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There are no set-in-stone requirements for every medical school. Many medical schools will make exceptions or emphasize different courses and topics in their admissions process. However, there is a basic set of courses and examinations that is commonly accepted as basic medical school requirements that will be considered by nearly every school. With the development of the new MCAT, planned for release in 2015, there are additional courses that are recommended. Most often, an initial screen of applicants is done by computer to ensure that basic things like courses taken, GPA and MCAT scores meet a desired minimum.
Coursework The commonly accepted coursework requirements for medical school include a minimum of 1 year of: General biology Physics with lab General chemistry (inorganic chemistry) with lab Organic chemistry with lab Calculus English New - Sociology New - Psychology. 100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body. The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy.
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