plagiarism

  1. A

    Silicon Valley Software Engineer to Medical School

    Hello, I am currently employed as a software engineer at a SV Tech company. I am considering switching in to medicine. I graduated from a UC 6 months ago with a double major in bioengineering and electrical engineering, my final GPA was 3.46. I had an emotional setback towards the end of my...
  2. D

    Institutional action for alleged plagiarism. Should I report it on my med school apps??

    Hey y'all. I'm applying to MD and DO schools this coming cycle. I'm conflicted as to whether to mention my "institutional action" on the applications. My sophomore year of college I got in trouble for alleged plagiarism of a lab report. Supposedly I didn't cite the primary literature article I...
  3. M

    Academic Integrity - Accused of Plagiarism. Soon to be applicant.

    I am currently a Senior in College who has a competitive GPA and MCAT score, with good recommendations by professors. I was just accused of academic dishonesty by one of my blowoff classes. I was careless and did not do enough paraphrasing on a relatively small assignment and was called into her...
  4. L

    Falsification of document and PA school

    Hi everyone, I am a bio student graduating in May with my associate's degree. I have intent to get my bachelor's degree and my master's in physician assistant studies. My issue is, two years ago I had asked a student to cover and sign for me for animal care duty at my school. I was in a really...
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    Falsification of document and PA school

    Hi everyone, I am a bio student graduating in May with my associate's degree. I have intent to get my bachelor's degree and my master's in physician assistant studies. My issue is, two years ago I had asked a student to cover and sign for me for animal care duty at my school. I was in a really...
  6. J

    Plagarism on acceptance to med school

    Hi, I'm a biology pre-med student who really wants to be a doctor. Because of my aspirations I have always wanted my college grades to be high and unfortunately I took it too far. In my general chemistry lab we had to write weekly lab reports and your grade in the class depends on the TA you...
  7. 1STYEARSLYTHERIN

    Abstract = Self Plagiarism?

    I am a first year Clinical Psychology student. During my master's program I wrote an abstract that was accepted at a conference. Unfortunately, I ended up not being able to go to the conference and present the poster. I withdrew my submission and neither I nor my poster attended. I am...
  8. TorontoCowboy

    How closely should test prep match the AAMC?

    Please answer the poll question above and leave comments if you have them. I am curious if the SDN/premed community is kosher with prep companies making "very close copies" of AAMC material and then reselling it to students as their own original work. How close is too close? Some prep companies...
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    Institutional Action

    Hi! I am fairly new to sdn, and would like some advice on my issue here. I've looked at a lot institutional action threads but couldn't find one exactly like mine. I wanted to talk about how and if I should disclose my "institutional action" and how badly you think this would affect my chances...