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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by kal ka doctor, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. kal ka doctor

    kal ka doctor Member
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    I am looking to get into med school.. is History major a wise choice??I will be transferring to a UC school, most likely UCLA. i am really fascinated with studying world history and anything around that genre .thanks in advance.
     
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    OF COURSE!!! youll need to take all the required prereqs obviously, but a history major is certainly a fine choice. Some schools even go so far as to almost prefer nonscience majors. Doctors arent JUST doctors. good luck.
     
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    Go for it.
     
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    dopaminesurge My friends calls me Steve
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    Yep, yep, but make sure you have some research/clinical ECs to go along with your lovely history major.
     
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    kal ka doctor

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    ya im trying to transfer into UCLA has a Middle Eastern/North African Studies major. I have other concern id also like to talk about, which is that.. i am early graduate from High School, i graduated as a junior. I went to UNLV(University or Nevada Las Vegas) for the first semester and then transfered to SMC for the spring with hopes of transferring to a UC. So Far these are my grades:

    UNLV Fall 05':
    Arabic - B
    Political Science - B
    Cultural Anthro - B
    Microeconomics - B

    SMC (Santa Monica College) Spring 06':
    Biology - C+
    Chemistry - B
    Pyschology - B

    UNLV Summer 06':
    Calculus I - A

    So current GPA is 3.0, I personally think i wasnt ready for college the first 2 semesters.. and showed improvement by pulling out an A in Calc. I know for a fact that ill get a better GPA as a sophomore. How are chances for med schools? thanks in advance SD'ers!!!
     
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    ya im trying to transfer into UCLA has a Middle Eastern/North African Studies major. I have other concern id also like to talk about, which is that.. i am early graduate from High School, i graduated as a junior. I went to UNLV(University or Nevada Las Vegas) for the first semester and then transfered to SMC for the spring with hopes of transferring to a UC. So Far these are my grades:

    UNLV Fall 05':
    Arabic - B
    Political Science - B
    Cultural Anthro - B
    Microeconomics - B

    SMC (Santa Monica College) Spring 06':
    Biology - C+
    Chemistry - B
    Pyschology - B

    UNLV Summer 06':
    Calculus I - A

    So current GPA is 3.0, I personally think i wasnt ready for college the first 2 semesters.. and showed improvement by pulling out an A in Calc. I know for a fact that ill get a better GPA as a sophomore. How are my chances for med schools? thanks in advance SD'ers!!!
     
  7. Law2Doc

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    It's still too early for you to ask what your chances for med school are. If you show some decent improvement over the next couple of years, I see no reason you won't be in the game.
     
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    would med schools care to interpret why i had a 3.0( due to early graduation for HS) the first year??
     
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    As long as you do well and you like it, it won't be a problem.
     
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    I was, you'll be fine.
     

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