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    Im scared about my medical school application.

    Hello Everyone, i should’ve made an account a few years ago being that I’m a senior. Well, here’s are my stats and what concerns me: cGPA: 3.70 (upward trend) sGPA: 3.70 MCAT: 524 URM URM Red Flag: Got kicked out of school my first semester on academic suspension and had to attend jr...
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    Other Unmatched Again! They Don't Care!

    Exams completed. ECFMG certified. No gaps in between and have remained consistent with work in the health field relative to gaining clinical experience. I have called numerous programs where the program directors/coordinators have straight said over the phone "I have not had a chance to check...
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    WAMC interview/accepted into MD program

    First post on here: I graduated last May 2019 with a B.S in Chemistry. GPA: 3.7 1st MCAT(2018): 499 2nd MCAT(2020): 518 Extracurricular Activities: -Shadowing(approx. 100 hours) -Medical clinic Volunteering(approx 150 hours) -3 semesters of independent organic chemistry research; currently...
  4. stef491

    KGI School of Pharmacy interview class of 2024

    Hi everyone! Has anyone had their interview with KGI's School of Pharmacy? I have mine in a couple weeks and would like to know what questions to expect. Also, in the email it said the interviews would start at 9am and are expected to last until 3pm, and it doesn't seem like the campus tour is...
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    Discussing Upward Trend During Interview

    Hi SDN! I am using a throwaway to get some advice for an upcoming interview. I am a non-trad who had a significant upward trend during undergrad, but sadly I ended up with a 3.3 cGPA and 3.0 sGPA. However, I can very much speak to the challenges I faced (first-gen student, helping parents...
  6. yuh

    School tie for interview?

    Interviewing at a school soon and have the option of getting a tie and/or pair of socks with the school’s colors and logo. I’m leaning towards socks, but would like to hear thoughts on tie. I would only wear one or the other. Any help is appreciated.
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    Diagrams at USC interview?

    I have an upcoming interview with USC and heard from someone that I'll be asked a series of questions and that I'll have to "do diagrams". There was emphasis placed on the importance of these diagrams, but I am unclear on what they are/what they are in response to. Can anyone explain this part...
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    MD & DO Residency Interview Question

    I was asked this question during a practice residency interview. I was wondering what you guys would do. Your resident colleague posts negative comments about your other coresidents and your attendings on Facebook. What do you do? What's your answer? Would you have informed the PD of this...
  9. DoctoOcto

    Potentially big hygiene issue for interviews... help!

    So, due to personal reasons outside of my control, I haven't showered or brushed my teeth or even groomed myself since last year... will this be an issue for interviews??
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    Likelihood of getting more interviews?

    It's mid-December and I'm getting really worried. Here's the run down. GPA: 3.85; science GPA: ~3.80; MCAT: 510 (Chem/phys: 126, CARS: 128, Bio/Bio: 129, Psych: 127). I finished secondaries mid-September. I got a name change and became a US citizen some time over the summer and neither AMCAS...
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    What happens if I miss a medical school interview invite? (SPAM folder)

    So I'm interested in finding out what happens if I were to miss an interview invite that went into my spam folder. My spam folder permanently auto deletes after 30 days and I have not regularly checked it throughout the two application cycles I applied. So technically I have no way of finding...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Interview at Salus

    Hello! I have an interview at Salus (11/4/19) and was wondering if anybody had any insight on their process/what kind of questions they asked! Any help would be amazing; I am super nervous! Thank you!!
  14. Wayfinder

    Is this a valid reason to try to reschedule an interview?

    Hi, so I am in a little bit of a tight situation and would like you guys' opinion. I just got my first interview and I am super excited! However, my interview is out of state in a smaller city on a Wednesday. I am right now a public school teacher in a low-income district, and there are...
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    Mock-interview

    I have an upcoming medical school interview. Does anyone want to do mock-interviews through Zoom (Skype)?
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    Med-Peds 2019-2020 Interview Thread

    Hi guys! I've noticed that there is no official thread for Med-Peds Interviews 2019-2020. I will follow the same format as Med-Peds 2018-2019 Interview Thread . Copy the most recent post and add your name next to the schools where you got interview invites (or rejections). Write the date when...
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    West Coast University Pharmacy Class of 2024

    Hello everyone, I decided to start a thread for the class of 2024 to share interviews and information regarding the program. I had my interview on Friday (10/04/2019), and I still haven't heard back and I am so nervous. Please share your experience if you heard back and when you interviewed etc...
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    Wayne State EACPHS class of 2024... anyone interviewed and waiting for an email?

    Has anyone here interviewed on 10/1 early decision? What did you think of it? I personally thought it wasn't too bad. It’s so nerve-wracking waiting for an email now though. Anyone that’s interviewed in the past, how long should I expect to wait?
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    General Admissions & OTCAS HBCU MOT Program Admission 2020

    I haven't seen a thread for HBCU MOT programs so I'm starting a thread. Feel free to share stats, interview dates, acceptance etc. Here are my stats: Undergraduate: Texas State University Major: Exercise Sports Science Overall GPA: 3.35 Graduating School GPA: 3.38 GRE Scores: 185 Overall (138...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Questions to ask in Interviews

    Hi! I have an interview coming up this Friday and am trying to come up with some good questions to ask them. I have a few, but do you guys have any you think is important to ask? Also, is it inappropriate to ask about potential financial aid or scholarship opportunities available? I do want to...
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    My Interview Experience - Salus (PCO)

    Hello, I saw someone else do it for other schools and I figured we might as well get one for Salus optometry students because I could not find another like this! These threads tend to be super helpful and I want to continue that thread of mixing interviews with "class of 2024" threads to allow...
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    My Interview Experience-SUNY

    Hi everyone, I was searching for interview threads and I was thinking that threads like "Class of 2024" are really helpful. You just can go there and find much information from different students, and also share your information with others, therefore enriching the body of the thread more and...
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    My Interview Experience-ICO

    Hi everyone, I was searching for interview threads and I was thinking that threads like "Class of 2024" are really helpful. You just can go there and find much information from different students, and also share your information with others, therefore enriching the body of the thread more and...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Interview at Messiah College, Mechanicsburg PA

    Does anyone know how Messiah College's interview process is? What are your favorite things about the program? Thank you in advance :)
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    Hearing Back from Scribe Jobs

    I was wondering, for those of you who work or have worked for scribe jobs in the past, such as ScribeAmerica, how long it took you to hear back after an interview? I had a video chat interview for ScribeAmerica a little over a week ago, and granted it did go poorly (I answered very poorly on...
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    Lipscomb vs. Belmont Pharmacy

    I know that both schools were overall and their pharmacy schools were established around the same time. Both their Naplex pass rates are very close with Lipscomb at ~91% and Belmont at ~93% as of 2018. A lot of the threads I see comparing Lipscomb to Belmont pharmacy were nearly 10 years ago...
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    Blind Interview Strategy

    So I have an interview coming up that features two one on one interviews. They mentioned that both will be"blind" and that the interviewers won't have seen our application. I'm trying figure out the best way to approach these interviews. I know that in general, interviews are supposed to be an...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS 2019-2020 OTCAS Applicants

    Hi everyone! I am making this thread for those who are applying in the current cycle so we can all share tips with each other on the application process, interviews, and potentially find those who are admitted into the same school! Has anyone applied to Creighton/got an interview yet? I have...
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    search interviewer's information before the interview

    The school that gave me an II told me who will be my interviewer. I searched her name on Google and got to know some of her information. During the interview, should I show that I knew her education experience and research? How will interviewers feel when they know that the students searched her...
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    Chances?

    So I just took the OAT today and didn’t do anywhere near as well as I hoped. All together my AA was a 270. I naturally don’t do well on standardized tests but I was hoping to score in at least the 300 area. I work 50 hour weeks so studying was just done when i had free time. Anyway, my question...
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    Class of 2024 anyone receive interview invites yet?

    Has anyone received any interview invites thus far and have their interviews scheduled yet? I submitted all my stuff in on 07/31/2019 Coursework verified 08/05/2019 Applied regular admissions, no early decision (ED) Applied to 7 schools (Lipscomb, Belmont, MCPHS-New Hampshire, LECOM-B, LECOM-E...
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    Crying during interview?

    hey everyone! I am a long-time lurker and first-time poster. I just finished my secondaries and I'm waiting to hear back about interviews but I wanted to ask you guys' opinions on tearing up/crying during an interview. I find I really struggle to hold back tears when I talk about my love and...
  36. aggie.pt.2020

    Texas DPT 2019-2020 wave

    Howdy! I noticed there was not a forum for this year's wave for Texas applicants. I was wondering if someone could give me insight on my chances? Feel free to post stats, acceptances, or any other helpful info. Good luck everyone!!! Here are mine: School: Texas A&M Major: Biology Minor...
  37. katiegrace09390

    PICU Fellowship 2020

    Hey all! Hoping to have a place where people post when they start hearing from programs! I feel like since submitting I have been staring at my phone expecting emails. Good luck!
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    Other OT-Related Information Rutgers OTA Program Interviewing Process

    Hi! I recently applied to the Rutgers Occupational therapy assistant program and I was called back for an interview and group activity. I was wondering if anyone has any advice as to what questions to prepare for? Or how to prepare for a group activity? Any advice from Rutgers students or any...
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    "Why should we accept you?"

    Hello everyone! What is your approach to answering this question for secondaries and/or interviews? I personally struggle with selling myself, and have no idea how to even start to answer this question