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  1. R

    Gap year: live somewhere I’ve always wanted or Spanish speaking country?

    Hello, I wanted to ask for some opinions. I’m taking a gap year and am currently looking into applying to programs and jobs abroad. I figured this might be my only chance to do this while I’m young, and I’d love to experience living in a foreign country for a year. I will mainly be pursuing...
  2. T

    Partook in overseas volunteering as a naive sophomore, do I include?

    I volunteered overseas as sophomore, and I actually think the experience was very beneficial. We did not partake in any medical procedures, instead we helped set up medical clinics and did other tasks such as helping the on-site pharmacist organize drugs and run a tooth-brushing station for...
  3. V

    Retaking prerequisites transferred from other countries or upper level courses?

    Hi, I am an international student in my junior year at a public university in the U.S and plan to apply after junior year. I transferred from a university abroad last year. At my previous university, I took some prerequisites and transferred credits to my current university: Gen Bio(cell and...
  4. A

    U.N.I.B.E COSTA RICA

    Hi! Does anyone know anything about UNIBE in Costa Rica? I'd like to get my MD there but I want further references about it. Thanks!
  5. M

    Is a Masters Abroad okay?

    Hello, I am currently a senior and just recently finished applying to medical school. I am now just waiting for interview invitations. However, I was curious about getting a masters degree if I do not get in this cycle. I would just like to know whether or not obtaining it abroad would affect...
  6. W

    International Opportunities for Psychologists

    Hello there: I am new to the forum, but could not find any previous information about this, so hopefully I'm posting in the right place. I am finishing up a PsyD degree and have an interest in living abroad for a limited period of time (anywhere from 3 months to 3 years). I am wondering if...
  7. P

    MSF

    I'm an MS1 with a strong desire to work abroad for a significant portion of my career. Doctors Without Borders is something I've been considering for years now. My question is how do physicians manage to incorporate longer work abroad experiences into their careers? Obviously I'll have loans to...
  8. W

    Vet School Abroad

    Hi everyone! I am soon to be a junior in college in the US and am looking into completing vet school abroad (the US is still an option as well). I am a bit confused when I look through the websites for the accredited international vet schools. Are US schools the only schools that split up...
  9. liketb12

    Internships/Co-Ops abroad?

    Hi everyone! I'm planning on doing a summer internship or co-op next year (my school has a 6 month co-op system so I have some flexibility) and really want to do one abroad. I was wondering if anyone knows of any medical/global health/biotech research nonprofits or companies internationally...
  10. D

    International SMPs or programs abroad

    Hi, I'm wondering if here are any users here who have attended an international master's program that was recognized by the med schools in the states. Does anyone recommend any resources in findings international "pre-medical" post grad programs?
  11. jtom

    What are my chances?

    Hey guys I was wondering if you could give me any advice on how to improve my application for this cycle. I am a non traditional student and had to take a few pre-reqs to be considered last year. I applied last year and got interviewed and waitlisted at tennessee and also waitlisted at UF...
  12. C

    Leadership experience? Teaching English abroad?

    I’m a sophomore looking for leadership experience. The organizations I belong in are very large and leadership positions are very competitive. I was wondering if there are any type of volunteer I could do during the summer anyone could suggests that would fit leadership experience? I’m currently...
  13. Missneuro412

    MD Summer projects/research abroad after MS1

    Hey everyone, I was wondering if anybody had recommendations on projects abroad or research opportunities for the summer between MS1 and MS2? I'm particularly looking at France/Europe because my S.O. is there for work and would like to be close to spend some time together. Thanks!
  14. E

    Heavy Expenses for Graduate School

    For those who have been, are, or will be in a similar situation as me, where you're worrying about copious expenses for graduate school: Please, help! This is my current situation: I just got accepted into the DPT program at Bond University in Australia and am trying to figure out how I am...
  15. BehindBlueEyes

    Medical Volunteering Abroad Bad for Resume?

    I'm an M1 and I'd really like to do something abroad this summer, probably the entire summer if I can. I know a couple of organizations I've worked with before in Peru and Guatemala that have different medical volunteering opportunities as well as legitimate Medical Spanish Terminology classes...
  16. U

    Interviewing for med school while abroad?

    Hey Guys! I am currently in my last year of a postbac so after this year I will have completed all my requirements for med school, taken the MCAT and gotten significant research/volunteer experience. The only thing that I really want to do is live abroad for a year. I am planning to submit my...
  17. Belgianmedicalstudent

    Lower workload for medical residents

    If all goes well, next year I will obtain my M.D. in Belgium. Currently, I am struggeling with my future career choices. As in many countries, medical residents in Belgium have a very high workload (officially 60h/w, but often more), and that just seems too much for me. In my opinion, a lower...
  18. M

    Medical Volunteer Abroad Programs

    I am interested in volunteering abroad (Africa/Asia) during my summer between my M1 and M2 years and was wondering if anyone knew of any fun, safe, and reputable programs out there?
  19. jzthecoolest

    How to improve my application?

    I am a recent grad and was wondering the best way to get into vet school. I graduated with a 3.26 gpa because i was worried about classes such as physics and took them my last couple of semesters my gpa kind of suffered because of it. I went from a physics 1 grade of a C and brought it up to an...
  20. shivakush

    Medical vs. Dental school abroad?

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm curious about some things I've heard about going to medical school abroad compared to dental school. I've heard that it's relatively easy to go to medical school abroad and then come back to the US as an internationally trained doctor. All you have to do to...
  21. S

    Working in Colombia

    My wife is a doctor from a really good American university and is currently finishing her residency program in Family Medicine at the same university. We plan to go to Colombia eventually but we are not sure what are the professional opportunities for her over there. I think this forum is the...
  22. KCraig

    What is the key to a successful gap year?

    Hi friends! I will likely be applying in the 2018 application cycle. Needless to say, I have a gap year. I'm looking forward to it, and I was hoping to get some feedback from people who have had a similar situation. What did you do during your gap year that strengthened your application...
  23. doctorsdoctor

    Practicing Radiology in (EU,NZ, AUSTRALIA) after residency training in PH

    After finishing radiology training in the Philippines for 4 years I plan to go abroad (New Zealand/Australia/Europe/Dubai). So I have researched and my best chance of practicing medicine abroad is to train residency here in my home country Philippines, and later on take a fellowship program...
  24. N

    complete career change

    greetings. I am a 32 year old psychologist in India and am contemplating a complete career change. Although I am happy where I am career wise, it is not what I have always aspired to be. My passion lies in veterinary sciences. Due to circumstances beyond my control I was unable to pursue...
  25. K

    Dental/Medical mission trips??

    Hi I'm looking to do a dental mission trip for a week and I'd really appreciate any websites to look at that go abroad. Also I wanted to talk about that in my personal statement as well if I go but I've heard some dental schools might frown upon that? But I don't plan on doing anything that I'm...
  26. D

    Studying in Bulgaria

    Hi. I plan to study in Bulgaria - Medicine or Pharmacy. I will apply this year. Is anyone going to Bulgaria too? I have just started looking for info and I'd love to meet someone who is interested in the same (:
  27. D

    Studying in Bulgaria

    Hi. I plan to study in Bulgaria - Medicine or Pharmacy. I will apply this year. Is anyone going to Bulgaria too? I have just started looking for info and I'd love to meet someone who is interested in the same (:
  28. T

    Anyone heard of EuroScholars?

    Has anyone here ever heard or know anything about EuroScholars. It's basically a research abroad program were you go to Europe for a semester and study/ do research abroad there. Just want to know if anyone has ever done this program and what the experience was like. Also how would medical...
  29. T

    Anyone heard of EuroScholars?

    Has anyone here ever heard or know anything about EuroScholars. It's basically a research abroad program were you go to Europe for a semester and study/ do research abroad there. Just want to know if anyone has ever done this program and what the experience was like. Also how would medical...
  30. R

    Paid International Internships Abroad

    Hi everyone! I'm really interested in spending my summer abroad doing an internship in any field that would be of value to someone wanting to go into the medical field. The problem is most of the programs I'm finding are not paid AND you have to pay a very large fee to even participate...
  31. A

    Applying to AUS med school with US Bachelors

    Basically I am about to graduate soon with a US Bachelors in Biology and minor in chemistry... I am planning to move to Australia (it has always been my dream) so I can apply for med school there. I've been searching on the internet and I always see answers for how people from Australia try to...
  32. D

    Canadian Citizen, Medical School Abroad, way to re-enter

    Hi everyone I am a canadian citizen. i left canada to come study at a medical college abroad. here the course is 5 years long and students get in right after highschool. also there is a 1 year of internship which the foreign students are not obligated to take (im considered a foreign student...
  33. M

    2017-2018 Cycle? --> Good luck 2016 cycle!

    Hello everyone, First of all good luck on everyone's application this year. I would like to start to give a little background of myself and some questions I have. I just started my senior year but I am doing an internship abroad for a whole year. Basically, I am working with prevention...
  34. A

    Can community college and abroad grades strongly hurt chances for top medical schools?

    When I began undergrad, I was told that any courses that I took from community colleges would only transfer in as credits and would not effect my GPA. That is true, they did not effect my GPA on my transcript, however after applying to medical school I realized that they would be incorporated...
  35. A

    Abroad courses/Community College Courses Ruined GPA/Chances for some schools?

    When I began undergrad, I was told that any courses that I took from community colleges would only transfer in as credits and would not effect my GPA. That is true, they did not effect my GPA on my transcript, however after applying to medical school I realized that they would be incorporated...
  36. Lost In Transcription

    Interviews while abroad- tips?

    Hello all. I have come yet again for the advice of the pre-allo people. I am in a position where I am finishing up applications to do research abroad, and am trying to think ahead. The program is 9 months long, and I can start it at any point between July of 2017 through the end of the year...
  37. M(ediocre)D(egenerate)

    Getting into med school with a low GPA

    Hi! This is my first time posting on here so go easy on me. And sorry it's long, I just wanted to provide all the facts! Like many of you, I was a stellar student in high school, and got into my dream school: University of Notre Dame. I entered directly into our Arts and Letters Pre-Health...
  38. R

    Paid Teaching English Abroad?

    Hi everyone! I'm really interesting in working abroad for a few months. I don't want to do medical-related work abroad simply because I feel as though I'm not qualified enough to do anything very significant. I would LOVE to do a program where you can teach English abroad for a...
  39. L

    residency abroad

    I have heard that time spent doing a residency abroad doesn't count towards accreditation in the US. However, is it possible to do residency on a US base abroad and have that count? Also is it possible to do residency on a base if you are not employed by the Navy or Army ( I don't think I'm...
  40. Carso93

    IELTS and Clinical Elective

    Hello! I would like to do a clinical elective in UK or USA the next year. I'm a med student (4th year for now) and I have a IELS score of 6. Do you know some hospitals that accept a score like this? Thank you a lot. Bye!