1. J

    NYU’s med school students are robots?

    I checked the average GPA for students admitted to NYU’s med school; it’s 3.92 The average MCAT is 522 How does one compete with these people?
  2. D

    MD How do I pick a specialty?!

    I've read and posted many threads over the last year trying to narrow my specialty choices. I have finished all of my core clerkships and still waiting for the "Ah ha!" moment. Well actually, I have completely given up on that. I just finished listening to 10+ of the Undifferentiated Medical...
  3. A

    How do I improve MCAT score? (especially chem/phys)

    Howdy, So my first Princeton review full length I got a 499 (123/123/127/126) and I just took another PR full length today and got a 505 (123/126/127/129). My issue is with chem/phys obviously. How can I improve this score? I have approximately 30 days before I take my official MCAT (Jan 19th)...
  4. C

    D1 Am I on the right path to specialize?

    Hi SDN! First let me apologize for posting a thread of a topic with so many posts. But I need some advice. About to start the winter term of my D1 year. I am okay with doing general dentistry going forward, but I am definitely interested in pediatrics. Currently attending a non ivy P/F...
  5. O

    How do people afford USC?

    Seriously though..?
  6. O

    How to Study?

    Hi everyone, I just had a simple question on how to study. I tried following Ari's study guide but i don't really like the style and I feel like i studying multiple 4 things everyday is kind of hard. In conclusion, I was wondering if anybody had studied by doing a whole week of reading Cliffs...
  7. O

    Can someone help?!

    Hi everyone, I am planning on starting to study June 1st, till around mid august (no specific date yet) and within that time I am planning on using the following material for my DAT the first time. I will be using DAT destroyer, DAT bootcamp, and Course Saver. I am a little confused on how to...
  8. The Recoverer

    GUIDE on FINDING A Pharmacy Technician JOB for Pre-Pharmers (for dummies)

    Depending on the area you live in, finding a pharm tech job may be easy or close to impossible. A few years ago when I decided on pharmacy, I remember the drive I had to find a job in a pharmacy as a tech, heck even as a volunteer or a shadower. Bottom line, many applicants overlook the...
  9. T

    How long are grades valid? (more details)

    Hello everyone, I'm new here and I wanted to ask about grades and for how long they're considered by admissions. I do see that similar topics have been discussed but I wanted more details. I'm 26, and I had some crappy grades a little over 8 years ago now, and I'm getting back into the swing...
  10. RogueBanana

    RogueBanana's Guide to Undergraduate Research

    Hey Everyone! I see a lot of people asking about how to "get in" to research as an undergrad, well fear not! Your good buddy RogueBanana has made a guide just for you! So Roguey, how do I find a spot as a research assistant? I'm glad you asked! 1- Ask A Professor So there are a lot of ways...
  11. hubbsbubbs

    My Study Plan for MCAT: 523

    Hi All, I just got my score back today, got 523 (131/130/130/132) 100th percentile This was my second try. Last time I got 512 (128/127/126/131) 87th percentile I wouldn't recommend retaking anything above a 510 unless you are extremely confident you can score higher (I was sick during my...
  12. M

    starting over need advice!

    i dont want to bore any one of you on my long story but i need advice on how to start over again. after highschool i went to a private arts college for 3 years and never finished.b( i had a lot of life changes during that time so i never took school seriously and also had to abruptly quit do to...