1. ApplyPoint

    Medical Medical Schools are Looking for Students Who Can Embrace Discomfort and Accept Tough Feedback

    An op-ed published by the AAMC, by Srijan Sen, MD, PHD, suggests medical residency programs need to implement systemic changes on top of current efforts focused on building individuals’ resilience and wellbeing. Dr. Sen, along with collaborator Connie Guille, MD, analyzed data collected via the...
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    Application feedback and chances of admission

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  4. buildloop

    App Feedback - Smart Pill Identifier - Use your camera to identify Rx!

    Hi all, I have created an application (currently only available on Android devices) that uses your smart phones camera to identify prescription medicine. I was hoping for some feedback from the users expertise on this forum. Link to play store listing. Simply snap a picture of any...
  5. Wayfinder

    Preparing for Reapplication: Feedback

    Thank you in advance to anyone who reads this, I know what I wrote below is long, it really does mean a lot. Current Stats 3.8 cGPA/sGPA : Biomed Major @ local state university 508 MCAT (127/124/127/130) Secondaries in the first week of September FL Resident, White, Female, first-gen college...
  6. S

    PHARMCAS personal statement feedback!!! Any help is much appreciated

    Hi guys! I am in the process of applying for pharmacy school. I just have a rough draft of my personal statement and I am quite unsure whether I am writing it in the right direction or not. Also very stressed out and worried because writing is not my area of expertise. So please let me know what...
  7. Flamingo477

    Step 2 CS April-May Score release Thread 2019

    Hi Drs, I did my exam may the 3rd in Atlanta. I did plenty of mistakes that I hope would not lead me to a fail. - Did not have the time my personal notes perfectly. Many of them had only 2 DDx and some even did not have any supporting evidence. - Did not have time to add more than 3 workup...
  8. aspiring-dentist101

    Need An Advice

    Hi everyone, I am in process of applying this cycle. Due to personal circumstances and things that happened in the past, I didn't perform well during my classes early in college years. Obviously I do not want to blame anyone else or any circumstances that led to such bad performance but this...
  9. Y

    Working on a company to help with student loans. Looking for feedback/interes

    Hey All, I am building a company called YourCoinz which will allow you to sell a percentage of your future income like company shares, known as coins to be kept on a blockchain. So similar to how a publicly traded company works, we project how much you are expected to earn, say over the next 5...
  10. B

    Sophomore Year Guidance & Inquiry

    In terms of clinical volunteering and research opportunities, I wanted to get some advice and ideas as to what/how medical background would benefit my credentials. I am a Rising 3rd-Semester Sophomore in College. My understanding is that most students in the process of applying to Medical...
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    Personal Statement Feedback?

    So I have a draft of my personal statement and I was wondering if anyone would be willing to read it and give me some feedback? It feels a little short and I think my ending is a little iffy but we'll see. I'll PM anyone who comments wanting to read it. Thanks!
  12. LindaAccepted

    Medical 5 Things the Adcoms Hate

    When I was admissions Director there were some things applicants would do that were minor, but that I found to be very annoying. Here are my top 5 “hates” that I’m sure are shared by many adcoms: 1. Asking for information that can easily be found on the school’s website Some applicants would...
  13. NewYorkIsBestYork

    MD & DO Help creating school list and general speculation on odds.

    Hi all, I was hoping to get some help creating a school list. I'm applying this cycle as a first time applicant and not really sure how to categorize myself in terms of competitiveness. I'm a NY state resident and ORM. I qualify for FAP but don't really think I'd count as disadvantaged. I'll...
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    Steps in the right direction?

    Hi SDN community! Just wanted to get some feedback on the steps that I've taken regarding the process of getting into med school and I am looking for advice/comments/concerns ... anything helps. So I'm a first year premed. Academics first quarter went well. Got involved with a club that...
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    Feedback needed: Gap Year Job Switching + Possible Reapplication Improvements

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    Looking for constructive feedback

    Who am I: I have research and volunteering experience, a ~3.9 GPA, but I lack three semesters of medical school pre-requisites. The plan for the rest of my life: My plan is to move to TX and take classes for 1.5 years while working. Afterward, stay in TX for medical school, residency, and...
  17. collectedgp

    Personal statement help!

  18. Doctorordietrying

    Show Don't Tell Personal Statement

    I'm struggling to see where I keep telling rather than showing. Aside from family, two readers have told me that my personal statement is not showing enough. I was advised to make my essay warmer and more telling of my character. If anyone wants to read my essay and tell me where I am lacking...
  19. freedoctor17

    Help Interpreting Practice Full Length Scores 1 month out

  20. therapist2be

    General Admissions & OTCAS Anyone willing to review my Personal Statement?

    Hi! The application cycle is coming up and it finally my turn to apply! I just finished my personal statement but I need someone to review it to make sure it sounds right. I am no longer a student at my university that I graduated from so I can no longer use their career services office for...
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    Personal Statement Feedback Please?

    Hello Everyone, As the title say, I was hoping someone (preferably someone who has done a lot med school essay revisions) to give me some tip/feedback. I went through the PS reader list page and messaged the readers but no reply (I think they probably got bombarded with too many papers). So, I...
  22. D1Bound

    Tips/Chances for upcoming D School app cycle

    Hey folks after seeing how many credits I will have after this semester, 91, I have decided to throw in an application to dental school a year early. I will be earning my B.S. Biology degree before potentially matriculating. I attend a pretty well respected private school located in Texas known...
  23. M

    University of Pittsburgh DPT program feedback

    So I got accepted to Pitt's program and while I'm excited for the opportunity I'm a little apprehensive because I don't know too much about it in terms of what the student body and professors are like. I recently heard through the grapevine that the program is really tough and even cutthroat to...
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    December 1st Limbo

    For those in a similar situation, or reapplicants who have experienced this before, what does it mean to not hear back from schools today? In cases like mine where GPA isn't all that impressive, is "no news good news?" Or is it essentially a rejection? I woke up at 6:30am like most of you...
  25. Frank S

    Med school

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    General Admissions & OTCAS Personal Statement Swap?

    Hi everyone, I've been sending my ps to friends and family for input/feedback, but I'd also like to see what a stranger learns about me from my statement--whether or not it actually conveys what I'm trying to show about me and why I chose OT. Would anyone like to swap/proofread? PM me please...
  27. turtles43

    HELP! Would anyone read & give PS Feedback?

    I have a draft PS, but I am looking to get some feedback!
  28. Chef_Curry

    DO Chances at Mid/Low DO Medical Schools

    Hello everyone, today i need your constructive feedback about my application, its my first post on SDN. So here is my story: College: North Carolina State University ( Major: Biochemistry ) Age: 23 sGPA : 3.4-3.55 cGPA: 3.3-3.45 MCAT : Diagnostic 500 TPR PT #1 504 TPR PT #2 508 TPR PT # 3 505...
  29. K

    Failed Same Pre-Reqs Twice? Should I give up?

    Not sure where to begin, as this year has thrown me through a loop. I started off this last year a sophomore at a smaller state school in my home state, I was a member of the Honor’s Society and my GPA was 3.75. This year I had some health issues that greatly impacted my school, I went back...
  30. Formation

    Study plan feedback?

    Hi! So I'm taking the MCAT in May and I'm trying to figure out the best practice study plan now that I've finally finished content review (which I admit, I didn't put a whole lot of effort into due to being busy with school and ECs). I have 8 FLs (3 TPR, 3 Kaplan, 2 AAMC). Finals end on May...