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Which major to go with for pre-med?

wavylays94wavylays94 Posts: 648Registered User Member
edited March 2012 in College Search & Selection
I'm going to go to UT-Austin, and I'd like to do either pre-med or pre-law..
Should I stick with biomedical engineering or should I switch to a major I'd probably enjoy more, Psychology?
Pros and Cons?
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Replies to: Which major to go with for pre-med?

  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids Posts: 76,768Registered User Senior Member
    choose a major that you LIKE so you'll have the best GPA. E majors tend to have lower GPAs.

    Are you instate for UT? your location says that you live in NY.
  • lynxinsiderlynxinsider Posts: 1,279Registered User Senior Member
    Concur. Choose the one you like. Psych would be fine, and if you want to keep the premed route open, just make sure you take the science prereqs. At some places neuroscience is an interdisciplinary program between psych and biology, so that may be something to look into as well (don't know if UT has that as an undergrad major or not).
  • jvtDadjvtDad Posts: 658Registered User Member
    My friend's kid majored in food nutrition at UT, graduated in three years and now a second year student at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Point is, major in what you enjoy and get very high GPA.
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