yungspleen

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So I need 5 classes to graduate. I was going to take 3 this quarter, and wait to see which, if any, med school I got into. Then, next quarter I would take my last two requirements and then take organic chemistry lab if the school that accepted me required it, or just take a general ed class if the school doesn't have orgo lab as a requirement. However, I'm now realizing two things:

1. Although I was complete fairly early in the cycle, I still may not hear a decision until after winter quarter has started

2. My last few classes I need are pretty easy general ed classes that I could just take pass/fail. So I could take 5 classes this quarter without it being too much of an issue and save a lot of money.

So my question is, if I graduate after this quarter and decide on a school that does require orgo lab, what would my options be?
 

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if you are lucky youmifht be able to get it in a CC summer term. the risk of course is you cant squeeze it in and you cant matriculate. I would suggest you take it spring/winter, whether you are still a student at your school or pick it up elsewhere
 
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yungspleen

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if you are lucky youmifht be able to get it in a CC summer term. the risk of course is you cant squeeze it in and you cant matriculate. I would suggest you take it spring/winter, whether you are still a student at your school or pick it up elsewhere
Thank you for the advice. So you think it wouldn't be an issue if I took it over spring at a CC if I were already accepted? I'm not sure how many schools have a problem with CC prereqs.
 

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you will have to check each school that you apply to. Most schools do not have an absolute ban on CC courses but rather they makes a strong recommendation for 4 year schools. At the point you take it, you are past the evaluation point that it will matter. You are fine in doing this