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I want to become an orthopedic surgeon and don't know what to do as a major?

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29 days ago

Here is an interesting website I found that explains this question a little more in depth: princetonreview.com/med-school-advice/how-to-choose-a-pre-med-major

(You will have to copy and paste the link) Basically, it says that Biology is always a good bet for pre-med careers, but medical schools have an increasing interest in more well-rounded students meaning a foreign language major or something in humanities can also help your case. It would mean taking pre-med classes and classes more related to the major you choose.

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17 days ago

Hey, I'm not sure what grade you're in, but as someone interested in becoming a surgeon, I've learned from talking and shadowing doctors that your undergraduate degree doesn't really matter nowadays. Many pre-med students ultimately pursue degrees in various sciences, but medical schools don't necessarily prioritize your major as long as you've completed all prerequisites and are a well-rounded student overall. Although a science major often fulfills most, if not all, pre-reqs for med school, if you're interested in another field, research the classes you'd take as an undergrad to ensure they meet requirements and plan accordingly. Just a heads up, I'm not an expert, just a high school student, so I recommend doing your own research.

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29 days ago

For anything in the medical field biology is a good major.

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