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Biochem Lab for med school?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by ssherr, Jan 11, 2002.

  1. ssherr

    ssherr New Member

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    Jan 9, 2002
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    I was just wondering, if such a class, that is, Biochemistry lab, was part of the necessary criteria for Medical School applications. I'm taking it now and its terrible, just looking for a way out if it's not necessary.
    thanks,
    Scott
     
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  3. Becket

    Becket Senior Member 15+ Year Member

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    As long as you have otherwise met the minimum bio requirements for most schools (1 year plus lab), then I wouldn't worry about it. A few schools do require biochem, but I don't think that includes the lab component.
     
  4. penelope

    penelope Member 7+ Year Member

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    AHHHHH, ssherr, don't do it!!!!!! Unless you really love biochem, that is...or if you're thinking of working in industry at some point. But there is absolutely NO need for biochem lab. I do recommend taking some biochem though, even if the schools you're interested in don't require it.
     

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