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    VMCVM c/o 2029 Applicants

    VMCAS is back! Program-specific materials became available on 5/9/2024 and are due 9/16/2024. Didn't see a thread for this year's applicants to VMCVM and wish everyone the best of luck! I'm very interested to see that they're re-using the "life motto" prompt, they must have liked the answers...
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    Need advice…am I doing this right?

    Hello all! It’s safe to say that I’m at a bit of a crossroads right now, and looking for some solid guidance. I’m 28yrs old, and graduated with my bachelors about five years ago. Bombed my first year of undergrad, and when I say bomb, I mean flat out failed most courses that first year. Took a...
  3. H

    General Admissions & OTCAS Difficulties finding OT observation/volunteer hours in NYC?

    Hi guys, I'm in the process of applying to OT grad school. I feel like my application is very weak right now since I don't have volunteering experience. I've been having difficulty finding a place to allow me to volunteer or observe, I'm guessing due to the pandemic and all. I'm currently in...
  4. B

    Observation hours during covid?

    How is everyone getting their hours during covid?! I know some schools are being "lenient", but I only have ten signed hours and I don't think that will cut it. I switched to PT right before covid hit but I want to apply this summer. I have more hours from 2017 but I do not have them signed...
  5. T_Huene

    Application Check

    So I’m looking for fair and straight criticism on the main points of what will become my application hopefully in the coming couple years. I graduated high school with just below a 3.0 and then continued onto the Honors College of Lewis and Clark Community College in Southern Illinois for an...
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    Are my chances shot for matching now because of COVID-19?

    I'm currently a DO third year wanting to apply for general surgery this September. I arranged my schedule to stupidly have my two general surgery rotations this April and May ( I decided to try for general surgery mid of third year). It looks like worse case scenario I will not get to do a...
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    Letters of Interest BEFORE interview invite?

  8. Histologylover

    Applying With No Animal Experience

    Hello! I am currently a senior looking to apply to vet school in hopes of becoming a vet pathologist afterwards. I think my stats are pretty good other than having no animal experience. I have a 3.8 cGPA, 4.0 sGPA, and 4.0 GPA over the last 3 semesters. I am taking the GRE soon and my practice...
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    LECOM - Elmira, NY campus

    This is a new LECOM school opening in Elmira NY. Does anyone know how the rotation sites are or if they have any input on the pros and cons of this campus? Should I apply to a more reputable location like LECOM-erie, Pennsylvania or should I apply to this new york campus? not sure what to do.
  10. S

    EAP vs applying???

    So I'm in dire need for some advice on what to do within the next 5 days. I was recently accepted into an early acceptance program at an unnamed DO school prior to taking the mcat. At that time I had already payed for and been studying for my mcat so I thought I'd take it anyway and if I did...
  11. artist2022

    *** The Official UCLA School of Dentistry Class of 2024 Interview/Acceptance Thread ***

    Last year's thread: ***The Official UCLA School of Dentistry Class of 2023 Interview/Acceptance Thread*** Hey guys! Definitely early for this but if you have any questions about applying to UCLA or about its program, post here! There are many incoming D1s on here (I'm sure they'll reveal...
  12. Kobethegoat24

    Really need help with dental school list?

    My stats: GPA: 3.88 DAT: 21 AA, 21 TS, 18 PAT (unfortunately also 16 QR) URM Volunteering: about 54 hours Shadowing: about 52 hours Virginia resident After giving it a lot of thought I have decided to wait until July to...
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    Advice: Should I Apply?

    I am a pre-medical student in Florida. I have received acceptance into the MedStart program at the University of Toledo which ensures acceptance into the medical school in Fall 2020 as long as I don't apply to any other schools. HOWEVER, Toledo, Ohio is very far from where I have lived all of...
  15. Kobethegoat24

    What do you think of my plan? Which schools should I apply to?

    So I recently took my DAT in march and now I am doing my shadowing and volunteering. I needed advice on when to apply and also which schools to apply to. My profile: 1.) GPA: 3.88 2.) DAT: AA= 21, Bio 21, General Chemistry 20, Organic Chemistry 23, Perceptual Ability 18, Quantitative Reasoning...
  16. Biggytooth

    When to apply for NHSC & HPSP by to be competitive?

    Hi, By what month should a person apply for an NHSC or HPSP scholarship? Are they so competitive that you should apply asap? Or are some branches less competitive and relatively easy to get? Thanks for your input!
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    Hello. Like an international trained dentist who wants to practice in the US should I give the ADAT when I want to apply in dental school or its not required.
  18. B

    Reapplying to a medical school in the fall whose offer I rejected this semester?

  19. B

    dental schools

    Hello. My question is how can I apply to many dental schools in US at once and is it possible to do it after I know my nbde scores or I should apply before my nbde exams?
  20. Kobethegoat24

    When should I apply?

    So I am conflicted with when to apply. My stats: 3.88 cGpa, 3.90 sGpa, I unfortuntely have close to 0 volunteer and literally 0 shadowing hours. I am studying for the DAT right now and I am close to ready to take the test. I am averaging above 20 for almost all the sections except general...
  21. D

    Chances at GI fellowship and advice needed

    I know some of these questions have been beat to death but a lot of the threads I'm finding are from when GI was much less competitive or you guys are just too brilliant and don't have to deal with the same problems us mortals do lol. So I figured I'll just ask and I would really appreciate any...
  22. khunmohdokhtar

    Leadership experiences non-trad student

    I did really rough and was unfocused (B-, C averages for many of my bio/chem/calc classes... did well in physics though) my first two years of undergrad, therefore I currently have a 3.0 gpa and am in my 4th (out of 5th year) - my goal is to get it up to at least a 3.2....I am pursuing a major...
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    Rate my Chances for Residency Please

    Hi, I was really nervous about the match so I wanted some feedback on my current application status. I'm a U.S. MD grad applying for psychiatry. Failed step 1 and did much better the second time with an average score. Step 2 CS and CK pending (I know I have to work hard on this) Otherwise...
  24. PhysicianRec

    UMass is hiring: Academic Glaucoma Specialist

    My name is Adriana Dietlin, one of UMass Memorial Medical Group's In-House Physician Recruiters. Here at UMass, we are always looking to network, recruit and directly hire Physicians from all specialties. Below is one of our current openings within the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual...
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    My stats & chances of getting in?

    Hey everyone, I was wondering what you guys thought of my stats and perhaps what you think my chances are of getting accepted for my first cycle. I have been feeling a bit discouraged from the few rejections I have received thus far, and any encouragement would help and be greatly appreciated. I...
  26. R

    med school profile advice

    Hey guys. I'm applying to medical school next cycle. I recently graduated from University of Miami with a Bachelors of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. I graduated with a combined GPA of 3.44 between UM and Miami-Dade College. I have done research with two of my professors. I have...
  27. M

    Applying to Medical School: Gap year or no gap year?

    I am in my 1st sem. of my junior year @ Colgate University. My major is Molecular Bio & I have a cGPA of 3.61 & 3.43 for sciences. I know it is not ideal, but I also know that Colgate is known for grade deflation & some have told me that will be considered (?) I am trying to decide if I need to...
  28. B

    Texas vs Ohio Residency

    I am a non-traditional applicant, and have been working as an engineer in Ohio until I get my MCAT score up to make myself a competitive applicant. I wanted to ask if anybody on here has any experience with the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service. I have been looking to...
  29. GodIsBeautiful

    LIU Brooklyn C/O 2023.

    Hi, is anyone looking to apply to LIU Brooklyn - Pharmacy in Fall 2019?
  30. Snickerdoodle1996

    NYITCOM Out of State

    is it worth applying to NYITCOM as a MA resident?
  31. Fishy fish

    Is it worth applying?

    I have a 509 (127/124/127/131) MCAT with a competitive GPA. I am working on solidifying my school list and was wondering...Is it worth applying to schools with a 125 CARS as their 10th percentile? I don't want to be throwing money away obviously if they won't consider my application bc of my 124...
  32. SOAPsucks222

    can I compile my LORs now, and apply next year?

    I will be applying next year but want to get all of my LORs compiled now, so that I don't have to wait for all them to be sent in when it's time and deadlines are near. Can i get them all now? Or do the writers have to submit them personally themselves to TMDSAS when it's time for me to apply...
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    I need your advice

  34. SOAPsucks222

    THOUGHTS? starting now and taking MCAT in August

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  36. Yazo

    Would it be too late to apply in early October?

    I finished my third year of undergrad a couple of weeks ago and right now I'm starting to study for the MCAT, which I hope to take on August 31. This means that I will have my score in early October and I will have my application ready by then to apply ASAP. I'm also starting to gather letters...
  37. Z

    Explaining a Lower Set of Grades

    This is weird, but I apply to medical school in about a year. I started medication for depression and anxiety one week before I started college. I was a 4.0 student in high school, but my medication has put me in kind of haze, and now I'm pretty average at a 3.45. I have ADD as well, but...
  38. jjab8d

    ***The Official UMKC School of Dentistry C/O 2023 Interview/Acceptance Thread***

    Hey! First post on SDN. I didn't see any threads for the CO 2023, and in the midst of applications starting soon I thought I would make a thread. Feel free to post about your experiences, or general questions about applying/interviewing at UMKC SOD! Good luck everyone!:highfive: Link to...
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    how to use residency match data in your med school search

    I’ve been trying to narrow down my schools list, and it’s been difficult! Fortunately my stats and experience make me a competitive applicant at top schools, but I want to make sure I also have a good chunk of quality second tier schools on my list because acceptance rates are wack (looking at...
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    SPTs, What do you think are my chances of getting in? (Guessing solely on stats...)

    July is coming up quick, and so I'm just getting ready for my first round of PT school applications. Before I apply, what do you think are my chances of getting in based on these stats below? Overall GPA (In Progress): 3.60 PT Prereq GPA: 3.54 GRE V: 154 GRE Q: 156 GRE Writing: 5 Observation...