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Course Load

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by An Yong, Sep 15, 2002.

  1. An Yong

    An Yong Senior Member
    7+ Year Member

    Sep 13, 2002
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    Hi, this is my first post but I have read SDN for a while now. I had a question regarding course load. A fellow pre-med here suggested that I take more hours next semester (my schedule will be very similiar next semester) because 13 hours may seem a bit lax to most adcoms. Unfortunately, I don't think I can take a single class more right now. My question was do adcoms look just at the number of hours when interpreting the difficulty of your courseload, or do they look at the classes as well?

    Here is my course load:

    Organic Chem
    Discrete/Combinatorial Math
    Differential Equations,

    It only totals to about 13 hours.

  2. All-Star14

    All-Star14 Wants to Rock Wit U
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    Aug 30, 2002
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    In terms of you taking enough hours, I haven't the faintest notion (my school doesn't deal with credit hours). However, in terms of work load, I think you're taking more than enough. The courses you're taking require a great deal of time and effort; unless you feel you can handle another course, I'd advise you not to pick up another course and just focus on the ones you're taking (assuming you're taking four full courses).
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