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    Dental School Finances. Debt, income, and the future of dentistry

    Hello, I would love to have current dentists, dental students, and pre-dental students to weigh in on my financial situation as it pertains to dental school and loan repayment. I am a 21-year-old male who will be starting my D1 year this fall. My estimated cost of attendance is ~$375,000 not...
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    ROTH IRA/investing vs. paying off loans

    Hi all, I am posting this in regards to one of my cousins since I, fortunately, do not have loans to pay off. My cousin is a current PGY1 resident with ~300k loans (undergrad + med school). My question to you all is if he should max out on his roth IRA ($6,000) or should he use that money to...
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    Potential DPT Earnings

    Hello members, I seem to be paralyzed in making my decision on pursuing PT... I went on a detour after I completed UG as a pre-PT; will turn 26 next month. I have an acceptance to a PT program starting Fall 2019. However, the debt-to-income ratio is driving me insane. I got my tuition down to...
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    Medical degree plus MSW or better to get PHD/PsyD

    Hi, I have a medical degree ( DO) and having hard time getting into psychiatry ( super competitive) . But really only thing I really enjoyed in my current family medicine residency is counseling others. However the thought of the all the years I have to spend in Phd or the amount extra debt I...
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    Dentistry's future prospects?

    I am going to try and keep this as concise as possible, sticking to several factors. I am a rising sophomore at a large state university in NC. I have been wanting to pursue healthcare my entire life, but more specifically gained interest in the field of dentistry a few years ago while shadowing...
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    MD MD father primary app disclosure: anchor on otherwise-strong app?

    If TLDR: refer to bolded for quick skim.. I do not want to come off as entitled. I do believe that income/background disclosures have a place on the primary application so as to benefit URM populations. What I oppose is their disclosure being (arguably) mandatory. My father is a prominent ER...
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    Are Hem/Onc docs paid less than hospitalists in general?

    I heard from a current Hem/Onc fellow that hospitalists are paid higher than Hem/Onc specialists. I thought Hem/Onc had greater salaries, almost on par with Pulm/Crit and Cardiology, so I was just wondering how far was true. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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    Loan Repayment for Working in Low Income Area.?

    Kind of a dumb question, but what is the program called where you work in a low income area for 4/5 years and they pay off your student loans? I continually hear about this and have no clue what it’s called. Do you have to apply for this before dental school begins? (I’m assuming it’s very...
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    Canadian Optometry Income

    Hello all! Sorry, for the long question, but I hope some can lend an ear and give me some insight. I have been researching Optometry for a very long time, and of particular concern is the income of ODs. The problem is, the vast majority of the stuff I have seen is American Statistics. Canadian...
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    Canadian Optometry Income

    Hello all! Sorry, for the long question, but I hope some can lend an ear and give me some insight. I have been researching Optometry for a very long time, and of particular concern is the income of ODs. The problem is, the vast majority of the stuff I have seen is American Statistics. Canadian...
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    Salary considerations for Otolaryngology

    Hi all, I'll start by saying that yes, I fully realize and agree that choosing a path in medicine should not be a purely or primarily income-driven decision. Please no replies saying that if this is what's important to me I shouldn't be a physician at all, etc. etc. Thanks :) That said, as I'm...
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    Neuropsychology Private Practice Percentage Split

    What is the typical percentage split when joining a group neuropsychology practice? I have heard numbers such as 60%/40% and 70%/30%. I recently interviewed for a position that has a 50-50 split. They provide office space, furniture, testing materials and protocols, admin support, and send you...
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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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    Endodontist post-residency income and loan repayment

    Hello, I want to get some feedback from endodontists on what their experience has been like in trying to find job right after residency. Would be great if you could mention some tips on whether you went to private practice route, corporate, or travelling endodontist and what geared you towards...
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    Financial Aid without Parent Information

    Hi everyone, I'm currently an undergraduate student, and my institution lists me as financially independent. I don't live with either of my parents because of their abuse, and they refuse to give me their financial information, so my school doesn't require me to provide it. However, I know most...
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    Hiring Medical Residency Experts: Get Paid to Share Your Knowledge

    Work from Home for Doctors and Medical Students Great opportunity for medical residents who are looking to earn extra income. We're seeking medical residents and MDs who have successfully navigated the medical residency application process to provide guidance in one or more of the following...
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    Base Pay vs. Take Home in Residency

    Could a couple interns/junior residents tell me how me how much they lose from their base pay through taxes etc.? If you feel comfortable, granted this is obviously anonymous, please state your gross and then the monthly take home amount. I am trying to get a feel for what I will be working with...
  18. CuriousBastard01

    Pain Management - Hospital vs Private Practice

    I would like to get some opinions here. I am at the point where I am starting to think about my specialty. I do believe I am competitive enough to match into good residency programs. I am thinking about orthopaedic surgery , rads and anesthesiology ( then go into pain management). Ortho is...