Career Questions tagged Premed

Elizabeth G.’s Avatar
Elizabeth G. Mar 31, 2018 466 views

How am I going to pay off my college debt?

My parents are separated, and my mother is barely able to keep my family afloat. Many nights I've had to go to bed hungry because my mother simply couldn't afford to buy food. I work a part-time job, but because my mother asks for money constantly, I lose my paychecks quickly. Nobody is going...

#premed #help #debt #collegedebt #college #money #medicine #doctor #money-management

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Kylie B. Mar 18, 2018 239 views

What would be the pathway to take to go pre-med in college?

In high school, the closest thing to a medical degree we have talked about is biology so I don't know what classes, volunteer programs, or internships I should take to help me get into college for pre-med. #premed #medicine...

#highschool

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Christi W. Mar 12, 2018 266 views

Clinical vs research experience?

I am applying for MD/PhD programs. Is it more important that I get more research experience after I graduate or clinical experience? #premed #medicine #clinical-research...

#research

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Sarah S. Mar 06, 2018 207 views

How do I prepare for medical school?

I'm a premed that finished most of prerequisites, and my course load is relatively light now. I was wondering if there's anything specific that I could do now to help me succeed in med school...

#premed

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Jacqueline M. Jan 20, 2018 345 views

Do you have to be in a pre-medical if you want to go to medical school?

I have an interest in going to medical school but I'm not sure if I need to apply for a pre medical program. I don't know if I sould be applying for pre-medical now because I am a senior to college. #premed #premedical #medicine #medicineschool...

#medschool

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Meher C. Jan 16, 2018 235 views

What majors set you apart form the crowd for med school?

I’ve heard that a general bio major is the easiest pick for a pre-med major. What other majors would prepare you for med school but set you apart from the crowd? #premed #health...

#majors

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Vilma K. Jan 16, 2018 354 views

What can you do in high school to make yourself appear more competitive when applying to a pre-me program?

I’m a sophomore in high school and wondering about what I could be doing now to make myself appear a strong and willing candidate for an exceptional pre-med program in college. I have always wanted to go into the medical field, but never sure about what I could be doing to make myself stand out...

#premed #medicine #competitive #highschool #premedical #college

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Osiris H. Oct 12, 2017 322 views

How much does the undergrad college you go to affect what medical school you get into?

I am a senior in high school and am getting ready to apply to undergrad. I want to be a surgeon and know that I will have to apply to medical school once I am done with undergrad. I want to go to a smaller college/less known college because they are less expensive but I do not know if they...

#premed #medicine-school #medicine #undergraduate #surgeon #college

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Courtney S. May 13, 2016 785 views

How long does it take to become an Anesthesiologist?

I have wanted to become an Anesthesiologist for awhile now but never knew how long it would actually take me. #college #doctor #anesthesiologist #premed #science #medicine...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Courtney S. May 13, 2016 431 views

I am interested in becoming an Anesthesiologist. What majors would be recommended?

I am asking because I have talked to several doctors to see what college administrators are looking for and there is a divide in their answer. Some stay steer clear of any majors that have anything to do with science and others say focus mainly on the science aspect because it prepares you for...

#premed #science #medicine #doctor #hospital-and-health-care #college

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Jaylah W. Sep 01, 2017 705 views

Will pursuing a double major in criminal justice and Pre-Med help me to become a medical examiner?

I have been told by multiple guidance counselors that double majoring in criminal justice and pre-med would set me up to become a medical examiner but one of my teachers notified me that I would have to pair pre-med with forensics. #premed #forensics...

#criminal-justice

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Minjung K. Sep 01, 2017 381 views

Chemistry to Pre-Medicine Track

Hi, I'm currently wanting to become a Chemistry major and apply for medical school. What are some advice that you can give me pertaining to what classes I should be taking, study materials (such as books, internet sources, etc.), and internship opportunities? Please let me know what your...

#premed #college-admissions #medicine #common-app #chemistry #college

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Armine M. Jan 31, 2017 436 views

What major is required or essential to become a physician or medical professional?

I am going to be majoring in Biology and Business this upcoming year. I aspire to become a physician in the years to come. I just wanted to know if those majors would cover the pre-medical requirements. #medicine #college-major #college-admissions #physician #college-majors...

#premed

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celeste G. Oct 28, 2016 426 views

if you are grossed out by blood is being a doctor a good idea?

I was planning on being an internal medicine doctor so I would have to deal with blood or needles, I would just be diagnosing people, but will I still be coming in contact with blood or not? #doctor...

#premed

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Maria M. Aug 30, 2016 587 views

What are some high school courses that might help me achieve a medical career in the future?

Hi, I'm an 11th grader in high school and I would like a career in medicine such as a physician or a doctor and I wanted to know, what are some college courses I could take that would be beneficial in pre-med or med school, aka courses geared toward a medical career? I have already taken AP...

#premed #medschool #medicine #doctor

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Ashley W. May 27, 2016 420 views

If you could go back and change one thing, to prepare you for med school, what would it be?

I've heard that med school is very tough, and I want to prepare as best as I can. #medical-school...

#premed

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Ghaffarali R. May 19, 2016 597 views

Aerospace dynamics

What classes is a future aeronautical engineer required to take at a University of California? #aerospace #mechanical #aeronautics #premed #nasa #bio-chem #electrical-engineer...

#electro-mechanical

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andy S. May 14, 2016 633 views

Mathematics and biomedical?

To my understanding (from whart highschool teachers have told me) engineering takes alot of mathematics to be able to do well. Is this true? and if so, how much is mathematics actually applied in biomedical engineering? I absolutely love math and it's subtopics. And it is one of the reasons why...

#premed #mathematics #bioengineering #biomedical

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andy S. May 14, 2016 483 views

Biomedical engineering and Pre-med

How difficult would it be to attempt to get into the Premed system at a college while also striving for a bachelors in bio medical engineering? Would it help my chances? #doctor #engineering #medical-school #biomedical...

#premed

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Winfred N. Mar 02, 2016 713 views

What classes did you take to choose what career path you desire?

As a senior in Achievement First Brooklyn High school, I had a long desire since a child in science because it focuses on discovering and creating innovative technology or ideas. As I matured, my focus has been between engineering or health majors. I recently got accepted into Swarthmore...

#premed #health #classes #college #engineering

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Darlyn P. May 04, 2015 633 views
Irma A.’s Avatar
Irma A. Apr 29, 2014 823 views

What is it like to try and become a doctor? Is it stressful, do you have to go to school for a long time?

I am a Sophomore at High school, and I am interested in becoming a doctor, but I was wondering what it was like to actually get there? #doctor #medicine...

#premed