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  1. D

    Can you do a dual degree MPH program if selected for the NHSC scholarship?

    Hello, everyone! I know this cycle hasn't even opened yet, but a huge goal of mine is to be able to complete an MPH degree while a dental school. I'm interested in applying for this scholarship, but I would reconsider if they wouldn't allow me to do the dual degree in dental school.
  2. Flying Penguin

    A bit torn between service and research...

    For the past year I have been serving on the exec board of a non-profit that works directly with a group of underserved members of our community, and it has easily been the most fulfilling experience I've ever had. We are very hands-on and it's just so rewarding to see tangible progress/actual...
  3. Petieaz

    New Zealand

    Hi, I’m an American and an American trained dentist. I am hoping to establish some professional relationships abroad, particularly in a New Zealand. I am interested in international service and possibly practicing in New Zealand down the road. I was wondering if there are any New Zealanders that...
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    Has anyone ever had bad volunteer experiences?

    I'm saying this because, I've been volunteering in the patient care program at a unit in a hospital. I've been made fun of several times by the nurses, respiratory therapists, and physical therapists there and I always hear them make sly remarks towards me, I even had two nurses laugh at me and...
  5. D

    Best Proofreading/ Editing Service for Personal Statement

    Hi everyone. I'm a third year DO student interested in going into FM for residency. I need some help in trying to find the best proofreading service that won't break the bank . Writing has never been my strong suit so I just want to make sure my PS is up to par. Thanks in advanced for your help!
  6. K

    hours !?

    I saw a post that said if an admissions person saw a lot of research hours in comparison to volunteering that would be frowned upon, and I spent two school years and two summers doing research. My volunteer hours pale in comparison. I volunteered every summer since college started and during my...
  7. L

    Need opinions on service project idea (cannabis education)

    I'm considering options for a service project for the upcoming year. One topic that appeals to my personal interests/experience is cannabis abuse, abuse prevention, and addiction recovery. I lived as a cannabis addict for about five years between my sophomore year of high school and junior year...
  8. L

    Need opinions on service project idea (cannabis education)

    I'm considering options for a service project for the upcoming year. One topic that appeals to my personal interests/experience is cannabis abuse, abuse prevention, and addiction recovery. I lived as a cannabis addict for about five years between my sophomore year of high school and junior year...
  9. PsycheDrJ

    Professional Personal Statement Editing Service

    It's crunch time and I have written several drafts for my personal statement and other essays for the Texas application. I'm a perfectionist and would feel significantly better turning my drafts over to an experienced professional to fine tune them or tell me I need a complete reboot and guide...
  10. amg_la

    School List? Heavy ECs, 3.88 cGPA, 3.88 sGPA, MCAT TBD

    I am trying to figure out my applicaion list for this 2017 cycle. Im taking the MCAT on 5/18 so ill have a more definitive list when I finally have my score but I would appreciate any advice you can give me on schools to apply for. Really hoping for a baylor acceptance under grad school rank...
  11. RogueBanana

    Where to find Community Service Opportunities?

    Hey all, I've decided to take the popular advice on this forum and assume I will be a re-applicant until proven otherwise. As such, I have decided to address my lack of non-clinical volunteer work. So I was just wondering if anyone had tips on where to find part time community service...
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    Letter of Rec & Volunteer hours

    Hi I was wondering if anyone knew more about the letters of recommendation. I am wondering how many I need and who they should be from. Do I need to have letters from multiple professors? Or can I have some from doctors I shadowed, professors, and professionals (such as supervisors from...
  13. Robert W Jones

    Part time job for med students (Software selling)

    Hi everyone, We are an ambitious startup, GetReminds.com. GetReminds automates appointment reminders process and reduces no-shows by 70%. We have successful cases where GetReminds generate $6500/mo. If you are a student and want extra cash - sell our software for a big commission. We will pay...
  14. A

    Screw Cancer

    In one way or another, cancer seems to touch everyone over the course of their lives. Anyone who has a loved one battling cancer or lost someone to the disease knows that this is a challenging and emotional time, in particular when it involves a parent. It can be easy to feel overwhelmed and...
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    Ideas to present at exec board meeting for community service

    I was recently voted Community Service Committee Head of Sigma Alpha Pi JSU chapter; aka The National Society of Leadership and Success. I want to take advantage of this opportunity obviously for purposes of med school applications, but more importantly to create a positive momentum for the...
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    Clinical Experience

    What exactly counts as clinical experience or volunteering? What are some examples of clinical volunteering? I have some shadowing and 20 hrs of being a medical translator at local free clinic. Would volunteering as a medical scribe count as clinical exposure? Do med schools generally like to...