prereqs

  1. H

    Self -Paced Online Pre-reqs

    Good afternoon All, Respectfully requesting any recommendations to other ONLINE PRE-REQs that are SELF-PACED in the vein of UNE?
  2. K

    Attending Grad School Before Vet...Should I Re-Take C+ Pre-Reqs?

    Hi everyone, I need advice on whether or not I should be re-taking pre-req classes to raise that gpa, even if I am going to have an advanced degree (MS Biology) before applying to vet school. I received my B.S. in Biology last December. I have a few C+s, one B- : Organic Chemistry 1 & 2...
  3. D

    Advice for application timeline

    Hello all! I am looking to apply to medical school, but am a bit conflicted about my timeline. I am 28 years old with an undergrad in Econ at a top public school with cGPA of 3.75 and slightly higher science GPA, albeit with lower level science courses. I served in the Army for about 5 years...
  4. DoctoOcto

    Not completing Chemistry labs until AFTER applying? Advice on Chem Labs Needed

    I'm in a bit of a predicament here. Would appreciate advice on how to strategize "putting classes off," or if I even should. So, Gen Chem Lab and Organic Lab at UCLA Extension (Gen Chem Lab: General and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I | UCLA Continuing Education , Orgo Lab: General and Organic...
  5. ruedi

    ALL pre-reqs online (UNE)

    I am 30, no formal science background. I have a BA (psychology, health care inequalities) 3.89; and MA (Sociology) 3.9 I have professional experience in Clinical research coordination and in mental health services (direct services and treatment plan management; worked under supervision of a DO...
  6. P

    Struggling with which calculus to take as a pre-med, if at all???

    I am a 3rd year college student currently enrolled in the "hard/engineering" 5 credit calculus and geometry course at my university as opposed to the "easier" calculus for life sciences class. The reason I am taking the 5 credit calculus is because my concentration of "pre-med" within psychology...
  7. Dr. Spoodermen ND

    Any prereqs that's "eh, not a big deal" if taken at a CC?

    I know that CC credits are taken by a case-by-case basis at many schools, and many schools prefer they be taken at a 4-year than a CC. But are there any prerequisites that aren't a big deal if taken at a CC instead of a 4-year? I've read on SDN that Orgo 1&2 at a CC induces some frowns... but...
  8. M

    Taking Physics over the summer?

    So I'm a 1st year UCLA student with a major in Music, and I've been taking only math, biology, and chemistry courses this entire year (no major reqs) to get my pre med reqs out of the way before I start doing my music courses. However, I realized that I can't fit physics into my schedule and...
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    Engineering Major - Pre Reqs for medical school?

    Hi everyone, I am a freshman at a 4 year college pursuing a degree in computer engineering. After completing my degree I would like to go to medical school. So far I’m having a couple of problems... 1) My university is more orientated towards engineering so they don’t really have anyone here...
  12. N

    AP Credits to Waive Math Pre-Reqs?

    Hi everyone, I want to drop a math class I am taking this semester (for personal reasons and scheduling conflicts), but I'm wondering if I even need take it next semester at all. I have AP credit from AP Stats and AP Calc AB, and I'm wondering if I can use both of those credits to satisfy the...
  13. R

    Individual grades vs. overall?

    Hi everyone, I have one C in my transcript in ochem II and the rest of my grades are mostly As and some Bs. I think I can still end up with a 3.8+ GPA as long as there is no other major slip ups like this. Would having a C in a prerequisite course, but still having an okay overall GPA lower...
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    LOR’s from pre-req professors. HELP

    Currently in the process of knocking out my pre-reqs and I’m trying to score a LOR (letter of recommendation) from atleast 1-2 of my professors. Anybody have any experience with getting letters from them? Like how they went about asking/earning them from them?
  15. D

    Where to take physics 2/biochem prereq

    Hi, I need to complete my physics 2 and biochem online. Are there any schools other than UNE that offer it self-paced? If anyone has done these online, how quickly were you able to complete them? Thanks a lot!
  16. K

    Foreign-educated RN to MD

    I'm interested in studying to become a doctor after 5 years of work experience as an RN. I'm 28 and I have a 3.5-year BSN degree from a European country. I'm also licensed to practice nursing in the US as my European degree was evaluated by the CGFNS and I passed the NCLEX. I'm trying to figure...
  17. prairiemusic

    Bio at Two Different Schools?

    Hello all, I finished Bio I at my home institution a few years ago now and I tried to finish Bio II this semester (at the same time as Biochem and Genetics, not my best call) and I'll most likely have to withdraw from the class due to poor grades. My school has given me the option to finish the...
  18. C

    Pre-Med Inquiry at 24 years old

    I’ve just recently started my undergrad at Arizona State University for Biological Sciences. The only concern is it’s an online degree, but the prerequisite classes that require a lab are on campus. I live in Georgia, so as an example: Organic Chemistry’s lecture portion is taught online. I’ll...
  19. Nappygirl

    Prerequisites not finished at application - missing two

    I am applying to dental schools in June. For many schools I have most of the prereqs completed, but not all. I am missing Physics II and Microbiology. While I see on many websites that prereqs need to be completed by matriculation, will not having them complete at application cause my...
  20. S

    Does Genetics count as an advanced biology pre-req?

    Hi, I am a bit lost on if genetics I counts as a biology course. At the university I attend the course falls under 'GENE' instead of 'BIOL.'
  21. Z

    Former Professional Soccer Player ...cGPA 3.4

    Hi everyone! 26 year old nontraditional student here. Graduated from a 4 year university back in 2013 with a double major in Economics and International Business. After graduating I played professional soccer for a couple years. Unfortunately that got cut short due to injuries. I now own my own...
  22. Z

    Non-Traditional Student Advice - Prerequisites ...What are my chances?

    Hi everyone! 26 year old nontraditional student here. Graduated from a 4 year university back in 2013 with a double major in Economics and International Business. After graduating I played professional soccer for a couple years. Unfortunately that got cut short due to injuries. I now own my own...
  23. J

    Post UG, Working Full Time- Is Community College OK?

    Hey! I'm graduating UG from a great university and a non-traditional premed student for a variety of reasons. My two year plan as it stands is to work full-time in research that I'm passionate about with a medical school, however I still need to take (and WANT to retake) certain prereqs to make...
  24. nembry

    can this non-science majors class count as a bio pre req? (TMDSAS)

    A couple years ago I took Biology for non-science majors. 4 hour course with a lab. (TCCCN=Biol 1408) Does anyone know if this can count as a biology pre-req for med school in texas? I know this is probably a dumb question, but worth an ask. Otherwise, assuming Biochem can't count, I will have...
  25. Z

    USF Prerequistes

    Hi everyone, I can't find any information online about prerequisites taken at a community college for USF med school. Does anyone have any information on this? Do they allow none, some, or all?
  26. C

    Summer Organic Chem I and II $55 per credit hour 2018

    Not sure how many people on this board would be interested, but my local college is offering Organic I and II this summer in 5 week sessions each. The cost is $55 per credit hour and housing for the entire 10 weeks is only $380. The school is Diné College and it is located in Tsaile, AZ. It is...
  27. sasukeuchiha33

    Statistics vs Biostatistics...very confused!

    As I'm scrolling through pre-med reqs now it would seem some medical schools require statistics, but prefer biostatistics. I am enrolled to take elementary statistics next semester, and this statistics course specifically geared towards students who will later pursue graduate school in the...
  28. D

    CC pre-reqs for UCLA?

    Hi, Thank you to everyone who has been so helpful on this forum. I'm currently a sophomore at a CC who is looking at pre-reqs for dental schools, and the guidelines for UCLA is a little confusing. It is stated that "only 3 credits/4 quarters" is accepted, but I'm not too sure what that means...
  29. A

    Abysmally low sGPA — What should I do?

    Hi all, I'm a 21 year old senior at an accredited university in Puerto Rico. After much indecisiveness, I've set my eyes on studying medicine in the U.S. However, for the past three years, I've managed to pass most of my classes (I'm an Anthropology major) with little to none study habits and...
  30. ancora imparo

    Post Bac Student- need help with credit conversion/prereq!!

    Hi all. Currently finishing a post bac at a university on the semester system. Right before starting, I took a 4 unit chemistry course at a UC extension school which uses the quarter system. My post bac school considers this equivalent to their gen chem 1, and allowed me to move on to Gen chem...
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    Being Pregnant during DPT Pre-Reqs

    Hi Everyone, I have a BA in Psychology and want to pursue a career as a Physical Therapist. I will need to complete all of my pre-reqs by this October (or more realistically next October). My husband and I are thinking about getting pregnant during the time I will be taking the pre-reqs/GRE in...
  32. cobihaha

    General Admissions & OTCAS Question on listing courses in progress

    Hi everybody! I'm currently in the final stages of finishing my OTCAS application but I have a question regarding listing courses in progress. I'm missing pre-reqs for three of the schools I'm applying to (SJSU, St. Augustine and Colorado State University) with the plan of taking them over the...
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    All PTCAS GPAs, GREs, and Prerequisites in one spreadsheet

    Hopefully this helps people. Accurate with information from the first week of September 2017. If new information is not available, it remains from the prior update in April 2017.
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Developmental Psychology Prereq

    So, a few of the programs I am applying to require a developmental psychology course, often stating that is has to cover the entire lifespan! I am a Human Development minor so I have taken a ton of Human Development and Family Studies courses that cover development across the lifespan and at...
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    Prerequisites?

    Hi everyone, In general, how strict are prerequisite requirements? By the end of college, I will have taken the following classes: *organic I, organic II, genchem II [I am using AP credit for gen chem I] *physics 1, physics 2 *bio 1, bio 2 *1 psychology class *(possibly) one sociology class...
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    2 Chems, Physics, and MCAT early? Switched from PA

    Hey Guys! I've read so many of these forums, it's nice to finally post in one! So here it goes: I will be a fifth-year college student this fall, having completed all PA requirements but decided on wanting to go to med school. This requires me to retake 2 semesters of gen chem, orgo, physics...
  37. W

    I'm pre-med, but haven't completed prereqs & have a low GPA. Where can I go from here?

    I have a question for anyone who may be able to give sound advice or has been through a similar situation. So, I recently got my B.S. in Community Health (or public health). Early in my undergraduate career I was on a pre-med track but after not performing as well as I wanted in Bio, Chem 1...