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Put off Chem/Bio lab till last year?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by DeadCactus, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. DeadCactus

    DeadCactus SDN Lifetime Donor Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Is it a bad idea to put off the bio chem labs till the last year? In order to take them before I apply, I would need to take an Engineering, Chemistry, and Bio lab all in the same semester. Would it hurt me to put them off?
     
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  3. Hassler

    Hassler Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    You probably want to take the labs with your lecture classes while the material is fresh in your memory. Also, probably want to take them before your MCAT.
     
  4. TheGreatHunt

    TheGreatHunt High Performance 7+ Year Member

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    It depends on when you're taking the material...

    Usually you'd want to take it the semester after your exited the class, some take it during the class(Ugh, that'd be annoying to me) but if you take the lab after you take the class, I think you'll find that you have a better time with retention of information because you have that much longer to keep using it!
     
  5. DeadCactus

    DeadCactus SDN Lifetime Donor Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Are things you learn in lab covered on the MCAT?
     

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