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    Hi everyone, I hope everyone is going through this chaos of pandemic well. I have a question regarding my prereq courses. I know that most schools require 8 semester cred of Biology. I have 7 from general bio( 2 semesters of lecture +1 semester of lab). But I have Microbio+lab(4 credit) 2...
  2. avpaddict

    Rutgers Pharmacy Prerequisites for Transfers

    Hi, I have a question about transferring into the pharmacy school! Is it true that in order to apply as a transfer student for Rutgers EMSOP, you need to complete all of the prerequisite courses BEFORE YOU APPLY? I mean, is it possible to put off the completion for some of the remaining...
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    UNE vs SCUHS Online Human Anatomy??

    Hi everyone, I need to complete the human anatomy pre-req for the school I am applying to before the end of June. I have not been able to find much information regarding the online human anatomy course offered through UNE (University of New England) and SCUHS (Southern California University of...
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    Experience with UNE online statistics?

    I have already confirmed that UNE Math 1005 will satisfy the statistics requirement. Does anyone have experience with this course?
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    Stony Brook Prerequisite

    Has anyone been accepted or interviewed at Stony Brook without finishing all of the prerequisite classes. Their website says that prerequisites must be completed by time of application rather than matriculation like other schools; but i also know that schools "reserve the right to waive any...
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    University of Florida College of Dentistry prerequisites

    Hello! I was wondering if any of you know if microbiology lab is required for UF. I have looked at their website and it says that microbio is required but they do not specify anything about the lab. If it is required or highly highly recommended then I will take it. However, microbiology lab at...
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    LMFT considering career change to Psych NP

    Hi Everyone, I am a licensed marriage and family therapist. I got my bachelors in psych/anthropology, and masters in counseling psych. I do not have a science bachelors, and only took Biology in undergrad. I am considering going back to school to become a Psych NP for more stability, benefits...
  8. bodog16

    Animal Nutrition Online Courses

    Animal Nutrition is a prerequisite course for one of the schools I am applying to (NCSU), but is not offered at my university. I found a few different courses online but I'm not sure which one to take. Did anyone take an online animal nutrition course through another university? looking for...
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    Biochemistry Prerequisite

    At my school I was unable to take the intro to biochemistry course (restricted to biochem majors) so instead I took a biology class considered the course equivalent. Is this enough to fill my biochem prereq or will I have to figure out how to take a course in the actual biochem dept?
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    High cum GPA but very low science GPA

    I am a junior who is finishing up a technology degree who also has an interest in pursuing medicine. My health impacted my academics drastically to the point of having a combination of over 10 D’s and F’s in Math courses. I couldn’t move forward in my program without those math courses hence so...
  11. 0613Forever

    General Admissions & OTCAS Any schools W/O 5 yrs prerequisites rule?

    Hello, everyone! I am here today to ask for some wisdom from you guys. I am currently preparing for the next admissions cycle (would like to enroll in 2020), and I am already facing couple problems as I am looking for the schools. I have graduated from UW Seattle in 2016 with B.A. in...
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    Nontraditional applicant — do all my pre-reqs from UG still count towards my application?

    Hi all, New to SDN and planning on taking the MCAT this summer. I am 31, have a PhD in health behavior from UT Austin and did a post-doc at ASU. I graduated from Baylor University with a BS in Biology and a minor in chemistry with a 4.0 GPA. I also had a 4.0 in all of grad school. It is a...
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    Repeated Foreign Coursework

    I took some of my prerequisites (gen chem, gen bio) in another country before I transferred to the United States. My current university transferred the credits but didn't give any grade for the coursework (I guess it's P/F). And these courses were also appointed to specific courses at my current...
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    Advice on my prerequisite dilemma

    Hello all. So I did lots of searching and found some pretty helpful threads but wanted more clarification on my specific situation. I can't remember which thread it was, but a pretty knowledgeable poster commented that you should take these courses where you would perform the best. Having...
  16. mdfaithful

    Pre-requisite Coursework before matriculation

    Hi everyone! I was blessed to have one acceptance from that one interview that I have received in this cycle. I am extremely grateful and am living in absolute bliss. As much as I am enjoying this unbelievable event in my life, I have been making sure to see if I have anything I should complete...
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    New Prerequisite List Problem

    Hi all, I recently graduated and I'm currently in my gap year, working to save up for those app fees. But I just found out that one of the schools I really wanted to get into (U of AZ Tucson), changed their prerequisite list for the cycle I'm applying in. So now I'm missing 1 semester of...
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    Even After a PhD, Passion for Medicine Still Strong... at 32!

    Hello all, around 2013, at the age of 27 I was at a crossroads, by then, I had earned my masters in business to follow my undergraduate degree; do I continue on the PhD path or should I finally stop ignoring the beast within me and pursue what I always knew I needed to do: become a medical...
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    Need advice! do I need to take this class?

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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...
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    BioEngineering Courses to Fulfill Biology requirement?

    My school offers several bioengineering courses that, in my opinion, cover a large amount of standard biology. There is a tissue engineering lab that I was hoping would count towards the bio requirement for med school; in it, they teach you "cell biology laboratory techniques, including...
  22. armoman898

    How to handle NO Biochemistry (but 2 semester of Orgo)

    I have taken Orgo 1 and 2 (8 credits). I did not take Biochem before I graduated :bang:. I'm a non-trad. On my AACOMAS primary, I selected "I'm not matching any course to this prerequisite" for Biochemistry, for the schools that require Biochem. I already submitted (9/12/18). I emailed a few...
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    Best route to complete prerequisites for vet school if I have already graduated

    If I am several years out of college and have already graduated with a bachelors in mechanical engineering but decided to follow my passion of becoming a vet, what is the best way to complete the prerequisite courses? Would I just be able to take courses at any university or enroll as a master's...
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    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...
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    English as a prerequisite

    From reading medical school admissions websites and MSAR, it appears that medical schools have a maddening variety of approaches to English department courses as prerequisites (and relatedly whether AP credits satisfy that requirement). Has anyone run across a school that requires 2 semesters...
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    Is it really that bad of an idea to take prereqs during summer?

    Hi everyone :) So I'm a half way non-trad student, trying to climb a ladder back up from the biggest hole ive dug in terms of gpa.. (maybe this point is not exactly necessary for my question...but wanted to be as clear as I can) One of my classmates who is in a similar situation just visited a...
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    Request: List of US Medical Schools Without Pre Requisites

    Hello, A while ago, someone posted a list of U.S.medical schools that don't have pre requisites. I haven't been able to find it. Any chance someone has it? Please and thank you.
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    Reccomendation for Medical Terminology Online Certification for DPT Programs

    Hi everyone! I am currently in the process of applying to DPT programs and one of the schools I am applying to has Medical Terminology as one of their prerequisites. I never took it in school but they do take a certification for it as well. I originally thought I was able to apply for the...
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    csu sacramento, worth applying?

    Hello. I have a C- for one of CSUS prereqs (biomechanics), and it says they require all prereqs to be completed with a 'C' and 3.0 prereq GPA. C- was considered to be a passing grade for upper div in my department, and that semester was a rough due to a bunch of factors. This seems to be the...
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    Repeated Coursework - How to Indicate?

    I am going through the PTCAS application and am at the "review and finalize" portion of transcript entry. I come across this statement, "Note: courses should be marked repeated only if repeated at the same institution. If you took a course at one institution and later repeated it at another...
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    Won't have much Pre-Reqs done by application, some questions for you guys.

    Hi folks, I am an older student, I have two kids and have worked my whole life in a management role. I decided to go into Dentistry a few years back, started my undergrad and now I am in my Junior year, however I will not be applying until next year, 2019 when I take the DAT. I am a Houston...
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    Will my light course load hurt me?

    I’m currently attending an online (big name and regionally accredited) university for psychology. I can’t give up a full time salary, so I’m switching from my job in aviation to become a surgical tech - this way, I can gain clinical experience, LOR’s, volunteer opportunities, network, etc. With...
  33. RandomChance

    A few questions about Orgo, LoR's, and Authorship

    Hi all, 1.) In my undergrad I unfortunately got a C- in orgo 1 with lab, but received a A- in orgo 2 with lab the following semester. Would this orgo 2 with lab potentially fulfill the minimum "C" grade required in prerequisites for most MD schools? (I know every school is probably different...
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    UMKC Prerequisite Section on AADSAS

    To anyone who has filled out the UMKC Prerequisite courses on the AADSAS app, what did you guys do when they asked for each class and lab separately if you had courses that had lab joined with them? For example, they're asking for Anatomy, then Anatomy Lab separately. I took Anatomy w/ Lab...
  35. Madhatter91

    Medical Schools accepting Online Courses and CLEPS List

    The list is still being updated. Anything with an asterisk has information attached (i.e. no labs accepted, or resident of the state, etc..) everything else with a yes accepts but cautions against it and would like to see a very strong science and clinical background. Hope this helps everyone...
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    DPT schools that allow more then two prerequisites outstanding

    Hey all, So my question is what schools are you aware of that will allow applications from prospective students that have more then 2 prerequisite classes outstanding? I am switching careers (BS and MS in Environmental Studies) and I am currently taking the prerequisite courses. I am...
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    English Prereq

    Hi, everyone! I'm planning to take English 90 - Shakespeare at UCLA for Summer 2018. Do you guys think this will count towards the English requirement medical schools have?
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    Prereqs Question

    Hi, everyone! I just got into a two-year postbac program (USC) that will allow me to take my science prereqs (foreign degree holder here). However, in order to open up my application pool for med school, I've decided to take a couple more GEs to boost my total credit hours to 60. I'm currently...
  40. EpictetusInATightSpot

    C- in pre-req questions

    I'm in a bit of a tight spot. I got less than a C in a pre-requisite course. It was a course with an integrated lab on the semester system. To avoid limiting my options, I retook the lecture portion of this same course on the quarter system and did well. Now I'm deciding whether or not to...