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freshmen classes schedule

kv1290kv1290 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
edited May 2013 in Pre-Med Topics
hello everyone, i would like to ask for advice from previous student who took these courses, how my schedule is set up, and if any change necessary

Biology + lab 4 credits
Calculus 3 credits
Chem + lab 4 credits
university course (highly recommended) 1 credit
elective course of my choice 3-4 credit

just to clarify i took english college credit class offered in my high school so my advisor said i do not have any english required general ed

how hard are these courses in term of first semester freshmen year? and is there anything i should change?

Replies to: freshmen classes schedule

  • WayOutWestMomWayOutWestMom Registered User Posts: 9,618 Senior Member
    Start Here:

    http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/pre-med-topics/1331981-new-pre-med-students.html

    Looks like a fairly typical pre med schedule. How hard it will be for your depends on your academic preparation and work ethic.

    NOTE: 2015 MCAT will require coursework in psychology and sociology. Consider choosing one of those for your elective.

    RE: English credit. You will want to check your transcript when you get to college to see how the course was recorded. Transfer credit---that's fine. Course equivalent credit--that will usually work also.
    Course credit without a specific course equivalent recorded---that's going to be an issue. It likely will not be acceptable to medical schools.

    Also please remember that many medical schools require 2 semesters of English or other "writing intensive" classes. (Writing intensive classes will vary by college. Consult your college catalog or pre-med office for a list of acceptable classes.)
  • kv1290kv1290 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    thank you very much that is what i was thinking about the elective
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