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Quick Course Load Question

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by davisfenos, Aug 13, 2015.

  1. davisfenos

    davisfenos Prince Caspian
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    Hey all,

    I realize it might be a little bit difficult to assist me with this due to relative course difficulties, but I'm really just looking for general opinions. My schedule for the upcoming semester consists of the following:

    Genetics with lab
    Ecology with lab
    Human Physiology
    Metabolism
    Introduction to the Internet

    My problem is that my school offers a fourth year radiological physics course with a lab (takes place at the local hospital!) that I am REALLY interested in taking. If anything, I'd probably swap out my internet course for it. Do you guys think that would make my schedule too heavy? What would you do?

    Thanks for your time.
     
  2. SmurfingReviews

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    They have courses for internet 101? o_o

    And with 2 labs I think you will have a handful, but then again genetics labs wasn't too hard. Not sure about Ecology. Rad. physics sounds more time consuming...

    Up to you bud. It really depends what you want to get out of your education.
     
  3. ac62994

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    That's about...16-17 credit hours? And if you switch IntroNet with RadPhys probably 18 credit hours?

    Are you heavily involved in other ECs that would conflict with this course load? Are you also studying for the MCAT? Are you juggling a part-time job? If none of the above, I would go for it.

    If you're a Senior and wants a stress-free last year, think about which classes that you could do without.
     
  4. davisfenos

    davisfenos Prince Caspian
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    Yeah, it's considered pretty easy at my school! You can take it in class or online, but I've opted for the online version.

    I'll be working at three hospitals during the school year, but not really doing much else. Maybe trying to squeeze in some extra shadowing if I can. I'm actually a post-bac student, as well.
     

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