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  1. S

    international medical graduate. pending green card.

    Hello everyone.I am an IMG planning to apply for match this year.I have pretty decent CV with pending step2 CK which I am planning to take next month.My problem is that I have pending Green Card through my Spouse which I had expected to arrive by January,2019.But the dates are running really...
  2. Mickey.Mouse

    Should I do a second Bachelor's or a Master's?

    Hey everyone, I graduated with BS/MS in 2016 with a combined GPA of 3.05. Took my MCAT in 2017 with little to no preparation and scored a 488. It's a horrible score, I know. It seems like everything is going wrong for me and that there's no chance to being admitted to medical school. For the...
  3. P

    Advice desperately needed about the MCAT/Application cycle!

    I am looking for help on deciding what my best path would be, and my family and friends are sick of hearing me go back and forth- I need a fresh set of eyes/ears. I am a 22 year old premed who just graduated from the University at Buffalo. I am a non traditional student in the sense that my...
  4. Jari97

    Just Beginning Biological Sciences 08/2018

    Hello everyone! Amazing to see a place full of people like me. I have some questions that others who have possibly gone through this could help me with. UC v. CSU I have just started at a CC in California. There is an ADT- Associate Degree for Transfer/ AS-T- Associate's in Science for...
  5. S

    2.6 cumgpa w/ F's and D's on transcript... should i even try?

    Hey y'all, so im currently trying to decide if its even worth applying this year or at all for Pharmacy School at NEOMED in ohio. im a junior at a partner school of NEOMED's. i have held leadership roles 2+ years include prepharm club. i volunteer monthly in the community gonna start in the...
  6. J

    Advice needed for failed post-bac

    Hello, I did a one year post-bac program and didn't do so well. I am on the verge of being terminated from the program because I did not even get a 3.0 . Before post-bac, I applied to dental schools with 3.4 GPA and 19 DAT. I got one interview, but didn't get in. I realize now, that I...
  7. Z

    Cofounded a startup, need advice

    So I cofounded a tech startup with two other people that is now appraised at 7.5 million dollars - the problem is, I no longer find the work we're doing fulfilling (and I have a few issues with the people I started it with) and I would rather pivot and focus on other projects. If I leave now...
  8. Dr.Narcos

    Reschedule MCAT and if so how to improve score in a short amount of time

    Hey guys, Iv been studying for my MCAT for about 4 months now. Im in a little situation. I took all the NS FL (1-9 )and did their content. Anyways, I just took a AAMC Fl exam and got a 493. I I took NS Exams and for the most part was averaging around a (498-499) I figured that the AAMC would...
  9. S

    MD-1, Tore ACL - depressed and struggling whether medicine is for me

    I'm 2 months from being done with my first year but I'm really depressed most days and have bad bad anxiety. Coming into medical school I was happy and optimistic about life. However, I tore my ACL during intramurals early in the school year and my life has been pretty tough since. I went...
  10. M

    MS1 Burnout

    First-year here. Last semester went pretty smooth: I worked very hard, did well academically and got head start on ECs. I thought I had transitioned well, save feeling quite lonely but I thought that was normal. However, this semester, I started procrastinating reallllyyy badly and just cannot...
  11. E

    Experienced engineer jumping to medicine (sorta)

    Hello everyone! I'm having a bit of a tough time and wanted to reach out for a little insight. I'm an engineer with 5 years of experience and, with my prerequisites already acquired, have decided that I want to go in to medicine. I've been looking for a job for awhile and now have two...
  12. D

    Why can I not get into MD with my application...

    A brief background, I graduated from a top public university with a 3.5 gpa in biochemistry and 510 MCAT. I was a very successful student athlete there (three time all american, pac 12 champion, olympic trials finalist etc.). I graduated in 2016 and took a gap-year to ensure my application was...
  13. mangoliebe

    How do I decide if I want med school?

    Hello everyone, I'm currently a Computer Sciences track undergraduate (graduation est. 2020), but I've been considering med school. I don't know if this is an adolescent career phase or genuine interest, since I turn 16 tomorrow (yay). Without bogging this post down with the details, I...
  14. D

    Honest thoughts on applying to dental school or giving up?? pls help a girl out

    I graduated from UC Irvine B.S. Human Biology. 2016 I honestly got mostly A's in my biology, gen chem, and o-chem courses. Occasionally a B+/B but rarely. However, I've never been good (always found difficulty even with tutoring) with math courses. For whatever reason, I got a B- in Calculus 1...
  15. L

    Law student wants to become med student

    Hello, I'm new to SDN. After years of consideration, I want to start putting my desire to become a doctor into action. First of all, since I know the first reactions to my post will be "are you sure you've thought long and hard about this?" and "it will be unimaginable difficult for you," I...
  16. S

    Throw me a bone, please!

    Hi everybody! I'm looking for some insight as to my current situation, like most posts in this forum. I currently have a B.S. in Psychology from Penn State University with a cumulative GPA of 3.56. After graduation I realized that I wanted to pursue medical school, meaning that I needed to go...
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    Misdemeanor

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  19. nackbaxster14

    Louisville vs LUCOM; An MD vs. DO school for an aspiring EM doc

    I have been accepted at the University of Louisville (MD program) and the four-year-old Liberty University of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) (DO program). I loved both of them and would be happy attending either. However, there a few factors I need some help on. As of now, I want to go into...
  20. R

    Need Help Adding a Few More Schools to My List

    MN resident Stats: 517 balanced, cGPA 3.89 sGPA 3.87 EC's: 500+ non-clinical, ~200 clinical volunteering Leader of club 3 years of undergrad TA experience 1000 scribe hours ~2000 paid public health employment hours Research: Weak, rural health research with a poster presentation School list so...
  21. T

    Help with Reapplication/Waitlist

    Hi guys, So currently I'm sitting on four waitlists (one high priority the others unranked) and no acceptances. I applied to around 11 schools this cycle. Seeing as it is already March, I was wondering if I should begin preparing for reapplication. But I'm not sure if I should reapply this...
  22. stydying4PharmD

    SOS: I need an online Physio I/II class!

    Hey all, I'm new on here but think this would be a great resource for info/feedback! I need recommendations on where to take an ONLINE Physio I/II course (not A&P)! Friends and I need to take it over the summer, but it's okay if it crosses over spring/fall semester. ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED. My...
  23. stydying4PharmD

    SOS: I need an online Physio I/II class!

    Hey all, I'm new on here but think this would be a great resource for info/feedback! I need recommendations on where to take an ONLINE Physio I/II course (not A&P)! Friends and I need to take it over the summer, but it's okay if it crosses over spring/fall semester. ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED. My...
  24. NeuroendoHolism

    my big D...lemma

    Let’s keep this organized and in advance thank you!!! About me: Marist BA psych n Phil 3.5 Pre med reqs almost done gpa 3.5 Age 26 American and working on dual with EU via dead EU ancestors in Italy. Goal:Become psychiatrist work in UK 1) The dual EU citizenship should help right? Especially...
  25. S

    School List Help Please

    I'm worried all my school are a little to competitive, and I also don't want to spend the money to apply to 30+ schools. I'd appreciate if someone could give tips on how to cut back/add a few safer schools. cGPA: 3.9 sGPA: 3.86 MCAT: 524 (131/130/131/132) CA Resident Indian UCLA third year...
  26. A

    Nurse to Physician

    A little background: I'm currently a nursing student in an accelerated bachelors program (11.5 months, BS-to-BSN). I have a previous degree in Human Development. I went into nursing because I love direct patient care and I find it hugely fulfilling to make a direct impact in the lives' of...
  27. H

    urgent and in need of advice!

    Hey guys! I'm a 21-year-old female. I'm currently still at a community college. I did well my first semester (3.0), did VERY POOR the next 3 semesters (1.73, 1.89, 1.87). I received F's, D's and I believe I withdrew from a course. At this point, my financial aid was dropped and I had to take a...
  28. P

    MSW at UMD

    Hello guys, I have recently been considering MSW at the University of Maryland because I want to take the LCSW route to directly start doing psychotherapy. Now the problem is that I don’t have much work experience..I have only volunteered at Johns Hopkins Hospital twice and shadowed a doctor. I...
  29. P

    MSW at UMD

    Hello guys, I have recently been considering MSW at the University of Maryland because I want to take the LCSW route to directly start doing psychotherapy. Now the problem is that I don’t have much work experience..I have only volunteered at Johns Hopkins Hospital twice and shadowed a doctor. I...
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  31. P

    Help with school list- problem might be ECs?

    This is my first time ever posting on SDN after years of lurking so please bear with me! I want to make my school list now that way I can prepare over this semester for the 2018-2019 app cycle. I have used the LizzyM (76.4) and WARS (88) scores but I feel like my stats put me at a higher tier of...