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Which Class should I Take

tnabt88tnabt88 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
Hey everyone so I'm a junior who wants to pursue medicine and I will be applying to college for premed this summer. So I have room for one extra class in my schedule next year and I just wanted to know which one would seem best for the field I intend on pursuing:
AP Calc AB
AP Stats
AP Bio
AP Psych
College Anatomy
College Organic Chem

I have already taken AP Chem and AP Physics as my AP science classes and I've also taken some elective science classes including Nutrition and Microbiology. I don't really want to drop a math my senior year but at the same time I feel like science is the way to go for my intended track. Please let me know and thank you!!
P.S. They all seem like really interesting classes I would want to take so that isn't really a big influence on my decision.

Replies to: Which Class should I Take

  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 76,642 Senior Member
    Remember that any college courses and grades earned, even while in high school, will be included in your academic record for applying to medical school.
  • bigred01bigred01 Registered User Posts: 31 Junior Member
    From what I heard, it is pretty important to take a math class all four years of high school if you want to go into anything STEM-related.
  • Mwfan1921Mwfan1921 Registered User Posts: 1,802 Senior Member
    Based on the very little information you have given us, I recommend you take AP Calc AB
  • momofsenior1momofsenior1 Registered User Posts: 5,801 Senior Member
    AP calc
  • bopperbopper Forum Champion CWRU Posts: 13,915 Forum Champion
    Re preparing for medical school

    1) Are you taking OChem at a CC? Med schools want to see you take Ochem at a 4 year college.
    2) Med school want to see you take Chemistry at a 4 year college (not AP credits)
    3) It doesn't matter if you take A&P in HS or college...feel free though. Colleges and Med school doesn't care. A&P is not a pre=req for medschool
    4) Definitely take AP Calc...you need it to prepare for college Calc. for premed
    5) You need to take English
    6) If you do take any college classes, make sure you do well in them as they will be in your college GPA.

  • happy1happy1 Forum Champion Parents, Forum Champion Admissions Posts: 24,510 Forum Champion
    The information is very limited but I think as a serious STEM student you should have both biology (even HS level is fine) and calculus in high school. If you haven't taken any biology I would find room in your schedule to take that as well as calculus senior year.
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