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Poll--Largest amount of Credits/Schools Attended

Discussion in 'Nontraditional Students' started by FourMoreYears, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. FourMoreYears

    FourMoreYears 2+ Year Member

    May 15, 2008
    For the last 1/2 hour, I've been laughing at myself. I just completed logging all of my college/graduate credits into the application sites.
    I've totaled....drum roll please...312.5 credits at over 10 institutions. Who else has over 200 credits? Who else has completed coursework at over 5 colleges?

    I'm not a flake. I've moved around a few times and have been climbing the health care ladder. Each of these courses served a purpose.

    But I obviously need a hobby. :laugh: Anyone have any advice?
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  3. p30doc

    p30doc Ever true and unwavering 10+ Year Member

    Aug 22, 2007
    236 credits for me at 6 schools if you count the school I studied abroad at. I thought entering all my stuff and requesting my transcripts was bad enough. You sir are a saint for dealing 300+ credits at 10 schools. My new hobby is going to be filling out secondaries, I hear it is very relaxing.
  4. aunt ethel

    aunt ethel M0 2+ Year Member

    May 31, 2007
    Three schools
    159 credits and counting...
  5. DrMidlife

    DrMidlife has an opinion 10+ Year Member

    Oct 30, 2006
    5 transcripts, 245 semester units, 120 courses.
  6. QofQuimica

    QofQuimica Seriously, dude, I think you're overreacting.... Administrator Physician PhD Faculty Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Oct 12, 2004
    Five schools (not counting my med school). I can't tell you how many credits because my college didn't use them. A normal college degree is 120 credits, right? That would extrapolate to around 350 total credits for college plus two stints in grad
  7. zed350

    zed350 I want my superapple 10+ Year Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    256 units - 2 countries, 7 schools, 1 grad school and still 35 units to go to matriculate into a med school...I feel like i can work on US education policy if i dont get accepted:p
  8. nontrdgsbuiucmd

    nontrdgsbuiucmd 2+ Year Member

    Mar 28, 2008
    my own little world

    Couple of you have me beat, by my math I'm at 250 hours, 6 schools, 3 states. Kind of funny when you walk into a school in whatever city you're living in at the time to take a handful of classes and you can just "sense" where the student bookstore, library, food court etc will most likely be, how to get exceptions to prerequ requirements, etc.

    Guess we all have a decent answer to the med school interview question regarding how we can show commitment to lifelong learning?
  9. PAGuyana

    PAGuyana 10+ Year Member

    Oct 27, 2006
    9 school and over 250 credits. Don't ask any questions, I can't believe it myself. It's embarrassing quite frankly.
  10. Loralee

    Loralee 5+ Year Member

    139 Credits at 7 colleges. This doesn't include the 28 months of nursing school that is recorded in clock hours and isn't convertable to credit hours. (556 classroom hours & 1524 clinical hours if anyone is interested.)

    Glad to know others have spent more money for transcripts than me! :laugh:
  11. zed350

    zed350 I want my superapple 10+ Year Member

    Jan 26, 2007

    So true, not to mention the moments you have to go and talk to adminstrators/professors and you know what they are going to say/ask for..
  12. teddybear

    teddybear "Teddy" 2+ Year Member

    May 29, 2008
    It's no disgrace. It just shows that you were looking for your direction, yet you were still ambitious. That's all.
  13. Phoenix.

    Phoenix. Emdee Jaydee Moderator Emeritus Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Jun 29, 2005
    8 transcripts. Gah.
  14. Mudfever

    Mudfever Still Searching 7+ Year Member

    Apr 18, 2007
    1 State - 3 Schools - 260 Credits - and one degree.

    Will have ~ 300 credits next May when I finish my 2nd degree. Then If I don't get in this year, Grad school!

    All of my friends say that my mind is very expensive. :laugh:
  15. soparu

    soparu 2+ Year Member

    May 8, 2008
    2 states
    3 schools (music school with a .90 GPA...yay, CC, and state college)
    225 credit hours
    2 degrees in business.

  16. Spaceman Spiff

    Spaceman Spiff 2+ Year Member

    Nov 26, 2006
    4 degrees (after finishing med school), 4 universities, 1 CC, 3 states
    Plus many, many assorted courses at various institutions and the military.
    It would take me a few hours to tabulate the credit hours... :laugh:

    Maybe we should all start a Professional Student's Club or something!
  17. yaspar

    yaspar 2+ Year Member

    Jun 14, 2008
    6 schools (1 graduate) , 2 countries, and enough credits to accout for that it is holding up my AMCAS application submission to my designated schools

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