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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Dr. Don, Apr 17, 2002.

  1. Dr. Don

    Dr. Don Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Dec 15, 2001
    Los Angeles
    hey peeps, I was just apply for the MD/PhD programs that various schools offer, do you just need to take the general GRE or a subject test GRE like in bio or something? thanks
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  3. Original

    Original Ogori-Magongo Warrior 7+ Year Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    You absolutely don't need to take the GRE. Just MCAT.
  4. JJ4

    JJ4 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Sep 19, 2001
    Yes -- for the most part the GRE is optional. However for Biomedical Engineering the GRE is typically required.

    Furthermore some "predoctoral awards" given by certain funding resources request GRE scores at times but sometimes even those can be substituted with your MCAT scores.

    Good luck! :D
  5. Hopkins2010

    Hopkins2010 Banned Banned

    Nov 5, 1999
    Baltimore, Maryland
    I applied for MD/PhD with bioengineering, so I decided to take the GRE general test only.

    It turns out that I didnt need it for the school I will end up at (Hopkins) but I know that Michigan, UIUC, Ohio St required it, and that some others (UNC) suggested that I take it.
  6. none

    none 1K Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 27, 2001
    Take the GRE as long as you KNOW you can do extremely, amazingly well on it. The GRE isn't required in the vast majority of cases, but it can definitely be a hinderance if it is poor.

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