puerto rico

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    IAUPR School of Optometrist closing for Good

    Heard this from a school employee that accreditation committee to shut down school might just be a temporary shut down until things improve. Has anyone else heard the same?
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    Discrimination in School

    I was wondering if there was/is as much discrimination in other schools as there is in IAUPR. IAUPR professors are biased towards Puerto Ricans shown by the amount of rewards given exclusively to undeserving Puerto Rican students who cheated like the 9 who graduated today, I thought it was...
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    Technology in Eyecare/IAUPR thoughts

    I'd like other Optometrists and optometry students thoughts on this. NECO just posted on FB a video showing their updated clinical training center with all new up to date equipment. I know other schools also have state of the art clinic training areas. Do you believe that having these...
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    IAUPR/Latest Tech in OD schools leads to better Optometrists?

    I'd like other Optometrists and optometry students thoughts on this. NECO posted on FB a video showing their updated clinical training center with what looks like all new up to date equipment. I know other schools also have state of the art clinic training areas. Do you believe that having these...
  5. Bisbenzimide

    Dental School Ranking and Puerto Rico

    Does anyone have a "good" list with the dental school rankings? The ones I've found have some variance or don't list all of them. Also, I will be applying this cycle and wanted to hear people's opinions on Puerto Rico School of Dentistry. If it's cheap, and accredited by the ADA, why don't more...
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    IAUPR

    Has anyone heard anything from IAUPR? I wanted to apply there too but the website is still down:( I heard the college reopened already but I'm just wondering if they're still accepting applicants for the next cycle?
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    Transfer?

    Hello. I'm a student from Puerto Rico. As you probably know, we were affected by hurricane Maria and I have not had school in almost a month. I was wondering how hard is it to get into Rutgers University. I'm a microbiology student. I don't like excuses, but there are many reasons I have dropped...
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    Puerto Rico Optometry School

    Hey guys! I figured I'll start a thread for those of us applying to IAUPR this cycle:) Applying to grad schools can be hella stressful but hopefully we can help each other out through the process:)
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    Chances and a few questions.

    Hello. I'm currently pursuing a bachelor degree in science with a concentration in industrial microbiology. I live in Puerto Rico. Am I considered a minority in the Unites States? What is the advantage of this? I have a 3.71 cumulative GPA and a 3.62 in sciences. I'm volunteering in a home for...
  10. Joanne Fernandez-Lopez

    Puerto Rico Veterinary License

    Hello! I am in the process of trying to obtain a PR veterinary license. Any help with what the testing might be like, a study guide you might have available or study tips will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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    Resultados de San Juan Bautista Match

    Que tal los resultados para la Escuela de Medicina de San Juan Bautista para el Match 2017? Quien se apunta para compartir las (buenas) noticias de los estudiantes del cuarto año? Que Dios les bendiga y que ustedes comparten con los demás en los EEUU para que sepan lo que este pasando en SJB...
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    University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine

    Hi! I'm looking into dental schools inside the US. I am a naturalized citizen of the United States but I was born in Cuba. Spanish is my maternal tongue but I am fluid in both English and Spanish. I wanted to know if anyone has experience with the Univeristy of Puerto Rico because it seems...
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    UCC vs SJB SOM

    Hi, I have been accepted into UCC and SJB in PR. I know there is a versus thread of this two schools but I would like a more updated opinion. Accreditation for SJB is not a problem anymore, so I won't take that into consideration.
  14. jugodeparcha

    San Juan Bautista vs. Universidad Central del Caribe

    I know there's already a thread like this but it's from 5 years ago and there's a lot of arguing about legitimacy of PR schools and such... anyway I need to make a decision here, and I hope someone with knowledge about the PR schools can help me. I am an OOS applicant, Spanish speaker with 95%...
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    Puerta rican student interested in going to Med School in US

    I'm a student from Puerto Rico interested in going to Med School in US. I'm doing a dual degree in chem and microbiology. My GPA so far is 3.81. I have done 3 (12 credits) years of research in biomedicine and genetics with two different professors. Also, I did a co-op with a pharmaceutical...
  16. jamiedrew

    Family medicine in Puerto Rico?

    Hi all! I'm a 3rd year med student thinking I will apply to family medicine next year - I'm very much thinking of applying to the Puerto Rico programs, there are 4 it seems on AAFP and I was wondering what everyone's experience has been applying/interviewing/doing residency at any number of...