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CALCULUS I

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by wander, Jun 23, 2002.

  1. wander

    wander Senior Member
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    Do I really need to take calc to be competitive? I do not want to take it if I do not have to. Also, I was born in the Dominican Republic and I know I'm not consider an URM but are there any school that would give preference to those of hispanic descent?
     
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  3. pbehzad

    pbehzad Faddayy
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    i would take calculus. it shows that you can think critically. to my understanding if you want to go to the competitive med schools (duke, stanford, etc.) they require calc 1 and calc 2. i think calc does make you look more competitive.
    hope that helps, good luck!
     
  4. efex101

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    Yes there are schools that take into account your Hispanic heritage. Check individual websites for more information, most schools break it down to URM versus non-URM matriculants. Good luck!
     
  5. Modnar

    Modnar Mmm... workahol
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    There are some schools that will accept statistics instead of calculus. Check the websites of the ones you're interested in.
     

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