foreign degree

  1. Premedthoughts

    US Citizen with a Foreign Degree. Best road to a US Medica School?

    Hello everyone, I am currently 25 years old and hold a masters degree in physical therapy from the Philippines. I am currently going to NorthEastern University at Boston to receive my Doctorate in Physical Therapy via an online program. I have always wanted to go to a US medical school as I was...
  2. M

    Pre-med with a foreign degree

    Hello, I am a 30-year-old mom with two children. As a non-traditional pre-med student, I have found a lot of helpful information and inspirational stories here. However, I have not yet found someone with a foreign degree pursuing a medical career in the U.S. I have a bachelor's degree in...
  3. xiao0821

    foreign bachelor degree and GPA

    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum. I have some questions about application. I have a foreign bachelor degree in pharmacy with low GPA 3.0. I also have an US master degree in pharmaceutical science with GPA 3.72. I am with green card and I want to do a post-bac program before application. I...
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    Foreign undergrad/non-trad/pre-med advice

    I'm 29 years old with foreign undergrad and US masters (Engineering). I have been contemplating medicine for years and always dismissed it as wishful thinking as I'm getting older and realistically have very low chance(or no chance?) of making it. I had ortho surgery recently and had lot of time...
  5. S

    Foreign Undergrad, First Year in Foreign Med School, Applying to US Med School

    Hi! I'm in a bit of a complicated situation and would like to get as much advice as I can get. I finished my undergraduate degree in Biology in the Philippines. Wanting to avoid taking out loans for both undergrad and medical school, I applied for a medical school in the same country and got...
  6. N

    International Student Post bacc?

    From what I have gathered, it's possible for international students to be admitted as long as they finish 30.60.90 credit hours in a US or Canadian university. Theoretically. Most schools expect international students to gain a bachelor degree in US or Canada. I am wondering if there's anyone...
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    Training for surgery in USA for foreign student

    Hi. I have live in Ireland all my life and I am going into an undergraduate medical degree in trinity university in Ireland. It lasts 5 years and I have just completed my leaving cert which is the equivalent of a high school diploma. I want to leave Ireland after I finish and pursue further...
  8. spidermonkeyMD

    PT to MD -how to start transition

    Hi, I am a physical therapist working for 7 years now and I have this feeling inside of me that I need to change career and pursue my dream of being a doctor. I don't feel PT is cutting it for me, it's not what I want to do as a career in life anymore. Anyway, I've been lurking into med school...
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    Foreign Pharmacy Fresh Graduate

    Hi, I just graduated from a four year pharmacy program in another country, and my goal is to become a licensed pharmacist in the U.S.. I was planning on taking the FPGEE exam, but a site says I'm not qualified to take it since I graduated after 2003. So I think the only option for me right now...
  10. G

    Transferring an MSc from the U.K.

    Fairly recently (January 2016) I graduated from Kingston University in the U.K. with an MSc in Clinical Psychology. However, I’m American and my goal has always been to one day practice in the U.S. I was hoping to potentially become a licensed therapist in the California. I realize now that it’s...
  11. P

    Foreign Trained Podiatrist

    Hello All! Just a question that I'm curious about - but can't find an answer too. So I know that Standard Physicians trained internationally can apply for residencies in the US and become licensed, and generally, internationally trained dentists cannot (they have to restart dental school)...
  12. T

    IS IT A SMART CHOICE

    Hi I need some solid advice here. I graduated with a degree in Medical Laboratory Science from Nigeria with a 4.25 out of 5 cgpa and a 4.5 sgpa and would like to pursue medicine here in the U.S. I had some people advise me to do a post bacc and then apply to medical school but then I feel like I...
  13. T

    Working in IT Field (Foreign Degree) Wanting To Apply for Medical School

    Hi Guys! I'm new to the forums and I just want to consult with you guys regarding my situation. I am currently working in the IT Field as a Systems/Database Administrator. I finished my Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology back in 2011 in a school in the Philippines before I migrated to...
  14. A

    US Med School with Foreign Undergrad Degree

    Hi there, everyone! I've been spending a lot of time lurking on the forum and looking for advice. Here's my situation: I'll be graduating from a university in the Philippines with a degree in Health Sciences this upcoming May. I'll be migrating to the US soon after. I'm a permanent resident and...
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    Best non-US medical schools for competitive US Applicants

    Depending on the result of tonight's election, I might be leaving the country for the next 4-8 years. For a competitive applicant who intends to complete their undergrad and med school years abroad, and then return to complete their residency in the US, which foreign medical schools rank most...
  16. IMG-MBChB

    Using MBChB degree in the US

    Hello, I'm a U.S. citizen, born and raised. I attended undergrad here at a pretty prestigious university but had no idea what I wanted to do upon graduation. So, I traveled around for a while before ending up in South Africa. I lived there for some time before eventually enrolling in medical...