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    General Admissions & OTCAS Low undergrad stats. Should I go OTA route before applying for OT?

    I graduated back in 2015 with bachelor's in psych. I was pre-OT before but I messed up in my anatomy classes and ended up with a low GPA of 3.18. Since graduating, I've been working in a medical office and would like to apply to OT school again. I am wondering if I should go through OTA school...
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    NYC MCAT Study Group?

    Hey guys, So I started studying for the MCAT recently, but I'm really the only one of my friends going for MD right now so is anyone in the NYC area currently studying for the MCAT that would want to study together occasionally? If you would, feel free to comment on the thread or DM me! thanks
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    NYC/Nassau County GPRs that let you place implants

    Hey all, I'm looking into GPRs now in the Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Nassau County areas, and I'm looking for one that allows PGY-1s to place 15+ implants over the course of the year. I hear the VA allows this, but I'm hoping to find multiple options. I know what the GPRs advertise, but...
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    Applying for a job after completing GPR in NYC

    Hi all, I'm about to start my GPR residency on July 1st in NYC. I like to plan things out mentally ahead of time, so I wanted to know exactly how the process works around this time next year in terms of applying for jobs/receiving licensure. From what I've read, it seems that many people...
  5. funky_buddha

    Clinical Psych PhD at the New School in NYC?

    Hi all, This is my first post here but also the reason I made an account (other than finding some helpful stuff when browsing). I am soon to be applying to clinical PhD programs and looking to find a lab that has an emphasis on psychophysiology and affect. I recently got connected to a PI at...
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    Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai vs. Weill Cornell Medicine

    Mt. Sinai Pros All lectures are recorded & non-mandatory Really cares about student wellness; many of the students seemed genuinely happy (as far as medical school wellness goes) Protected half-days every Tuesday (nothing scheduled after 12PM) & an examination system that allows students to...
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    Position Swap Swap or transfer PGY-2 FM in FL to Northeast

    I'm a PGY-1 at a reputable university program in Central Florida, looking to move to NYC or surrounding areas to be closer to my husband. Any help would be appreciated, thank you!
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    3 bedrooms for rent in queens NYC

    Hey guys, I’m a 4th year medical student taking a year off before residency. I’m helping my parents rent out a vacant apartment they have. It’ a 3 bedroom apartment located in a good neighborhood called Briarwood. Each bedroom is going for 1200 on a month to month contract. What’s included ...
  9. wengerout

    Best GPR's in NYC?

    What are the best program in NYC for molar endo, implants, and cosmetics/veneers?
  10. coribear09

    second year looking for advice on AEGD/GPR

    Hey I was curious about how competitive it is to get accepted into an out of state GPR or AEGD residency program?? I currently attend the OU College of Dentistry and don't plan to stay in Oklahoma City. My grades are good, I have a 3.7 halfway through second year and I help out with ASDA events...
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    Radiology interview swap 2018 2019

    I was looking for a current interview swap thread for this cycle and seems like we don't have one yet. So here it is! Looking to swap 11/5 interview at Columbia (DR) for any later date. If you are in NYC or if you think you can make it on 11/5 please please let me know. I would really...
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    Position Available PGY 5, Geriatric Psychiatry , 2019, NY

    Mount Sinai Beth Israel Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship We are currently accepting applicants for 2019 to 2020 academic year and hope that you will give consideration to our very strong fellowship program in Geriatric Psychiatry here at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel. We offer a very strong...
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    WAMC superthread

    I am a DO applying this cycle and was wondering if I have a decent chance at matching given that I won't have my STEP 2 CK by the time I apply...(9/15) here are my stats: DO SSP member (AOA for DO)- grade went down so I'm in second quartile now Lots of community service +volunteering Tutoring...
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    NYC MCAT Prep Courses

    Hi all, It's my first post on Student Doctor Network, and as I'm new to this I may have missed a recent thread. I am wondering if anyone has suggestions as to an in-person MCAT course offered in or around NYC (accessible without a car) ideally starting this fall within the next few weeks. I...
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    Too early to send in-area email?

    I have an interview scheduled for the first week of October for a school in NYC and would ideally love to only make one trip up there. Is it too early to send an in-area email to other schools I applied to in the city? I hesitate to wait too long because early interview slots are likely filling...
  17. MedSmithie

    In the Area Notification Etiquette- How far should you be, and should you mention which school?

    Hello all, I have received an II in the NYC area for September, and I am a bit confused by the conflicting advice on the internet regarding In the Area emails/calls. I go to school about 5 hours from NYC, and the train is expensive. I know that this is nothing compared to students who have to...
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    RN-BSN to MD

    hello all, I know this has been asked a lot and I’ve asked this previously too... but I have different questions and I can really use your help. *please respond only if you have concrete info and know the topic, I’ve been getting mixed info lately and I don’t want to get confused anymore than...
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    What Are My Chances: WAMC Podiatry

    Hi guys, same old question but I did not find a right answer for my sister's situation. Well, she has 3.0 cGPA and 2.85 science GPA with 18 MCAT score. She's a junior now and wants to apply next year, so she wants to know if she could a decent chance to get in a pod school. Seriously, this...
  20. thefoothealer

    Renting NYCPM students: renting room

    Hello NYCPM students I am renting a room • bathroom (shared) and all utilities included (water, gas, electricity, heat) and access to the balcony/porch included at anytime. New bed included + drawer Looking for 1 student • The room is in Union City, NJ - 5 mins away from Lincoln tunnel, 2 blocks...
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    Part Time Ophthalmic Assistant Pre-med/Gap Years New York City ****

    Will train the right candidate! Must be highly reliable and quick learner. Work Includes Complex Multi-tasking Clinical interaction with patients and physicians Excellent opportunity for pre-medical candidate Important role in small medical practice with warm patient centered environment Two...
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    CCNY Experience?

    Could anyone that goes to CCNY pre-med share some insight on what its like, as well as what the surrounding area is like? How are classes, what do you do for fun on weekends, ect. Thanks!
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    MCAT tutoring in NY

    Does anyone have any experience working with a tutor in NY (long island nassau county or the NYC area) for the MCAT exam? If you can tell me about your experiences with a specific tutor who was helpful, that would be great. let me know your thoughts! :)
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    Other OT-Related Information New York City Department of Education OT Scholarship 2018

    Hi! Would anyone (those who have applied in the past) happen to know how this process is like? I submitted everything and haven’t received any sort of confirmation whatsoever. I know interviews are held in June but will they communicate before then? Any insight will be appreciated. Thank you.
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    [Canadian] NYU vs. Pitt (OOS)

    Hi everyone, I wanted to get your opinions and feedbacks. First of all I know previous years others have asked for similar comparisons. I need an updated one and specifically between these two schools. I'll give my own opinion based on what I have read, heard, seen in the interview, etc. I've...
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    Position Swap PGY 2 IM in NYC

    Hello - I am trying to switch from New England area to NYC or any program close to the city. Currently a PGY 1 IM (categorical) trying to find a PGY 2 IM spot starting July 2018.
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    Position Swap IM PGY1 position available for swap

    Hi, guys. I just joined here. I was wondering if any of you are interested to swap or know an open or off-cycle PGY1 or 2 position. I'm a IM PGY-1 in Florida. The program is actually pretty good, live by the beach, perfect weather. Any speciality is welcomed, keeping an open mind. I like NYC and...
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    Pace University

    Hi everyone, Did anyone attend the post-baccalaureate program premed at Pace University, NYC campus? I am applying for next year and was looking for some comments on the program as a whole. Any info is appreciated :)
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    DPT Houston to NYC

    I’m seriously looking into moving from Houston to New York City next year to practice pediatric physical therapy (hospital outpatient facility or private outpatient facility). I would have 3 years experience and my PCS certification. What kind of salary should I expect? Is it possible to live in...
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    Columbia Ophthalmology Residency / Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

    Hey Ophtho applicants, Columbia residents here! Our program has undergone a number of substantive changes in the past few years, so we thought we’d reach out in the medium we remember using as med students ourselves. Major changes include an increase from 3 to 4 residents per year with the...
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    Einstein vs. SUNY Downstate

    I was just taken off the waitlist at Einstein and am conflicted. 28 y/o M non-trad moving from SF to NYC. Background in software sales and real estate before making the switch. Any and all input would be appreciated! Downstate Pros -- Live off campus in a fun part of New York = better...
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    Position Swap HEME ONC FELLOW NYC 2017 July

    I would like to ask if anybody here is interested in moving to Newyork city for a heme onc position as first or second year. I matched in NYC , but would like to stay in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus (ohio) , WVU or Detroit.
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    Room for Rent - 2 Bedroom in Astoria, Queens

    I'm renting out a room in my 2 bedroom apartment. You’ll be sharing the apartment with me. It is located in Astoria, Queens which is a very nice and safe neighborhood with lots of restaurants, grocery stores and Laundromats nearby. Its 2 blocks away from the N&Q subways (3 min walk) and a total...
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    Mount Sinai vs. NYU

    Fortunate enough to have acceptances to two great NY medical schools. Costs of attendance are approximately the same with NYU being slightly more expensive due to more expensive housing--I'm not really using cost as a decision-making factor. I already decided against Vanderbilt and UVA largely...
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    Stony Brook vs. Downstate

    I've been fortunate enough to be accepted at both Stony Brook and Downstate. I've checked out previous threads, but a lot of them seem outdated, especially given the recent curriculum changes at each of these schools. I was wondering if anybody could help me make a decision. Stony Brook Pros...
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    Best NYC Electives and Residencies in OB/GYN

    Hello. I am a 2nd year medical student. I am interested in pursuing my residency training (+ fellowship + eventual career) in NYC. At this point, I think I am interested in OB/GYN (to eventually pursue REI or MFM). I was considering some of the residency programs in NYC including Cornell...
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    Jobs/Informal Post Docs NY Area

    Hi everyone, I am currently a psychology intern and trying to figure out what to do upon completion of my internship in August 2017. Many of my cohort-mates and co-interns have obtained formal (typically clinical) post-doc positions for next year in areas of specialty (i.e. neuropsych...
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    Mt Sinai staff pharmacist shifts

    Does anyone know if any Mt. Sinai hospitals in NYC schedule 10-hour staff pharmacist shifts (day, evening or graveyard) as opposed to the standard 8-hour shift?
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    Pre-Pharm Student in NYC area looking for advice.

    Hey, I'm a pre-pharm Student. I'm majoring in Biochemistry at Seton Hall and will be graduating in the Spring of 2018. I'm planning on taking the PCAT later. I will be taking a Pharmacy tech course and will be volunteering at a hospital following some pharmacists. I don't have any research yet...
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    Job Opportunities for ftd?

    Hi everyone, While studying for NBDE Part I, if a Foreign Trained Dentist wants to earn money what are the job opportunities? According to my search Dental assisting is the best one. What do you think?