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    NP Student thinking about going pre-med

    Hello, my name is anonymousman. I am 25 years old. I have been a nurse for three years. I currently work part time and I am in nurse practitioner school. I am halfway done with the program. I will be done with NP school this December if I hustle or next May if I take my time. I am underwhelmed...
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    Is there any benefit for me staying in state? (Texas resident)

    Say for example I get accepted to both UIWSOM and LECOM (I currently have interviews for both). LECOM is WAY cheaper than UIWSOM which makes it pretty attractive. UIWSOM is about 56k per year tution and LECOM is around 32k. However, UIWSOM is in my home state of Texas, and im not sure if that...
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    Pursuing an Master of Divinity before or after Medical School (Earning multiple degrees)

    Hello SDN, I had a question about pursuing a Masters of Divinity degree either before or after seminary. I am an evangelical Christian (open to advice from whoever) who loves to study the Bible and theology, I'd love to be involved in church ministry. At the same time I love science and...
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  5. king17887

    Med School List Help. 3.95 sGPA 510 MCAT

    Hey everyone! I would greatly appreciate it if I could get a critical review of my med school list. I just want to make sure I'm doing well with targeting schools that I will fit best in. Thanks in advance! Stats: Resident of AL, cGPA: 3.97, sGPA: 3.95 MCAT: 510 Research: 1600 hrs - 1...
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    Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine/ New Schools

    Hi guys, This is a new school opening in Conroe (near Houston Tx), and I was wondering if anyone has information about whether this school will be accepting applicants during this cycle? Or are they going to accept applicants for the 2020 cycle? Also, are there any other new DO or MD schools...
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    cheap dental schools

    Hello. Do you know which are the cheapest dental schools with low cost tuition in the US that have international program for foreign dentists ?
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    Pre-Med to Pre-Dental

    Hey guys, I'm currently a 3rd year undergrad who is seriously considering the switch from pre-med to pre-dental. Since I have been pre-med up until now, a lot of my ECs are more directly related to MD admissions such as about 200h of shadowing physicians, 2 years of part-time EMT work, 300h...
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    Rejection thread, stats?

    Worried about applying this late into the cycle, anyone been rejected from multiple schools?
  10. Snickerdoodle1996

    Basic Pharmacology Course Before Medical School

    Hi everyone, My university offers a basic pharmacology course tailored to serve as a foundation for medical school. I am working on my schedule for my last semester before starting medical school in the Fall. I am wondering if it is worth taking this course or if I should just take other...
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    Matriculation Intent Form- Due today but not ready!

    I received an offer of admission 1 week ago at an MD school (school A). I already have another offer at a school (School B) that is a better fit for me. I've been asked to submit a matriculation intent form by 5 pm today for school A. While I am mostly sure I will be attending B, I feel like I...
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    Should I tell med schools I've been accepted to about other offers?

    Hi everyone, I just logged into the portal of a medical school I've been accepted to. There is a section of the online portal that says "In this space, you may update the admissions committee with other offers you may have received." It isn't required. Is there an advantage to be had if I tell...
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    MD Dating, Older Med. Student

    Hey y'all, I'm a 29 year old male, plan is to start Med. School at 32. Never dated before, life happened, Medical crisis, procedure, all better now, 100% and I am back in college to go to Med. School. I don't want to be single forever right ... and I am not sure how and when I will meet the girl...
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    What Classes Do I Have Left to Take?

    So these () are all the classes I have taken so far and maintained 3.8 GPA. I am majoring in chemistry and was wondering what I should take to have a good chance at most dental schools. I have 3 semesters left: Spring 19, Fall 19, and Spring 20. How should I spread the classes to make time for...
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    Low UGPA, High Post-Bacc GPA/MCAT - School List?

    Hello everyone. I’m a 28 year old DIY post-bacc student in California finishing up my last few classes for transcript repair, and getting ready to apply in the 2019 cycle. Background: I graduated from UCLA with a Physics/Math double major with a low 2.5 GPA (total ~90 units that count towards...
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    Low UGPA, High Post-Bacc GPA/MCAT - School List?

    Hello everyone. I’m a 28 year old DIY post-bacc student in California finishing up my last few classes for transcript repair, and getting ready to apply in the 2019 cycle. Background: I graduated from UCLA with a Physics/Math double major with a low 2.5 GPA (total ~90 units that count towards...
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    CCO vs ICO vs NECO

    Hi all, I am new here, and though I have read through similar topic threads, I believe there is not much info on CCO. Plus, NECO has changed a lot recently adding a lot to their clinic which I think should be considered. I have got acceptance from all three schools. While I'm very grateful...
  18. RichardSwiss

    Best Dental School?

    Procrastinating D2 here, just thought I'd get opinions on the best dental schools in the U.S. just for fun :laugh: This can include the best specialty programs as well as heavily biased opinions... It's all for fun! Thanks!:horns::horns::horns:
  19. Tsunnami

    MD & DO Thread on Competitiveness & Unity in Medical School

    I think about perhaps publishing later a paper about this, or just entertain the subject in a conversation, or just reflect on it on my own - whatever the case is going to be, my intention is to fill this thread with everyone's experience regarding: - the competitiveness and/or unity they...
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    Shenandoah University Class of 2023

    Everyone share your application status and if called for an interview , please share us your interview experience.
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  22. medstudent1215

    Help with Interview Decisions

    Hey all, I am in a financial bind and am struggling to afford all my interviews. I have 7 more interviews scheduled so far and now have an acceptance to Alabama COM! I am trying to decide which (if any) interview's I should now turn down, but that is tough to do without ever even seeing the...
  23. medstudent1215

    Help with Interview Decisions

    Hey all, I am in a financial bind. I have 7 more interviews scheduled so far and now have an acceptance to Alabama COM! I am trying to decide which (if any) interview's I should now turn down, but that is tough to do without ever even seeing the schools of who's interviews I would turn down. So...
  24. medstudent1215

    Thank You emails following interview

    Is this something that is common to do? I had never even thought about it, or heard of it before my last interview where someone asked "is it okay if we send thank you emails to our interviewers?" The speaker knew what she was talking about and said that the school accepts them. How many people...
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    Taking NAPLEX early – Special Circumstance?

    Hey guys, I’m graduating in 2019…along with 14,000+ PharmDs and I’m trying to graduate before them by precisely 4-5 months. Most schools finish their APPE rotations and graduate in May/June. I scheduled my APPE rotations so that I finish in January 2019. No brainer here, I’m looking to take my...
  26. dvase813

    Personal Statement Revision Help

    Would any of you be so kind to read my personal statement and tell me what you think? I will work on grammar, however, I would like to see what you think about what I have in it and the direction I went with it. Thank you!
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    Retake Mcat? or roll with it

    So I recently took the MCAT again, previous score 501 126/123/127/125, new score is 505 126/126/126/127, I thought I was gonna get a much better score but I messed up bad in bio. Anyways I am worried that the 4 point increase doesn't look like a good enough increase for a reapplicant. Last year...
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    School list help

    Hi I have already applied to all my state schools and I believe I have the stats to atleast get an interview into one of them. Can someone tell me if these OOS schools are worth applying based on my stats: MCAT- 515 GPA - 3.99 sGPA-3.99 -baylor -ucsd -ucsf -emory -uconn
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    need to take 1-2 schools off! please help with list!

    Hi, im applying with a 3.3 GPA and a strong upward trend of a 3.8 the last 2 years. I got a 18AA, and a 15QR (lowest score) everything else was 19/20. Im retaking my DAT in early September, but I'm submitting now. Everything else on my application is realllyyyyy strong. Really strong LORs, PS...
  30. Lavaniel

    Vet school interview attire - grey hair okay?

    Hey! I start my VMCAS applications next summer, so I have a bit to start planning. However, I have suffered from Avoidant Personality Disorder and social anxiety, and one of the ways I have circumvented shying away from social situations is granny-grey hair, and its Sparks brand Silvermist to...
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    Married man... how to live during Optometry school?

    Whenever I go to optometry school, I will be faced with the challenge of finding a home, getting a job, moving, etc. All of this including the stress of admission, financial aid, and overall focus on study. This is a challenge I'm accepting, and I am prepared to create a high-quality, positive...
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    Steps on how can a filipino doctor become a US doctor?

    Im currently taking medicine at MCU (manila central university) which is not that famous as to other medschool but after I graduate I’m planning to have my residency in Chicago. Can anyone tell me what are the steps on how will I be able to have my residency in US. What are the requirements and...
  33. lovehate

    is participating in a summer camp considered matriculation

    I was accepted to a medical school that has a 5 day summer camp next week. Is participation in this camp considered the start of matriculation? I am asking this because I am on the waitlist at another school and I know they can't offer me an acceptance once I matriculate at any other school.
  34. Franzliszt1

    MD + Grade Trend. Siren Song?

    Dear SDN, Thanks for taking time to read my thoughts, I just finished my undergraduate degree. I moved to a college far from home and started with a year of mediocrity. The next year had poorer grades but still salvageable. My upper level cGPA is a 3.853 and two of those semesters were...
  35. Franzliszt1

    Updated Lizzy M school selector?

    Hi SDN, Relatively new to these forums. I was wondering if anyone has knowledge of a school selector that incorporates newer data than the Lizzy M school selector from 2010. It would be much appreciated if you would share. Thanks in advance.
  36. Franzliszt1

    Fraternity Involvement? I think it will look good.

    Dear SDN, Thank you for taking time to read this small dilemma. I'm filling out the Work/Experiences section of the application. I had plenty of important experiences both while as a pledge and an active member of my fraternity. Especially under the category "leadership". However, I've heard...
  37. DTOWN

    I'm having second thoughts about DPT school

    Hey guys, I have a question for current DPT students, PT's, PTA's and anyone else out there that has a good knowledge of the professional world of Physical Therapy. Recently I was accepted into DPT school. I've already denied one school, and am on the verge of having to make another decision...
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    Out of State vs. California Pharm School

    What would be a better pick if you had to choose, out of state school or stay in Cali? I am having a hard decision picking one considering which school would give me the best opportunity to network and land a job in Cali (eventually) and residency.
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    NYU or Maryland?

    Hello everyone. I'm having a hard time deciding between NYU and UMB. I'm a Maryland resident, so yes large cost difference. However, I don't like Baltimore and if it doesn't negatively affect my education or cripple me with debt in the future, the extra $ may be worth it for me to live the last...