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As a general rule, students wishing to carry on to graduate school and study medicine within the US, do not major in premed. Instead they study a series of courses from a range of departments covering basic Biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics.These courses are no different to those that would be covered by freshmen majoring in any of those subjects. Premed students tend to major in one of the sciences although estimates are that up to a quarter end up majoring in the humanities.

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