nih irta

  1. Cecii

    NIH IRTA Hopeful

    My dilemma that I face is that it seems that I have the chance to graduate early ( I am currently a sophomore) this is mainly to relieve the burden on my family that is college costs since they've been insistent they bare the costs. Since I desire to make my families lives much easier I may in...
  2. S

    Gap Year Dilemma

    Hi All, I am taking two gap years. Here are my stats: GPA: 3:95 from Hopkins MCAT: 506 (I am struggling with CARS and the mental fatigue it causes. Moved to the US 5 years ago. Will retake next year in May) 4 years of basic research I graduated in June and have an offer from an NIH basic lab...
  3. S

    Gap Year Options

    Hi All, I graduated college in May and am currently finalizing my choice for my gap year. My stats: 3.95 GPA from a top 10 school 4 years of research with multiple awards and one publication 506 MCAT My MCAT ended up 10 points lower than my test averages that I decided on taking two gap years...
  4. S

    Asking a Rec Letter Writer

    Hi, I had previously gotten letters from 3 profs that I wanted to apply MD. I got my MCAT back a week ago and it was low enough to deter me from submitting AMCAS. Now, I'm trying to ask them to submit letters for twoe-year programs, and will have to let them know somehow that I'll be applying...
  5. A

    NIH IRTA roomate

    Hey everyone, I am looking for a roomate that has been accepted into the NIH IRTA program. I will be moving the MD/DC area in late August 2018 (around August 20th) to begin an IRTA postbac fellowship. I am a 22 year old male. I would like to live in DC, most likely near the DuPont metro or the...
  6. D

    NIH IRTA @ NCI Frederick

    Hi all, I just recently got a position for a postbacc at NCI Frederick that I am still deciding on. Wanted to know other peoples experience living in Frederick, MD for a whole year doing the NIH IRTA or just living there. What's there to do out there? Feeling concerned that I wont get to enjoy...
  7. P

    Best foot forward at this point in time?

    I'm a recent graduate with a BA in health science and policy and I plan to go on for an MPH in epidemiology, environmental health, or health & behavioral sciences. Maybe a dual degree? I'm very interested in disability, neuropsychology, environmental health and the medical humanities. I have...
  8. J

    NIH irta Housing

    Hey everyone, I have recently accepted a position in Bethesda, Maryland working at the NIH. I am going to be part of the IRTA program and I was looking for a roommate/roommates to live with during my time. I start the last week of August so finding a place to live before that time will be...
  9. L

    Roommate Looking for roommates for NIH irta housing

    My friend and I will be working in Bethesda, MD, at the NIH IRTA postbac at the beginning of this summer. We are considering renting a house, and we are looking for roommates if anyone is interested. We have found some 4-bedroom offers in the 3k-4k rent range. Send a private message if interested
  10. L

    Looking for NIH IRTA roommate

    My friend and I will be working in Bethesda, MD, at the NIH IRTA postbac at the beginning of this summer. We are considering renting a house, and we are looking for roommates if anyone is interested. We have found some 4-bedroom offers in the 3k-4k rent range. Send a private message if interested
  11. RayitoLX

    Post-Bac Bioengineering Research & Schools

    Hi everyone! First post, hoping to feel welcome here. I am currently a senior graduating with degrees in EE and physics, and I will be applying for MD/PhD programs this June. Because of the timeline, this means I will be looking and applying to year-long experiences in research for 2016-2017...
  12. A

    NIH IRTA

    I'm about to graduate my undergraduate this May and am considering applying for the NIH IRTA program during my gap year. I will also be applying to medical school this next summer. At that point, I will have a year and a half experience as an undergraduate research assistant. I have actual...