#medicalschool

  1. M

    Would you suggest to continuously review course material from anatomy, genetics, etc. to help lighten learning load in medical school?

    This may be a dumb question, I’m sorry. I was just wondering if it would be beneficial to me to review courses, such as; anatomy, genetics, cell bio, physiology, biochemistry, etc. I have read about a lot of Medical Students who said that taking these classes helped them when they were having...
  2. F

    Online Undergrad, In Person Prereqs, Please Help

    Hi all, In May, I will graduate with a 4 year degree in psychology. After that, I plan on applying to med school. Here is my issue. I have done my entire degree online at a 4 year college. My prerequisite science courses will be taken in person at a community college along with the labs...
  3. F

    I really just need help.

    I apologize if this isn't in the right place. I am completely new to this website as far as posting goes. I am also sorry in advance for the extrondinarily long post. I am currently in the middle of a breakdown, so bare with me if you can. I truly feel lost. This past year has been insanely...
  4. Kojo90

    Rosalind Franklin Pre Matriculation Program (PMP) 2019 entering class

    Hey everyone! I'm posting this because I do not see a current thread for those who are applying to this program. I can't find much on what benchmarks must be made in the program to gain admission into the medical school. I was hoping you all could share the knowledge on the subject. Also, does...
  5. Perchperkins

    Majoring in Fine Arts as a Pre-Med student?

    Hi everyone, I’m new to this forum. I’m 18 and I’m graduating from high school in a few months. I want to pursue a career in medicine - specifically I want to be a doctor. Initially, I was going to major in biology. But lately I’ve done some research and talked to some other college students and...
  6. A

    Incoming Freshman - Pre-Med GPA at Duke

    Hi everyone, I am planning on attending Duke in the fall for my undergraduate degree. I have heard that Duke classes are incredibly difficult (but you do learn a ton academically from the rigor of the courses) and that the university is notorious for weeding out pre-meds due to grading on the...
  7. I

    WAMC at State Schools and other schools

    Hello everyone, I'm new to SDN and was wondering if I could get some feedback. So I am in my fourth year of college, and am staying an extra year to raise my GPA and take some more upper level science courses. Here are my stats/ECs/etc. Major: B.A. Biological Sciences Certificate Program...
  8. I

    Online Science Core Courses at University Fulfilling Pre-Req Requirements?

    Hello all. I am currently in a dilemma as I am finding it very difficult to go back to school to complete my pre-requisites to apply to medical school while working full time nights as a nurse. In the Fall I tried to take a general chemistry course but had to drop out a few weeks after the start...
  9. L

    Med school competitiveness so far and honors thesis question.

    Hey all, ????I am entering my final semester at CU Boulder and am torn whether or not to write and defend an honors thesis. I am seeking opinions regarding if it is worth the time and commitment considering my crazy schedule resume so far (I am aiming for a top 25 MD school)??? -I am not sure...
  10. T

    Can you apply to medical school as an early college graduate?

    Currently, the plan is that I attend a community college then transfer to a four-year university. Normally, in the transfer program, students take two years at community college and two years at university. My plan is to use the ap credits I have to graduate in 1 year. I would have to take...
  11. H

    What should I do to get into med school at this point? Bad GPA.

    Hello, I am currently in my 3rd year of UG. I am a pre-med hopeful but definitely unsure but still very much wanna be a doctor. I was a great student in high school in the top 5% of my class and a great SAT score. However, I came into college as an engineering major and took core...
  12. DaniO32

    Planning my future with MCAT in mind. Help

    Hi everyone Im taking the MCAT in August, I still have a year before I graduate and plan on spending this time to fine tune and add to my resume, especially because I don't have much leadership roles or skills and lacking shadowing hours. I plan on applying early next cycle and taking a leap...
  13. F

    Where to apply?

    Hi all. I'm a third year biology undergrad applying this 2019 cycle, and am struggling on deciding where the right places to apply to are, considering there are so many choices and I've had conflicting opinions from different people on where I should. Here are some of my stats: -roughly 3.8...
  14. MissPi

    2018-2019 AMCAS Application

    Hi there! It’s official! May 1st has finally arrived.The AMCAS application opens today. Start uploading your documents now! Take your best shot. There is no better time than the present. Best of luck to every applicant. Be encouraged ;). MissPi
  15. Reaching19

    POST BACC QUESTION

    Hi, I am currently a 3rd year in my undergrad. I am planning to enroll in a postbacc program before med school to enhance my academic standings and better prepare me for the mcat. However, I am wondering if I should take physics (which I will be taking in my senior year) since I will be taking...
  16. Mr. 94 feet.

    DO DO SCHOOL FOR ME?

    Hello, I am looking for honest advice on my possibilities on getting an acceptance into a DO school. I have been accepted into a DPT program in my state as a back up plan(PT was my first love). Although, after working in an acute care/trauma hospital for the past year and half I have decided to...
  17. K

    What medical specialties allow you to have your own practice ?

    I mean specialties that allow you to start a practice and work alone so you can control your work hours.
  18. A

    What are my chances?

    -Cumulative GPA: 3.81 -Science GPA: 3.78 -Graduated Summa Cum Laude; Class of 2016 Arizona State University -1,300+ hours of community service in underserved communities (various services) -1 year of neuro-oncology research at Mayo -Tutored at Arizona State for two years -Served as freshman...
  19. S

    Questions about Timeline for Recommendation Letters

    Hi, I'm taking my MCAT on August 24th (late i know but mostly focused on DO). I heard schools won't look at your app till your MCAT scores are in, so I will most likely submit my application in the last week of August. Question- does that mean I won't need to have my recommendation letters in...
  20. S

    Questions on Application Submission Timing

    Hi, I'm taking my MCAT on August 24th (late i know but mostly focused on DO). I heard schools won't look at your app till your MCAT scores are in (Question1: that's true right?), so I will most likely submit my application in the last week of August. Question2- would it help me at all if I...
  21. 3441710

    Has Anyone Been Accepted Into Medical School after a "D"?

    Hello, everyone, and thank you for taking the time to read this thread. I recently finished my senior year at my university with a major in biology and I plan on applying to medical schools in the near future. Due to personal reasons, I was not able to get a successful grade in my biochemistry...
  22. D

    Should I Retake the MCAT?

    Hi Everyone, I just recieved my MCAT scores. I got a 510. However, it's a bit unbalanced. My CARS section is a bit low. This is my score report: 127 for P/S 125 for CARS 129 for Bio 129 for psych Any thoughts? Should I retake the MCAT? To improve my CARS? Also, I have a 3.67 GPA. What are my...
  23. N

    Everybody says that doctors work for many hours but this article disagrees with them?

    This article was written by the AMA and it says that most of the doctors work less than 80 hours a week so why do I keep on seeing doctors complaining about their work hours ? http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/ama-wire/post/many-hours-average-physician-workweek
  24. N

    Please clear this thing up for me about the single accreditation system ?

    There will only be 1 accreditation system which is the ACGME , right ? Also, can you please point out a few things that will change for MD graduates ?
  25. N

    Two questions about medical residency programs in the US ?

    1- Who accredits medical residency programs (at this moment) ? 2- What is the importance of enrolling in an accredited program ? I mean , what happens if a person enrolls in an unaccredited residency program ? As far as i am concerned, the ACGME and the AOA are the ones who accredit medical...
  26. N

    A question about the ACGME/AOA merge ?

    Will the requirements be the same for IMGs wishing to enroll in an Allopathic residency program in 2020 (after the merge) as they are now ?
  27. N

    A question about the ACGME/AOA merge ?

    Will the requirements be the same for IMGs wishing to enroll in an Allopathic residency program in 2020 (after the merge) as they are now ?
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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 ?
  31. 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 ?
  32. 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 ?
  33. 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...
  34. C

    Iowa vs. Cincinnati, Med School Choice

    I am from Michigan, so both would be out of state tuition for me, but I heard that you can get in-state tuition at Cinci after one year. But, does money really matter as much if (perhaps) Iowa is a better school? But, since Iowa is in a small town, does it matter that there might not be as much...
  35. B

    Does human nutrition count as a science letter?

    Hi guys, I have a bit of a dilemma. I have tried repeatedly to get letters from biology/chemistry/biochemistry professors, but I was either ignored, or told nastily they weren't going to write me one. It was pretty upsetting. I have a letter from a human nutrition professor (with a PhD) who I...