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  1. R

    WAMC Should I wait another year to apply?

    So I started kind of late to the prevet game so my biggest weakness is my lack of hours. I have really awesome diverse experiences but not many hours to show. The only school I plan on applying to is CSU since i’m a resident. Here are my stats: GPA 3.7 GRE not needed for csu Veterinary Hours...
  2. M

    Pre-Medical-MD, Anatomy Help.

    Hay guys, I hope you are well. I need some serious advice, links, suggestions..etc for the anatomical landmarks of the different vertebrae. I am requesting any sort of ACCURATE table of the layout to ease the study of all the different important anatomical landmarks that occur in the transverse...
  3. S

    Need advice please!! BA in political science and little premed prereqs

    Hello, I need some advice please! So I had to switch majors from biological sciences to political science. I am a fourth year at my university. I am a first generation student. I switched out because I could not get one class (it got full really fast) and so they kicked me out of the major. I...
  4. C

    Position Wanted Need PGY1 unfilled position or list, please!!

    Hello, I am an IMG but soap ineligible. I am looking for PGY1 position. Can anyone help me find some programs that are unfilled in soap 2019? I seriously need help and I will highly appreciate any effort!! Thanks.
  5. snowdrift

    Applied to Vet School. Got In. Didn't Go. Med School Now?! Help, Please.

    Alright, everyone. I'm posting this over in the Pre-Med world because I want their opinions, too. I've reached what I'm calling my quarter life crisis because I'm stuck in a weird place. I'm going to be brutally honest here because I need brutally honest feedback. I was accepted to a few vet...
  6. TheNewGuy29

    Here is my story. Do you think I will get into medical school?

    I will start here by saying that this is going to be quite long. This is my first post, and I made this account mainly just for this. I am putting my story and my journey through undergrad out there, and I hope you all will read this and bear with me. Please, help me out and qualm my fears of...
  7. 9

    Urology Work/Activities Section

    I was curious how I should input a particular activity/set of activities: 1) I am a medical laboratory technician at a urology clinic 2) I am the only lab tech, so I also hold the title of Lab manager and duties (validating lots, Quality Control continuity, proficiency testing, "Small team...
  8. omalleyalley

    No Interviews yet- Update Letter + Additional LORs?

    Hi SDN! [please don't quote, I intend to delete some identifiers in heeyah] I would appreciate any advice/feedback you knowledgeable people can give! I submitted secondaries pretty late (Sept 8-25). I got lots of excuses but that's what they are- excuses, and I definitely will be submitting...
  9. 9

    MD Non-trad: Tell me how I will do!

    I primarily would like to know if I look like a competitive applicant (at least on paper) and if there are any revisions I should make to my school list. Thank you! I guess I will use the format from the Description page: cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS cGPA is a 3.64 and sGPA is a 3.98...
  10. 9

    PS review, anyone?

    After recieving a much needed 100+ comment thread deriding my entire personal statement concept yesterday on here, I have put together a draft following almost all of the advice given to me and would like to see if anyone would be willing to review it? This is for the 2019-2020 cycle so I have...
  11. G

    Super torn between pre-med and NP - advice?

    I’m considering being either a pediatrician or a pediatric nurse practitioner. I don’t know whether I want to work in primary care (I am considering psych or urology as well, having had experience as a pediatric patient in both myself.) I also have a passion for rural healthcare. I’ve heard...
  12. 9

    Graphic personal statement?

    I am narrowing down my final draft of the personal statement and there is one segment of it I would like to elaborate but don't know if I should. *Background* I observed an autopsy and was fully enveloped in watching the pathology residents communicating with me and each other. My current...
  13. neuroace

    Can you help me w/ this Q

    A 73-year-old man presents to his general practitioner complaining of difficulty swallowing for 3 months. He first noticed problems with solid foods “taking a long time to go down if I was in a hurry and didn’t chew them properly” with associated discomfort mid chest. The problem has been...
  14. dr.ihaveacutedog

    Please any and all advice, pretty much on my own with this.

    Hello! I am a completely new poster, so forgive me if this sucks and it's too long but know I am really trying. I am a 21 yo recent graduate as of last month with a Bachelors in Health Science. A little about my history, I initially went to college away from my hometown with the intentions of...
  15. M

    What Field am I Looking For?

    Hey everyone!!! I am a college junior studying biopsychology and I am trying to figure out what I want to do with my life. Up until recently I have been planning on going to medical school but decided that I actually want to go into research instead. I have done really well in my research...
  16. C

    In Need of Serious Advice

    Hello, I exaggerated my role in several of my ECs and now the guilt has become too heavy to handle. I regretted it almost immediately after submitted my app. Pressured by friends, family, and more importantly, myself, I continued on and so far have filled out about 18 secondaries. I know what...
  17. 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...
  18. D

    Pan!c at the office

    I’ve just completed my first week at a dental office post grad, and I hate it. The office that hired me stated I would have a mentor and I would be helping to handle their huge population of new patients. When I arrive for my first day I come in to an ornery Dr. who states he “ doesn’t know why...
  19. F

    biotech VC

    looking to work for a biotech VC next summer in NYC/SF. Do you think med schools would look down upon that to doing something clinically-based? Please let me know. Thanks. wasn't sure if adcoms have a stigma against "business" of healthcare
  20. P

    I really need some advice

    So I just graduated high school in May. During my last two years, I did dual enrollment full time and messed up my college gpa bad. I have like a 3.09 cumal. average. I have 4 years ahead of me in regular undergrad. I am interested in applying to both MD and DO schools. What should I do? I...
  21. T

    WAMC - My first post

    Hey guys this is my first post... not really sure if I'm supposed to be as detailed as I'm going to be but here goes nothing haha I am a White, Male from Rhode Island. I am a Chemistry major at a small private school in New England, my cGPA is 3.88 and my sGPA is 3.85. My MCAT was a bit...
  22. batRDH

    Delete post

    Hey guys! So I have a undergrad GPA from a foreign institution which is about 3.17 after conversation to American scale. I also got my associates in dental hygiene with a 3.12 cumulative GPA. I want to know how my gpa is calculated by AADSAS because my dental hygiene gpa was calculated on a much...
  23. B

    Trying to figure out my next step

    Hello, I am 27 years old and just got my bs in biology. Unfortunately due to life problems ( a pregnancy and a slew of family deaths) I have a 2.2 gpa cumulative with a 2.8 science gpa. I have three publications (geometric algebra, cell biology, and toxicology) and was first author on two and I...
  24. M

    MCAT Prep

    So I decided to retake my MCAT. I'm going to start studying over the summer, and I plan to take it January of 2019, so I should have around 7 months of studying. I was planning on using materials from ExamKrackers, Princeton Review, Khan Academy, and Kaplan. (And of course AAMC) My friend told...
  25. 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...
  26. T

    Need help with trasferring from rads to rads

    I recently matched into east coast rads program which was low on my list and will be starting that in 2019. I have family ties in midwest and staying in midwest is ideal for me. I would have been fine continuing my rads in east coast but some family matters will require me to stay in midwest...
  27. 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...
  28. stydying4PharmD

    SOS I need an online physio I/II course! Suggestions?

    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...
  29. L

    Considering changing career paths...

    Hi all, I'm new here, and there's someone who has posted something somewhat similarly recently, but the situation is a bit different so I figured I need to stop lurking and go ahead and make a post of my own, so forgive me if I mess up anything etiquette-wise. And also forgive me for the length...
  30. T

    Very low overall gpa. Still dream of being a doctor

    So I am a 24 year old first generation graduate and just finished my bachelors in biology. My gpa is awful, a 2.31, to be exact. This was due to my mother becoming very ill and a less than ideal living situation. It is still ultimately my fault, which I fully acknowledge. My problem is that I...
  31. G

    MCAT Advice???

    Hi, I am entering my second semester in my sophomore year (I go to a community college and I will transfer to a 4yr Uni for my junior and senior year). I am wondering a few things regarding the MCAT.... 1) When should I start studying? I plan to take the MCAT in 2019 because I am aiming to...
  32. iluvhoney710

    Should I shadow at my age and if yes, how?

    Currently a junior/grade 11/year 12 with my last known cumulative GPA at 3.68 (unweighted) and I have not take the SAT or the ACT but planning to do so before 2018 ends. (Might I add that my PSAT was no good at all with the score being around 1,100-1,200 so I don't expect my SAT or ACT to be...
  33. bunnyjaeger

    Help! Need Advice On What To Do

    Hello! I'm not new to these threads but I'm an upperclassman undergraduate now and things just keep going wrong... For background, I'm an undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. Double major in Molecular Cell Biology and Practice of Art My current cumulative GPA is 3.1 My sGPA is much lower...
  34. P

    Hello! Please help me I have a question for pharmacy-tech-study

    Hello! I'm pre-pharmacy student and also preparing pharm tech for experiences. I heard that site of pharmacy-tech-study is good to study so I am studying with that. If I memorize just Law, Math, Prescription, abbreviation, dosage forms of that site and also top 100 drugs, could I pass...
  35. W

    Help me please, what should I do?

    Hello, I'm am an undergraduate student doing a 2nd bachelors in chemistry, cause I was interested in the subject purely but I'm a little lost since so much happen throughout undergraduate and I don't know if I can actually make my deal of becoming a doctor come true I have an undergraduate...
  36. B

    Will 2 C's kill my chances?

    I got my first C in Orgo II last semester, and this semester it's looking like I'm going to get a C in physical chemistry as well (this class is killing me). :/ Overall GPA after this semester will be around 3.7. Any help? Thanks!
  37. S

    Need Advice gpa (3.8) but 5 withdraws?

    I have a 3.8 gpa and I haven't gotten my mcat score back yet but I scored 512 plus on all my practice exams. I did really bad first semester sophomore year where I got a BC (basically a c+ since the a BC is 2.5) in organic chem and got B's in a couple of other classes. I got really scared since...
  38. whosnisarg

    Help Me Decide: MSU & R-NJMS or NYIT

    Hello friends! I am a high school senior currently applying to colleges. Now, this may be a bit premature (ba-dum), but I just want to close a conflict I have. I know it is tough to believe a 17-year-old, but I feel medicine is my calling and have for some time now. For the record, I have a...
  39. T

    options for low gpa?

    I just graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Biology and hope to attend dental school in the coming years. I know my gpa is lacking severely, but that doesn't mean that I am willing to give up. I chose a major that I was unable to excel in, but at the end of the day I know I learned so...
  40. B

    Help me with school list?

    Huge thanks in advance for your time! I'll try to keep it short but no promises haha. Major: Biological Sciences Minor: Global Health CuGPA: 3.75 ScGPA: 3.70 MCAT: 515 EC's: 150+ hours volunteering at local hospital 65+ hours volunteering at local botanical garden 2 years as a chemistry lab...