FAQs for Undergrads
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There aren't any seats in the class I want. What do I do now?
How do I get an override for a Zoology [or CEM or any other] course?
I am trying to enroll in a course and keep getting the message "Course prerequisites not satisfied." What does this mean?
When is the last day to drop a course?
I want to change my major. How do I do that?
What are the differences between the Zoology degrees?
How do I choose a major (or a concentration within the BS Zoology)?
I was enrolled at MSU, but I have been out of school for 3 semesters (e.g. summer, fall and spring) or more. Where do I apply for readmission to MSU?
I am thinking of asking Professor ________ for a letter of recommendation for graduate school / a job. Are there things I should be aware of before approaching that professor?
Where do I learn more about the Zoology department students and faculty?
What does graduate school involve?
Where can I take the GRE / MCAT / LSAT ?
Can I get help on-campus to prepare for the GRE / MCAT / LSAT / etc. ?
- My undergraduate degree has nothing to do with what I want to study in graduate school. Does that matter?
- I am interested in going to graduate school in Zoology. Are there advantages/disadvantages to choosing a BS in Environmental Biology/Zoology major rather than a BS Zoology with a particular concentration?
These and similar questions are answered on the Graduate Studies: Frequently Asked Questions page.
Where do I get more information about the MSU Department of Zoology's graduate program?