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biochem over the summer

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by reallylostnow, May 4, 2007.

  1. reallylostnow

    reallylostnow Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    hey guys,
    i was just wondering if its a good idea to take biochem 1 over the summer. i dont really want to take p. chem and biochem the same semester next fall. is it bad to take summer science courses? im gonna be taking biochem lab next fall and then biochem 2 next spring.
    thanks
     
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  3. ToothE

    ToothE 2+ Year Member

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    Definitely take it over the summer! I just finished taking it for the spring!! GOOD LUCK :)
     
  4. reallylostnow

    reallylostnow Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    do you know if itd look bad to take it during the summer? wouldnt it seem like a cop out because you didnt take it with other courses?
    thanks
     
  5. toothfairy85

    toothfairy85 Guest

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    I wouldn't want to take pchem and biochem together either, but I had a friend do it this spring and he made an A in biochem and a B (highest grade in class) in pchem, so it is possible to do it. I would say it depends how many weeks the biochem class is this summer, is it 5, 8, or 10 wks? It's offered in 5 wks at my school and from I understand it's not easy, but if that is all you are taking, then go for it!
     
  6. alot of people take in in summer and even study for dat at the same time


     
  7. reallylostnow

    reallylostnow Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    thanks guys
    i guess ill take biochem over the summer to avoid the biochem/pchem combo the fall semester
    hope it doesnt look bad...
     
  8. markimark

    markimark 7+ Year Member

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    took in the summer...got into 3 schools...good luck!
     
  9. why not the two at the same time?


     
  10. xdianaax

    xdianaax In memory of Riley Jane Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

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    because biochem and pchem are supposed to be disgusting together...lol...that's why people don't like doing both at the same time, they're upper level classes that are pretty demanding
     
  11. ToothE

    ToothE 2+ Year Member

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    Taking biochem over the summer won't look bad at all. The only thing that will look bad is if you get a bad grade in it, which is more likely to occur if you take it in the same semester with another challenging class. ;)
     

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