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    Help needed for selecting between two gap year positions

    Hey SDN fam I hope you all are well. I'm a pre-med graduating in May and I got offered two positions for my gap year. One is in a research technician position at a well know medical school in NYC doing very cool research and the other is a medical assistant job at a clinic in my hometown...
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    What to do about a poor research experience

    I'm in the process of completing an application for an MD-PhD program and of course the question about past research experience has come up. Two summers ago I approached a professor from my department as I was interested in carrying out a project under them. They interviewed me and I was told...
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    Incoming Freshman - Pre-Med GPA at Duke

    Hi everyone, I am planning on attending Duke in the fall for my undergraduate degree. I have heard that Duke classes are incredibly difficult (but you do learn a ton academically from the rigor of the courses) and that the university is notorious for weeding out pre-meds due to grading on the...
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    Med school competitiveness so far and honors thesis question.

    Hey all, ????I am entering my final semester at CU Boulder and am torn whether or not to write and defend an honors thesis. I am seeking opinions regarding if it is worth the time and commitment considering my crazy schedule resume so far (I am aiming for a top 25 MD school)??? -I am not sure...
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    Position Wanted Looking: Anesthesiology oriented and/or locum tenems

    Looking for now with an Ohio medical license. I am willing to relocate anywhere. I completed an internship in general surgery during the month of July 2018. I am interested in any opportunity with training (preference for Anesthesiology-related research/work but open to everything) prior to...
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    Research for Pediatric Residency

    Does anybody know how important it is that the research you're doing in medical school is in the same specialty as the one you're intending to apply for residency? i.e. if I'm intending to apply for pediatric residency, is there even a point in doing a research project in Obgyn / IM / surgery...
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    Help in my junior year needed

    Hi all, I'm a junior in a forensic chemistry program at my school. As of right now I have a 3.59 cGPA and a 3.51 sGPA. I have not yet taken the MCAT; but, I'm not too stressed about it. My primary concern is I have no research/internships on my pre-med resume and no shadow either. Can some...
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    Scribe for 1 gap year or cancer research for 2 gap years?

    I am having difficulty choosing between a cancer research lab tech position at a top 30 med school in a big city for 2 years or just scribing for one year. I am ready to apply this June for 2019, I have a 3.7/516, great LRs and decent ECs. - Already have 400hrs of high quality patient contact...
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    Position Wanted Internship to Anesthesiology Residency 1 Year Gap

    Hello all, I am about to finish my intern year in general surgery at a well-known institution in southern California. I have a secured position as a CA-1 in the Midwest starting 7/2019. In the interim, I am eligible for licensing and would like to get involved in anesthesiology research...
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    Gap Year Uncertainty, please help !

    Hey Guys! Thanks in advance for your help Prior to applying to medical school, I plan on taking two gap years and applying the summer following that of my graduation. I would like to spend this year continuing work in my lab (productive, already have a first author pub) and working part time so...
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    what are my chances? CA/US 3.5GPA 510MCAT

    Hi guys, Sorry I meant Canada & US not California xD 3.5 GPA (OMSAS scale), 510 MCAT 131/125/125/129 - this is my only MCAT (although I voided a test 3 years ago, which is the previous version) I was consistently getting 127+ for CARS and 130+ for BIO during prep but had an anxiety attack :(...
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    Good/bad idea to switch research labs?

    I've been working in a health psychology research lab for a semester. I kinda like the work we do, however I'm conflicted on whether or not I should switch to another lab next year. My experience has been great in this lab so far. All the research assistants and post-bacs and post-docs are...
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    Looking for innovative early-stage researchers to join research initiative on children's mental heal

    Are you interested in contributing to novel, ground-breaking solutions in mental health of children? The Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG), an Austrian research organisation, are looking for open minds who want to join our Open Innovation in Science initiative. We are currently searching for...
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    How to retry after rejection letters

    Greetings, I'm reading the different threads, trying to determine my personal chances as well and looking for those statements that confirm my fears: the GRE and research experience really are determining factors when looking to get into a PHD program. I realize that's simplistic, but out of...
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    microsoft word

    I'm writing up an article using Microsoft Word 2007. The citation style can be changed. I want to use ISO690 with numerical references. Is there a way to make all the numerical references superscript?