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Getting a Second Bachelor's

bjt223bjt223 Registered User Posts: 511 Member
Have anyone went back in getting their second Bachelor's? I am thinking about going back and get a BS degree in biology or chemistry. I have a BA in Anthropology prior. I already have complete basic biology, chemistry, and physics, but I would like to come back and earn a science degree and work a master to it. So if you do, how was your experiences and your pros and cons?

Replies to: Getting a Second Bachelor's

  • DreamSchlDropoutDreamSchlDropout Registered User Posts: 731 Member
    If graduate study is your goal, a second bachelor's is likely to be overkill. If you just need to gain access to a graduate program in Biology or Chemistry, you should be able to complete the required courses through post-baccalaureate study without having to do a whole second degree.

    Especially if you need financial aid, it is best to get to the master's level as swiftly as you can, since you will bump into financial aid limits at the undergraduate level if you pursue a second degree.
  • moooopmoooop Registered User Posts: 1,581 Senior Member
    I got a second bachelor's...I wanted to get into a field which scared me when I was working on my first B.A. Nine yrs. after my first one I was finally confident enough to study what truly interested me. It was great. The place I went for the second one required that one year of classes be taken there. Many others require 2 years (& some 1.5 years).
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