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    1. Exam HQ

      Discuss ACT, SAT, AP and other important exams.
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      Latest: Tips on success? FrugalMuscle, Jan 15, 2017 at 11:56 PM
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    2. hSDN

      The place for high school and pre-college students interested in health careers.
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    1. Pre-Medical Osteopathic [ DO ]

      Premedical student discussion. Co-hosted with Pre-SOMA.
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    2. Nontraditional Students

      Nontraditional student discussion forum
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      14,368
      Messages:
      188,026
      Latest: MCAT self-study plans? Nontrad Dad, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:50 AM
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    3. Re-Applicants [ MD / DO ]

      Dedicated to premedical students re-applying to medical school.
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      3,417
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      31,464
      Latest: Wayne State BMS 2016-2017 discuslove, Jan 16, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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    1. Allopathic

      MD student topics. For current medical students.
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      30,231
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      687,722
      Latest: How often do you think about dropping out? Azete, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:04 AM
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    2. Osteopathic

      DO student topics. For current medical students. Co-hosted with The Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents.
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      Latest: Is psyciatry becoming more competitive MADD!!!, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:51 AM
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    3. Clinical Rotations

      Discuss issues related to the MS-III and MS-IV years, including rotations and shelf exams.
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      94,097
      Latest: Coventry (UK): how is? Carso93, Jan 17, 2017 at 6:19 AM
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    4. USMLE and COMLEX

      Discuss strategies and issues for the USMLE and COMLEX Step 1, 2 and 3.
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      Latest: Step 3 December 2016 Experience dr alanine, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:59 AM
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    1. Pre-Dental

      Predental student discussion forum
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    2. DAT Discussions

      Discuss study tips and resources to excel on the Dental Admissions Test.
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      281,333
      Latest: DAT Breakdown! 25AA 25TS Bingwen, Jan 16, 2017 at 9:22 PM
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    3. Dental

      DDS and DMD student discussion forum
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    4. Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists

      For post-graduate dental residents to discuss programs and procedures.
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      Messages:
      95,333
      Latest: High Paying GPR Localnative, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:43 AM
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    5. International Dental

      International DDS/DMD discussion forum.
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      13,761
      Messages:
      153,155
      Latest: Temple- Advanced Standing 2017 TustGod, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:08 AM
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    1. Pre-Optometry

      Pre-optometry student discussion forum.
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      6,441
      Messages:
      52,085
      Latest: Strength of Application? poojerrr, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:50 AM
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    2. OAT Discussions

      Discuss strategies and tips for the Optometry Admissions Test.
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      2,276
      Messages:
      11,202
      Latest: Chances in getting into Optometry school jonizzy, Jan 16, 2017 at 8:28 PM
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    3. Optometry

      Forum for practitioners and students currently enrolled in optometry school.
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      5,586
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      55,536
      Latest: Optometry volunteering/mission trips gigirose21, Jan 16, 2017 at 10:48 AM
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    1. Pre-Pharmacy

      Prepharmacy student discussion forum.
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      Latest: Need help with studying for PCAT ttj01, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:49 AM
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    2. PCAT Discussions

      For discussion of the Pharmacy College Admission Test.
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      Latest: January 4 PCAT NicolasAngel, Jan 16, 2017 at 2:35 PM
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    3. Pharmacy

      For current PharmD students and practitioners.
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      Messages:
      363,213
      Latest: Residency Interview Invites 2017 o0obers, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:01 AM
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    1. Pre-Physical Therapy

      Pre-physical therapy student forum [ D.P.T. ]
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      78,518
      Latest: Radford APPT, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:27 AM
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    2. Physical Therapy

      Forums for students and doctors of Physical Therapy [ D.P.T. ]
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      4,720
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      37,598
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    1. Pre-Podiatry Students

      Prepodiatry student forum. Co-hosted with APMSA.
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      Messages:
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    2. Podiatry Students

      For students currently in podiatry programs. Co-hosted with APMSA.
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    3. Podiatric Residents & Physicians

      For podiatric residents and physicians. Co-hosted with APMA.
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      1,067
      Messages:
      13,377
      Latest: Moy technique footgeon, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:28 AM
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    1. Mental Health and Social Welfare

      [M.A., M.S.W., B.S., B.A.] For discussion of undergraduate and masters degree issues. Co-hosted with PsychCentral.
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      2,678
      Latest: MS /MA in clinical psychology? smalltownpsych, Jan 17, 2017 at 6:25 AM
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    2. Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]

      For discussion of psychology doctoral degree issues. Co-hosted with PsychCentral.
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      Latest: PsyD Neuropsychology Track Programs smalltownpsych, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:04 AM
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    1. Pre-Veterinary

      Preveterinary student forum.
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      11,769
      Messages:
      698,100
      Latest: Drunk Pre-Vet SDN WildZoo, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:02 AM
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    2. Veterinary

      For current DVM students and graduates.
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    1. Audiology [ Au.D ]

      Doctor of Audiology discussions
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      Messages:
      7,885
      Latest: INSIGHT NEEDED FOR CHANGES IN AUDIOLOGY THINKER4, Jan 15, 2017 at 12:01 PM
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    2. Occupational Therapy [ O.T.D ]

      Doctor of Occupational Therapy discussions
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      3,651
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      43,520
      Latest: Texas MOT Programs Ot101, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:24 AM
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    3. Speech Pathology [ Ph.D. ]

      Speech Pathology discussions
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  1. Underrepresented in Healthcare

    Forums for students and doctors historically underrepresented in healthcare.
    1. Underrepresented in Healthcare

      For individuals that are underrepresented in the healthcare profession
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    2. Women in Healthcare

      Discussion forum for women in medicine. Co-hosted with the Jewish Alliance for Women in Science.
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      Messages:
      1,912
      Latest: Can female surgeons have it all? kitsunepixie, Jan 15, 2017 at 5:17 AM
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    1. Public Health Degrees (Masters and Doctoral)

      For students interested in public health either as an individual degree or in combination with another degree.
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    2. Med Business [ MD/MBA, DO/MBA, DDS/MBA ]

      For those currently in combined MBA programs and interested students.
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      5,735
      Latest: Pediatrics vs MBA loststark, Dec 28, 2016
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    3. Topics in Healthcare

      A place to discuss, discourse, hold forth, and maybe, just maybe, have your mind changed.
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      40,039
      Latest: Help! My mother saw the movie "Vaxxed" wizzed101, Jan 11, 2017 at 6:35 AM
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    4. Finance and Investment

      Discussion of everything other than financial aid. Includes investment, mortgage, retirement, banking, etc. Co-hosted with The White Coat Investor
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    5. Financial Aid

      Discuss financial topics, including private or military scholarships, student loans, and educational costs.
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    6. NHSC | PHS | IHS

      Discussion of National Health Service Corps and Public Health Service / Indian Health Service issues.
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      Messages:
      2,641
      Latest: NHSC- your experiences smq123, Jan 14, 2017 at 11:12 AM
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    7. Confidential Consult

      A place to ask sensitive questions you don't feel comfortable asking elsewhere.
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      1,242
      Latest: Business Options aProgDirector, Mar 4, 2015
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    8. Tech: Medical Apps, iOS, Android, medical devices

      Discuss the latest tech, electronic medical records, and medical apps.
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      15,191
      Latest: Coma Scales Mike iOS, Jan 17, 2017 at 5:51 AM
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    1. Canada

      Canadian medical school discussion forum.
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      1,537
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    1. Physician Scientists

      For students interested & current students in Physician Scientist Training Programs or biomedical research programs.
      Discussions:
      7,236
      Messages:
      74,692
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    2. Student Research and Publishing

      Co-hosted with McGill Journal of Medicine.
      Discussions:
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      Messages:
      4,089
      Latest: Publishing in another Specialty field haydarali, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:52 AM
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    1. Military Medicine

      Discussion of Medical Corps issues.
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      Messages:
      102,998
      Latest: Terminal leave questions 68PGunner, Jan 16, 2017 at 9:54 PM
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    2. Practicing Physicians

      For physicians that have completed residency training and are in hospital, community or academic practice.
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    3. Internship, Residency and Fellowship Positions

      List upcoming or currently available internship, residency or fellowship positions, positions wanted and position swaps. Co-Hosted with Resident Swap.
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      2,909
      Messages:
      6,415
      Latest: PGY2 Ophtho (2018) Texas for West Coast? huntergreen, Jan 16, 2017 at 4:57 PM
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    4. General Residency Issues

      General residency topics, not specialty related.
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    5. Internship

      Preliminary year and transitional year discussion forum
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    6. Combined Residencies

      For discussions covering topics realted to combined residency programs (ie: IM-Peds, EM-IM, etc).
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      338
      Messages:
      3,275
      Latest: Fm/Psych-how competative OrangeOrange, Jan 3, 2017
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    7. Anesthesiology

      Discussions:
      16,695
      Messages:
      297,233
      Latest: How's your breath? leaverus, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:03 AM
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    8. Critical Care

      Critical Care Medicine discussion forum. Co-hosted with PulmCCM Central.
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    9. Dermatology

      Dermatology discussion forum
      Discussions:
      2,435
      Messages:
      21,773
      Latest: Dermatology in review (DIR) vs Sima Jain ddcg, Jan 17, 2017 at 6:55 AM
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    10. Emergency Medicine

      Emergency Medicine discussion forum
      Discussions:
      12,158
      Messages:
      243,524
      Latest: Osteopathic EM programs Dr.TurkandJD, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:14 AM
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    11. Family Medicine

      Family Medicine discussion forum
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      3,997
      Messages:
      42,389
      Latest: FM residencies in Chicago area n3xa, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:36 AM
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    12. Hospice and Palliative Medicine

      Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine discussion forum.
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    14. Neurology

      Neurology discussion forum.
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      3,679
      Messages:
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      Latest: Neurology and surgery Kakarrott, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:28 AM
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    15. Ob/Gyn

      Obstetrics and Gynecology discussion forum.
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      2,699
      Messages:
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    16. Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons

      Co-hosted with the AAO's Young Ophthalmologists Committee.
      Discussions:
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      Messages:
      50,741
      Latest: Which sub-specialties make the most? vl0913, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:25 AM
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    17. Pain Medicine

      For practicing pain physicians and pain fellows. Co-hosted with PainRounds.com
      Discussions:
      4,953
      Messages:
      65,013
      Latest: Buprenorphine MED Poll algosdoc, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:03 AM
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    18. Pathology

      Pathology discussion forum.
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      6,400
      Messages:
      101,312
      Latest: Mt Sinai sold to labcorp WEBB PINKERTON, Jan 17, 2017 at 4:47 AM
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    19. Pediatrics

      Pediatrics discussion forum.
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      3,494
      Messages:
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    20. PM&R

      Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      3,788
      Messages:
      31,836
      Latest: Conferences as student cameroncarter, Jan 16, 2017 at 6:06 PM
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    21. Psychiatry

      For psychiatry residents and students interested in psychiatry. Co-hosted with The AAP.
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      9,805
      Messages:
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    22. Radiation Oncology

      Radiation Oncology discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      3,702
      Messages:
      36,633
      Latest: Avoiding plagiarism in an update paper seper, Jan 17, 2017 at 5:37 AM
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    23. Radiology

      Radiology discussion forum.
      Co-Hosted with radRounds.
      Discussions:
      4,365
      Messages:
      42,100
      Latest: Rads--Competitiveness jorts42, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:41 AM
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    24. Sleep Medicine

      Sleep Medicine discussion forum.
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      201
      Messages:
      1,230
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    1. Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ]

      For RNs, NPs, PAs and other current and past medical providers.
      Discussions:
      3,135
      Messages:
      40,907
      Latest: Perfusionist bubbles07, Jan 16, 2017 at 5:10 PM
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    2. Pre-Hospital [ EMS ]

      For paramedics, EMTs, and other current and past pre-hospital providers.
      Discussions:
      768
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    1. Spouses and Partners

      A support forum for the spouses and significant others of health professions students. Co-hosted with AMA-Alliance.
      Discussions:
      964
      Messages:
      15,320
      Latest: Partner taking credit for my work gabem480, Jan 13, 2017 at 1:27 PM
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    1. For Sale and Advertisements

      Post ads and for sale items here
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      Messages:
      44,880
      Latest: Selling all my DAT material wendi77, Jan 17, 2017 at 6:58 AM
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    2. Wanted

      Post want ads here
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      Messages:
      8,124
      Latest: Kaplan PCAT Biology PDF brownc75, Jan 14, 2017 at 2:51 PM
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    3. Housing (Temporary and Long-term)

      Need a place to live? Have a place to rent?
      Discussions:
      3,614
      Messages:
      5,542
      Latest: LECOM-Erie Home for Sale FCMike11, Jan 15, 2017 at 9:01 AM
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    4. Jobs and Help Wanted Board

      Available practice positions, student jobs, etc.
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    5. Nonprofit / Educational / Student Orgs

      Announcements from nonprofit organizations, associations or institutions.
      Discussions:
      187
      Messages:
      256
      Latest: Drugs In Jordan App bfr.alex, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:59 AM
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    6. IRB Approved Research Surveys

      For posting your IRB approved survey. Must include copy or link to IRB approval letter.
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      Messages:
      86
      Latest: Survey on Decision-Making in Primary Care bee2be, Jan 13, 2017 at 2:51 AM
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    1. Information for Exhibitors

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    2. Test Prep

      Discussions:
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      1. DAT

      2. GRE

      3. OAT

      Latest: Uworld step 3 for Sale jeffdell, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:21 AM
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