I want to go down the pre- med track, but I really don't want to spend 4 years studying biology or biochemistry. Can I major at business administration while taking pre-med classes at Duke university? Will it be too stressful?
You do not have to study Bio or BioChem but I would stray too far away from subjects that have to do with being a doctor or running a hospital.
I think getting an MBA would serve you better as a 2nd graduate degree versus trying to get an undergrad degree in Business. So doing an MBA/MD at Harvard, Johns Hopkins, USC, UPenn, NYU is way more prestigious and carries more clout.
Top Med School Majors, # Applicants per Major, #Matriculants, % of Accepted on Avg.
Biological Sciences 30,693, 12,484, 41%
Humanities 1,678, 780, 46%
Math and Statistics 344, 163,47%
Physical Sciences 4,937, 2,355, 48%
Social Sciences 5,001, 1,995, 40%
Specialized Health Sciences 1,964, 721, 37%
I heard Cornell doesn't accept international students who can't fund their education themselves. How true is this?