life in medical school

  1. K

    Life outside of Med School

    Hi there! I’m a high school junior and I’m trying to figure out if I think being a doctor is right for me. I want to know more about med school and so I have a couple questions: I want to be able to have some sort of a social life in my twenties, is that even possible in med school? I...
  2. J

    How Can I Decide if I Want to be a Doctor or Dentist forever?!

    Hi, I have read every post on this I can find. Many were from 10+ years ago. However I decided I would like to make my own, due to my own dilemma. I originally wanted to go to Med school due to a desire to work in fitness related fields, I.E. ORTHO or PMR. However, after all was said and done...
  3. CreedThoughts

    Is Medical School Debt Worth the Location?

    At this point I am heavily considering 2 schools. School A is in my home state and it would be very inexpensive to attend. School B is in a major city (which would be good for clinical experience, and they're known to be good for the type of specialty I'm considering right now) but their...
  4. N

    Is medical school REALLY that stressful?

    Hello everyone. I am feeling a little lost with whether I should pursue medicine, and I am reaching out to SDN because I am looking for all the help I can find with making this lifelong decision and need your insight. I am a third-year in undergrad, and I go to a top ivy league. My scores are...
  5. nutritionbuff

    Current/Past Med students: UCI vs UCSD?

    Hi there, I am hoping that current or graduated medical students could shed some light on UCI and UCSD - beyond what can be read on their websites. I am choosing between the two schools and having a hard time.. In the last couple years, all the major differences that I could identify have been...
  6. tdangie123

    Car for med school?

    Hey guys! I'm pretty new to sdn and I've learned quite a lot about how a career in medicine works out. I didn't even know what a DO was since visited here! Anyway I was wondering if people having a car in med school is a must. Leasing/buying a car costs $$$ and I'm not very a good driver cause...
  7. P

    College Senior considering embarking on the non traditional journey and looking for advice!

    Hello everyone, I'm a senior at Penn State, I majored in a liberal arts major, while minoring in biology and two other liberal arts disciplines as well. I've done pretty well in my science classes, science GPA being 3.3 right now. Unfortunately I will have to retake general chem 1 and 2 which I...