Meet my major: health sciences

Recorded Monday, May 17 at 10:00 PM

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About this livestream


Join Shravya for another episode of Meet my major! In this episode, Shravya will be going over the ins and outs of what it’s like to major in health sciences, including her favorite things about the major and things she didn't know before taking it. She'll also be going over the core requirements, typical course material, and skills you can expect to gain from studying health sciences.

Stop by for a bit to ask a few questions or stick around the whole hour to learn how you can navigate the health sciences major.

Your host

Undergrad College: Rice University '20

Work Experience: During my time at Rice, I mentored dozens of high school students through the college application process, along with editing essays and tutoring students for the ACT/SAT. I also interned at a medical technology startup, conducted research in Brazil, and gave a TEDx talk. I recently finished applying to medical school; I've been admitted to multiple schools, and will be starting in the Fall.

My Admissions Story: I remember feeling very blindsided by the admissions process and not knowing where to begin. I hope that sharing my experiences and some of the things I’ve learned along the way will help guide other students in a similar boat.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Shravya and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
0:21@varishachadha:Good Evening
1:06@varishachadha:We can hear and see you
10:58@Audthats:btw I love your voice!
15:33@Adrian:What are some of the careers within Health Science?
24:05@AC8903:About how many hours a week did you study?
29:53@AC8903:How many times would you have the same class in a week (on average) and about how long were the classes?
31:20@Adrian:So you combined Pre-Med and Health Science, in order to get into Med School?
36:04@Adrian:Thanks for your input!
36:10@Audthats:What would be your advice on applying for a school with a health science major? When would you apply and what extarricular activities did you do that helped you get in?
40:21@AC8903:Are the pre-med requirements the same across the board or are they unique to a certain med school?
42:12@1Ingrid:What colleges offer that major?
43:19@Audthats:Not relating to main topic but since you said you went to Rice, would you reccomend it? Was it worth it? I like in the Fort Worth Area and would like to go to Rice
45:13@1Ingrid:Thank you
47:05@varishachadha:Is AP Bio a good class for this course?
50:01@Sardana:did you get credits for any AP classes taken in HS?
51:24@Adrian:The interest Neuroscience combined with Psychology
51:26@Adrian:The interest is to pursue Neuroscience combined with Psychology. would the researches possible in Health Science help expand knowledge into Med School?
54:28@Audthats:What made you pick your major? What was the spark?
55:08@AC8903:What are some of the class requirements for health sciences?
55:52@AC8903:Do med schools look at high school transcripts?
57:03@Adrian:Thanks for the input since your comments are very helpful...
57:18@Audthats:REALLY IMPORTANT Do these streams pay and is it something you are proud of that you would show a college to get in?
60:10@Audthats:You are amazing!!!
60:15@varishachadha:Thank you so much. Got to know really great things.
60:26@varishachadha:Okay, thank you!
60:47@jkooon:Thank you!!
60:58@Audthats:Can we meet lol


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