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  1. S

    Gap Year between 4th year and Residency

    Hi guys, I'm sorry if this has been asked before. I am a U.S. grad and I had trouble with Step 1 so had to take extra time for that so I didn't apply for the match my 4th year and will be applying the following year. When I talked to my dean about it and she seemed pretty okay with me taking...
  2. M

    MD Residency application with a low Step1 score

    Hi everyone! I am a medical student attending a state medical school in the US. I got an unexpectedly low Step1 score (208) and I am distraught about it. I am interested in Cardiology right now so planning to apply to IM residencies (haven't completely ruled out surgery though). I am currently...
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    How pleasing does my pre-med journey sound so far?

    Some of the stuff i say may be irrelevant but i don't know every single thing that factors into a good applicant so ill just spew out whatever lol 2nd year African American female Physiological Sciences 3.38 GPA cum 3 clubs; premed one ( which i am on the executive board as social chair) ...
  4. L

    Am I to Old to go to to Med School?

    Hi -- so whenever I have any questions about medical or a pre-med program this site always pops up in Google search. Here's my story: I'm 34 years old and I've worked in digital marketing for about 10 years. Marketing was never something I wanted to do but it was something I fell into when I...
  5. K

    FAILS mnemonic for CT before LP

    I keep hearing this mnemonic mentioned "FAILS" for when to do a CT before LP, does anyone know what it stands for?
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    How much to charge as an orgo tutor?

    Incoming MS1. I've taught organic chem for 4 years now and plan to tutor 2-4 hours/week this year for some spare $. I charged $25/hour in undergrad and $40/hour since graduation last year. Should I keep my prices the same or is there room to go up?
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    Good Rad Onc papers/topics for med student presentation

    I thought I would ask around and see if anyone knew of some literature that might serve as appropriate fodder for a 30 minute presentation I have to give in Radiation Oncology in a few weeks. I am currently reading through a few Radiation Oncology journals looking for a paper that seems...
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    Rooms for Med student/Doctor June 2017 in Brooklyn near Lutheran,Maimonides

    We have an apartment available in Bay Ridge Brooklyn - near Lutheran, Maimonides hospitals on June 2017. No Broker fee. Newly painted, super clean. All utilities to include electricity/internet/gas furniture, linens, blankets, gas pots/pans/dishes are all included. Apartment is in private house...
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    Is anyone willing to share their Pediatrics rotation experience?

    Before I start I want to thank you for taking the time to read this thread. Any feedback is very much appreciated! (I originally posted this in the Allopathic forum, but I figured this was a more suitable place) Hi everyone! I am currently a high school student working on a project about...
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    Is anyone willing to share their Pediatrics rotation experience?

    Before I start I want to thank you for taking the time to read this thread. Any feedback is very much appreciated! Hi everyone! I am currently a high school student working on a project about pediatricians, which is a career I am currently interested in. I wanted to gather some information in...
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    How US schools relate to Mexican schools

    Hi, I'm a medical student from one of the top 5 schools in Mexico, according to the 2016 ENARM report (mexican residency exam). I'm an american and I'm planning on doing my steps to later seek for a spot in the MATCH. I'd like to know someones thoughts on competing as an IMG (hopefully) VS AMG...
  12. namenerd

    Shadowing a Med Student?

    While researching post bac programs, I found one with a mandatory MEDPREP program in which you shadow a medical student for 3 hours every other week. Interesting, eh? I could see how such an opportunity would be beneficial on a personal level (glimpse what it's really like to attend med school...
  13. rs_med_student

    Should i Read Guyton?

    Hello guys. i am a hopefully soon to be 2nd year med student obviously i did my physiology class and i did fantastic. the Q in the tite has been on my mind for quite a while. we used guyton's textbook of physiolgy...the freakin bible of physiology i liked it a lot and found it fairly easy to...
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    Admissions Forum for Interested Pre-Med students (July 21, 2016)

    Hi everyone, SOWEGA-AHEC is hosting a free webinar for students interested in applying to medical school in the state of GA. All 5 medical schools (including the PCOM- DO) will be represented in this. Feel free to register for the webinar (see attached flyer for link) or if you're in the...
  15. M

    3.2 GPA (C) and 510 MCAT

    Hi, I need help with preparing my list of medical schools to apply to. Currently my application states: 600+ hours as ER medical scribe, 120 hours as a Hospice volunteer, EMT experience. GPA cumulative is 3.2, MCAT 510. SC resident I have considered applying to: MUSC Indiana University...
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    Aspiring Anesthesiologist/ Med Student

    Hello! I'm currently a High School sophomore, and I know for a fact that going into the medical field is the career path I would like to take. At the moment, Anesthesiology has caught my eye, however that isn't quite as important as actually getting into a medical college is. I am in my second...
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    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...
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    Plastics is the goal. Caribbean student need help!

    Hi! I was wondering if you guys have any advice for me. My situation is the next one: I am a 22 year old medical student cursing my 4th year on a 5 years and a half medical program on dominican republic, which is caracterized by its trimestral program. Unfortunately I am currently 1 year behind...
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    Renting Chicago - Private Bedroom Available in Updated Upstairs Unit

    I have a cozy furnished private bedroom in my spacious upstairs unit of a duplex available for rent for short-term leases for $1,000 flat per month including utilities. A longer term is also a possibility. The room and unit come with - Closet, nightstand, lamp, full size platform bed with built...
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    Some of us were using forums like this not so long ago, now at Med Noobs we're a team of MDs who wish we had a service like ours to help us through medical school. We provide affordable 1-on-1 live video MD Coaching, analyze your study habits, help provide a solid study structure and assist with...
  21. yelooc45

    the best and worst of med school?

    I have read a lot of med school threads that paint a pretty scary picture of sad medical students. As I prepare for my own medical school application process, I am feeling anxiety from some of the horror stories I hear. I was wondering if I could get some input from med students as to what you...