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You Can Major in Anything

If you are a freshman in college or have ever been a freshman in college, then you are probably aware of the relationship between “biology” and “pre-med.” Students who say their major is biology are most likely trying to head the “pre-med” route, or at least to some sort of a health field. Conversely, students who say their dream is ...

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Why Do I Have to Take Physics?

Physics

The premed track is notoriously onerous, requiring math, physics, general and organic chemistry, biology, and biochemistry, not to mention the additional required humanities courses. Won’t you be learning everything that you actually need in medical school? Do doctors actually use calculus or physics?

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Story of a Non-Science Major Premed

Story of a Non-Science Major Premed

Going into college, I had no doubt that I was on the pre-med track. Knowing what I wanted to do was definitely an advantage, but I assumed that because I had to work towards that single goal, I would have to be on a specific, fixed path; I wouldn’t be able to pursue any other passions. I figured that was ...

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Premed Myths

Premed Myths Part 1

As a premed, you may get various advice from counselors, friends, family, websites or anybody else who is willing to help you. But how do you know what is true or not? Here is a list of premed myths that should be clarified.

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Practical Advice For Premeds

Practical Advice For Premeds

Reflecting back toward my undergraduate years, I wish I knew certain things about being premed when I was an underclassman. Knowing these things would have made my premed life and my medical school application a lot easier. In this article, I share practical advice for premeds that many people tend to overlook. 1. Start your extracurricular activities as soon as ...

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10 Things Every Pre-Med Should Absolutely Know

10 Things Every Pre-Med Should Absolutely Know

Over the course of my undergraduate career, I have had discussions with countless pre-med students. From these conversations, I have concluded two things about them. First, they don’t sleep. Second, many of them have no idea what it takes to get into medical school.  Wait, what? No idea what it takes to get into medical school? It cannot be. Aren’t ...

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