Name:

 

Current Year:

Major:

Science major not necessary but is convenient since many pre-reqs

Residency:

GPA:

3.0 overall and science usually the minimum

 

**General Prerequisite Class Requirements:

MATH

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

ADDITIONAL COURSES

 

Math 141 Algebra

 

Phys 151 Physics I

 

Bio 205 Intro to Cell biology

 

Writing

 

Math 142 Trig

 

Phys 152 Physics II

 

Chem 350 Biochem/ Bio405 Cell

 

Speech

 

 

 

Chem 111 G-Chem I

 

 

 

Social Science

 

 

 

Chem 112 G-Chem II

 

 

 

Humanities

 

 

 

Chem 303 O-Chem I

 

 

 

Diversity

 

 

 

Chem 304 O-Chem II

 

 

 

 

** Prerequisite Notes

Usually a grade lower than a C is not acceptable for any pre-requisite courses

Several medical schools have calculus II and statistics as required courses

Several medical schools state that they give higher priority to those with calculus based physics (not observed in Westminster applicants)

You should develop a list of your top schools and specifically research their exact requirements.

Specific Extra-curricular Requirements:

Involvement in extra-curricular activities shows that you have learned how to balance the demands of life. You should have other activities outside of those specifically listed below. All activities below can also be counted as extra-curricular activities. You should not double-dip between any categories listed below. All activities should be completed within the 3-4 years prior to application. You should keep track of activities completed in a document and log significant meaningful experiences. This will help you complete your application

 

Volunteer: Necessary for you to learn that you enjoy a life of service to others

Cannot receive compensation of any kind to count as fulfilling this requirement. This includes credit in class even extra-credit. Opportunities arise often with the clubs on campus.

 

Shadowing: Necessary for you to learn what the demands of being of Doctor entail

Should be varied shadowing different doctors so that you learn about the life of doctors in a variety of fields. This cannot be counted as patient exposure

 

Patient Exposure: Necessary for you to learn that you like being around sick people

Patient exposure opportunities most often come from volunteering as hospitals, volunteering for hospice, working as a phlebotomist, working at a camp for sick children, etc.

 

Leadership: Necessary for you to learn how to take responsibility

Leadership opportunities most often arise out of other extra-curricular activates that you participate in. You must make sure that you have an active role as a leader, not a title

 

Research: Necessary for you to learn how current medical practices came to be

Must be hypothesis driven and should entail experimental design, data collection and data analysis. Does not have to be scientific research and does not have to be published

 

 

 


 

Possible Schedule Only pre-med science pre-requisites included

Freshman

2011-2012

Sophomore

2012-2013

Junior

2013-2014

Senior application

2014-2015

Fall

Fall

Fall

Fall

General Chem I

Organic Chem I

Physics I

Biochemistry/Cell Biology

 

 

Spring

Spring

Spring

Spring

General Chem II

 

Organic Chem II

Physics II

 

May

May

May/June

May

 

 

MCAT Preparation