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    Even After a PhD, Passion for Medicine Still Strong... at 32!

    Hello all, around 2013, at the age of 27 I was at a crossroads, by then, I had earned my masters in business to follow my undergraduate degree; do I continue on the PhD path or should I finally stop ignoring the beast within me and pursue what I always knew I needed to do: become a medical...
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    MD Dating, Older Med. Student

    Hey y'all, I'm a 29 year old male, plan is to start Med. School at 32. Never dated before, life happened, Medical crisis, procedure, all better now, 100% and I am back in college to go to Med. School. I don't want to be single forever right ... and I am not sure how and when I will meet the girl...
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    Pre-Med Inquiry at 24 years old

    I’ve just recently started my undergrad at Arizona State University for Biological Sciences. The only concern is it’s an online degree, but the prerequisite classes that require a lab are on campus. I live in Georgia, so as an example: Organic Chemistry’s lecture portion is taught online. I’ll...
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    Accepted to 1 year postbac at 31 - cold feet?

    Hi there, I've been extremely lucky enough to be accepted to a top 1-year post-bac program with linkage opportunities. For a variety of reasons, I followed a different track in life, and am currently seeing success in the business world. I'm comfortable financially and happy in my role. Though...
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    The Laws of Medicine - for older nontrads

    For those nontraditional applicants who wonder if they are too late, too old or too handicapped to change careers and enter medicine, this one is for you. Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD, wrote a splendid little book entitled: The Laws of Medicine: Field Notes from an Uncertain Science By...
  6. hs764

    Med school experience as an older student

    I would love to hear about the experience of some older students in medical school, particularly if there are not many other older students at your school. I'll be applying this spring and should I get accepted anywhere, I'll be 31 when I start. The info I have about the schools I'm applying...
  7. lhargreavescrewe

    Kiss me goodnight and tell me I'm pretty

    This is a shameless attention seeking style of please help me note. Please note brief life story will follow - annoying, I know, but I would appreciate the read and comments, please bear with me. I'm 25, long story short, standard dead mother by 7, evil step mother by 11, kicked out at 16...
  8. lhargreavescrewe

    Kiss me goodnight and tell me I'm pretty

    This is a shameless attention seeking style of please help me note. Please note brief life story will follow - annoying, I know, but I would appreciate the read and comments, please bear with me. I'm 25, long story short, standard dead mother by 7, evil step mother by 11, kicked out at 16...