level bio classes to fulfill the...
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    Next step and chances?

    Hello Everyone! I am new here, and hoping to ask for some of your opinions on what is expected of me this upcoming year. I would like to thank everyone in advance; I have been lurking around this forum for a while, and every thread has been a great help. I currently have a Bachelors of Science...