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    Why can I not get into MD with my application...

    A brief background, I graduated from a top public university with a 3.5 gpa in biochemistry and 510 MCAT. I was a very successful student athlete there (three time all american, pac 12 champion, olympic trials finalist etc.). I graduated in 2016 and took a gap-year to ensure my application was...
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    MPH MPH Fall 2018 Deadlines: Rolling Admissions?

    Hello all. I'm new here. Forgive me if I say something stupid. So I am applying to MPH programs in the US (US citizen) and I have noticed a lot of schools, such as University of Michigan, have rolling deadlines after a priority deadline (often December 15 is priority, and March 1st is final)...
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    Confused on Post-Bacc Situation

    Hello everyone, Fifth and final year of undergrad is underway in Philosophy... I've completed a year of gen. bio w/ lab, a semester of gen. physics (non-calc based) w/lab, and a semester of gen. chem w/lab, as well as Biostatistics. Also, I used to study Speech & Hearing Science before...
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    Confused on these terms

    Hello Everyone! I was reading the surgical subspecialties thread in pre-allo and the doctors and residents mentioned quite a few terms that I really don't understand How does the residency process works besides the match? What is a transtional year compared to preliminary and categorical...
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    Existential Crisis: Medicine v Consulting

    I'm a 2014 graduate dealing with a dilemma. I have always, since I was two years old, wanted to be a physician. In HS I was a medical volunteer, certified EMT, and even went to a specialized Math & Science HS. In College, I majored in Biology, did all of my EC's, got great professor rec's, did...