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UMass English Requirement

Discussion in 'Allopathic School-Specific Discussions (<2016)' started by Jumb0, 09.23.14.

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  1. Jumb0

    Jumb0 2+ Year Member

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    I just graduated from college this year, and I am now engaged in a DIY post bacc to boost my GPA before applying in 2016.

    I am a Massachusetts resident, and I want to apply to UMass. In fact. It is my top choice. The thing is they require one year of English.

    I got a 780 on my SAT Writing section and was thus exempt from Part I of the English requirement at my school. For Part II of this college writing requirement, I opted to take Intro to Philosophy instead of an English class.

    This satisfied the one year of English requirement for school...but I fear that UMass will not accept this for their English requirement...

    As someone who got 780 in SAT writing, 760 on SAT reading, 5 on AP Lit, and a current average of 12+ on AAMC FL Verbal reasoning subsections...I would HATE to devote my precious DIY postbacc slots to 2 semesters of English when I could be boosting my sGPA with BCPM courses.

    Someone please tell me they will be lenient about this.
     
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  3. Jumb0

    Jumb0 2+ Year Member

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    Wrong Sub-forum. Reposting in Pre-Medical Allopathic General. Please Delete this thread
     

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