1. H

    Alcohol IA Help

    Recently, I received an IA for being intoxicated and walking into the wrong room on my residence hall floor. I was given disciplinary probation for 2 months. Although I am a freshman currently, I know I will have to report this on medical school applications. I just wanted to know how badly this...
  2. DrDoxie

    How does your inpatient psychiatry unit assess medical stability prior to psychiatry admit?

    I am a PGY1 at a large academic program where residents work at both our institution’s home hospital as well as the VA. The VA inpatient psychiatry unit has a list of criteria meant to assist residents and attendings and ED staff in determining medical clearance of a patient prior to admission...
  3. terebellumjokes

    Should I mention winemaking in my application?

    Hey guys! Wondering if I could get some opinions on what is “ok” for a secondary essay. I’m reapplying this cycle (waitlisted last cycle) and don’t want to elaborate on things I might’ve already written about. I’ve been making my own wine for over 10 years now, and my initial interest in...
  4. A

    What special considerations do you take into account when treating alcoholics?

    When treating individuals with a history of chronic alcohol abuse, what special considerations do you take into account? Ex. risk of excess bleeding due to lack of vitamin K absorption.
  5. P

    Advice on how to find a job, background problems

    Hello, I recently just received my license in 2017, been applying everywhere and anywhere in my state. I have 2 things on my background. both misdeam but one of them is a drug related charge (selling)... Im not involved in that anymore whatsoever.. so I get past the interview part and got...
  6. M

    Fraternity Leadership Position - Risk Manager

    From the other threads about including fraternity membership in your AMCAS app, it seems clear that listing a fraternity leadership position can be a good idea. I was the rush chair one year and had a great experience with that so I am definitely including it. I was also "Risk Manager"...
  7. Patrick Bateman's Brother

    Roast me

    I recommend: To Think and Grow Rich, TED Talk Daily podcasts, and Fearless (Biography of Adam Brown)
  8. B

    Disciplinary Probation

    Hello everyone! So, the day before my first day of college (freshman year), the only person I knew at this school told me to come with her to a dorm, and there ended up being alcohol. I didn't drink, and I left with her and a couple of her friends about 2 hours later. I ended up getting an...
  9. P

    Disciplinary Probation for Alcohol

    I am currently halfway through my junior year as an undergrad. At the end of the fall semester, I spent a night drinking (underage) and essentially that night ended in me being hospitalized. The residence hall authorities felt it was necessary although I did not have my stomach pumped or...
  10. W

    Alcohol Violation on AMCAS

    Hi all, I've seen many threads about people with freshman year alcohol violations (not ticket, just institutional action). It looks like I may be given an alcohol violation (alcohol probation for 1 semester) and I am going into my senior year. I wasn't found drinking or anything, but we had...
  11. Humerus84

    Roommate got me in trouble for drinking

    Hey guys so I'm new here so I should probably start out with a few stats. I'm a 19 year-old sophomore in college with a 3.9 GPA, I'm an EMT, I'm currently holding two additional jobs and I play the trumpet extracurricularly in the Jazz program. I've wanted to be a surgeon since I was 10 and I've...
  12. Juice Loosener

    Including Alcohol Related Interest on Hobbies & Interests section

    I sent in my ERAS last week including 'craft beer' amongst my list of some 20 hobbies/interests. Under advice of a good friend I thought it would be okay to leave it in. After talking with some others today who highly disapprove, I worry that I may have made a big mistake leaving it in. Will...