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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by marleybfour, Jan 9, 2002.

  1. marleybfour

    marleybfour Senior Member
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    Oct 2, 2001
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    I am trying to straighten out my school schedule and need some advice. I am taking Physics II and Organic II. I am taking Physics at a Community College and Organic at the University strickly due to the class times. My dilemna is whether or not to add another science class at the University level.

    My background: Bachelor's degree 20 years ago. Horrific GPA. I have since earned 150 college credits. 48 have come from a Master's degree and the rest have come primarily from a community college. ( I also have an A.S. in nursing.) I took two classes last semester at the University and got A's. My concern is that if I have too many credits from a community college that I will not be as competative as other students. My other concern is that I work full-time and taking three science classes, studying for the April MCAT's, and working full-time will be too much. I am afraid everything will suffer.

    I hate having so many credits come from the CC, but their scheduling has been much more conducive to my schedule. I need to decide this by tomorrow as registration ends this week. Any advice would be much appreciated!!
  2. shimmer118

    shimmer118 Senior Member
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    Dec 30, 2001
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    Sorry, I don't have anything to say...just wanted to bump this up, as you said you need to decide by tomorrow noon. Good luck!
  3. Amy B

    Amy B I miss my son so much
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    Well, I was going to suggestion you take a Physiology course which is VERY HELPFUL for the MCAT, But then I saw you work full time so...
    I would suggest you do not take another class. I took the two classes you are going to take plus Physiology, plus I am a mom and was studying for the MCAT. It was really hard!! Don't kill yourself. It won't be worth it and your MCAT score may suffer from you getting to overwelemed.
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  4. why take any classes at all??? the mcat is very important and will help adcoms to put your grades from the community college in perspective. if you get above a 30 they'll take your classes and grades earned more seriously than if you have a 24 mcat with 4.0 from community college. that tells me that your cc was EASY

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