neuroscience

  1. C

    Bit of a sticky situation... Should I switch colleges or stay where I am and adjust?

    Hello, all. I'm in a bit of a weird situation and seeking some advice. I was attending a very small state college while attending a technical college. One was for my undergraduate degree and one was to become a licensed EMT for clinical experience. The state college (3 weeks into classes) denied...
  2. C

    Which class to take?

    Wondering which class to take between these two. Upper division Neuro course (good professor, however only two exams make up the grade. Not the best test taker, but an easy course) Biochem II (good professor, four exams (less weight on each exam), but would prob need a bit more study time...
  3. bsneuroscience

    Stats & Biostatistics

    Hello all, I am currently taking a statistics course as a freshman student, and I've heard medical schools and medicine in general use A LOT more of statistics than calculus. Should I take biostatistics next semester or take calc 1 and be done with my math prereqs? The biostats class is geared...
  4. M

    PhD/PsyD PhD in Psychology or Neuroscience

    Hello all, I am looking for some advice. To get straight to the point, if I want to research the neural basis of mental illness, would I be better off getting a PhD in psychology or neuroscience (or something else entirely, like epidemiology)? I have thought about going into clinical psych, but...
  5. P

    What PHD is right for me?

    Hello, all! This is kind of a confusing question; I would appreciate any help I can get. I am interested in the MD/Ph.D. programs. Regarding research, I am interested in the role that genetics plays in mental disorders/psychology. What route(s) could I take to achieve this? I will go over what...
  6. M

    What Field am I Looking For?

    Hey everyone!!! I am a college junior studying biopsychology and I am trying to figure out what I want to do with my life. Up until recently I have been planning on going to medical school but decided that I actually want to go into research instead. I have done really well in my research...
  7. forthegloryofGodmd

    Taking classes outside of your curriculum

    I'm a second year neuroscience major and I have most of the mcat/med school pre-requisites in my curriculum except for biochemistry (which I intend to take). However, I have quite a few classes (outside my curriculum) that I want to take to be more prepared for the mcat and med school classes...
  8. I

    Neuroscience vs Bio major at UVA?

    Hi everyone, I'm a rising second year at UVA and I have a tough decision to make before the school year begins. I have all of the necessary classes needed to declare either a neuroscience major or a biology major, with the exception of one course for the neuroscience major and 2 semesters of gen...
  9. C

    Bad Grade in Gen Chem II Lab

    Hi - I am a cognitive science major (a junior in college) and I am considering doing a psychology grad program with a focus on neuroscience. One thing that worries me is that I received a terrible grade in gen chem II lab- a D+ (I understood the material, but I was late with turning in lab...
  10. danidoodle

    PhD/PsyD Is it worth pursuing neuropsychology after an unrelated bachelor’s?

    Hi everyone, I’ve recently been going back and forth between phrsuong occupational therapy or pursuing neuropsychology. I completed a bachelor’s degree in December in Business Management, but during my junior year had realized this was not the path I wanted to follow. I decided to take the...
  11. B

    Minor or advanced classes?

    Hello! I’m currently an upper sophomore aiming for a B.S. in psychology and a minor in neuroscience- with the rate of the classes that I’m taking, I could be done with everything (in addition to my college’s general ed requirements) by the end of junior year. The terms of my scholarship do not...
  12. M

    Q: Spinothalamic tract lesions - Brown Sequard vs syringomyelia?

    Hello everyone, I'm pretty new to the forums even though I've been reading the threads a lot, and I would appreciate the help I could get on this issue; To my understanding, syringomyelia causes compression and damage to the anterior commissure which leads to bilateral loss of pain and...
  13. U

    Which university has a stronger undergraduate neuroscience program: University of Miami or WashU?

    I am aware that Washington University in St. Louis is ranked higher than the University of Miami overall, but I was wondering which university has a better/stronger undergraduate program in Neuroscience? I've been told the University of Miami by my college counselor, but would like to get some...
  14. Pebble Wrestler

    M.S. versus Semester off

    Hello! So I am in a somewhat unique circumstance in that I have been accepted to WVU SoM (incoming MS1 in Fall 18) during the 2nd year of a PhD program with the intention of transferring from MD --> MD/PhD during MS2. However, after much thought and deliberation I have decided against obtaining...
  15. KingofMaskedSinger

    Neuroscience major

    I'm a current first year neuroscience major and was wondering if anyone else on here could tell me their experience getting a bachelor's in NS at NYU or just a bachelor's in neuroscience in general. I am kind of on the fence about whether or not I should stick with it or switch to something...
  16. J

    Pre-med track at NYU? + Neural Science major?

    Hi everyone! I'm currently a Medical student in Switzerland (1st year). However, I'm having major difficulties with regards to my language of study, as I'm fluent in English (I think in English and have always studied in English) and my Medical course is in French. Besides making eloquent...
  17. BigLadyBugBelly

    3.6-.7 GPA Neuro/English double major school selection?

    Hey everyone! I want to get an idea for what MD/DO schools I could be eligible for and what I can do to improve my current standing. I'm a senior pre-med Neuroscience and English double-major at Georgia State University with an expected 3.6-3.7 cGPA and a 3.3-3.4 sGPA upon graduating. I'm a...
  18. MedDesigner

    MD/MPH or BME ?

    Hi Everyone, I'm a non-traditional student looking to get deeper into the medical field. I was an Industrial Design Undergrad and focused on Medical Technology. I created a technology, no working on licensing for rehabilitation tech for deaf and hard of hearing. In my undergrad I focused on...
  19. N

    Post Bac, Masters or Ph.D? (Clinical Neuropsychology)

    I am going into my last year of undergrad and I need advice on the best route to take after I graduate. The professors I have worked for seem to disagree on how hard it is to get into a Ph.D program that has a masters degree component. My long term goal is to become a clinical neuropsychologist...
  20. 8

    Am I independent enough for MSTP

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  21. sagehen47

    The Action Potential? (NextStep FL #4, Q21)

    The question is as follows: When an odorous molecule binds to olfactory receptors, the cell transduces the information into an electrical signal that travels to the brain for processing. Which of the following accurately describes the state of the voltage-gated channels on this cell during the...
  22. N

    Declaring Pre Med as a Junior

    Hi all, I am declaring pre med neuroscience as a junior with 71 credits. I plan on trying to take all of my pre med reqs Fall 17, Spring 18, Summer 18, and Fall 18. I have no prior XP in this field however I am a fast learner (rather unmotivated usually), 3.7 GPA but I'm sure I could do better...
  23. N

    What should my objective be on my resume?

    I am currently persuing an associates of arts in Biology to major in Neuroscience. Aspiring to go to med school. I want to gain clinical experience as well as research experience or a job related to my career path. I am Interested in anything related to neurology, neuroscience, Neuroradiology...
  24. O

    Residency in Europe

    Hello people, Introduction: I am a 4th year medical student in Europe. I was thinking about doing my residency in USA or a western european country. Lately, everyone is telling that the working hours in USA are more compared to Europe(80 vs 48 to be exact, even though not all countries apply...
  25. Richanesthesiologist

    How to get published?

    I am currently participating at an REU (or SPUR whichever sounds better) program at a major public research university on the west coast. I will only be here for 10 weeks, and was wondering if I can get published in the amount of time. It is a brand new project that I just started working on. If...
  26. S

    Career Change from Neuro to Epi

    Hi everyone. I have recently found an interest in epidemiology after having spent the last few years pursuing a degree/career in neuroscience. Naturally, I am not completely familiar with admissions standards for PH schools, so I'd like some advice on how to better my application/prepare myself...
  27. K

    Considering DO School with clinical neurology experience

    Hi all, First time poster here. I graduated last year (2016) with a B.A. in neuroscience and psychology. I am currently working as a clinical research assistant and study coordinator in the neurology department (movement disorders clinic) of a hospital. I also did an undergraduate internship...
  28. 8

    Should I make the undergrad lab switch?

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  29. T

    BU vs Northeastern for Neuroscience

    Hi everyone! I think I've read 37984574380 articles at this point regarding the various caveats of choosing an undergrad for pre med, so I would love to hear from some "real" people about their opinions on the two schools that I am currently deciding between. Right now, I have narrowed down...
  30. C

    Cognitive Neuroscience straight after High School

    Hi there. I'm a junior in high school, outside the United States and my subjects are English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology. I want to pursue Cognitive Neuroscience in college in the US right after I graduate. Any tips/advice on what I should do for extra college credit? Is it...
  31. J

    Non-trad, non-US IMG – get a PhD?

    Hi everyone! I am a South-Asian IMG, with a quite twisted experience and background. I am in my mid-thirties, and haven’t done any clinical practice in the past 7+ years. I migrated to Canada seven years ago and have become a citizen now. In the past years I have done a MS in epidemiology, and...
  32. A

    Pre-med with a graphic design major?

    I am very fickle-minded. I had my future set to becoming a neurologist / neuroscientist / neurosurgeon / something along that field. I find the brain to be extremely fascinating and I wanted to pursue something that involves research and clinical trials with the brain, but thinking about it, I...
  33. Glexz29

    Premed Undergrad? Brown vs. UChicago vs. Duke vs. others

    Hi everyone! I'm currently a senior in high school and was recently accepted to Brown University. I was also waitlisted at several other universities, including the University of Chicago, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Dartmouth, Wash U, Cornell, Northwestern, and Vanderbilt. After speaking to my...
  34. neur0cat

    Advice needed: Does it matter if PhD is in Psych (Neuroscience track) vs. PhD in Neuroscience?

    Hi all, Non-trad applying to MD programs here. I'm curious if it matters to admission committees that my PhD is in Psychology (Neuroscience track)? I'm not sure if committees would regard this differently from having a PhD in Neuroscience from a Biological Sciences department instead? I do have...
  35. M

    Masters in Neuroscience, potential pathway to PhD?

    I am currently debating attending a master's of neuroscience in Europe and was wondering if anyone could give me some advice. I am interested in clinical neuropsychology but realized during a PhD interview/prospective student weekend that clinical neuropsychology programs appear to neglect the...
  36. M

    Masters in Neuroscience, potential pathway to PhD?

    I am currently debating attending a master's of neuroscience in Europe and was wondering if anyone could give me some advice. I am interested in clinical neuropsychology but through a PhD interview/prospective student weekend, I learned hat clinical neuropsychology programs appear to neglect...
  37. BAG101

    Neuroscience or Endocrinology??

    I am looking at courses to take next fall and I am trying to see which one would better prepare me for coursework in optometry. One course is neuroscience and the other is endocrinology. I was wondering if anyone that was in optometry school or is currently in optometry school could tell me...
  38. riderfirnen

    Tattoos on Neurosurgeon

    I'm a sophomore in high school, and I'm hoping to major in neuroscience as an undergraduate and hopefully, someday, I'd like to become a neurosurgeon. I was just recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and I wanted to get a medical alert tattoo on my wrist. Could this be a problem for me in the...
  39. J

    Neuropsychology question- Therapy?

    Hello everyone! This is my first time posting. I have a question that might seem obvious, but I want to double check before I make any final decisions. I am applying for graduate school for the Fall of 2018, and I'm interested in doing mostly neuroimaging research with human subjects with some...