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  1. Z

    US anesthesiology residency - transition to UK

    Hi, I am currently in a US anesthesiology residency with possible plans for fellowship afterwards. While my hope is to work in the US after training, I have personal reasons that make me want to keep the option open of moving to the UK (where I am allowed to live and work) in the future. From...
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    American AEGD & Canadian GPR Programs (2021)

    Hello Everyone, I am currently an Australian dental student looking to pursue an American AEGD or Canadian GPR program in 2021, any information on program exposure (beyond what is available online) would be greatly appreciated. To clarify, I am not looking for licensure within the United...
  3. S

    RCSI Foundation year curriculum

    I got accepted to the 6-year medicine program at RCSI-MUB. I was wondering if anyone who has gone to RCSI and taken the foundation year could tell me about the topics usually taught. I will be joining the school after 2 gap years so I wanted to review the relevant materials and get a jump start...
  4. jwarren10101

    Do schools care about unrelated foreign masters grades?

    Hi all, I am currently doing a masters abroad in a social science field during my gap year. I know that AMCAS does not have an option to upload foreign transcripts - but do you think schools would want to see my grades during this program?
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    Clinical rotations in US for international student?

    Hi all, I've posted previously about thinking about going to a European medical school after finishing up undergrad in the states. In short, I ended up going back to my home country and am now a 1st year attending Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. Studies last 6 years and each summer we...
  6. 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...
  7. coconutts

    Best MD Programs for International Study?

    Hello, International study is something incredibly important to me, and I would love to be able to do work/study abroad during medical school. I was wondering if anyone knew of the best medical school programs for this. I have found that Weill Cornell Medicine is very strong in this facet...
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    US Student Looking to Study in Germany

    Hello! I'm new here and this is my first post, so please bear with me, but absolutely tell me if I should do things differently! I am a 2017 grad with a BS in forensic biology. I completed all my pre-med classes, but I tanked my GPA, which is why I have not bothered to take the MCAT or apply to...
  9. B

    Volunteering dentist

    Hello. I would like to ask you like an international dental student who wants to continue his education in the US and get license there after graduationin my home country is it a good idea to go in Egypt through AIESEC and volunteering there for 45 days in dental clinic, and get a certificate...
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    Going to Medical School Overseas (Not Caribbean)

    [If this is the wrong thread, could a moderator help me move it to the correct one?] Is there anyone here who had a profile that could have gone to an allopathic US MD program, but elected instead to go to medical school abroad (e.g. Europe, Asia) because they were sure they wanted to live there...
  11. B

    Better profile

    Hello. What I have to do to make my profile better and with bigger chances to accept me for the application to the dental schools for international dentists in USA ? Thanks
  12. B

    GPA for dentists ???

    Which dental schools do not require gpa for international trained dentists ? Or we dont need it at all ?
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    Decline in international MD/PhD acceptances

    I'm an international student planning on applying to MD/PhD programs in the upcoming cycle. I knew this was going to be an uphill battle and that things would be stacked against me as an international student so last year I made a spreadsheet including every program that said they accepted...
  14. R

    F-1 International Student in USA - Advice

    I have noticed few international (non-USA) members here and there posting individual threads asking other members to comment on their chances of getting accepted into a PhD program or an internship (I know it is harder to get an APA accredited internship as an international student) or a post...
  15. D

    International Practice Rights?

    Pod student here. I understand that DPM is an American degree with no guarantee of practice rights abroad (heck, there's no guarantee of practice rights state-to-state), but I would be very interested in working in Southern Europe seasonally if not full time. Does anyone have experience with...
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    ADAT

    Hello. Like an international trained dentist who wants to practice in the US should I give the ADAT when I want to apply in dental school or its not required.
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    nbde

    how long does the nbde scores are valid for international trained dentist ?
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    FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN

    Hello, I am international trained dentist, can I get around 200k dollars like federal student loan(aid) through FAFSA or they wont give me so much money for my 2 year program.... cos i dont know any cosigner
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    Student visa

    Hello. When I am approved to obtain student visa and finish my education program for DDS/DDM how can I continue stay and practice in the US without going back to my country ?
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    Canadian Trying to Study in the States

    I recently received an acceptance offer. The next steps are to pay my deposit and try to figure out how am I legally allowed to study in the states. From my understanding, I need some type of Visa to study in the states for the 4 years? On the US embassy website it states: " Canadian citizens...
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    OMFS chances for non resident student (B.S. and DDS in the U.S.)?

    Hi I am interested in 4 or 6 yrs OMFS residency and I wonder how does my foreign residency change my chances of getting in. I know a lot of places require U.S. residency but is it just fewer programs accepting international students or you also need to outperform the other applicants a lot to...
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    Using STEM Extension of OPT for Residency

    Hi! I am an international medical graduate currently enrolled in a master of health informatics program with F1 visa. The master program is count as a STEM field for the 24 month OPT extension. I am wondering if F-1 OPT with 24 months extension, in this case, can be an option for a pediatrics...
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    International Student with Phd

    Hi, I am an International Student getting a Phd from the States. I just applied to med schools. Anyone else like me or similar?
  24. U

    (international) fork in the road.

    Before I get to my question I feel like it's vital to point out that I'm a US citizen with dual citizenship, currently in my third year of med school in a Mexican medical school in the national program. I plan to complete my internship and residency in Mexico, because I feel the hospitals have...
  25. C

    Specializing as an international student trained in US dental school

    Hi, I am currently a D3 attending an accredited US dental school. As you may have assumed from the title, I am an international student who has no US citizenship nor a green card. I was wondering if anyone knows if I will have any limitations in applying to specialty programs. I am specifically...
  26. Bubuddy

    Canadian Seeking Advice

    Hey guys! I am a Canadian going into my 3rd year this fall and have just recently discovered podiatry from a close friend of mine and love all the aspects of podiatric medicine! Since I was kinda late to the party, I did not do any DPM shadowing as of yet, and after researching Ontario practice...
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    international vet schools

    Hi, I am an international student, in college in the US at the moment. I would like to keep my options open as to where I would like to work after completing my degree in vet med (US or Europe). Is there an advantage to choosing an international vet school (eg Glasgow)? Or does a degree from a...
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    Non-citizen US DO grads considered international or domestic for residency?

    Hi, I know that MD graduates are (by and large) considered "US applicants" when being matched for residency, so I was wondering what it was for DO's. I asked Touro and they said yes, they're considered at par with US citizens. UNECOM says even if you studied DO in the US you are considered an...
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    Chance of IM residency in the US?

    Hi all, new to the forum! I would like to begin by asking if there is any chance of being able to match into an Internal Medicine residency program as an IMG, given my record:- I'm a UK medical student (top 5/10 medical school) and I've just finished my third year (two years of pre-clinical...
  30. queenki

    Any one applied as international but in pending process of getting green card now? or experiences?

    Hi all, I would like to know who have experience or in same situation as me now. I applied as international, bc as of now I am, but my green card process is in pending--almost done. My I-140 was approved Feb 2018 (filed Dec 2016), and my I-485 is pending, but biometric done in April 2018, case...
  31. queenki

    MD geriatrics or functional medicine training for foreign MD

    Hi, I don't even know where to ask. I am looking for some info on behalf of my aunt, who is a MD in South Korea, has been practicing Family Medicine past 30 years. She wants to take a break and get some training to reroute/refresh her career past 60. (She doesn't just want to retire, but also...
  32. C

    Taking Remedial Coursework Online

    I would really appreciate some advice on this because my advisor is not super clear. I am an international student that studied in the US, and want to know if there is any way to make up a bad grade in a pre-req that I have already taken. I have already graduated, so can't do the "A+ in Biochem...
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    Applying to Medical School In Germany

    Hey Everyone, About me, I am an American living in Germany (seriously) considering applying to medical school here. I have done two years of pre-med undergrad in the US before I moved here. I had very good highschool grades, AP scores, SAT, etc. as well as Bio, Chem, Ochem, Phys, Math in the...
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    Your thoughts? Third Cycle - Canadian Applicant, 3.96/514

    Hello everyone, Here I am applying for the third cycle! Purpose of post: I really want this to be my last cycle. Not sure of any specific questions, but please inform me of your impressions/concerns. What I learned from the first cycle: I made a poor list (MSAR showed internationals mostly got...
  35. evasive fish

    Apply this cycle or wait until next year?

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  36. younggotti

    international wamc 3.4 524

    hey all! i'm international, but urm (idk if that counts) MCAT: 524 (132/130/130/132) uGrad science major at top10 school, informal postbacc + public health masters @ same school sGPA: 3.42 (trend: none freshman, soph 2.68, jun 3.68, sen 3.78, postbacc 3.88) cGPA: 3.46 (3.33, 2.98, 3.80...
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    Canadian Student Applying to AUS Schools

    I have my BSc degree in biology and Im in my first year of dental hygiene... took the DAT twice, my DAT scores weren't the best but they weren't bad 21 was my highest and 17 being my lowest mark avg was 19. Tried applying to Canadian dental schools and got the interview for Dalhousie Dental...
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    International Opportunities for Psychologists

    Hello there: I am new to the forum, but could not find any previous information about this, so hopefully I'm posting in the right place. I am finishing up a PsyD degree and have an interest in living abroad for a limited period of time (anywhere from 3 months to 3 years). I am wondering if...
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    Cambridge (UK) Undergrad Trying for US Med Schools

    I couldn't find too much information on here about anyone that went to Cambridge undergrad that was planning on applying to U.S. Med Schools. Without giving too much detail, I have citizenship from an Asian country and am currently studying at Cambridge in their Natural Sciences Program. I've...