Career Questions tagged Pre Med

Pre-Med is a term used for undergraduate college students who are on track to go to medical school. Popular medical doctor careers include a pediatrician, surgeon, and anesthesiologist. Please read...

Rachel B.’s Avatar
Rachel B. May 26, 2016 391 views

Does studying abrod help you when it comes to appying to medical schools or is there something more important I should devote my time to?

I would like to attend medical school once I graduate college, but so many schools have the opportunity to study abroad. I was wondering where it would be best to spend my money. #doctor #medicine #professor #pre-med...

#phd

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roniah H. May 26, 2016 407 views

What would be the best option; becoming a surgical technician first, then becoming an emergency physician's assistant or vice versa?

Im really stuck on either being surg tech or an emergnecy PA and after weighing my options i dont know which to choose from #pre-med #physician #emergency-medicine...

#surgical-assisting

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Brieana F. May 25, 2016 405 views

What majors would you recommend in college in order to become an Emergency Room Physician

I am asking this question because I am a junior in high school getting ready to apply for college and I would like some advice....

#pre-med

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Farhan T. May 25, 2016 418 views

Is the demand for people going into the medical field increasing?

I am a high school senior commited to going into the medical feild and curious about the system #medicine #pre-med #family-medicine...

#internal-medicine

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Rushi M. May 25, 2016 794 views

What does it truly mean to do 'research' in today's time?

Having gone through my first year of college- it is common to hear the word "research" often. What does it really mean to do research? I am looking for someone who has done research, doesn't matter what field, to explain what it means to them and how they would define it. I think any textbook...

#medicine #graduate-school #business #research #undergraduate #science #pre-med

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Rushi M. May 25, 2016 411 views

How much "exploration" (time-wise and in terms of course-load) is enough to ensure that your intended major is the most suitable/'right' choice for you?

I currently go to Rutgers University (New Brunswick) and will be a rising second year student intending to major in Cell Bio and Neuroscience with a minor in Economics. I intend to follow the traditional pre-med track with a special focus on business. Being at Rutgers this first year, I...

#student-development #college-admissions #pre-med

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John M. May 24, 2016 246 views

Can anyone clear up the hierarchy of Doctor?

I want to be a doctor and was just was wondering what the progression was from first year of medical school till your at the top. Also what is the top? What kind of titles do certain Doctor have? #doctor #medicine #healthcare #health...

#pre-med

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Jennifer G. May 24, 2016 370 views

What should I do as a college freshmen to prepare for med school?

Hi, my name is Jenny! I am curious to know what I should do as of freshmen year in college to be fully prepped when applying to med school. #doctor #medicine #pre-med...

#doctorate-degree

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Angeles P. May 24, 2016 378 views

Medicine is a tough field to study in so what motivated you to continue studying it even through hard times?

I've always known that studying medicine wasn't easy. Personally knowing people who have stepped off the pre-med track has made me wonder what exactly has encouraged those who are now doctors to continue. Getting answers from those who have experienced this first hand is something that will...

#surgeon #doctor #medicine #surgery #pre-med

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Angeles P. May 24, 2016 562 views

How have you reacted to the people who have told you that you don't have what it takes to become a doctor/surgeon?

I'm a high school junior who has always wanted to become someone important in the medical field. The duty to help people to the best of my ability is something I want to pursue. However, an obstacle that I've faced is the belittling of my abilities to do so. So I would like to know how certain...

#doctor #medicine #surgery #science #pre-med

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Loren B. May 23, 2016 223 views

Are there financial aid opportunities in med school?

I am considering entering the Pre-Med program at my school, however I come a low income background and I am fearful that I will not be able to afford tuition at the graduate level. Thanks! #doctor #medicine #pre-med...

#medicine-school

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Raihanah M. May 23, 2016 437 views

Is there any religious discrimination in the medical field?

I'm a covering Muslim female in high school and I'm greatly considering a career in the medical field. However, I want to get an idea of what I may need to face in the professional world considering what I face in my day-to-day life. Thanks in advance :) #doctor #nurse #professional #health...

#healthcare-industry #pre-med

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Sara G. May 22, 2016 466 views

What kinds of doctors are there? Do I have to in involved in medicine to become a doctor? How many years of school?

I want to know more about doctors, because I am sort of interested in becoming a doctor. I enjoyed the dissections unit at school and I figured doctors deal with that kind of stuff. #college #doctor #medicine...

#pre-med

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Daria K. May 22, 2016 739 views

What major would be best to earn a degree in to pursue a career in pharmaceutical engineering?

I want to be a pharmaceutical engineer to make medications to help treat or cure various diseases in humans, but pharmaceutical engineering really isn't a major in itself. Chemical engineering seems to have a large focus on natural resources, like drilling oil, or working wth nuclear materials....

#pharmacists #chemical-engineering #choosing-a-major #biomedical-engineering #pharmaceutical-industry #pre-med

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Brenna W. May 22, 2016 292 views

How should someone pursuing a career in the health field receive clinical experience?

What are some good ways to obtain clinical experience to prepare for a career in health professions or in preparation of applying to post graduate schools? #health #pre-med #research #volunteering...

#volunteer

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Ashton M. May 21, 2016 1839 views

Going into college, how do I balance pursuing a career as a famous actor and a pediatrician?

I am a senior about to graduate high-school. I want to be a famous actor and am set on being a pediatrician too. I've been told doing both is impossible, but that won't stop me from doing what I love. There is so much to learn in each field and I love helping people. Both careers give me that...

#actor #musical-theatre #broadway #pediatrician #film-acting #theatre #film #pre-med

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Emon D. May 21, 2016 396 views

As a chemistry major, what would be the best internships to aquire as a future pharmacist?

I am currently in school to obtain a bachelor's in chemistry. I plan on studying pharmacy in graduate school, and I would love more insight on my future endevours. #medicine #pre-med #chemistry #pharmacy...

#pharmacists

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Lauren K. May 21, 2016 1069 views

For anyone who has been/is pre-med: How many years into college did you learn you wanted to go pre-med? What experiences or classes in college made you decide pre-med? How many years (undergrad and med-school) did it end up taking?

I'm possibly interested in pre-med, but am wondering if it is best to go into it directly, or if it is possible to go into it in say, my second year of college and how that may affect my time in school. Thanks! #doctor #medicine #pre-med #medical-school...

#undergraduate

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Shoshannah B. May 21, 2016 559 views

If i want to get my PHD, and I am graduating from High School this year, how and when should I begin to study for the MCAT's?

I want to be come a Psychiatrist, hopefully one that specializes in developmental psychiatry. I know that if I must become a psychiatrist i have to go into medical school which of course will take me many years until i get my PHD. I know i have a lot of work ahead of me, and i just want to be...

#psychology #psychiatry #doctorate-degree #social-science-phd #social-psychology #pre-med

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Camille M. May 20, 2016 438 views

If i'm going to be a psychiatrist what would my gross be?

I'm asking because I would like to know what I would earn if I'm a psychiatrist #psychology #pre-med...

#psychiatry

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Camille M. May 20, 2016 495 views

I want to be a clinical psychiatrist in the future. What should my steps be to achieve this goal?

I'm a senior in high school and I am intersested in becoming a clinical psychiatrist because someone inspired me and I believe in myself. #psychology #pre-med...

#psychiatry

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Anna Z. May 20, 2016 2641 views

Is it possible to finish premed in 2 years?

I feel like studying for 8 years and then spending a couple more years in an internship is a very long time. I'm wondering whether it is possible to speed up the processes by finishing premed in two years. I know that two years might not sound like a lot of saving, but I feel like it is....

#college #medicine #pre-med

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Shama E. May 20, 2016 412 views

How do you stay motivated?

Hi, I'm a sophomore in high school. And I know that it is EXTERMELY early for me already to lack motivation, but I'm taking all these hard AP/IB classes that have ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO with what I want to be when I'm older. So I was just wondering if anyone has any tips on how to stay...

#medicine #school #college-student #procrastination #high-school-students #pre-medicine #pre-med

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megan S. May 20, 2016 555 views

My first question is on the programs for nursing, I know every college is different with requirements and courses, but how exactly does the beginning for college classes look to the end typically! My next question is, in that time of school, how rigorous

Hello! I really love to help care for others and love a fast paced work environment! I've been working at a Scripps Encinitas hospital. I also work at a cupcake store and as a lifeguard, camp counselor, & swim instructor at the wave waterpark! I have always wanted to be a nurse for the...

#health #nursing #pre-med #nurse-practitioner

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Alyssa B. May 19, 2016 634 views

If I am planning on majoring in something like Psychology or Pre-Med, would it be strange/frowned upon to minor in a language or possibly have a double minor including a language and some other science?

I have taken three levels of Psychology in my high school: gifted, on-level, and AP, and have enjoyed the vast range that this subject offers. I'm planning on going to medical school after college, however I am a first-generation American from my family, so my family and I are not familiar with...

#college-major #psychology #russian #college-minor #language #college-bound #pre-med

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Alyssa B. May 19, 2016 460 views

In order to get into medical school easier in the far future, is majoring in something other than Pre-Med like Psychology (or majoring in a specific psychology) going to allow for a bigger chance to get into the medical school of my choice?

I love helping others in any way, shape, or form, and the medical field will allow for me to continue this on a larger spectrum. I am continuing to volunteer at Emory St. Joseph's Hospital over the summer, and I am gaining amazing experiences from this opportunity, as well as learning about...

#psychology #choosing-a-major #college-major #medical-school #college-minor #college-bound #pre-med

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Cecelia J. May 19, 2016 360 views

How much schooling would I need to become a Physicians Assistant?

I believe there is four years of pre-med, I just was wondering what would come after that. #medicine #pre-med...

#physician

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Hailey T. May 19, 2016 278 views

Biomedical vs Mathematics Major for acceptance into Med School or Veterinary Med School?

I am pursing and educational path to either become an MD Surgeon in Neurology or I might choose MDV in Veterinary Medicine. Either way, I will eventually be applying to Med School or Veterinary Med School. Which of the above Majors is better suited and weighted more heavily for acceptance?...

#biology #surgery #physics #medicine #pre-med #psychology #physician #mathematics

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Cassidy K. May 19, 2016 599 views

Is it better to go to a more prestigious, but more expensive, school for undergrad before medical school or to go to a state school for less money?

I'm a high school junior looking to apply to schools like Vanderbilt and Cornell, but also James Madison and Ohio University. All are excellent schools, however Vanderbilt and Cornell are generally known as more academically challenging and prestigious than others. I am looking to apply to...

#counselor #doctor #college-admissions #medical-school #college #pre-med

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Madison O. May 19, 2016 518 views

what should I do to prepare for medical school?

is I am bad at taking tests is the MCAT going to be a disaster, and what classes/ majors are best to do in undergrad? does where you attend school for undergrad matter? #medicine #pre-med #medical-school...

#surgery

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Madison O. May 19, 2016 387 views

Will Anatomy class help in med school?

If I take an anatomy class will it help in med school or would it make no difference?...

#pre-med

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Dominique P. May 18, 2016 435 views

What are the chances of not getting a job after completing a 4 year university and then medical school?

I'm scared that after all this hard work, money, and time that I am willing to put into my education may not pay off. Does this happen a lot? #doctor #medicine #biology...

#pre-med

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Dominique P. May 18, 2016 460 views

What characteristics do employers look for?

I want to know what would make me stand out to them and make myself unique compared to everyone else who just have good grades. #medicine #biology...

#pre-med

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Alvin S. May 18, 2016 521 views

What is the best way to find an internship in research?

I'm interested in research. #pre-med...

#research

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Richard R. May 18, 2016 1117 views
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Kaylynn C. May 18, 2016 493 views

What majors/minors should I pursue if I want to become a Psychiatrist?

I would like to become a psychiatrist to work with people and the brain, but also to be in the medical field. I am planning on majoring in psychology, but wondering if I should major in pre-med or neurobiology or anything like that. #pre-med #clinical-psychology #psychiatry...

#psychiatrists

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Salvin S. May 18, 2016 453 views

How long will it take to pay off student loans from university and medical school, or does differ for everyone?

I'm asking this question because I am scared off the debt that I am going to be in. I want to be a doctor but this is the only thing that is making me question whether I should do it. #doctor #psychology #medicine #finance #pre-med #pediatrics #pediatrician...

#trauma

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Kelly B. May 17, 2016 348 views

What is some advice to students following the pre-med track?

I want to major in Biology and follow a pre-med track. #college #biology #pre-med...

#pediatrics

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Phillip N. May 16, 2016 540 views

How long is medical school?

People tell me medical school is about 8 years, but I heard the time is longer because of what you want to specialize in. #doctor #medicine...

#pre-med

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Phillip N. May 16, 2016 448 views

Knowing I will be in debt, how long would it take to get out of debt after medical school?

I was to pursue in being a Pediatrician, maybe a surgeon, but I want to take in consideration of the time and money I am going to spend. #doctor #pre-med...

#doctorate-degree

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Rhitney D. May 16, 2016 582 views
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Szatana J. May 16, 2016 421 views

Is it hard finding time for family and your own time when being a doctor?

One of my career choices is to be a doctor, specifically a neurosurgeon or neurologist. #doctor #pre-med #neurology...

#neurosurgeon

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Maria P. May 15, 2016 453 views

Could I have two completely different full-time jobs?

I want to major in the medical field and also agriculture. I want to attain jobs relating to those majors, but there are policies limiting more than one full-time job. #pre-med #doctorate-degree...

#agriculture

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Ashley L. May 14, 2016 619 views

Is it worth pursuing pre-med for a biomedical engineer?

I will be studying biomedical engineering in college and I want to know whether it is worth going to med school later. #medicine #engineer #pre-med #biomedical-engineering...

#bio-engineering

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Janai H. May 14, 2016 401 views

How does it feel when you save a patient's life?

I am a pre-med biomedical science major and I know that I want to pursue surgery. I really want to know how it feels to save a person's life. #doctor #pre-med #medical-school #doctorate-degree...

#surgeon

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Melissa R. May 14, 2016 631 views

If I want to become a doctor, what are some areas I should major in?

I've always wanted to go into the medical field, but I'm not sure on what college courses I should begin taking my freshmen year. #college #college-major...

#pre-med

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Melissa R. May 14, 2016 580 views

About how long would it take to become an Oncologist?

I have a great passion to become an oncologist due to life experiences therefore I was wondering how long does it take. Either way, I'm always going to want to follow that career path #pre-med...

#oncology

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Armine K. May 13, 2016 562 views

Is it difficult to go to Med school with an anthropology major?

I really like my major, but I've heard its career prospects are not promising. #pre-med...

#anthropology

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Rebekah S. May 13, 2016 423 views

Would it be possible for me to get into medical school if I start out undergrad at a community college?

I was accepted to several respectable undergrad schools that I applied to, but due to some unforeseen circumstances, my family's financial situation has changed this year. If I attended my local community college (I would also be a part of their honor program, which guarantees that my credits...

#medicine #pre-med

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Aamish C. May 13, 2016 329 views

How do I do well in college classes?

Like pre med classes how do I make sure I get good grades....

#pre-med