pre-requisites

  1. Hunter the Bean

    Taking Physics and Organic Chemistry Together?

    Hi everyone! I'm currently a 2nd year on the pre-med track, and I am in the midst of a dilemma. I am finishing up Biology 2 and General Chemistry 2 this semester and am planning on taking Organic Chemistry 1 next semester (Spring 2019). I want to have all my pre-requisites completed by Spring...
  2. C

    Fulfilling pre-reqs before post bac program?

    I am currently finishing my 4th year at my research University. I am in the process of applying to post-bac programs and realized most of the academic enhancer programs require that all the necessary pre reqs be completed prior to applying. Having been seeking a different health career before, I...
  3. dogsRgreat

    PharmCAS: ACT score replacing class

    I scored very high on the English portion of the ACT so I was not required to take the writing composition courses. However, I didn't learn this until I had take Writing I as a dual-credit class and received a C... that's high school. PharmCAS gives an option to enter any CLEP tests, etc. but I...
  4. M

    Pre-requisites expiration

    I graduated in April 2016 with a BS in Biology. I'm applying this cycle, but I'm not optimistic as I still haven't taken the DAT. Should I not get in, I will apply again and possibly start a masters program Fall 2018. I'm wondering if I'll have to worry about re-taking my prerequisites down the...
  5. O

    Canadian Pre-dental applying to US schools

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this whole pre-dental business as I just decided to pursue dentistry recently. I was just wondering how most US dental schools look at Canadian university courses to see if they are accepted as prerequisites. I go to University of British Columbia and some general...
  6. S

    How do med schools check if your course was online? One of my pre-reqs is online (Biochem)

    So unfortunately, I have already submitted a couple secondary applications before reading that these schools DO NOT accept online courses for pre-requisites (University of Miami Miller and John's Hopkins). All but one of my pre-reqs have been satisfied through AP or through in-person...
  7. I

    Pre-requisite Not Completed

    Hello, I am a biological sciences major, and have not yet completed my biology lab prerequisites, but will be finishing them next year (finishing my junior year right now). I'm not sure yet which labs I will be taking and what courses I plan on taking next year, so I'm not sure if I should...
  8. chunkyfilms

    My General Chemistry 2 course covers some orgo?

    Hello SDN this is my very first post. I couldn't find an answer anywhere on on the site, but I remember looking up pre-reqs for for medical schools on the school websites and reading that one school did have an exception of some sort for this. I'm currently taking Gen Chem 2 and it includes...
  9. S

    CLEPed for a pre-req

    Hey guys! When I first started undergrad, I was pre-pharm and so I took the CLEP exam for gen chem. I used my credit to skip gen chem 1, but I still took gen chem 2 and the lab for 1 and 2. I finished organic chemistry with labs last semester, and I have made As in all of these courses. I...
  10. S

    PA application quandary

    Hey guys, I'm a Microbiology grad (3.52GPA at UT, 4.0 at community college) from UTexas at Austin in 2012 and started looking into the path to become a PA. I've been a molecular biologist / lab manager for almost the whole time since I graduated. I started looking at pre-reqs for PA school and...
  11. S

    Initial Grades

    Hello I was wondering if someone could tell me if I have any shot of acceptance down the road with grades like these without having to do extra schooling post-undergrad? I'm only in my Sophomore year and I'm trying to grind out the grades, but Idk... Things are not going as I expected. Gen Bio...
  12. F

    Retaking Science Pre-requisites

    Hello, everyone! I have a question that may apply to a lot of applicants who are planning to apply next cycle or who may have not quite made the cut this cycle: What schools out there accept grade replacements for science pre-requisites? I know that a lot of PT programs only accept 1-3...
  13. JenTheNurse

    Pre-requisites from a Community College

    So a little back story I am American and my husband is Canadian, we're living in the states right now and I'm getting my undergraduate here in the states in nursing. transferring my nursing credentials up there is no issue, dealing with the visa process is no big deal (as well as something for...
  14. M

    Wanting to begin a new career

    I currently have a BA degree, but at this point I want nothing more than to redo the last few years and study science instead, because I have realized that medical school was the right path for me. It's something that I've wanted to do all my life, but for various personal reasons in high...
  15. W

    Advice on SLP Post-Bacc / PreReqs?

    I'm planning on applying to MS/MA SLP programs and am a little uncertain about what to do when it comes to pre-reqs and post-bacc programs. I'm a non-major (BA International Affairs, minors in German and International Human Rights / MA Political Science) with a few general science courses...
  16. T

    Pharm.D. to M.D. Prereqs

    Hello all, Here's my background: I graduated with a Pharm.D., received 1 year of post-grad training (PGY1), and have been working as a clinical pharmacist for about 1.5 years. I'm seriously considering applying for medical school and have been studying for the MCAT in preparation to apply this...
  17. L

    Athabasca Courses

    Hi Everyone! I am looking at taking some science pre-reqs for med school, to make sure I can handle them and also to (hopefully) boost my undergraduate gpa. Has anyone taken the following courses online through Athabasca, and, if so, what are your thoughts on them? BIOL 204 & 205 - Principles...
  18. C

    Career Change and European Citizenship

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  19. B

    Advice.

    I'm new to the forum and unsure where to post this question. I figured here would be a good place to start. (Some background first) I decided to go back to school for Optometry this last year. My educational background is in Kinesiology, I have a; B.S. in Exercise Science, and a M.S. in...
  20. I

    How long will it take for me to finish my pre-reqs for med school?

    I am on the BSN track and will hopefully finish my pre-reqs after graduating nursing school to apply to med school. These are the science and math classes I currently have. Thanks! - Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II with lab - Intro to Chem with lab (I already know I need to redo chem...
  21. C

    Do I need to take a second quarter of calculus?

    Long time lurker, first time poster. I am currently in my first year of undergrad at a community college. My community college runs on a quarter system and this quarter I took Calc 1. I know a lot of medical schools require math, and some require one semester of calculus. Because my college...
  22. meow+or_never

    Could missing pre-req grade be hurting app?

    I took Orgo II over the summer and got a B in lecture, A in lab. I also took an upper level bio w/ lab that I got a B+ in (in addition to 12 credit hours of electives, all A's). I submitted my AMCAS app well before these grades were official. Will not having Orgo 2 on my transcript hurt me? My...
  23. H

    Struggling with Pre Reqs (freshman year)

    Hi! I am a current freshman at college majoring in Cellular and Molecular Biology with Pre-Vet intentions. I am beginning to panic slightly and would really like to hear some opinions from people who have been through this. As of right now all of my classes are going fine except for Biology...
  24. T

    Finishing pre-reqs: Masters vs Classes only/no degree

    I will complete my bachelor's in a non-science major this fall, but gaps in my pre-requisites for dental school will require another full year of school. My question for people with relevant experience or knowledge of this situation is; would you recommend enrolling in a master's program to...