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  2. M

    MD Scared Rural First Generation App--Will I get in?

    I'm terrified. I'm in this alone, and I feel like I don't have enough community service hours! Rural and Underserved birthplace and residence. West Virginia Degree: Chemistry, State University MCAT: 512 GPA: 3.68 BCPM, 4.0 AO, 3.77 Total Clinical Volunteer: 104 hours at hospital, but counting on...
  3. N

    Gross/Mildly Dangerous Things In Medical School?

    I will be starting medical school in a year (I'm a senior in a BS/MD program), and I had a few questions about medical school that I'd rather not ask profs/other students because I don't want to look unprofessional/stupid/like I'd be a bad doctor. So I thought I'd post here! I have been leaning...
  4. pillowfighty

    I ended my 1yr relationship to focus on school, scared I made the wrong decision

    So I ended my 1 year relationship with my girlfriend (lesbians) yesterday and I'm heartbroken. We both mutually agreed on it and decided the best decision was to end things because I needed to focus on my undergrad studies while she wanted to still be a kid and experience life in that regard...
  5. N

    PANICKING during APPE rotations

    Just shy of a year from graduating from pharmacy school and feeling absolutely terrified. Most of my time on rotations has been spent watching other professionals in their fields--doctors, veterinarians, even nurses--thinking I should have done that instead. I feel like I've never disliked...
  6. M

    Just started- terrified (LECOM LDP)

    Hi! I'm a fresh LDP Medical student at LECOM, and i'm absolutely terrified. I just need some advice. And to know I'll be okay. I want this so, so bad. And i'm so scared I'll lose it. I want to be a doctor. I've wanted to be a doctor for a long, long time. And I don't want to fail. It's my...
  7. D

    Pan!c at the office

    I’ve just completed my first week at a dental office post grad, and I hate it. The office that hired me stated I would have a mentor and I would be helping to handle their huge population of new patients. When I arrive for my first day I come in to an ornery Dr. who states he “ doesn’t know why...
  8. GodIsBeautiful

    PCAT date coming soon; I'm scared!

    Am I the only person frightened to take my PCAT? I live in New York, and my test day is on July 18th. I'm so frightened, I feel like I've studied a lot, but nothing is retaining. If you have any tips of how I can overcome this burdening fear, please comment below! It would be much needed; much...
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    NAPLEX/Residency Nerves and Anxiety

    hi everyone, I’ve been studying nonstop for my boards, and I can’t help but feel discouraged. I feel like there is so much that I dont know, and I’m not ready to be a resident. I did very well in school and on rotations, but somehow it’s different when you now have to re-memorize everything in...
  10. Awkotaku

    What classes did you take before the MCAT?

    Hi, I am currently a sophomore in college and have taken general chemistry, physics, English, psychology, sociology, mathematics, and some statistics courses. I will be taking biology and organic chemistry in my junior year, genetics the summer before my senior year, and taking the yearlong...
  11. K.Ar.I.Na

    Doctor and Police Officers

    Alright so this is my first time posting to the forums so bear with me. I am currently in medical school and my fiance has just been accepted to the police academy. Though I'm so proud of him for accomplishing his dreams and goals, I'm a little afraid for our future. As you guys know cops and...
  12. F

    Shadowing trouble!!

    Hello! I created an account on this website specifically for this post. I am a third year Bio Psych Double major chem minor with a 3.8 GPA at my university. Over the past year I have been shadowing a trauma surgeon and absolutely fell in love with it. The doctor I work with recommended me to a...
  13. C

    In need of advice mstp and md applicant

    I applied to both mstp and md programs at several Texas schools. I had one interview with A&M in mid July for both programs, but nothing since then. I am concerned that a lot of schools won't consider me because I applied to both programs. Did I completely screw myself over? Stats: 3.57 GPA...
  14. Jay_Tito

    Very worried. Could I get your opinion on my stats thus far?

    Hey there So I just finished out my freshman year with the following grades: Semester 1 = 3 A's, 1 B, 1 C Semester 2 = 5 A's, 1 B Total = cGPA is 3.6 I'm scared that I will not be able to maintain good grades as I advance to the upper level courses (especially since I'm taking Ochem next...
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    Study Frustration

    Hey guys, I am in my first week of studying for the DAT (taking them 2nd of August). I follow Ari's study guide and change them a bit to better fit what I need to study more or less. I am religiously looking through threads and reading what other people are doing to study. Most people suggest...
  16. Hermione_Granger

    Critical mistakes on Step 2CS

    Guys, I'm not kidding. This isn't a situation where I forgot Fam Hx in a few cases. I made some next level, embarrassing, ridiculous mistakes that will haunt me for the next 3 months. I'm an IMG who got 240+ on Step 1, English is my native language, and I want to go into Psych. Haven't taken CK...
  17. T

    Scared of every procedure

    Please help me. I'm scared of Every procedure. And there isn't a department I haven't had a blackout in. I know that I feel that the patients are gonna be in pain during the procedure, so I freak out. And trust me this is not my problem I try to stand in the front and be brave and watch...
  18. T

    Am i in a good position?

    Hello all, I am somewhat in a mid-college crisis and I would like to hear some of your responses with regard to the position that I am currently in. I began my college career as a Pre-PT major. I was doing exceptionally well (3.85 & 4.0 my first two semesters) and started to think maybe I can...
  19. J

    3 F's first semester, am I screwed?

    I'm 20, a junior in college, and a medical school hopeful. I live in North Dakota, am Native American, but I am so scared that my chances to attend medical school were completely ruined by my first semester of freshman year. I received 3 F's, as well as 1 D. I didn't take it seriously at all, I...
  20. S

    Stay or Leave?

    Hey everyone, So usually I don’t do this but I’m in dire need of help and thought I would turn to you all for advice. This is a little long so bear with me. I’m currently in my first year of family medicine residency (about 5 months in) and I don’t like it. It’s not even my program or the...
  21. N

    Other OT-Related Information Older Hopeful Student: Confused and Questioning!

    Hi, all! I'm 40 and never graduated college. When I was 17-20 I dabbled and half arsed some community college. Didn't get many credits and had a terrible gpa. I'm without skills, without a degree and just now coming to the realization that I'm not a kid and don't "have plenty of time" to...
  22. colormecolorful

    So When Should I be Getting Interview Invites?

    So here's the deal. I applied to 15 schools and completed secondaries for 9 of them by the end of August. Now it's October 1 and I've only gotten one interview. When should I be freaking out? Some people say end of October, others say to stick it out until April. What's everyone's opinion?
  23. geologynerd

    scared about DAT

    My test is two weeks away. I am almost done going through CHAD's videos for orgo and gen chem. I am very comfortable with math. I bought bootcamp recently and have been doing PAT practice on it. I work 40+ hours a week and only have a few hours each day to study. Bio I am also worried about. I...
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    Help, I keep getting 16's what is this 3 weeks until my DAT kinda freaked out :rofl:
  25. Hey ug

    The usual chance me post...

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    New to the pre-dentistry world

    Hey! So graduated highschool may 2015 and I ultimately decided to take a gap year in between college, I did this because honestly I had/have no clue on what I would like to study, but I recently made up my mind to go to school to become a dentist. I know I must obtain my bachelors of science...
  27. A

    I think I just hurt a patient and now I'm freaking out

    So I'm on my OB rotation and the teaching has been subpar to say the least. A lady was in labor today and terrified about having a laceration so as she was pushing (2+ station) I was doing some posterior pressure with perineal massage. Now at this point it is just me and the labor nurses. The...
  28. S

    Severe Anxiety While In Vet School

    Hello, I am in my 2nd semester at vet school and am running into a situation that I was hoping someone could give me some guidance on. I thoroughly enjoy the veterinary program...there is no question about that. I couldn't ask for a better program :) I went home over the Christmas break this...
  29. Tonkspaws

    Scared of the pressures of vet med?

    Is anyone else afraid for the amount of commitment you have to make for vet med. I love the field and I'm really passionate about it , but sometimes I worry about the financial burdens being a vet will cause as well as how demanding the job is. I see the vets a my work constantly staying late...
  30. MindyProject20x

    Are all chances ruined for Columbia?

    I am a sophomore. I got an F in orgo. My school does grade replacement, so if I redo the class the new grade will replace the F for my gpa, but you will still see on my transcript the F. My gpa is like a 2.6 with the F. I got a C in calc, too, and B's in my other science courses. But ny...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Help Please!!!!

    Hi! I am currently applying to OT schools and am petrified that I won't get in anywhere!!! I currently am an undergrad at a school known for its health sciences so my science part of my prereqs aren't fantastic (C+ in anatomy and physiology i and B- in II) I need to know what everyone thinks...