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A premed so full of himself that it disgusted me.

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by shinbeats, 03.31.12.

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  1. shinbeats

    shinbeats Banned

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    I was at a social event at which idk people classify as a mid-tier school idk? Any way I met with a premed so full of himself that I couldn't believe it. He told me and a group of guys that he was coming to even though he was wait listed just so he could be with his son but he had many options. He told us he was a nuclear professor in the navy, he got accepted full ride to Harvard, Hopkins and Cornell but he was going to turn them down to wait for . This guy was extremely cocky and I could smell the BS from a mile. Why would someone turn down supposedly full rides to top tiers for a wait list in a mid-tier? LoL
     
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  3. Hemorrage

    Hemorrage Ambrose 2+ Year Member

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    i don't even think harvard gives full rides... maybe if you cure cancer..
     
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    235788 God Complex 2+ Year Member

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    lol he has a son. How old is he? 40-50?
     
  5. YH5

    YH5 7+ Year Member

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    At what age did you go through puberty?
     
  6. shinbeats

    shinbeats Banned

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    Like 27, when I asked why he didn't take his kid to Harvard with him he was like well my son likes Richmond and I was like riiiiiiight
     
  7. madchemist89

    madchemist89 Chief Derpologist 5+ Year Member

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    I think I may have met this guy at a different interview.
     
  8. YH5

    YH5 7+ Year Member

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    Are you sure his son lives with him?
     
  9. shinbeats

    shinbeats Banned

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    No I'm not but Jesus Christ there's got to be a limit to BSing and being cocky as hell.
     
  10. shinbeats

    shinbeats Banned

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    What was his race? Facial hair or clean shaved?
     
  11. YH5

    YH5 7+ Year Member

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    True, but as a med student, don't you have more important things to worry about?
     
  12. madchemist89

    madchemist89 Chief Derpologist 5+ Year Member

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    African American. Beard, closely trimmed and his hair is thinning.
     
  13. Hemorrage

    Hemorrage Ambrose 2+ Year Member

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    probably the only reason he got into VCU
     
  14. madchemist89

    madchemist89 Chief Derpologist 5+ Year Member

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    We don't know if it was the same guy yet, but based on the OP's description, I noticed several parallels to the person described and someone I met at an interview.
     
  15. shinbeats

    shinbeats Banned

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    Exactly! that's him for sure. He's like 5`11, medium build and like you said African American, trimmed Beard and short thinning hair looks like in his late 20s. wow can't believe this idiot was going around boasting every where. What school did you meet him at?

    That is the guy, I'm 100 % sure.
     
  16. madchemist89

    madchemist89 Chief Derpologist 5+ Year Member

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    He wasn't boasting about full rides, but he did talk about himself a lot. That's the only way I was able to identify him based on your description.

    This is a little off topic, but it is interesting how small the world can be at times. There was this one girl I saw at two different interviews.
     
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  17. gettheleadout

    gettheleadout MS-2 Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    Yeah Harvard and Hopkins don't give merit aid.
     
  18. thlaxer

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    Maybe it was need-based? Do H&H give full-tuition need-based scholarships? Some people in the Hopkins thread have been commenting on how generous the financial packages are.
     
  19. shinbeats

    shinbeats Banned

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    I'm sorry maybe I'm being mean right now but I can tell when someone is trying to show off. This guy was like soooooo full of himself that I was like whatever man I have to go peace. With his type of attitude no **** he got waitlisted to VCU and is still taking all the desperate measures to get accepted.
     
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    gettheleadout MS-2 Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    flodhi1 Banned 2+ Year Member

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    Okay this is insane. I guess info spreads like fire on SDN but I talked to this same exact individual yesterday evening and just to be clear he told a group of us guys the same story. He's a light skinned African American with a very closely trimmed beard.
     
  23. Koosalagoosagoo

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    calm down there
     
  24. Stumpyman

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    Haha looks like this guy is quite popular. Good God I do know a light-skinned African American male with a neatly trimmed beard planning on VCU next year (probably not the guy you guys are talking about, cause the guy I know is pretty humble and cool).
     
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    guys stop talking about me
     
  26. scarshapedstar

    scarshapedstar MD c/o 2016 2+ Year Member

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    So this guy has appeared to many people across the country, seemingly all at once, speaking of unbelievable things.

    [​IMG]
     
  27. Gigantron

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    Just smile and nod.
     
  28. Hipster

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    Why does big J have dreadlocks in this pic?
     
  29. Neurosis

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    :thumbup: I mean, we know he's probably just saying crap to boost his ego. Why not just let him?
     
  30. Neurosis

    Neurosis 2+ Year Member

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    Because dreds are obviously awesome :rolleyes:. You know, I think i've seen this picture/painting at my best friend's house.
     
  31. Hipster

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    Ur friend must be a jesus worshiper
     
  32. flodhi1

    flodhi1 Banned 2+ Year Member

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    I thought the guy was nice, he was talking to everybody but I'm sure some thought he was talking a little too much about himself and his accomplishments.
     
  33. Suncrusher

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    u just made me do a laugh that sounded like marge simpson
     
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    dbeast Neurorectal surgeon 5+ Year Member

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    Congratulations on the best post I've ever read on SDN :laugh::laugh:
     
  35. willen101383

    willen101383 10+ Year Member

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    +1 that was awesome.


    Welcome to the medical profession guys. Everyone hates on everyone because everyone thinks they are the most awesome and everyone else's accomplishments are worthless.

    Thats why I never went to class ever during M1/M2. Its a living hell to be around other med students!
     
  36. madchemist89

    madchemist89 Chief Derpologist 5+ Year Member

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    Can someone make that Jesus picture into a pre-med meme?
     
  37. scarshapedstar

    scarshapedstar MD c/o 2016 2+ Year Member

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    That which thou sayest about a URM, thou sayest about me?
     
  38. PantherPride

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    Sounds like you all ran into different people of the same persona, a "token black guy," if you will.
     
  39. DrMediterranean

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    This guy sounds legit
     
  40. calvnandhobbs68

    calvnandhobbs68 I KNOW NOTHING 5+ Year Member

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    I'm going to have to get off SDN now. I'm never going to read a post as great as this again.
     
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    That looks like our AV dude, Ralph.
     
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    Why do you care? Get a life.
     

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