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    PhD in Immunology before Residency

    Hello Everyone! I hope you're well. I am a final year US-Img who is considering doing a PhD. I haven't given my Steps yet. A PhD Immunology (not in America but in top 150 university globally) is what I'm thinking. I plan to pursue a career in heme/onc. Since immunotherapy is the future, can this...
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    Incoming Counseling Psychology PhD student

    Someone who's in or been through a Clinical/Counseling doc program, what are some things you wish you knew ahead of time or how do you think you couldve prepared better for the first year of work. Anything absolutely catch you off guard? Is it actually an insane grind or are you still able to...
  3. psychjc

    What are the options for clinical psychology work abroad (outside the US)?

    Hi all! I'm currently a 5th year clinical psychology Ph.D. student who will be starting my predoctoral internship program this summer (which is a little more research-oriented than average). My wife works remotely and has some interest in us potentially living and working abroad (either...
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    Unfunded PhD / PsyD - Worth it?

    Hi all, I recently got accepted to Hofstra's PhD program for clinical psych. It's not funded and tuition is high, after 6 years I calculated it may cost ~130k This program has a good reputation and students go off to either work in private practice or at hospitals in NY. I know in law and...
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    Pharmacy jobs without license

    What jobs are there for PharmD graduates without pharmacist license?
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    Careers in Clinical Psych

    Hi everyone, I am asking for career advice, and I’m going to give you some of my stats/background before I go into my situation. Undergrad GPA: 3.94 Grad GPA: 4.0 No research experience (besides working as a lab assistant for a semester in a Bio lab. I’ve also done plenty of research...
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    Clinical PhD Program - ethicality of clients

    I've changed the original message on this post because I was uncomfortable with how many people had viewed the post. Here's part of what I had posted: The type of clients first year students work with in my program's in house training clinic (it is community mental health, not just students)...
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    Thoughts on Oxford PhD before MD...in career planning crisis

    Hi everyone, I am a current 4th year premed student at Duke. I have always planned on pursuing an MD/PhD but after a fruitful research abroad experience last year I have been offered a (funded) 3-year PhD spot in a lab at Oxford. In terms of my background, I have a 3.99cGPA, 3.97 sGPA...
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    PhD in US

    I am an international student wanting to become a physician scientist in US. I have decided to do a PhD before entering residency program. My question is: 1. How can a medical student with minimal experience in research enter into a good PhD program in US? 2. How to utilise PhD years effectively...
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    Confused about doing a PhD or internal medicine residency

    I am an international student. My future goal is to do research in bioscience field in USA with seeing patients (80/20 ratio). As a general norm, most people do residency in their preferred fields and then do post docs so that they could become physician scientists. However, going through...
  11. Kelly Re

    Navy HPSP

    Is anyone on here applying for the Navy HPSP Clinical Psych program? I am submitting my packet soon and wanted to see who all was also applying!
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    PhD/PsyD PhD/PsyD Psychology program interview invites and admissions (applied Fall 2021 for Fall 2022 admission)

    Hi everyone, It is that time of year to share what psychology doctorate programs people applied to during the Fall 2021, and when they received interview invites. Also, if you were accepted or not/your final decision. Please provide what faculty you wanted to work with as well and who...
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    Physics PhD to Medical School?

    (Apologies if this has been asked previously. I've seen post about PhD --> medical school, but few specifically about physics) I'm currently a PhD student in physics at a top 3 STEM institution in the US. My graduate work has little relevance to medicine. Without getting into the details of my...
  14. ThatPsyGuy

    Counseling Grad Student (and hopefully PhD student) here

    Hey you all. I've been looking at this forum for a bit now, mainly learning more information about grad school and the like. Figured I'd drop an introduction and start chatting properly. As the title says, I'm currently getting my M.A. in Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counseling and I'm in my...
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    2021 Doctoral Public Health (PhD, DrPH, ScD): Applied, Accepted, Waitlisted, Rejected!

    Hi Everyone! I have not yet seen a thread to discuss Doctoral Public Health (PhD, DrPH, ScD) programs. I remember how much the "MPH: Applied, Accepted, Waitlisted, Rejected" thread helped me and so I thought having one for those applying to doctoral programs could also be super beneficial...
  16. User2187

    PhD in health outcomes.. need help

    Hi everyone I am applying for PhD health outcomes research for fall 2022 I am MBBS, MD from India and working in pharmaceutical industry since 1 year My GRE is 312 TOEFL 106 GPA 3.4/4 Have international publications, poster presentation, teaching experience, and 3 yrs industry experience I am...
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    Switching to Psychology from a pre-med

    Hello Everyone! A bit of a long post ahead: I'm not sure if a similar thread has been posted before but I am a student that switched from being very pre-med focused to psychology. I have always had an interest in Psych but never looked seriously into it as a career until I started working at a...
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    Psy.D the right choice?

    So I’m a senior at Kent State majoring in psychology and a minor in human sexuality. My gpa is 3.8 I’m applying to Psy.D and maybe some PhD programs. In clinical and counseling psychology (but preference for counseling psych) Important parts of program are ones with training in biological...
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    Unique to-PhD-or-to-not-PhD situation before MD (with an international twist)

    I’ve scowered the forums and found similar situations, but maybe someone has insightful advice for my specific situation. Heads up- go get a coffee, it’s kind of a long one. Profile Age: 28 BS: Microbiology, minor Sociology, State University, 2017 Worked full-time throughout undergrad. GPA...
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    MFT Masters - Career Changer, Chicago

    I’m currently applying to MFT masters programs in the Chicago area. This is a total career change for me (have been in finance for 13 years) and through my research, I feel like masters is the best way to start my education and get a better understanding of the potential paths to take. My...
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    I applied to the epidemiology, health policy, and behavior and community health departments at UPitt.

    And I think I screwed up. In retrospect, multiple applications show real lack of though. However, my work in global health and international development did fit broadly within all three departments. I got rejected from Epi and Health Policy last week. Now I am worried I might get rejected from...
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    Too late?

    Hello all, I haven’t posted on here in a long time, but I had a question on whether or not it was too late for me to go back for my PhD in clinical psychology. I am an LCSW with 9 years of experience working in hospice and outpatient mental health. I love what I do, but I’m considering going...
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    PhD/PsyD Challenges as Intern with ADHD

    Hello everyone! I have ADHD and internship has brought out the worst of my symptoms. I’m on medication and working with a MD, but everyday I feel like a failure. I have a therapist, but ones covered by my insurance don’t really have training in “executive functioning” or adult ADHD (a very...
  24. confused undergrad

    Life as a DDS/PhD?

    For those who have a dual DDS/PhD degree or are in a DDS/PhD program, what is your career like/going to be like? How much time do you spent practicing dentistry vs doing research or teaching? Do you enjoy it and is it what you imagined? Another side question, is it possible for DDS/PhDs to...
  25. confused undergrad

    Teaching and research as an MD

    Hello, I am interested in learning about the opportunities to teach and do research as an MD. What do you have to do? Post-doc after med school? Get involved with research during med school? How? What would the teaching opportunities look like? I've heard that teaching at the undergrad level is...
  26. confused undergrad

    MD or PhD?

    Hello, I am an undergraduate student majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology and minoring in Public Health and Chemistry. I just finished my second year. I was pre-med when I first entered college, but am now thinking about going to grad school for a PhD for a few reasons: I have a deep interest...
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    Early 30s Science PhD applying to medical school - do you think my application will get attention with 506 MCAT?

    Good afternoon, Happy to finally have joined this website - I've been reading its threads for probably a decade. I would like to apply to medical schools in the state of NJ this cycle, and I am wondering what I could do to maximize my chances of being considered for admission. Long story...
  28. YA1818

    Is it possible to combine specialty training with PhD in the UK?

    Hi guys. I'm new here. I'm a medical doctor. Interested in pursing a PhD program. Meanwhile, I'm still very interested in continuing along my medical path. I'm yet to start a medical specialty training program and I wanted to know if its possible to combine this with a PhD program? Because I...
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    PhD Job outlook for epi Phd... help!

    Hi everyone :hello:, I hold a MD degree from another country. I'm considering pursuing PhD, yet the JOB OUTLOOK discussion (linked below) doesn't look as promising as on school websites. → Questioning career/education choices...Public Health is not a good degree Can't help but wonder if it...
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    DSW reputation over PhD

    Hello all, I am currently getting my MSW. I have an MS in criminal justice. Long story short, I was once in a PhD program for criminal justice. I left it due to it being an extremely toxic program (full of drama and lack of support), and a feeling that staring at stats programs all the time was...
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    Should I go to Med school? I am on the fence. details inside

    Hello! I really need some advice regarding whether I should go to Med school or not. It is going to be long so the Basic question is- should I go to Med school if I think about going to biomedical research? shouldn't a PhD be sufficient? The following details are important in order to...
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    How do I make an application worthy of MD or MD/PhD (Duke-NUS)

    Hello everyone! Thank you so much for taking the time to go through what I have written. I'll try to be as succinct as possible. I am entering my Masters of Science (By Research) in Bioinformatics (2 year program) starting January 2020. Following the completion of my masters, I want to enter...
  33. funky_buddha

    Suffolk University Clinical PhD

    I found a lab at Suffolk that seems pretty on target as far as research interests, and the post doc in my lab knows the PI and says he's an amazing human being. It's likely that I will apply, since it's the only lab I've found locally that really piqued my interest. Apparently Suffolk just...
  34. funky_buddha

    Who here had a positive PhD experience in Clinical? And where?

    I have been seeing and hearing a lot of upsetting things about clinical phd programs as I move closer to applications. Even my sister, who is just going on her clinical internship, has had a pretty miserable experience in her doctoral study. I was wondering if I could hear from some of you who...
  35. 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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    Research interest vs. clinical specialty

    Hello there, Kind of random topic, and I haven't posted much so forgive me if I had put this in the wrong location. I'm a veterinary / PhD student with a background in computer science, and bioinformatics. I'm considering applying to a residency program (after my internship of course), but I'm...
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    Is Public Health What I Am Looking For?

    Hello all, I am trying to get my life together and figure out what kind of program I want to apply to. Some background, I am currently in my junior year of college studying psychology and I plan on getting a PhD/ pursuing a research focused career. I originally planned on going to medical...
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    UCSF vs Gates Scholarship (plz help)

    Hi Everyone! I'm incredibly fortunate to have received acceptances from both UCSF and the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship for a PhD in Computer Science at Cambridge University (waitlisted UCSF MSTP). If I went to UCSF I would send a strong LOI and likely convert to MSTP later if not accepted...
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    F-1 International Student in USA - Advice

    I have noticed few international (non-USA) members here and there posting individual threads asking other members to comment on their chances of getting accepted into a PhD program or an internship (I know it is harder to get an APA accredited internship as an international student) or a post...
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    Doctoral Program Interviews with Writing Component?

    I was recently invited to Pacific University's PsyD interviews and I've decided to go. I know that many people here have negative views of the school, but attending is convenient for me and I feel like it will give me good interview practice, if nothing else. However, I was surprised by the...
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