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    Residency/Fellowship outlook with expunged misdemeanor charges

    Hey everyone! Im a med student at a T20 school who’s currently interested in internal medicine and PM&R. Ultimately, I would like to go into cardiology or pain management, both of which are competitive fellowships. I was also charged with an MIP for alcohol and possessing a fake ID when I was a...
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    Self-Reporting an Expunged Institutional Action

    One of my classmates from undergrad has an IA for an academic integrity violation (unauthorized collaboration/plagiarism on a lab report). Since some schools expunge/destroy disciplinary records after a number of years, what's stopping an applicant from manipulating the details of their IA once...
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    Licensing Eligibility Involving Expungement

    Hello all, and thanks for taking the time to check out my post. I am applying to dental school, but I have some demerits going against me that I wanted to clear up before making any big decisions. Most dental school applications ask a question along the lines of: Have you ever been convicted...
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    misdemeanor from high school

    so long story short, my sophomore year of high school i got a car and my parents give mace to keep on my keychain for protection. my senior year one of my teachers noticed it and reported it to the principle and because i was on a high school campus and it's considered a weapon, i received a...
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    Other OT-Related Information License & expunged misdemeanor case

    I want to apply to become a occupational therapy assistant. But I am worried about the background check the state does when I apply for a license. Some background about me: I was a honors student (took engineering, computers, health, related courses) who graduated high school at age 16 and...