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by sowelu
Sat Mar 28, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Should I pursue pre-med? (I am looking for advice)
Replies: 12
Views: 3927

Re: Should I pursue pre-med? (I am looking for advice)

carib...he has 61 credit hours that is not a lot for someone transferring to a school. In fact 60 is about the minimum hours needed to transfer. Most schools require that you have at least 60 or so to transfer. So hes good in that regard. He also has not taken any pre med reqs at a CC which is anoth...
by sowelu
Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: MCAT Forum
Topic: When to start studying?
Replies: 1
Views: 3221

Re: When to start studying?

There is no reason to start studying for the MCAT until you have finished all the pre reqs, or at least are more close to it then you are. I know everyone stresses about the MCAT but honestly, 3 months is more then enough time to study for the most part. You havnt finished any pre req sequences at a...
by sowelu
Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Should I pursue pre-med? (I am looking for advice)
Replies: 12
Views: 3927

Re: Should I pursue pre-med? (I am looking for advice)

You have 2 years left so yes your GPA is salvageable. Remember the national averages for accepted students is 3.6 and 31 MCAT. Anything above a 3.5 will at least make it so they will look at your application and will possibly consider you for admission assuming you other parts of your application ar...
by sowelu
Sat Mar 28, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: Applying next year
Replies: 10
Views: 7475

Re: Applying next year

Do you have any hard support that comm. college courses are that looked down upon? I realize they may not be ideal but they often are the only option when working full time. I would think grade in the course would be more important than school. Go check school admission websites they almost always ...
by sowelu
Sat Mar 28, 2009 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: Post-bacc or research?
Replies: 6
Views: 3882

Re: Post-bacc or research?

When I say most people have research experience im not lying. Just go look through the MSAR and you will see at most schools 80-90% have research experience. Meaning that everyone literally has it. Yes research is important and your application would look better with it. But research CANT put you ov...