medical app

  1. C

    Which research program is a better option?

    Hi, I hope everyone is having a great day. I am currently a pre-med and have been doing research in Genetics at my college which I enjoy so I applied to some REUs to learn more and hopefully in the future pursue a PhD after getting an MD. Got into two: University of Georgia-Department of...
  2. I

    Some of my letter writers have stopped responding

    Hey so I have letter writers from my upper divs for my med school applications and they agreed and stuff but some of them just stopped replying. I sent them my interfolio stuff earlier and like now only one of my upper div bio professors has replied and one of my English professors replied. I am...
  3. Dr. ThorStrange

    What is Considered Good Experience?

    What is considered good clinical experience? What is considered good non-clinical experience? How many hours is enough to be considered good? Is it better to have less hours in multiple places, or many hours that show commitment to one place? What do you guys think?
  4. Dr. ThorStrange

    Which GPA Should be Used for LizzyM Score?

    What I mean by this: Do you use the cGPA you had when applying to schools, or can it be calculated using an updated cGPA, such as after another semester? Another way to look at it: Should you stick to one LizzyM Score, or should you recalculate each time after updating your cGPA, such as after...
  5. Dr. ThorStrange

    Who is considered URM?

    Who, on this list, is considered URM? Black/African American Hispanic/Latino Native American Hawaiian Asian White (European Descent) White (Middle Eastern Descent) What do you guys think?
  6. R

    FAILED multiple classes can i still get into med school??

    I retook 6 of my science based classes in undergrad. It wasn't that I didn't get the material. The problem was I had horrible study skills and always procrastinated. The second time around I got A's and B's on all of them. But my previous grade still shows on the transcript. How badly will this...
  7. A


    Hi fellow friends! I just have a question on whether or not to apply for medical school with these grades right now,. say my EC's are pretty good So I transferred from a CC with a 4.0, I did two semesters (1 year) as a biology major and getting A's in every class. However when I transferred to...
  8. J

    Personal Statement reader for a very rough draft?

    I've scanned most of the reader threads and couldn't find someone who is currently available. I was just wondering if someone would be able to read a very rough draft of my personal statement for medical school. I'm having trouble figuring out what I should write and whether it even works...
  9. thethinker

    Wolters Kluwer/lexicomp + other active promos

    I figured this would be a good place to share discounts we've discovered on references pharmacists and students use on a daily basis. Despite having Clinical Pharmacology available to me through my employer, I still subscribe to Lexi-Complete as a person preference. I typically do 3 years at a...
  10. G

    Medical School Applicant

  11. S

    Is having experience as a Substitute teacher good?

    Hey Guys! So, this might be a pretty dumb question, but since tutoring counts as a leadership position, does working as a substitute teacher also count? Or having a supervisor like position at an old job at a restaurant? I am asking for a "friend," lol sorry had to say it, but all jokes...
  12. D

    Question about a Committee Letter

    Hi everyone, I am a new member and I have a quick question. Here is a little background about me. I graduated Undergrad with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.60 with a Double Major in Biology and Psychology and a Minor In Spanish. I was also in the Honors College and was awarded Highest...
  13. Ray_of_Sunshine_MD

    MD The Chance of a Dual Enrolled Student Applying at 20?

    Hello SDN members, I would like to get your advice on my chances of getting into medical school, specifically an MD school, at the age of 20 with getting my Biology degree early? To further explain, I technically started college at the age of 15 while being in a unique dual enrollment program...
  14. lifeguard2014

    AMCAS Questions/AMCAS review

    I have been working very hard on my AMCAS experience section, but I am struggling with a few things. First if I started an internship at the beginning of June and will finish it in August of this year can I include it in my experiences section? Also if I was only an active member in a premed...
  15. O

    Advertisement Smart Optometry - smartphone/tablet app for eye care experts

    Hello everyone, I am sharing with you a project me and my team were working on for quite some time: Smart Optometry app for eye care professionals. It includes 16 (Android 15) eye tests with an interactive spin. They are not simply static tests from the paper put on the screen, but rather...
  16. Diana@Osmosis

    USMLE/COMLEX Win a free subscription to Osmosis!

    We want you try the Osmosis platform and see for yourself how it can transform the way you study and make learning more efficient. So comment or ask us a question and 3 of you could win a 1-year subscription to Osmosis Prime (winner will be selected by SDN). In the meantime, complete this form...
  17. Diana@Osmosis

    USMLE/COMLEX Transform the way you study

    Osmosis is the most powerful learning platform to learn medicine. It's the only tool that integrates with your curriculum, analyzing what you're learning in the classroom and seamlessly prepares you for board exams and clinical experiences. Sign up to get 1 month free access (SDN Test Prep...
  18. Diana@Osmosis

    USMLE/COMLEX What is Osmosis?

    Osmosis was founded by Shiv Gaglani and Ryan Haynes as two M1 med students at Johns Hopkins. They created it as a tool to improve the way clinicians and students learn and retain information "It started as a crowd source question bank." A little info on our founders: Shiv Gaglani has a BS in...
  19. Y

    sGPA: 3.34, cGPA: 3.5, MCAT: 502 (127/121/127/127)

    Thank you!
  20. M

    commit or quit ?? is 27 TOO OLD to begin medical school ??

    Hi! I have some data for you: ACADEMIC Pre-med in undergrad, Psych degree (2009-2013) <- calling schools and checking whether pre-reqs expire 3.7 sci GPA, 3.8 non-sci GPA I am taking the MCAT in August (took the old version in 2014 and received 29~ 8 PS, 10 BS, 11 V) If I get a competitive...
  21. W

    Chances at Canadian Medical School?

  22. bmattson

    Technology The world's first medical algorithm wiki

    The world's first medical algorithm wiki