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    Which program should I choose to help my app? Baylor Post-bacc vs Arkansas MSB?

    Hey guys, I'm applying to these two programs and idk which is better and/or best for me. Some brief background, I have a cGPA and sGPA of 3.0 as a bio major, with my last 60 hours being ~3.7 and last 2 years ~ 3.5 of mostly upper level hard sciences, MCAT 500, I have published 1 lit review, have...
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    Anyone know anything about the Benedictine University (Lisle, IL) Master of Science in Integrative Physiology?

    I'm a pre-dental junior with a lower gpa/science gpa. I saw this program and was wondering if anyone knew about the stats of students that got into dental school, experiences with the linkages that the program states with dental schools, overall experience with the program, etc. Also, how does...
  4. psych_student4391

    How to make the most of an M.S. counseling program while en route to a Ph.D.?

    Hello all, First, I'd like to explain my situation: I initially graduated with a B.S. in biology and a mediocre GPA. Upon realizing that I wanted to earn a doctorate in either clinical or counseling psychology, I decided to get a second bachelor's degree because I had taken zero courses in...
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    What's my best option?

    Long story short, I graduated with a bachelor in Engineering (Chemical) with a 2.76 cGPA and just finished a maters in Mathematics with a cGPA 3.7. After a series of incidents, I decided now to go for medical school. I have research experience in math and biomed-engineering(worked under...
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    Problem with coursework, Please help!

    I've read the fine print in the acceptance letter and it says that the offer is contingent on the fact that I have completed my coursework/programs listed in my application. I am depending on my acceptance to the program. Will the fact that I withdrew from the program be a problem? The course...
  7. E_Savij

    Master of Science in Counseling before PhD in Clinical Psychology

    Hello everyone, and apologies for topic overlap. I see parts of my question answered in other threads, but I feel my own thread would be more direct. I received my Bachelors in Biology from the best university in my state. Unfortunately, I began experiencing my own mental health issues that...
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    New Master's Program for predental track students at University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine

    Master of Oral Health Sciences (MOHS) for pre-dental track students at University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine prepares college graduates to more effectively compete for dental school admissions and/or pursue other health sciences related careers. The program is now accepting...
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    Is "optional" GRE really optional for masters in CMHC?

    I'm applying to 5 schools for masters programs in CMHC and all of them have an optional GRE. My undergraduate cumulative GPA is 3.48 and major (psychology) GPA is 3.73. I also have 2 years of experience in 2 undergraduate research labs and volunteer experience for Crisis Text Line and I have 2...
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    NSU MBS College of Allopathic Medicine

    Are there any recent grads from this program on SDN who could share their thoughts and stories regarding their experience?
  11. Stay_med26

    Chatham University MABS program 2020-2021

    Hi all, Just received an acceptance from this program today! Doing the 1 year non-thesis track. Does anyone have any personal experience or insight on this program? I am a pre-Med student.
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    Oxford Master's before Medical School

    So I recently received some good news about having been accept to Oxford for a master's in social policy, but the only thing holding me back is the cost, which I estimate to be around $40k in loans when I already have loans from undergrad. Some background about me is that I currently attend an...
  13. Nikhil8587

    "Help needed for my Research"(Thread Open To All)

    Hello everyone, Please help me decide a research topic that is viable for journals and conferences. All of these topics tickle my core interest and other factors like literature have been already looked at, but it is getting really hard to choose a topic. Please give your valuable suggestion...
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    Chances for dental school and master program

    Hi guys, I'm currently doing a master in biology and have a 4.0 GPA 26 credits so far. Unfortunately for undergrad my GPA was a 3.2o and 3.0s which is why I didn't apply for dental school last year. I'm hoping the master is enough but I know its not a special MSP so would this lower my...
  15. Dustyrose96

    DAT Prep DILEMMA, please HELP!

    You know the saying that there is a time and a place for everything? Or something along the lines of things having"bad timing"? Well, I feel like I am either not finding the right time to start my DAT perp.. or I'm just too afraid of starting because I don't want it to go downhill. I know its...
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    Rutgers Biomedical Sciences Masters - New Brunswick 2019-2020

    Any one get accepted?? for this upcoming Fall 2019 semester. If so, GPA? science and cumulative MCAT score?
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    oral pathology master

    hi , i recently graduated from a dental school in Armenia . i obtained a dds degree , my plan is to move to Canada and continue my education in Canada . would it be possible to study for masters or do research with a dds degree in canada if you graduated from a non-accredited university ? im...
  18. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Benefits of Taking a Gap Year Before Medical School

    A significant number of students are taking a year (or more) after college to improve their qualifications before applying to medical school. You might use this time to do research, retake the MCAT, or get clinical or other work experience. If your stats are on the low side, you might consider a...
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    Best route to complete prerequisites for vet school if I have already graduated

    If I am several years out of college and have already graduated with a bachelors in mechanical engineering but decided to follow my passion of becoming a vet, what is the best way to complete the prerequisite courses? Would I just be able to take courses at any university or enroll as a master's...
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    Graduate School

    Does anyone have experience on how schools calculate GPA when you have Graduate courses? I am currently in an MBA program and am having trouble finding out if the masters GPA will be factored in. Thanks!
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    Question regarding postbacc/prevet masters program/poor chances of getting into vetschool

    I am a graduate from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor's degree in Biology, and I am currently applying for Vet Schools for the 2019 application cycle. I am planning to apply to 13 vet schools in total. My question is regarding how Vet Schools actually look at the GPA you would earn form a...
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    Applying to Dental School with a Master's Degree

    I was wondering if anyone had any advice/information on schools that like applicants with a Master's degree? I just finished a Master's in Biomedical Science from PCOM and want to add a few schools to my application that favor or tend to accept more students with Masters degrees.
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    Tulane Masters in Medical Genetics and Genomics

    The Tulane Masters in Medical Genetics and Genomics still has openings for students for the 2018 Fall class. We are a 1-year, post-baccalaureate Master which offers graduates an in-depth understanding of the rapidly advancing field of clinical human genetics. It is designed to prepare...
  24. Mickey.Mouse

    Should I do a second Bachelor's or a Master's?

    Hey everyone, I graduated with BS/MS in 2016 with a combined GPA of 3.05. Took my MCAT in 2017 with little to no preparation and scored a 488. It's a horrible score, I know. It seems like everything is going wrong for me and that there's no chance to being admitted to medical school. For the...
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    Which MPH PROGRAM - BU, PITT, NYU, Emory

    Hey Guys! I have been deciding which MPH program to commit to. My options are Boston University MPH, University of Pittsburgh’s MPH program, NYU MPH, and Emory MPH. I’m planning to concentrate in Health Policy & Mangament. Any advice or suggestions, trying to decide. Thanks so much for all...
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    What alternative medical careers can I pursue if I give up?

    Hi folks, I'm currently in the middle of a Master's program. Trying to earn a new GPA. Currently I'm at a 3.53. I've gotten the hardest classes over with so hopefully it'll get up to 3.7 or so when done. My undergrad GPA was 3.0 which is humiliating. In undergrad I was severely sick for 3/4 of...
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    Personal Statement & Masters

    After being declined in 2016/2017, I just completed a MS biology program with a 4.0 but completed undergrad with a pretty low GPA (3.2). I feel like I need to bring up the fact that my improvement shows that I can handle the high-level coursework. But I'm not sure how to talk about it other than...
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    To Post-bac or not to post-bac

    Hi everyone! Was hoping to get some advice about what to do with the year coming up. I am applying next month to both MD and DO, though MD is preferred and have also applied for a post-bac master's starting this fall. I think if I do well in the post-bac, I have a really good shot at getting...
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    LECOM MMS Application

    I'm currently filling out the application and I'm finally on the essay part. How long did you guys write that have completed it? It has no description of length or a character limit. If you haven't done it any suggestions on minimum/maximum length? Instructions simply say: "Describe your future...
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    health economics

    Hi everybody My name is sheng-cong. I come form Asia. I just finished my master degree in public health, and I concentrated on econimics evaluation. I prepare to enhence my skill and knowledge in health economics by studing in UK. I have received some offer as below UCL Msc health economics and...
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    Masters Programs

    Prior to applying to medical schools, I am pursuing a Masters program. I've gotten into Masters programs at Harvard, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, and Stanford. I am currently at Stanford so I am really familiar with the community- but does anyone have any insight or opinions on...
  32. hollywoodhorse

    Choosing a medical career- PA, MD/DO, something else?

    I’m a recent December graduate with a bachelors in biology and 22. My GPA is 3.38 and my science is about 3.2. I know I want to do something in medicine, but i’m exploring all my options as my recent attempt at MD/DO programs was unsuccessful. My mcat was 495 which I know is not quite...
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    How to move past "failure" and into destiny; A Retrospective Review

    Hi Everyone! My name is A and I am a second year medical student at an accredited school in the US. I recall a time when I was applying to medical school and really relied on some of the things that I saw posted here on SDN. One recurring theme that I saw however, was that the majority of the...
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    What to do?