international student

  1. doublemintgum

    Second OPT after completing med school

    Has anyone used OPT once for their master’s program and applied for OPT again after medical school? Since DO is categorized as “doctorate” level study on the I20, isn’t it a level higher than masters degree?
  2. S

    Seeking guidance on Postbaccalaureate Programs

    Hi, I am an international student and wish to apply to MD/MD-PhD programs. Below is a brief description of my profile: -Graduate in Biotech Engineering, GPA 8.77 -Post-graduate in Marine Biotech Engineering, GPA 8.44 -Post-Graduate Diploma in Multi-Omics Technology, GPA 10 Note: The GPAs...
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    Seeking guidance on MD-PhD programs

    Hi, I am an international student and wish to apply to MD/MD-PhD programs. Below is a brief description of my profile: -Graduate in Biotech Engineering, GPA 8.77 -Post-graduate in Marine Biotech Engineering, GPA 8.44 -Post-Graduate Diploma in Multi-Omics Technology, GPA 10 Note: The GPAs...
  4. zoe5

    Volunteering/Clinical Experience/Extracurriculars during the pandemic (internationally)

    I'm an undergrad freshman at UCSB doing remote learning. How do I find volunteer opportunities? Will med schools take pandemic difficulties into account? I've read answers to other questions like mine, but Im living in Taiwan. So technically the pandemic is over here. There isn't a huge need for...
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    First Year GPA 3.18 from a LAC. Int student. Help me.

    As the title says, that’s my current GPA. I messed up my first year so badly, second semester being affected by Covid situation too. Now, being an int student makes things even harder. I need to have minimum gpa of 3.75 or 3.8 to be competitive. I calculated that I need to get an A every...
  6. ladreamin

    I wanna do pre-med but I don't know how...

    I'll be a freshman this Fall and I really want to pursue pre-med. I'm an international student and so I need to go to med school (if I can reach that stage, that is) right after undergrad, w/o taking a gap year, due to visa issues. So my question is, is that possible if I take my MCAT in the...
  7. D

    Becoming a dentist via nursing as an international student

    Hello. I am a foreigner. Originally I wanted to apply for Bachelors in Biological Science in order to work for one year in my specialty and apply for the Canadian PR. This was a preliminary for applying to dental schools because the tuition for foreigners is rather draconian. However, after...
  8. Z

    Should I take the test on friday or should I reschedule? nbde 1

    I am pretty nervous about the exam, I just studied for a month. I am pretty good at dental anatomy and microbiology like about 70% each one . However in anatomy and biochemistry I feel like I am just 45 %. I don't know If I should take the test. I do not want to fail it. Any recommendations?. I...
  9. M

    International Student, Undergrad from US, Applying to Australia

    Hey there! As a non-US citizen, studying in Philadelphia, I've come to the decision to apply to med schools in Australia. I was wondering what is the application process like? What do schools look for? Are there personal statements and essays? What is the interview like? What sorts of questions...
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    I'm a third year international medical student in Queensland and I'm looking at the Position Status Report for the ongoing intern recruitment campaign for Queensland and it definitely does not look pretty.
  11. Mt. Fuji

    I'm Japanese student. PLEASE HALP ME!!

    Hello everyone, I'm Japanese graduated HS in Japan and living Japan now. I'm 20 years old. I want to enter a community college and transfer a university. Afterwords, I want to enter medical school. I'm going to enter a community college in California so I want to know: Which community college...
  12. MurphyCats

    Do international students apply for a green card upon graduating from a US dental school?

    I'm an incoming D1 and I'm an international student myself. What is the usual process for international students, the ones who got a DDS/DMD degree from US dental schools, to start practicing? Do you apply for a green card right away? Is there anyone who graduated from a US dental school as an...
  13. LindaAccepted

    Medical International Students: How to Finance Your U.S. Education

    Summary Brian Hoffman started Nomad Credit to primarily work with international students in helping them find and secure student loans, car loans, health insurance, and more. What many don’t realize is how difficult it is to secure credit in the United States if you don’t already have U.S.-based...
  14. C

    Chance me into medical school

    hmu if you're down to chance me for medschool and ill give you my stats! thanks
  15. C

    J1 visa - International student doing PhD - postdoc / licensure

    Hi all, I am an international student doing my Clin Psych PhD and about to start internship - I have a couple of questions regarding visas for postdocs and licensing - currently on a J1 and trying to figure out whether I am better off switching to an F1 or not. My internship will allow me to...
  16. lunasan

    Loans for International Students

    Does anyone happen to know anything about loans for international students, especially the Discover Loan or Sallie Mae Medical School Loan? Sallie Mae's 36 month grace period and residency deferment option seemed worth looking into (while I know it's generally a bad idea to defer, I wondered if...
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    is the premed program in seoul national university taught in english?

    I'm applying for SNU this year and primarily I was going for psychology since I want to be a psychotherapist. While filling the form, in the first page where you put in the desired program you want to get admitted in, there is an option for choosing premedical program. I'm filling the program as...
  18. D

    VISA options/Path to Green Card During Residency for Int'l (F-1) student U.S. medical graduate

    Hi Everyone, Background: I am a fourth year (International) medical student in NY on a F-1 visa, about to graduate and start residency in the U.S. I am originally from West Africa and did my undergraduate in the U.S as well. I worked for a few years on OPT and a H-1B visa between undergrad and...
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    University of Sydney Veterinary School- International Student

    Hey everyone! So I was just accepted into University of Sydneys vet school program(DVM) as an international student in the states. I was shocked that they are only giving me a week to accept and pay the full first semester tuition. I am obviously in a time crunch, and the other schools in the...
  21. beyoutiful_sunshine

    International Student/Foreign Nationals in the field of physical therapy

    Hi! I've been wanting to create this thread for quite a while and decided to just do so although I sense there might not be a lot of international people on here, ha. Anyway, I was just wondering if there was any international students in PT school, applying to PT school or who have graduated...
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    Too early to start?

    Hello! Let me introduce myself: I'm a Romanian starting 10th grade(out of 12) in a few months. I've been thinking about going to a medical university in the US. I've been looking at the MCAT study plan (the one to study in 3 months). I've been thinking to buy all the required materials to start...
  23. D

    Should I apply this cycle

    Hi: I am an international student(Asian). I do not know should I apply this cycle or not, my EC is not good. I am from OSU, honor standing, third-year biochemistry major. These are my stat: sGPA:3.90 oGPA:3.90 DAT: Not confirmed by aadsas yet, so I do not want to show exact score, I just show...
  24. Amarysso

    International student advice- pre Clinical PhD planning

    Hi there! I am an international student with an M.A in Mental Health Counseling from a clinically focused program. Seeing as I got little exposure to research opportunities during my masters I am considering applying to a graduate certificate program centered on conducting research and wanted...
  25. M

    Australia to US Physio/Physical Therapy

    Hi guys, I am writing in regards to my fiancé. He is in his second year of studying for a Bachelors in Clinical Exercise Physiology in Australia, and has been offered a place in the accelerated Bachelor of Physiotherapy program at Griffith University. Our plan is to move to the U.S. once he...
  26. notsuccessfultvshow

    U.S. citizen pursuing an undergrad degree abroad - can I transfer back to U.S. medical school?

    From what I understand, it is notably more difficult to be admitted into a U.S. medical school from a non-U.S. school. This being said, however, many of the medical schools I have read up on specify that it will be more difficult for an international student to get admitted. I'm not sure if I...
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    Duke-NUS International students

    An international student here Planning to apply for Duke-NUS singapore. Can you guys share your experience as an international student in Duke-NUS, your expectations before bing admitted and the reality when you are already there :) also please give tips on how to make adjustments for int'l...
  28. ThatGuy15

    Pursuing a Ph.D. outside the United States

    Hello! I am currently a senior at a 4-year university pursuing my studies in applied psychology. My goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and specializing in neuropsychology. As of right now, because of my personal situation, I am planning to pursue a Ph.D. outside of the United...
  29. DoUEvenLiftBro

    (Almost) New American applicant.

    Hi guys, I just want some advice from people here that may be more familiar with the ins and outs of the application process. I have a 3.9 GPA from an American university and a 520 MCAT. Multiple publications , clinical experience at Hopkins , and good LOR's from rather well known professors...
  30. C

    International student seeking advice for applying

    Hi, I am an international premed student studying at University of Ottawa and I plan on applying to medical schools in the next cycle. Right now I am about to begin my fourth semester at university. I started with a few advanced credits so I have 5 (15 credit) semesters left till my graduation...
  31. krebmah

    Starting Post Bacc a few months before June Applications

    I have a GPA of 3.4 and have not written my DAT's yet. I need core and upper science prerequisite courses from a US accredited university as I completed my undergrad internationally. I was planning on taking a post-bacc to raise my gpa and take those courses, however the soonest i can start is...
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    Canadian USMD Applicant, School List Additions/Help

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    LOAN OPTIONS for a Canadian Citizen with an american Co-signer going to a Caribbean Medical School?

    Hey All, I am in dire need of some advice. I have been denied bank loans from Canada because I didn't have a strong co-signer. I am a 3rd year medical student about to begin rotations in the USA. However I have no Finances to pay for tuition or living costs. I have used all my sources to...
  34. S

    Can I enroll in premed courses as a high school student?

    Hello! :-) I'm from Portugal. I'm intending to persue Medical School in US. I was supposed to get my high school graduation this month, but I failed the final exams because I couldn't study. My health decided to control my life, diabetes and heart diseases brought me down and because of it I...
  35. H

    Medical school in Australia or Dentistry in America?

    A bit about myself. I graduated in May 2015 from a college in the U.S. as an international student. I wanted to do medicine but at the same time have been told numerous times how hard it is for international students to get in. Hence I got discouraged and slacked off during junior and senior...
  36. beyoutiful_sunshine

    DPT 2016-2017 International Applicants

    Hi, I was just wondering if there were any international students applying this cycle. What are your stats like? Where are you applying to ? Do you have any plans scholarship wise? And if there are international students that have gotten into PT school and would share their experience applying...
  37. thaalouu

    NON EU looking to study medicine in Europe (France)

    Hey everyone! I'm currently studying health sciences at a four year uni in the US. I am of Haitian descent and have a good base of French (able to hold a conversation, have a well understanding). I am very interested in studying medicine in Europe, specifically France. My questions are: How...
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    International Student Guide to matching as an American Medical Grad (AMG)

    International Student Guide: First of all, I would like to congratulate you on getting into medical school! As an international student at an American medical school, you compose a very select few. That said, the road you will have to fare is slightly different than many of your classmates’. I...
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    US Pre Med Student intending to go to Australia for Medschool

    Hi, I'm am an international Pre-Med student in America and I plan to go Med School in Australia. I wanted to know what the prerequisites are for the schools there? I have looked up the requirements on their websites and what I found out was that most of the schools require a high GPA and MCAT...
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    International Student in Canadian University to US Allo.. Help me boost my application..

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