#help

  1. svr14

    I believe I have a chance, but undergrad was a rocky road

    Hello everyone, I am currently going through an existential crisis and have no idea what I want to do with my life. While I was an undergrad, I was really dead-set on either going to dental, medical, or PA school, but due to toxic relationships, problems with my family, and mental health...
  2. S

    Advice needed

    Hey everyone, Nontrad student in my junior year and doing absolutely terrible in my classes. I am studying every day, learning the concepts, piecing everything together in lecture, performing great on quizzes and HW and yet my exam scores are so low. Got a C in genetics and just got a 60 on my...
  3. A

    Need Help Deciding - Duke or USF 7 Year BS/MD Program for Pre-Med Undergrad!

    Hi everyone, I am blessed to have been accepted to Duke's Class of 2023 and University of South Florida's BS/MD. However, I am super stressed about deciding between these two schools. There are pro's and con's of both but I just don't know how important Duke's prestige is (vs. a state school)...
  4. FomaticSysDunction

    Non Renewal

    I resigned my residency. My PD advised me he could not write me a LOR. I ran afoul of my PD and I’m not sure how. I did make some mistakes, but other issues in my final letter are sculpted to sound bad, or things I didn’t even do. I received passing marks and logged 27 C-sections observed...
  5. 9

    Florida: What are my chances?

    I am currently a Florida resident. My top choices are: UCF, USF, FSU, FAU, and FIU *Graduated from Florida school with Bachelors in Biology with Honors, certificate in Healthcare Technology cGPA: 3.4 sGPA: 3.2 MCAT: 510 *Low GPA due to not knowing what career path I wanted and switching...
  6. J

    MD & DO 3.6 GPA 3.51 sGPA 512

    I need help in making a list to different medical schools. So far I'm applying to all the schools in Arizona and Louisiana. I have in-state in both: born and raised in Louisiana moved to AZ for college; but, still also LA in-state due to my parents living there and all of my other family. Now...
  7. P

    Help! What are my chances?

    Hello! I have a 3.63 overall and around a 3.5ish science so far. I have not taken my MCAT at this time. Unfortunately, I am worried because I obtained 3 C’s my freshman year but I have had an upward trend since (I was dealing with a family illness at the time). I also have one W for organic that...
  8. E

    Which pre-reqs to start with. Going to cc vs 4 year

    Hi guys! I just graduated from undergrad majoring in Sociology in May 2018. I'm really late to the game, since I decided on pursuing dentistry second semester of my senior year of undergrad. My overall GPA is 3.5. I'm deciding on taking all my pre-dent pre-reqs at a community college, but I...
  9. T

    I messed up...PAs hopefuls I need you.

    This year has been horrible. First semester: I took chem II and I failed. I took micro and got a D. Got a C in cell biology. Ended with a 1 something GPA. Not an excuse but i was so depressed I literally pulled myself from bed, sat in class, went home, cried and slept. Next semester was better...
  10. G

    WHAT ARE MY CHANCES? Apply for Fall of 2019

    Applying for the Fall of 2019. What are my chances? FOR MD OR DO Live in NY and graduated with a bachelors degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. *cGPA- 3.67 ( out of a 4.0 scale) *sGPA (major)- 3.71 *sGPA (minor)- 3.33 *MCAT- 494 (as of right now but still havent taken it yet so could...
  11. D

    Please help, what am I doing wrong?

    Hi everyone, I really, really need some advice. OMS-I in the second semester here. Our test next week on Monday is covering Immunology and Physiology. The problem is, it's going to be on 20+ Immunology lectures and about 15 Physiology lectures. Physiology I don't have a problem with. Immunology...
  12. Pyraeus

    Just Finished taking DAT - Should I retake

    Hello, I just took my DAT, and I need your guys' opinion about something. My results are as the following: AA 24, TS 26, OC 26, GC 27, Bio 26, RC 16, QR 25, PAT 21. Do you think that I'll have to retake because of the low RC score? Or the other sections compensate for it? I might have to ask...
  13. A

    Clinical Experience query

    Is it better to go through an intermediary (AM opportunities, etc.) to arrange for a clinical experience in the US or is it more prudent to get in touch directly with the programme directors? If the latter is better please let me know where i can find a list or directory for such programmes...
  14. S

    MD & DO Advice on Generating School List with 3.78cGPA and 500 MCAT

    Hi everybody. I need some advice on generating a school list (MD and DO) based on experiences you have encountered. Despite the low MCAT score, should I take a risk and apply this year? Any advice will really help me a lot :)!! Statistics: cGPA - 3.78 sGPA - 3.82 MCAT Score - 500 (125 on each...
  15. N

    MCAT in 2 weeks not getting the score I want :(

    Hi guys, so my test is scheduled in 2 weeks (June 1st), and I haven't been getting the scores I want on the full lengths. I took 3 Next Step Full Lengths and got these scores in order: 505, 504, 502 and I took AAMC Practice test #1 and got a 503. I am freaking out and don't know what to do...
  16. H

    Pre-Med, Senior Year, Low GPA, Hopeful

    Hey Everyone, Fairly new to the site, but I am in need of some guidance. I am currently an undergraduate student and I will be starting my senior year in the fall. I currently am working full-time in a Medical Records Department in a Children's Hospital. My undergrad Stats thus far: cGPA: 2.97...
  17. I

    How to I change my status? I want to change it from Pre-Health undecided to Pre-Dental?

    How do I change my status to pre dental?
  18. N

    Dentistry vs Medicine ?

    Help me decide, please. Forget about the debts , salaries , years taken to graduate etc. I am concerned about the jobs themselves. I dont want to have less than 2-3 hours of free time a day. I also dont want to go to work in the middle of the night - I dont want bad sleep hours (not anything...
  19. H

    Bad HS student, Currently in the Coast Guard, Dying to be a doctor....

    Here's my story. Hopefully anyone can give me any advice? I did poorly my last two years of high school, mostly because of emotional trauma, lack of parents, typical daughter of teenage parents story situation. I didn't think I could get into a University, and had nobody to stay with to take...