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11:52@Miguel_Angel:How different is it from psychology or related fields?
12:31@Miguel_Angel:Could it be a good pre-med major?
12:53@amallios:How would you briefly explain neuroscience to someone with no background?
19:26@anonymous:What classes are you required to take?
19:46@anonymous:how long is schooling for a degree in neuroscience
20:10@sosi:is it exciting major? I mean are there cool researches and experiments?
20:57@alitton22:What classes have you enjoyed most, personally? How have these classes influenced what you chose to do your theses on?
21:46@Miguel_Angel:Do you use a lot of technology? (Like brain-imaging)
34:24@Jasmine03_:What types of jobs could a neuroscience major be most useful for?
34:33@anonymous:Is it a good major for pursuing psychiatry? What are some careers that can follow this major?
34:46@Studen:Sorry, missed initial discussion / could you please share again your view on "could it be a good pre-med major", is Yale neuroscience program given exposure to hospital and med school
36:02@anonymous:Is there any other major to become neurosurgeon?
36:39@anonymous:Is there a philosophical branch in Neuroscience?
37:45@anonymous:What if I major in Neuroscience and plan to go to medical school but do not receive admission? What jobs can I do with a Neuroscience degree? Isn't Biomedical Engineering / Bioengineering a better and safer major that has most of the medical school prerequisites and provides an excellent path if medical school is not achieved? My ultimate goal is medical school.
38:39@Miguel_Angel:Does the neuroscience major cover the pre-requisites for medical school?
39:48@Studen:do medical schools have preferences for majors coming in - biology or neuroscience
40:33@anonymous:Doing major in neuroscience in same school which has medical school reduces a year of become doctor ?
41:00@Studen:are there startups coming for campus placements for undergrad neuroscience majors
41:50@Miguel_Angel:What high school classes would you recommend taking prior to college?
43:07@Miguel_Angel:Would you recommend BS or BA?
44:09@amallios:When did you realize you wanted to major in neuroscience?
46:50@anonymous:Do you have more chance to get in medical school in which you do undergraduate ?
47:16@amallios:Do we have to know what we want to do in life during our high school career? I am only a freshman at the moment, yet still feel pressured to know what I want to do for a career.
48:24@Studen:oh, which med school are you going to? does Yale give preference to their own undergrads
48:58@anonymous: I know you are not a BME major, but you are an Ivy league student. How can I best manage my time? What are your tips to a more effective daily routine? (General Question)
50:21@amallios:Would you say that a neuroscience major is more challenging than others? I know this varies, but just a general idea.
51:37@amallios:Does neuroscience incorporate a lot of math?
52:33@ltrieu17:What are some neuroscience opportunities that you experienced at Yale?
53:01@Miguel_Angel:Do you work directly with people?
53:56@Studen:For Yale Neuroscience program, what is the required GPA and what are other requirements ...specifically for Yale - do they like many extra curricular or focused GPA with solid SAT
i presume it is a tough program to get into....what were your extra curriculars, can u give some advice please,
55:05@amallios:Are there any colleges that excel in neuroscience? Will future jobs care which college you go to?
57:34@amallios:Are neuroscience majors competitive? Will you always get your major? If not, what happens if you dont get it?
58:14@Studen:Does Statistics help
58:53@Studen: in junior high school year, we have option of taking combination of psychology + Statistics or go for AP Biology
59:51@amallios:Did you have any extracurriculars in high school that related to neuroscience? What happens if you go in as an undecided major and dont have a distinguished science spike? Is this okay?
60:53@Miguel_Angel:What is the thing that you like the most and the least about neuroscience?
62:56@alitton22:What do you define as a “background in neuroscience”?
65:49@anonymous:I am interested in both neuroscience and genetics. Do those overlap at all in an neuroscience major?