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If i want to be a doctor in the future, what major should I choose?

CharlieHuangCharlieHuang 15 replies8 threads New Member
My school has:
1) Biochemistry
2) Biological Science
3) Biomedical Engineering
4) BioResource & Agricultural Engineering
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Replies to: If i want to be a doctor in the future, what major should I choose?

  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC 31204 replies504 threads Forum Champion
    Pick which ever major interests you, where you think you can get a high GPA and will be a good stand alone major as a backup in case you do not get into Medical School.
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  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 85070 replies758 threads Senior Member
    No specific major is required to go to medical school, although you will need to complete a set of pre-med courses.

    About half of applicants and matriculants to medical school major in a biology major, probably out of convenience (due to overlap between pre-med courses and major requirements). However, half major in something else (where the overlap is less or none, so the pre-med courses are taken in the out-of-major breadth and elective space).
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