#med

  1. G

    What are my chances? One Gap Year or Two?

    Hi everyone, I'm a black female (NY State) in my last semester at an Ivy (HYP) looking at a 3.2/3.3sgpa (depending on which classes count for BCPM) 3.4 (hopefully 3.5 after this last semester) cgpa. so not great. Unfortunately no upward trend either, really all semesters have oscillated...
  2. S

    Question about whether to raise GPA

    Hello all, Currently in this cycle, I've been waitlisted to UCSD and seems like rejected from everywhere else. I've been wondering if I should reapply this cycle or wait another year. My stats are: 3.54 gpa, 3.6 sGPA; MCAT of 509 ( I retook this three times, 504, 506, then my current 509)...
  3. B

    How to study Anki cards in order?

    OMS-I here. I've made some Anki cards, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to review the cards in order by which they were created. Can someone help? Thanks!
  4. N

    So why do many doctors lack sleep (read details) ?

    Say a doc works a 16-hours shift. Doesnt that mean that he will have a 16 hours break after he finishes his work ? That is enough to get some good sleep and do many other things so what am i missing ?
  5. N

    For an IMG to become licensed , he has to (READ DETAILS) ?

    He has to complete 1-3 years of residency or years of practice outside of the U.S. or Canada before applying for a license ? I dont understand what that means. I mean , dont they apply for a license after they finish their medical residency ? I read that from AMA's website and i dont understand...
  6. N

    For an IMG to become licensed , he has to (READ DETAILS) ?

    He has to complete 1-3 years of residency or years of practice outside of the U.S. or Canada before applying for a license ? I dont understand what that means. I mean , dont they apply for a license after they finish their medical residency ? I read that from AMA's website and i dont understand...
  7. N

    If a person just earned his MD degree from a European country, can he specialize in the US/Canada?

    He just earned his MD degree from a country in europe. Can he specialize (do his residency) in the US or Canada ? If yes , will he receive just as much money as US medical residents do ?
  8. K

    Do you think i will be too stressed (while doing residency) based on this criteria ?

    1. Forget about student loans. 2. Forget about my social situation (friends/family). 3. I am extremely hard working. 4. I dont get sad when others degrade/insult me since i am always confident of my skills. I know there will still be some stress but the 4 points above must be eliminating the...