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What is Biology Pre-Health Concentration Really?

In theory what is it?

The Biology Major at PBA is a good one and one of the most popular. For those individuals looking for a career in the Health Care field the Pre-Health Concentration is favorable. You must take all of the prerequisites and keep a very high GPA to be accepted in the program. The majority of the most intelligent individuals are in this program.

What is it used for?

This Major is for people who want to work in the Health Profession for instance Doctors, Dentists, and Orthodontists

What does the major actually entail - work-wise?

The program is very rigorous and has a built in Chemistry minor included along with the required Biology courses. You will have more homework than many of the other majors at PBA but you should because Pre-Health or Pre-Med programs around the country should be thorough and difficult.

What kind of jobs do you get with it?

Most people with this major will go onto graduate school be it Dentist School, Medical School or any other professional Health Career school.

What are the fellow students like (personalitywise) in it?

All of the Pre-Health Concentration Biology Majors at PBA are very friendly and helpful. Even though in many classes the grades are curved, it is not cut throat. If you happen to struggle with one aspect of the class the other students will help you because they understand that they will struggle with another part later on.

Common Misconceptions

Some common misconceptions are that all of the people in the major are book worm nerds who just stay in their room and do homework. This is not the case at all. Some of the most social and active members on campus are Pre-Health Biology Majors.
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PreMed and Medical Major unemployment rate

_PreMed and MedicalAll Majors
Unemployed%5%7
Minimum Wage%3%4
All Others%91%88
More: Unemployment for all Majors *** not counting stay at home parents *** not counting those currently in grad school

Are things going well in PreMed and Medical?

Going Well %78
Not Going Well %22
More: All Majors Satisfaction ??? This is a social "life satisfaction" question. Overall, would people who graduated with a degree in PreMed and Medical say that their life is going well? It could be interpreted in terms of stress, salary, long hours, future prospects, etc. *** not counting those currently in grad school

Graduates who stayed in PreMed and Medical

Still in Field %68
Got out %32
More: All Majors Still in field ??? A high "got out" percentage can be interpreted a couple of ways -- for instance, perhaps the major is a great stepping stone to becoming a totally different career -- like a doctor. Or perhaps the jobs one gets with the major just aren't that great. *** not counting those currently in grad school
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Grove City College did a great jobGrove City College did a great job in preparing me, a molecular biology (pre-med) major, for medical school. I completed medical school in 4 years, did a 5 year residency and internships totalling 3 years.Read reviewPreMed and MedicalGrove City College Reviews
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The University of Notre Dame prepared me wellThe University of Notre Dame prepared me well for medical school. My undergrad courseload was very tough, and while going through it, I felt dejected at times, because it is VERY DIFFICULT to get excellentRead reviewPreMed and MedicalThe University of Notre Dame Reviews
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Texas Tech's well respected Medical program helped meTexas Tech's well respected Medical program helped me land a job as a major doctor in Dallas right away. I was fully prepared for all of the encounters I would have to face there after.Read reviewPreMed and MedicalTexas Tech University Reviews
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Texas A&M University is an outstanding educational institution!Texas A&M University is an outstanding educational institution! I am currently in a Radiology residency at Harvard Medical School and my education at Texas A&M really provided the foundation for my career. If you striveRead reviewPreMed and MedicalTexas A & M University - College Station Reviews
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