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Biochemistry before applying?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Knickerbocker, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. Knickerbocker

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    I know that some schools require biochemistry, but I don't think that I will take it before I apply.

    Will intent to take be good enough, or will schools hold it against me?
     
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  3. Hkoser

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    I think intent is fine but it really helps withe MCAT if you haven't alread taken it. I'd take if you have time
     
  4. notdeadyet

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    You need to take it before matriculation (where required), not application.

    I'm sure as hell not taking it until I have had a feelgood interview at a school requiring it.
     
  5. DoctorPardi

    DoctorPardi In Memory of Riley Jane
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    There are only 12 schools in the nation that require biochemistry. Also, you can take it anytime before you matriculate to these schools.
     
  6. Bubblehead-to-MD

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    That's the way to go right there! :thumbup:
     
  7. Captain Fantastic

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    Why all the fear and loathing over biochem?
     
  8. Bubblehead-to-MD

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    No fear here...just providing support! I actually hear that it is one of the better classes to prepare you for the first year of med school.
     
  9. notdeadyet

    notdeadyet Still in California
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    No fear and loathing over biochem. Fear and loathing over having to take any more science classes than required by law before med school.

    I'm using the glide year to.... glide....
     

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