1. AgouraBtheS

    Received 2 DUI’s 10 and 17 years ago. Don’t have substance abuse problems. Will I get accepted to MD?

    Hi, I’m 38 years old, and going back to school. I have been working with doctors for the past 10 years, and I’ve been dreaming of going back and becoming one. I fulfilled all of my pre-med, pre-req’s and I’m studying for the MCAT now. But...I’m SO worried that my past will come back to haunt...
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    Nuero or IM matching with red falgs (marijuana)?

    Hello all, I am currently a MS-2 (DO) who wants to apply to Internal Medicine or Neurology. My academic average is 90+ (while doing step 1/ COMLEX prep) and I should be able to get to a 240+ on Step One. My did a summer research elective that will give me 2 oral presentations; one local, one...
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    How to disclose arrests on ERAS

    Hello, I have to disclose 2 prior arrests when it comes to my ERAS app (Both are marijuana possession charges). These happens 7-6 years from when I will apply to residency. Both charges were dismissed (so no conviction) ERAS asks: 1. Have you been convicted of a felony? 2. Have you been...
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    ERAS Expunged Arrest Disclosure

    Hello, I’m a 1st year DO student and I wanted advice on applying to residency considering my history. I have been arrest twice for possession of MJ. The first arrest was in 2015 (when I was 20) and the second arrest was in mid 2017 (when I was 21). I’m in the class of 2023. The first arrest...
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    Finance/Oil and Gas Dentist? Red Flags?

    Alright SDN I want to hear your thoughts. I am now a graduating senior at an above average state school. During my freshman year I kept getting in trouble with my school in the dorms. I was caught twice in the dorms with alcohol and received an MIP. I was also caught and arrested with a...
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    Marijuana Institutional Action and Low GPA

    Hello, My friend has an interesting case here. I’m just gonna give you the straight up facts (good,bad, ugly) he would like to share...and we’d like some input from this site on how best to get to medical school. GPA: 2.6 MCAT: Let’s assume he gets 510 to put a number. Race: Hispanic...
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  9. AdenineThomasPhosphate

    Juvenile arrest (misdemeanor) with no charges.

  10. iaskdumbquestions

    Bleeding from ETT during code

    I've been involved in a few codes (medical not trauma) where ~20 minutes in there starts to be some blood coming from the ETT (previously easily to ventilate with appropriate end-tidal). After another 10 minutes the bleeding worsens to the point where we have to suction frequently and...
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    Marijuana Arrests (With an "s")

    Hey, This my situation. I have a 3.65 GPA and an MCAT of 510- 520... I have a BS in biology and BA in Chemistry. I am hispanic and have shadowing, volunteering, research, and I have been a TA for 2 years. Point is, I have the "essentials" traditionally needed to get into medical school...
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    Civil infraction level offense with an arrest

    I can tell this issue has been hashed out a lot but I haven't seen anything about my specific situation. I was "arrested" at a concert in New Hampshire for possession of alcohol which I believe is an MIP. Thankfully, NH only has it at a violation level equivalent to traffic tickets so it is NOT...
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    PhD/PsyD Becoming a psychologist with arrest record

    Hey there! I'm new to this website, and I know there are a couple of threads with this same topic, but I have yet to see a thread with these specific questions and I'm really hoping y'all can help! TLDR at the end So here's the deal... my friend got arrested when she was eighteen because she...
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    Class A misdemeanor for speeding

    i got a class A misdemeanor in Illinois for 150+ in a 50 on my way to school. I'm currently an undergrad and the dean of my university said he didn't care bc it wasn't violent/drug related/dishonesty. My question is will this prevent me from getting into medical school and more importantly will...
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    Anybody know if I can get my psychologist license with a DUI on my record?

    I made the biggest mistake of my life and got arrested for a DUI. First arrest ever. Is this going to prevent / deny me of my license as a psychologist? I'm in California.
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    Previous Applicants - Dismissed Charges on Certiphi?

    I wanted to reach out to the previous applicants (specifically with arrests on their record) in order to figure out what I should disclose on my application. So about a year ago, I was arrested for possession of marijuana, I got put into a conditional discharge program and my charges were...
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    AADSAS Question - Arrest

    Hey guys, Long story short, last year I was arrested for possessing marijuana, I took part in a conditional discharge program and my charge was dismissed after my successful completion of the program. I'm currently in the process of applying to dental schools and on the AADSAS application it...