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    Trying to Overcome Anxiety/Panic Disorder in First Year

    I’m a first year optometry student, currently in my second semester. I worked so hard to be in this position, spent years working as a tech and fell in love with this field. I also have anxiety/panic disorder that I’m medicated for (at max dose for my antidepressant), have had therapy for, etc...
  2. S


    I took my exam Monday (04/05) I walked out feeling horrible. I was a 4.0 student and studied HARD all of APPE's. I thought all my questions were hard! SO much HIV and ONCO!!! I am checking NABP website every 5 minutes and am freaking out. Does anyone have any advice? I think people who said the...
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    Should I reapply again?

    Stats: cGPA: 3.44 sGPA: 3.18 MCAT: 501 I didn't apply to too many DO schools, I did around 8 schools and so far. I submitted 11 applications, but I only returned 8 of the supplementals. So far, I have 2 rejections, 1 interview and then rejection, and the rest are silent lol. So I decided to...
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    Panic attack due to nitrous oxide?

    Not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I recently had a somewhat terrifying wisdom tooth extraction while being put under nitrous oxide. I read beforehand that nitrous oxide is supposed to relax you or even give you a euphoric high, so I went in feeling very calm. After the...
  5. bunnybutt3000

    Need Biochemistry Course (after graduating)

    Hey! I found out only too late that the biochemistry course I took in my undergrad doesn't count toward KCUMB's 3 semester hour biochemistry requirement. I looked at 2 community colleges near me and neither seem to offer it, and applying to the local university would cost nearly 1,000$ for just...
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    Am I doing this right?

    I recently graduated (C/O 2016) from H.S. with a 4.0 (unweighted) as Valedictorian. I dual enrolled and took Philosophy and English 1102 at my local state college during HS. I earned A+ in both. I will be attending the University of Georgia this fall. I didn't want to sit at home all summer and...
  7. sagooch

    MCAT test center double booked - exam pushed back/when to apply