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Music or Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineer Major for Pre-Med

panda9panda9 Registered User Posts: 102 Junior Member
I'm not sure if I should choose a Music major or Biomedical Engineering major if I want to go to med school. I go to a magnet high school for Engineering, but I've been playing the violin for 12 years. I'm not sure if I want to be an engineer anymore so I might consider being a doctor instead. Also, I don't want to be a musician for a career, but I still want to play my violin. Thank you! :)

Some colleges I'm considering:
UC Berkeley
University of Washington
Stanford University

Will the major that I choose affect my admission to these schools?


Unweighted GPA- 4.0
Weighted GPA- 4.75
Rank- 5 out of about 400

SAT- 2160
CR- 700
Math- 730
W- 730
(if superscore, then 2190)

SAT II (taking in November)
Math II

World History- 5
U.S. History- 5
English Language- 4

AP classes I am taking this year
Calculus AB
U.S. Government
English Literature

National Honor Society (10, 11,12)
{City} Youth Orchestra, after school orchestra program (11,12)
Evolvement, student organization to educate public about tobacco use (12)

Math tutoring

Student of the month, engineering (9)
Student of the month, music (11)
Solo Ensemble Competition for Violin, Superior rating (10,11)
Honor Orchestra (10, 11,12)
All State Orchestra (11)
National History Day, 1st place State (11)
Straight A's (9,10,11)
Violin (12 years)
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