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Post-Bacc or not?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by MeghanMD, 05.15.14.

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  1. MeghanMD

    MeghanMD 2+ Year Member

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    When I got to college I started with a major in molecular biology. I did fine but not good enough for med school plus the whole learning to study thing didn't click until my junior year. I now have a major in marketing and minors in psychology and biology. I have a 3.42 cGPA and have only taken 3 bio classes-- I dropped chem freshman year but am planning to take medical terminology, human physiology, and biostatistics soon. I go to a great university and will graduate in November (quarter system).

    I have decided that what I really want more than anything is to be a doctor. My grades are almost all As now but I'm not sure if I should stay in school and take those pre-reqs or graduate in November and apply for a post-bacc pre med program. Thoughts??
     
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  3. OneTwoThreeFour

    OneTwoThreeFour 2+ Year Member

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    Why would you do a post bacc instead of staying at your university?
     
  4. Microglia

    Microglia 2+ Year Member

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    I would stay in school and try to graduate with a dual major or a minor. You're familiar with the school and area, and have figured out how to succeed there. That could be beneficial in succeeding in the prereqs as well.
     
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