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how many years in collge do i have to go throug for medical

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Rachel’s Answer

General surgery is a great field requiring a medical doctorate. This means that you will have to complete college with a bachelor’s degree as well as all of the Pre-med requirements (1 year biology, 1 year inorganic chemistry, 1 year organic chemistry + labs, physics, calculus, and biochemistry). GPA should probably be 3.5 or better (preferably >3.8). You will also have to score well on the MCAT. Once accepted to medical school, as long as you pass your classes and perform reasonably well during your four years of medical training, you can apply for a general surgery 5 year residency. Following that, you will likely apply for a 1-3 year fellowship. This career path requires 14+ years of school after high school but is very fulfilling and challenging work.
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Christopher’s Answer

A baccalaureate degree is prerequisite to medical school enrollment. Earning a bachelors degree takes between 3-5 years with most completing their degree in 4 years. There are a few highly selective BA/MD, BS/MD, and early acceptance programs. Eastern Virginia Medical School, University of Oklahoma, Universiry of Chicago, Brown University have very small selective programs as examples. There are a few like UMKC (I believe) that you apply for right out of high school that cut it to a combined 6 or seven year BA /MD.

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Estelle’s Answer

Before medical school you need a college degree as well as the pre-med requirements and the MCAT. This usually takes 3-4 years depending on how many credits you have going into college and if you take summer school classes.
Medical school if then another 4 yrs.
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Richard’s Answer

In the US, to apply to medical school, you need a bachelor's degree. Any 4-year university should suffice.

With AP credits and/or summer school, you may be able to graduate in 3 years.
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