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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by mummyx, Jan 28, 2001.

  1. mummyx

    mummyx Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    Apr 6, 2000
    Fairfax, VA
    Does anybody knows majoring in Computer Science is a good idea for average premed student??? I mean, how many of CS majors get accepted each year??? Any advice will be appreciated. Thanks!!!!!!!!


    P.S-- I got Cs in Gen-Chem 2, O-Chem 1 and Calculus 1.
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  3. Peregrin

    Peregrin Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Oct 17, 2000
    Your degree is not particularly important. There are probably schools who might think that it is interesting, but I don't think it makes you particularly unique from the other science prememds.

    However, your grades in premed reqirements (prereqs) are significant and every C is a nail in your potential medical career's coffin. Perhaps a stellar MCAT will level things out for you.

    Good luck.

    [This message has been edited by Peregrin (edited 01-28-2001).]
  4. mummyx

    mummyx Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    Apr 6, 2000
    Fairfax, VA
  5. Cobragirl

    Cobragirl Hoohaa helper ;) 10+ Year Member

    Aug 18, 2000
    In residency HELL
    I have to agree that every C is a POTENTIAL "nail in the coffin" but don't let it scare you off if you happen to get a few!

    I made C's in Organic yet I've already gone to 2 interviews and have 2 more scheduled (and haven't heard from my last 3 schools).

    The point is that you DON'T want to get them if you can help it, but if you do, try to take other, similar courses (ie: biochem,etc) to prove that you CAN handle the load! Keep trying and you'll get there!

    Good Luck!

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