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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by sudo, Jun 5, 2012.

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  1. sudo

    sudo Señor Member

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    SDN Members don't see this ad. (About Ads)
    If you could meet with an adcom before submitting your application, what are some questions you would ask him/her?
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  2. Shalashaska

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    I would ask: How many poop hot dogs can I eat to guarantee admission?
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    typicalindian Gold Donor

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    A+. Would read again.
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    LaughingMan Avoid Arrogance Lifetime Donor

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    The room would be lightly dimmed so as many of my facial features will be hidden. I would stare him/her in their eyes and slowly word with my lips...."Kony 2012" and walk out.
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    I think the goal is to get into med school, not get banned from applying...
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    I went through five of these at different allo schools. Make sure you do your homework; it's a chance to stand out.

    One question I always asked:

    What would you recommend I do (or add to my plan) over the next year before I hope to matriculate, that would make me a better-prepared medical student?

    Learn about their programs, have questions there though they're mostly for fillers. You're there to sell yourself. Go get em champ.
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    Sorry OP for this being completely unrelated to your thread, but typicalindian...is the moving picture with the 2 boys dancing a youtube video and if so, can you provide a link? Every time I see it I want to see more cuz I feel like it would be a good laugh.
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    The only things they can really help you with:

    -Depending on how much time you have, things you can do to strengthen your application (work/activities). Possibly which activities you should highlight.
    -Insight on to your personal statement

    I feel like anything else you ask them is really just for your own speculation. LizzyM offered a valuable opportunity this past winter with an "Ask me anything" style thread.
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    Jesus, is this ever NOT funny omg.....:lol:
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    [youtube]btwG0E4xke0[/youtube]
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    thanks. lol.
  13. sudo

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    Thank you all for your constructive suggestions - I'm sure my meeting will go well!

    And for all the funny remarks, thank you guys for those too :)

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