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    UPEI/AVC DVM: Should I look into Master's Programs?

    Hello! I applied to AVC for the first time during this cycle from NL. Obviously, the competition from NL is high given that there are only 2 seats for the province. I currently have a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and I work full-time as an unregistered technician (while working towards a...
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    New Graduate Program in King's College of London

    King's College of London has a graduate program in regenerative dentistry where conventional root canal is avoided and instead they teach pulp and dentine regeneration technique (tideglusib ?). This program seems to be more than 10 years old. However, I do not see this new technique used on...
  3. sunjoonkim0

    If I take pre-req course during my graduate program, does it count as the post-bacc GPA on the med application?

    Hi everyone I am planning to attend the MS neuroscience program this coming spring. If I decide to take some of the pre-req courses during my graduate program, would these be counted as Post-Bacc GPA or Graduate GPA in my medical school application?
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    I'm interested in blood diagnostics(looking for suggestions/input on my idea)

    I'm currently a 2019 graduate of Penn State University wanting to pursue internal veterinarian medicine. Being fortunate enough to attend many veterinarian conferences my senior year of college, I noticed the inconsistencies with a handful of veterinarians misdiagnosing patients based on CBC...
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    Graduate Students Skewing Undergrad Classes?

    Hi, So first off, I did search the forum for a similar topic which was unsuccessful; so my apologies if this is a duplicate. Main agenda: I'm currently a 3nd year undergrad taking a 3000s upper division biology elective. The class composition is about 20 students, 5 of which are graduate...
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    URGENT ADVICE!! Discouraged high school senior...help me please

    hi, i made a thread earlier i dont know what the heck happened to it lol. But im in dual enrollment and im trying to get my masticates and i have 5 classes left, which is alot. i have never taken that many before and i need advice on how to handle it being still a senior and balancing school and...
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    Best route to take for student with military conflict?

    I have been a full time student and member of the National Guard for the past 4 years. Until this semester, I have been in pursuit of completing my pre-requisites for medical school. Before this semester, I was notified of a deployment that would take place shortly after the semester completed...
  8. S

    Fired for Diversion, found innocent, who will consider hiring

    Long story short: Worked for a chain pharmacy, as an intern up until the point I received a Pharmacist job offer full time. Two months later, I was accused of diversion, fired, complaint sent to the BOP, went to court, and I was later found completely innocent. The BOP response was that there...
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    High Demand Pharmacy Job in 2018

    I know that Pharmacy is saturated in most states and I know many people have warned of the impending doom that has befallen our occupation. However, I am creating this thread to seek help as to any specific place, area, town or city that has a good demand for the pharmacy jobs in the United...
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    Best route to complete prerequisites for vet school if I have already graduated

    If I am several years out of college and have already graduated with a bachelors in mechanical engineering but decided to follow my passion of becoming a vet, what is the best way to complete the prerequisite courses? Would I just be able to take courses at any university or enroll as a master's...
  11. Argentarius

    Undergraduate Courses During Grad School

    Because I'm gonna take some undergraduate-level courses during grad school (at the same school where I'm doing my masters) would they end up in my normal GPA/sGPA or in my graduate GPA?
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    Taking NAPLEX early – Special Circumstance?

    Hey guys, I’m graduating in 2019…along with 14,000+ PharmDs and I’m trying to graduate before them by precisely 4-5 months. Most schools finish their APPE rotations and graduate in May/June. I scheduled my APPE rotations so that I finish in January 2019. No brainer here, I’m looking to take my...
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    UCSD Extension Premed Post Bacc 2019-20

    Hi guys! I know I'm making this thread super early, but I just thought whoever else is interested in this cycle we can kind of bounce off of each other and go through this process together! Any advice, anything that can help each other out, just put it here! I know applications open September...
  14. K

    Which option would be better??

    Hi all, Sorry if this is too long... I am an 8 year Army veteran. sGPA/cGPA ~3.0. My GPA in the specific prereqs is 3.87. All done while on active duty. I have a lot of undergrad credit hours so it is pretty much impossible for me to significantly raise my overall GPA. I applied to a few...
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    Do Penn's specialized studies or DIY?

    I applied this past cycle and received one interview. Stats: cGPA 3.51, sGPA 3.28, 500. So basically, I am deciding whether I want to do a formal post bacc program, like Penn's, or maybe even PCOM's or Tulane's MS programs, or should I not risk the possibility of doing poorly (also money...
  17. Basil246

    Retake the MCAt or go to a graduate program?

    Hi! So I am an applicant for the 2018 cycle and have gotten waitlisted at a few schools and am trying to decide what to do next. I think part of what held me back this cycle is that I had an incomplete on my transcript for a 400 level research class (my advisor put up the grade late) and not...
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    Forced into dental school by parents. In third year. Depressed and lost. Any advice?

    I never actually wanted to be a dentist. When I was young, my Asian parents enforced the importance of getting good grades. They would always get extra help (tutors) for my brothers and I, even when we did not need it. I excelled in my class and consistently got top marks because it made me feel...
  19. WannaBWisdomWizard

    Dreadful Undergrad + Stellar M.S./Graduate : June 2018 Applicant

    I am an M.S. student at Rutgers GSBS in the dental scholar's program. I will be applying in June this coming cycle Stats: uGPA: 2.95 science uGPA: 2.75 DAT: AA 20, PAT 20, QR 19, RC 23, Bio 19, Gchem 19, OChem 20 ^2nd time taking it Current Graduate GPA: 4.0 (through 15 of 30 credits) I am...
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    Should I graduate early, or add on a minor?

    I'm pretty new to this website, and to the idea of going into optometry. I have the opportunity to graduate with a bachelor's in biology a year early, thus possibly starting my journey through optometry school sooner. I still have 3 prerequisite classes left to take, but I would only have one...
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    UCF vs FGCU

    Hey guys - I’ve been offered early acceptance at both UCF and FGCU. FGCU is ~20k less over the course of 3 years. Has anyone gone to either of these schools? Reviews?
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    Should I graduate undergrad early and do a masters?

    I am currently a freshman college student, and because of the amount of credits I have, I can graduate in 2.5-3 years with a double/triple major in chemistry, biology, and biochemistry. Should I do this and spend the next year getting a masters degree in chem/bio? I do not see the point of...
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    Earn Residual Income as DVM Consultant

    Medical Basket Supplies, LLC is a retail medical supplies company located in Palm Beach County, FL. We are expanding, adding new preventive care and nutritional pet products from some of the largest manufacturers of pet food and supplies. We are seeking a licensed veterinarian looking to...
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    Advice on current Masters/SMP status

    I am currently enrolled in a 1 year masters non-thesis and am taking 14 hours in this program. I need to take 16 hours next semester to graduate at the end of Spring 2018. The problem is the last class to fill the gap is posing a bit of a challenge... Option A: Microbial Physiology, professor...
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    MD Chances for a Canadian - Advice needed!

    Hi all, Long time forum viewer but first time poster. I am just starting to look into American MD programs (not for this application cycle but next) since I know the US app cycle is a tedious process. I figure the earlier I start gathering information the better. I have also been having a hard...
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    Graduate College a Semester Early?

    I am A Biological Science major and I can potentially graduate in December, which would give me Jan-March to prepare for the MCAT & shadow with no distractions and apply for med school (doing a gap year). My only issue is I would have to take Orgo 1, Phys 2, Genetics, +1 upper level bio next...
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    Advice please. Post Uni Graduation

    Hi all, I really need some advice. I recently graduated from a Canadian University with a gpa of 3.7 (88% 2 years), and have a DAT score of 20 AA, 21 TS, 21 PAT. I got rejected from all the schools I applied to during my 3rd year as my gpa was around 3.55 and had a low DAT score. I know my...
  29. nembry


    I Go to UT Austin. So at this point, i can either graduate in 3 more semesters or 4. my first 2 are really flexible, but it comes down to my last 1-2. IF i wish to graduate in 3 semesters, my final semester will be as follows: physical chem (3 hours) physical chem lab (1 hour) analytical chem...
  30. KeepingUpWithK

    Dental Hygiene or Dental School?

    Hi! So I'm currently a junior now in college but since I've changed my major to biology (to become a dentist) my sophomore year I still have more courses to take. Now my school is offering a dental hygiene program and I feel like if I join I'll have a better chance at: • graduating early...
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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...
  32. ogleea

    Taking a Graduate Course Junior Year?

    So I'm currently in the process of planning my course schedule next fall. I'm going to be a junior, but I was considering taking a 1 credit hour, 8000+ level lecture on epidemiology and biostatistics. It isn't required, but I am interested in it and I think the content would be useful for me...
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    What are my chances of getting an interview?

    what do you guys think my chances are with these marks for US or Australia? cGPA 3.3 sGPA 3.1 Bio 21 Chem 23 Read 20 PAT 22
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    Should I Delay Graduation?

    I am a recently unmatched Ortho applicant. I am trying to decide if I should extend my graduation another year so I can beef up my CV and reapply as a senior again. I plan on doing a research year during this time to do try to increase my chances of matching again. My main question is: will it...
  35. ThatGuy15

    Should I bother pursuing a master's degree?

    I am currently an undergraduate senior majoring in Applied Psychology at New York University. My plan after graduation was to pursue a mater's degree in psychology at Queens College and gain more research experience in clinical neuropsychology. However, I am now questioning my plan. As of right...
  36. nembry

    should I create my own major? Please help!

    I attend UT Austin and was invited into the Honors Humanities program. the program itself looks very appealing: you pick a topic of interest and create your own curriculum, you're guaranteed scholarship money--and study abroad scholarship money, and you graduate with honors. However, all...
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    MPH MPH vs CPH for Medical School (MD)

    With rise of educational programs and certificates, I have noticed that there increase number of programs for Certificate in Public Health. I am looking to go to med school while concentrating in public health. I was wondering whats are thoughts on someone who is MD/CPH vs MD/MPH. I understand...
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    Another PhD/DVM Thread...

    Hello everyone, I have been searching through and reading all of the advice on DVM vs. PhD vs. combined DVM/PhD programs here. Unfortunately, I still have a few questions. Background: BS in chemistry, currently in an MS program under a biochemistry professor. Near & dear to my heart: organic...
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    WAMC: What Are My Chances

    MOD NOTE: We are now going to have one thread for all of the inquiries for competitiveness, what are my chances, do I have a shot, can I get into ABC University, etc. Most of the other SDN forums have found success with having one thread, so we are going to adopt that going forward. 1. Please...
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    What to do? Low first year. Canadian getting into Medical School?

    Hi! I am currently in my 4th year of undergrad in Bio Sciences, attending a university in Alberta. As I'm reaching the end of my undergrad studies, I am trying to weigh my options of what I should do. My GPA is in an upward trend from my first year which was quite poor: Year 1: 3.0 Year 2: 3.77...