What are some good undergraduate degrees to get before going to med school?
I mean like, lots of people become pharmacists before med school so they can get there prerequisites and have a fall back job. Are there any other good fall back "degrees" that involve medicine?
Asked By: bluebanana - 5/3/2008
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Well, first, if med school is your goal, then you should be focusing entirely on achieving that goal instead of making all sorts of contingency plans. Yes, many people don't get into med school, but if you have good grades, good ECs/volunteer experiences, do well on the MCAT, and pick your schools wisely, you'll have a... More
Answered By: LadyRoo - 5/3/2008
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You can major in anything -- as long as you take the required pre-med classes. However, it is always a good idea to do more than the minimum requirements. If you want to increase the probability of getting into medical school, you should major in biology or chemistry. Either major will be good for you if you do not... More
Answered By: Ranto - 5/3/2008
A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science is good. There is no required major for medical school. However, there are certain courses that a person has to take before applying... More
Answered By: Erika S - 5/3/2008
All of the sciences are good degree options. Chemistry and biology in particular have tons of job choices and will help with medical studies.
Answered By: I8AShroom - 5/3/2008
Biochem, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology.
Answered By: GuitarAikidoAlphaMale - 5/3/2008
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