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Pre-Anatomy @ WUHS/COMP

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by DOS, May 27, 1999.

  1. DOS

    DOS New Member

    May 19, 1999
    Menlo Park, CA, USA
    COMP offers an optional 3-week "pre-anatomy" course at the end of June. I have never taken an anatomy course, and I haven't been in a classroom in 7 years (BA 1992), so I'm really not sure where my study skills lie at this point. I took the MCAT in 4/98 (27) studying after work without too much problem. Do you think taking this pre-anatomy course would be to my advantage? It would mean quitting my job a couple of weeks earlier than planned and relocating in a hurry. Thoughts?

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  3. NickCVM

    NickCVM Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Dec 27, 1998
    Nashville, TN
    I'm not sure that startin' school earlier than you need is a good idea. I won't start school until Aug. myself.
    I can see your point dough - if I hadn't taken anat/phy in undergrad - I would've most likely ended up taking the course myself. The people from Western told me during the interview that for those who had never had anat/phy, it would be a real advantage to take it before the real thing.

    PS: congrats on your acceptance. [​IMG]
  4. adri

    adri Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    Mar 29, 1999
    san diego, ca, usa
    i would highly recommend it...not unless you really NEED the money, why wouldn't you want to? i bought the books yesterday and it is a lot of material that is introduced. i would suggest buying the book and looking through it if you're not gonna take the course, especiallly since you haven't been in school in a while. anyway, congrats and hope to meet you soon.

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