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What are the pre-requisites for medical school?
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I am planning to start my schooling in medicine. I need some information about the pre-requisites. Could you please send me a brochure? Thanks a lot.

Pre-Reqs for Medicine, New York, USA

Dear Pre-Reqs for Medicine:

We are not sure what you are asking for - what does "planning to start my schooling in medicine" mean? If you have already been admitted and you will start your studies in medicine, then your prospective school should be able to provide you all the information you need. If on the other hand, you plan to apply for studies in medicine, we can provide you some basic information, but you would be well advised to study the specific requirements for each school to which you wish to apply.

Medical schools in the US typically require that applicants have a BS or BA degree in any discipline from a 4-year accredited college. However, the schools also require a minimum level of preparation in sciences: one year each of biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics. To meet this requirement, some students take some of these courses in addition to their degree requirements, either during the degree program or after finishing the degree program. Some students enroll in special post-baccalaureate pre-medical programs offered by many colleges.

In addition to the academic qualifications, medical school also require the applicants to take the Medical College Aptitude Test (MCAT), a standardized entrance exam.

Please see the iMahal Education Section where you can find a List of US Medical Schools. You can also use the iMahal College Finder to identify the colleges that best meet your performance and personal needs.

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