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What Classes should I Take?

  1. Jul 2, 2015 #1
    I am 13 years old going into my freshman year. I am overall a good student. High school is starting for me so I am getting more nervous about my class selections. I am taking Honors Math 1, Honors English 1, Spanish 2, Honors World History, and Honors Earth and Environmental. I haven't received my schedule yet so I don't know what my electives are. I REALLY wanted to take honors Biology freshman year but I am not allowed to since I didn't take Math 1 this year in 8th grade. I am looking to go to Yale, Brown, UNC Chapel Hill and John Hopkins. I want to become something in the medical field. I don't know what yet but I was thinking something like a pediatrician, dentist, vet or something like that. I have pretty high expectations for my future so I want to make sure I am doing everything I can to make it happen. What are the best classes to take in high school to give me a good chance of getting me into Med School and a college I want? Also, if there are any other good colleges you know of that are good for the medical field please let me know.
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  3. Jul 2, 2015 #2
    Med school is 6-8 years away, I wouldn't worry about that quite yet. You are doing well in that you are taking honors classes in high school. If you can, try and take some courses at your local community college as well to prepare you for university, if you want. If you want to go to medical school, decide what you want to major in in college, since most universities don't have a "pre-med" major, but it's just a program. You may want to consider biology, or chemistry, or something. Take courses in wahtever you decide to major in in college.

    But for now... I wouldn't worry about that.
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