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Could a med school take away my acceptance?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by stansbury, Nov 27, 2005.

  1. stansbury

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    So i just got accepted into med school (I am really excited) and now i am wondering whether I need to finish a minor that i was doing. Currently i have listed 3 minors on my amcas application, i am done with 2 and to get the 3rd one done next semester, seems like way too much work. Do you think if I get my major done plus 2 minors, the med school will be okay with me not finishing the 3rd minor, or am I committing fraud by not finishing the 3rd minor?
    I have heard of people getting their acceptances taken away (never for this issue though), if anyone knows of a case similar to this, please let me know.

    thanks for your opinions
    Stansbury
     
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  3. Chinorean

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    It's not fraud because it was all true at the time you reported it. You could quit all your EC's, drop the minors and stop ferrying little old ladies across the street and they would not take away your acceptance. You can't fail your classes and you have to graduate, that's all there is.
     
  4. Law2Doc

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    Actually I beleive some school's acceptance letters indicate that you must get at least a C in all remaining coursework. But I doubt they will care much about minors not required for graduation credits.
     
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    Check with the school to be sure. I know that U of Utah (for example) could take away your acceptance over a change like that.
     
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    not only is that probably not an issue at 99% of the schools out there if they knew that you didn't finish the minor, but i also highly doubt the school is going to even notice if you didn't tell them.
     
  7. BaylorGuy

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    Read the acceptance packet again or call the school....they usually have like a terms of acceptance page in your packet that says some things like you must graduate with at least a C, turn in a final transcript, not get charged with a crime, etc.
     
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    I quit my minor too, it's just too much work and I feel like relaxing a little my senior year. Don't stress that. I would keep most of your EC going just in case (im paranoid), but don't put nearly as much effort in them as you used to. Just cruise and finish your classes decently (Im aiming for a mix of As and Bs) oh and dont commit any crimes, and youre in.
     
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    No school would withdraw their acceptance because you didn't finish your 3rd minor.
     
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    I will reiterate: when in doubt, contact the ad com.
     
  11. stansbury

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    thanks for everyone's input. Its just that getting an acceptance is so much work, i dont want to lose it due to a stupid mistake. And i defintely plan to speak to adcom before making a move.
     
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    Mine just said that I needed to let them know if I changed any of my planned curriculum. I'm sure if you just call and let them know, they'll tell you if there's a problem. I was pretty vague with my future classes on AMCAS anyway, I put things like 'Humanities Elective' and 'Technical Elective' instead of listing specific classes. Anyways, just call them, they'll tell you.
     
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    if you change your gender, will they take away your acceptance?
     
  14. gary5

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    LMAO! Your post is too anal and neurotic to answer. Thanks for the entertainment!
     

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