undergrad classes

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    VCU Undergrad Fall Freshman Year Schedule

    Looking for advice on what classes to take for premed in my first semester at VCU. My major is premedical laboratory sciences. Right now, I have: Chem 101 Gen Chem 1 Chez 101 Lab Gen Chem 1 ENGL 250 Reading Film Math 151 (Precalc) or Math 200 (Calc Analytic Geometry) Univ 111 University...
  2. omikron.wise

    Is this schedule too weird for Fall 2022?

    Howdy y'all! I'm a freshman, and I'm planning out my degree right now to get all my prerequisites for the MCAT in time for me to take it my junior year. The only problem I have is that I really want to join a student organization on campus that requires a lot of dedication, which is really only...
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    Is it Possible to Go from a 2.0 gpa to a 3.6?

    I have been in college for 2 years now and have received 30 credit hours, standing at a cgpa of 2.0. A medical condition affected my performance in school and also failing to withdraw from classes. I would like to know if it’d be possible to raise my overall gpa from a 2.0 to a 3.5-7 in a matter...
  5. D

    Community college/summer courses?

    Hi again! I was wondering how do top tier schools view undergrads taking courses such as english, calculus, and history at community colleges or during the summer?
  6. L

    Need some help and advice on scheduling for next semester!

    So I am in a community college and I am hoping to transfer May 2020. Next semester, I am schedule to take Physics 4A (calculus based), Chem 1B, Botany (Bio), and Calculus 3B (calcu 2). Also, possibly a general ed course that is worth 3 credits too. All the sciences have a lab. I am a freshmen...
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    Will this affect my undergraduate science GPA?

    Hello! I'm an incoming freshman and I was wondering how college placement tests work and do they affect your science GPA. Backround: I scored 650+ on my SAT Math score. This allows me to skip Math 1B (Pre-Calc) and automatically places me Math 2A (Single Variable Calculus) Now depending on my...
  8. C

    Nursing Major switching to Pre-Med?

    Hi everybody, I'm new here and I wanted to get some advice for my situation. I'm 18, a freshman in college and just finished my first semester. I'm in a direct entry BSN program and in the first semester I took Spanish 101, English and the nursing specific Bio & Chem classes. I got A's in...
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    International student seeking advice for applying

    Hi, I am an international premed student studying at University of Ottawa and I plan on applying to medical schools in the next cycle. Right now I am about to begin my fourth semester at university. I started with a few advanced credits so I have 5 (15 credit) semesters left till my graduation...
  10. D

    Calculus for Pharmacy School Applications?

    One of my top pharmacy schools that I'm applying to says that it's mandatory to complete all pre-requisites by the time you complete your undergrad with a C or better. I received a C- in Calculus I, one of the pre-reqs, but I'm not sure how strictly schools follow that rule. I don't have time to...
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    Undergrad Neurosciencevs pharmacotherapy and abnormal psych vs social psych?

    Hello everyone, I am currently in my last semester of undergrad and I am wondering if I should take neuroscience or pharmacotherapy and abnormal psych or social psych? These are all undergrad upper division courses. My overall goal is go prepare for med school while maintaining my gpa. My gpa is...
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    Coursework & Fieldwork Freshman in undergrad worrying about OT school

    Hi, So I'm a freshman at Boston University, majoring in Behavior and Health, which is a program designed to prepare one for OT school. My first semester went very well, got A's and A-'s in Developmental Psych, Statistics, and Biology, and a 3.85 GPA overall. However, this semester has really...
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    Undergraduate courses that may help in dental school. Would appreciate any insight!

    Hello, I am about to receive a biology undergraduate degree this May, and haven't yet applied to dental school (will be doing that this summer). In order to stay on scholarship and an insurance plan I needed to stay enrolled full time at a university throughout next academic year. I figured I...
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    ***Undergrad Workload***

    Hello, I'm a 2nd year college student who just decided to Persue dentistry. I've taken a few science class that fulfill the requirements for dental school . Example: Fall 2014 Physics 2B - B Statistics- A Accounting 1B- A Total units - 13 Spring 2015 Bio 1 - A Intro to chemistry- A Medical...
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    Taking part time course load last semester?

    Hi guys, I'm a senior in my last semester of undergrad. I've completed all of my requirements (and more) except microbiology. I was thinking of just taking that one class and its lab, and then studying for an MCAT retake, as well as working as an ER scribe. Does this look all right on medical...
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    Post Bac- Need experienced/honest advice about undergrad situation- nontraditional

    I'll make this short and sweet, well at last try to... Finishing up post bac ( only Orgo II/lab remaining) and taking MCAT class. Maintained 4.0 with all pre-reqs, volunteered at hospital intermittently ranging from 3 hr/week to weeks without volunteering at all as I have to work etc. I...
  17. NeuroOo

    How should I go about choosing...?

    Hopefully not too long of a read, tried to be as brief as possible.:) I'm currently in my first semester of the second year at a local community college. I've heard that some med schools don't care while others do, but I'm not going to dive into that. I've already been accepted to two of my top...
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    Post Bac Only Classes vs Classes with Undergrads

    I'm thinking about post bac programs and some of them have classes only with post bac students, and others are with undergrad students. Can anyone help to shed some light on the pros and cons of both types of programs? My main thought right now is that post bac only classes may be better for me...