1. V

    Pre-Dental Advice

    Hi! This is my first post so I am not sure if I am doing this correctly lol but I wanted some advice. I just found out that I failed my second calc 1 exam after a week and a half of studying. I am going to drop the class because there is no way that I will be able to pass with a C. Before I get...
  2. A

    Negotiating call schedule in contract

    I am about to sign my first job after fellowship and had a question about call frequency in the contract. I liked a job and I am in talks with the employer and am negotiating terms. They have 3 other physicians in the practice and I will be joining as the fourth. The employer says the contract...
  3. E

    IM / Hospitalist (after residency)

    I'm almost done my MS-3 and coming closer to making a decision on what I want to do. I've search extensively on my questions written below, but was either outdated or unsatisfied with the answers. Hoping for some clarification. In addition to the work, I value family time > travel > hobbies. I...
  4. Asclepius293

    Ability to Schedule Future Interview After Cancelling Past Freeze Date

    Hey all, I had something important come up on the same day of a scheduled interview. The freeze date on the ERAS self-scheduler has passed already, but I'm confused based on the ERAS user guide. It says that you can still cancel a scheduled interview date after a freeze date has passed. It...
  5. Syeira

    Typical clinical year schedules?

    Hello folks! I'm a third year veterinary student starting my clinical year in the spring. As I'm going through the process of planning my clinical rotations and learning more about our schedule, I'm starting to get a little nervous about the workload associated with clinics. I'm incredibly...
  6. pshere

    Should I change majors/ help on schedule

    My advisor is advising me to change my Psychology major to Biology because my prereqs are getting in the way of my core classes. Since it's hard to fit everything in she thinks if I switch to Bio, I can get my prereqs done easier with it, but Im afraid to change to a Biology major because of the...
  7. idkjustchooseone

    When to take MCAT?

    Hello people! I am a freshman at a CC right now, I will be going to a uni next semester. By the time I transfer, I will have the following classes completed: Gen chem 1 Gen chem 2 Gen bio 1 Calc Two english classes and some other classes that don't matter as much I was looking at my schedule...
  8. deweystrontium

    Is this a plan for success as an M2?

    So our school has basically wrapped up all our systems blocks and we pretty much just have one block left where we'll dive more into the pathology of everything. There will probably be things we haven't covered, but I'm hoping I can fill in the details regarding these things prior to dedicated...
  9. bsneuroscience

    English Prereq Requirement

    I took 2 semesters of dual enrollment English in high school and they also transferred to my university from the community college. They were both 100 level classes and are called English composition 1/ English composition 2. I was wondering if these classes would be okay to fulfill most med...
  10. girlunobserved

    How many hours a day did you study the summer before your STEP 1?

    I'm doing 9 right now, mostly because of my study buddy, and I'm starting to feel overwhelmed because it's summer and I have research projects on top of this
  11. T

    What does the typical attending schedule looks like through the week?

    To preface this whole conversation, I know this will vary from group to group and you can choose between what you want to do, get paid, and live. I've been asking around a lot and talking to various OB's but not a large sample or in depth and I haven't found a whole lot on reddit or sdn so I'll...
  12. Sage of Pale Bones

    Will the awesome folks who wrote up the SDN 100 day 2019 schedule be releasing a 2020 version anytime soon?

    I want to order the prep material early, especially TBR products as those I have to mail order, I'm just wondering if I should wait a bit for an updated schedule with the new AAMC material before I spend the money. Thanks!
  13. I

    Hardest Pre-med courses

    Rank these courses from most to least difficult, please: Genetics OChem 1 Physics 1 Ecology Biochem Intro to Neuro Human Physiology I want to take 2 of these courses over the summer, 3 at the same time in the fall semester, and the rest I will take later. What combination would be the most...
  14. I

    5 sciences 1 semester

    So I'm planning to take 5 sciences in one semester. Intro to Human Physiology Organic Chem 1 Physics 1 Genetics Intro to Neuroscience (21 hours weekly) no labs this semester except for a bio lab. It comes out to be 16 credits out of the 18 max I can take. Am I crazy or doable? I'm doing...
  15. punMD

    Peds Intern schedule. What order do I do it in?

    I realize that, much like the order of M3 rotations, intern year in pediatrics will be similar no matter how you slice and dice it.... I also realize there will be significant variation between programs... HOWEVER... I dont have any specific life events to schedule my vacation and Im not...
  16. Q

    SGU 4th year schedule

    Hello SDN! I am trying to plan my wedding between finishing 4th year and starting residency but am having a hard time choosing a date because I can't find any information regarding when 4th year rotations end and when graduation will be for SGU. I was thinking June but was told the graduation...
  17. I

    Should I delay taking the AAMC FLs until after I've done all BR passages?

    I've been following the 100 Day MCAT study schedule (The 3 Month (100 Day) MCAT Study Schedule Guide: 2019 Edition • Student Doctor Network) and I'm about to take my first AAMC FL in a few days. I was thinking though, shouldn't I wait until I'm done doing the final 1/3 of BR passages for all 10...
  18. S

    Overwhelmed: help figuring out where to start

    I've started and stopped multiple attempts at a MCAT study schedule and am having a hard time figuring out what will be best for me. I'm a non-trad who has been out of school for quite some time to take care of a disabled family member. I tried Kaplan's online course and had trouble keeping up...
  19. DoctorOrdinary

    MCAT test date

    Hey guys, I'm planning on registering for the MCAT soon but want to be 100% sure that I'm scheduling myself appropriately. My plan is to apply as soon as AMCAS opens up, so I would ideally want my scores before June 1st. The latest MCAT date that would allow me to do this would be April 13th...
  20. I

    100-day MCAT schedule re-reading days?

    I've been following the 100-day MCAT study schedule posted on the SDN website pretty religiously so far, but the part that I've been struggling with (and knew I'd struggle with beforehand) are the days where I need to re-read ALL the chapters from the past week all in one day. I'm personally a...
  21. K

    Spring Semester Class Schedule

    Hello, I'm a current freshman, and I'm looking for some advice on what classes I should enroll in this spring. The two options I'm thinking of are.... Linear Algebra (2) Chem 2 (5) Physics 1 (3) Differential Equations (3) English (3) For a total of 16 credit hours or Replace Differential...
  22. P

    Tools for Scheduling Interviews

    I'm using Gmail and Google Calendar right now, but it seems a little overwhelming being attached to my phone 24/7 (or at least during working hours on weekdays), especially when I'm on interviews. Is there an app or program or something to help with this?
  23. M

    Spreading out MCAT study hours

    Hello, I am planning to take the March MCAT. Assuming I have about 5 months to study, I think I should be able to study the often quoted "500 hours" I will be able to dedicate about 30 hrs/week for 6 weeks Then about 40-50 hrs/week for 4 weeks (winter break) Then about 15-20 hrs/week for the...
  24. L

    Need some help and advice on scheduling for next semester!

    So I am in a community college and I am hoping to transfer May 2020. Next semester, I am schedule to take Physics 4A (calculus based), Chem 1B, Botany (Bio), and Calculus 3B (calcu 2). Also, possibly a general ed course that is worth 3 credits too. All the sciences have a lab. I am a freshmen...
  25. E

    Reality of this profession

    I'm a non-trad who completed a post-bac in order to apply to Med Schools. I've been drowning myself in SDN forums as well as talking to other physicians on their lifestyle after the arduous process of Med School + Residency. For me, this path is not about money. Making 250k vs 350k is no...
  26. YesIeyecanD

    Interview Dates xls for 2018-2019 Residency

    Hey Y'all. I just made an account so I could share with my fellow co-hopefuls All the available Interview Dates for all the 2018-2019 Ophthalmology Residency programs in calendar format!! I based it on the available dates as per SF match. Sone schools are listed as TBD but you can complete...
  27. V

    USMLE USMLE Step 2CK schedule and advice

    Hi, I am an non-US IMG. My step 1 result was very low (203). I am very determined to continue my step journey. This October, I will be in the US attending step 2 CK prep in Kaplan NYC. I have alrdy bought Step up to Medicine textbook. I would like to know is there any study schedule suitable...
  28. Shigaliketoxin

    MD Step 2CK timing question

    Hey so I am really confused about the timing of Step 2CK. I'm a brand new MS3 and I know that I have some time to think about it before we start the scheduling process in a few months, but I wanted to get a feel for the options for my situation. I know every situation is different as far as...
  29. Bigboy91

    DAT need to figure out daily study schedule

    I've been taking Dr. Romano's bootcamp class this Summer and I feel that my studying habits are not the most effective. After class I feel tired and don't know how to regain energy to study. Can anyone give me advice and their DAT daily schedule?
  30. S

    TBR Passage Schedule

    How many TBR passages should you do a day? What would be the typical schedule?
  31. T

    Help with schedule

    Hello, I don't know if this is in the right place.. I have only posted one other time and didn't get yelled at, so hopefully this is okay too haha. I'm going into my second year of school, I am 27 years old, so my first 2 semesters consisted of your basic classes at a CC (humanities, English 1...
  32. S

    Critique my MCAT summer study schedule

    Hi, I've created a 3-month MCAT study schedule for this coming 9/19 test date. I was hoping to get some feedback in terms of what I can modify to make it more effective in addition to what I can potentially add to it. I've linked it below...
  33. D

    COMLEX Level 2 PE - Total Duration of PE on Exam Day

    Hello, I'm taking the COMLEX Level 2 PE later this year. I'm trying to complete all my travel arrangements. I was wondering if anyone knew how long the whole day lasts? If i'm scheduled for a morning session, what time will I get out by usually? Thanks!
  34. C

    Less than 3 months, and I only have the TPR set - best schedule?

    I've been browsing the forum and alot of schedules rely heavily on EK or TBP, and I can't seem to find one that focuses more on TPR. Anyone have any suggestions? Edit: I would also like to incorporate khan academy if possible
  35. bsneuroscience

    Ideal Time to Take Biochemistry??

    ***Please feel free to correct me on the timeline process*** I'm a senior high school trying to plan out my college/premed schedule to try to fit in all the prerequisites in 2 years (because MCAT has to be taken before junior year/early junior year + you spend the rest of the year building your...
  36. bsneuroscience

    Overwhelming Freshman Year Schedule??

    **This is my first post on this website, so I'm not 100% sure how to navigate within forums, and I couldn't find a SPECIFIC answer to my question, I'd really like some advice on my decisions! I will be graduating high school in 2 months and will be heading off to a 4-year state uni, it's not a...
  37. S

    How many 300-level science courses too take?

    I will be a non-matriculant at a university, so I will only be taking upper level science courses. I was planning to take three 300 - level courses. Is that too much?
  38. 1

    Advise me please

    Hi guys, So I started prepping for my step 1 almost 6 months ago. I was done with kaplan and uworld. I wasn't doing great on uw. I was primarily using it as a learning tool. I ended my first pass with a 57%. And I scored like a 220 on offline nbme 15. Anyway, I became disheartened and I decided...
  39. H

    Non-traditional post-bacc help (non science background)

    Hello everyone! As the title states, I am a non-traditional student and I am hoping to apply to medical school (MD and DO) in 2019. I am 26, a URM, a former high school English teacher (3 years in a foreign country). I have a cGPA of 3.6something and have only completed one science class so...
  40. BigusDickus

    Stand up comedy and time commitment in Medical School

    Alright, not sure how to start this besides talking about how I don't know how to start this so I'll just jump right in. I do quite a bit of stand up comedy and find it incredibly relaxing and fulfilling when I'm not hitting the books and or in lab. I'm no rising star by any means, but I run my...