stress

  1. doglova

    Toxic work environment sickly little girl help

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  2. lodo.owl

    How bad is it, really? Past grief, multiple withdrawals, and stressing out.

    Hey all, kind of a long background story here but would absolutely love and appreciate any honest feedback and advice. Early 20s. Biracial female (African-American and French/Dutch). Currently I’m a sophomore at a state school. Started my freshman year with a 3.9, started scribing part time in...
  3. lodo.owl

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  4. D

    Feeling Lost & Unmotivated

    I really, really want to become a dentist but there are a lot of things that have been bothering me lately that makes me feel unmotivated sometimes. I'm almost done with my junior year, taken all the main classes for pre-dental and don't know where to go from here. I don't have much...
  5. D

    How to let out stress during dental school!?!?!

    During my second year of dental school I took off my mind from dental school for a few minutes a day by finishing my basement. I am in third year now and I take clinic pretty darn seriously. My schedule is very busy now and I don't have time to do anything else. I barely have time to study for...
  6. vetstudentgirlfriend

    How to Be a Supportive SO?

    I'm new to this site, but my SO is a pre-veterinary student. He is currently waiting to hear back from his vet school of choice and the stress/strain it is putting on our relationship is crazy sometimes. We have the same major (animal sci) and I have a science/animal background because of it, so...
  7. E

    Help?? Am i doing this right?

    Hey guys! i am new to this forum and am really looking for some advice and support, as veterinary medicine is not a very popular major around my area. i am finishing up my second year of college and want to pursue vet medicine. But, im worried about the prereqs for vet school itself and making...
  8. O

    I need HELP!... Advice for senior in high school

    Hi i posted this before but no one replied. But im in dual enrollment and i currently have 44 hrs almost there for my asssoicates, which is (5 classes left) the most i will ever take. Im too sure what to do or how to handle everything while trying to enjoy and do things in ny last year. I also...
  9. O

    URGENT ADVICE!! Discouraged high school senior...help me please

    hi, i made a thread earlier i dont know what the heck happened to it lol. But im in dual enrollment and im trying to get my masticates and i have 5 classes left, which is alot. i have never taken that many before and i need advice on how to handle it being still a senior and balancing school and...
  10. W

    GPA and personal well being

    *from a stressed out second year who just finished a frustrating exam* Feel free to respond to this in any direction you choose. I’m honestly just looking for an affinity group here. To those who are entering the realm of epidemiology and public health, can you speak to the value of...
  11. J

    Timeline concerns

    Hey everyone, I just had a few questions about the timeline of the application process. I finished my AMCAS application in June, but I had some issues getting transcripts and it did not get completed and sent to schools until July 31 (I had taken a community college class in high school, and I...
  12. A

    How many vet exp. hours do you work a year, in pre-vet

    just on average.
  13. T

    MCAT Advice - To take or not to take

    Hi to anyone who sees this. So I am going to do my best not to whine or complain because I know many people have had it far worse than me, but I am not sure what my next steps should be in this situation. So this is my second time taking the MCAT. The first time I took it, I voided it. I was...
  14. Piglet2020

    MD & DO Incoming MS1s Nervous Venting Thread *Share Your Greatest Fear*

    I created this thread so that incoming Class of 2022 students, like myself, can vent their anxieties about starting med school. I know that a lot of students are scared of moving away from home to a new city, immersing themselves in one of the toughest professions, and in short, adjusting to...
  15. X

    MD Whats a good specialty for someone who doesn't have a strong passion for medicine?

    I have realized going through medical school, especially 3rd year clinical, that I do not have a strong passion for medicine. Especially as of late, I have just been going through the motions and trying to avoid anything medicine related as much as possible. Some may say I am just burned out...
  16. F

    Feeling isolated and stressed in Dental school. Advice?

    Hey everyone, I'm a D2 student, and I'm wondering if any of you have advice/similar experiences. Basically I find the people in my class to be competitive and not very understanding of each other's struggles with mental health. For example, I confided in a classmate that I used to speak to...
  17. S

    research stress

    Hi! I recently started a summer research internship, I'm unbelievably lucky to be there and I'm genuinely interested in the project, but I have zero prior experience and I've been feeling super stressed out. I have no idea what the "culture" of working in a lab is like and I can't figure out...
  18. D

    I feel overwhelmed with this exam and it's only the 3rd day.

    I just finished 3rd year and have a pretty good gpa taking all the pre-med reqs at an ok canadian school. I don't think I'm smart because I did poor my first semester, but then figured out how to study and worked hard for my GPA. I understand the MCAT is more critical thinking. I am taking the...
  19. S

    Is my research professor going to regret choosing me?

    I am about to start summer research with my current organic chemistry and organic lab professor (I'm finishing up O chem 2). I don't feel qualified for this research position, since I applied almost a year ago and was accepted before this professor knew how I would do in his organic class (not...
  20. D

    Scored 7 points lower on latest FL, what do I do?

    I've been studying to retake the MCAT for the last 3-ish months, and have taken 3 FL during this study cycle (I took 4 the first time I took it, so I understand pacing and I've never had trouble finishing sections). I took NS 3 which resulted in a 507 and AAMC Sample which was 77%. I felt pretty...
  21. P

    Anxiety in medical school

    I'm an MS1 who's struggled with anxiety since middle school. I've kept it under control my whole life until my second semester of medical school. I don't know how else to describe it other than a "mental breakdown." I've had to take a medical leave of absence from medical school because of what...
  22. H

    Stressed Premed

    I withdrew from chem II earlier in the semester, but even with the lighter course load, school is just beating me down. I know where I went wrong- I started the semester with 7 classes (including labs). I am completing my associate degree and high school diploma at the same time (full time dual...
  23. L

    Is this enough for an update?

    So currently, I am waitlisted or deferred decision at many of my schools. I want to send update letters to help my chances, but I wanted to know if I have enough content to make it a good letter. Updates: -continuing my volunteer activity once a week (prefer not to go into detail because it...
  24. B

    Rebuilding Respect

    Edited to “delete”, as there isn’t apparently a way to do this. I was foolish and assumed this was anonymous, but @sb247 makes some very good points. Thank you for that. At the very least, I’ll bring this up at my next councilling appointment.
  25. Niikkiiii

    In Danger of Failing classes

    Hello friends, So I have finals in a few days, and I am concerned with a couple of classes, and I'm not sure what to do. I am currently failing my anatomy class, but have discussed withdrawing with my professor, so I'm guessing if I fail, I don't think he'll put an F as my grade, but instead...
  26. Niikkiiii

    Having trouble this semester

    Hey all, I have had a pretty rough semester. I guess I would like some reassurance (if possible). I want to go to medical school but I am literally in danger of failing two classes. I have been busting my ass and trying to pull through but I do not know if that will be enough as the semester...
  27. A

    PA vs MD, specific circumstances, money not an issue, etc

    Hi, I had some questions regarding pa school vs med school that I was hoping to get some insight on from those who have more experience than I do, so I make the right decision and don't regret it in the future. Prereq wise for PA school I still need biochem, microbio, genetics, and Ochem lab...
  28. slowthai

    Indoctrination in Medicine

    I already asked this question in the med students forum, but I wanted to hear you guys' take. I hope this is allowed, lol. I was curious. Most fields that require very intense amounts of training require some form of indoctrination or programming. I assume that's true for the field of medicine...
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    How can I be a supportive SO to a new Medical Student

    My boyfriend started medical school about a month ago and Im having some tough moments relating to the stress he's going through. I do my best to be supportive, I do more of the chores, cooking, cleaning to make things less stressful for him. I do my best to help him calm down when he's stressed...
  30. DNA Polymerase

    Stress Management

    This has been asked probably a million times, but I just wanted to bring it up again. Some things have been getting to me lately, and since everything I'm experiencing now is nowhere as stressful as med school, I wanted some input for my sanity in the future. Sometimes I know why I'm stressed...
  31. KeepingUpWithK

    At my breaking point (Advice Needed)

    Latley I've been so stressed out with my college courses to the point of me feeling like I want to quit. I'm now stuck with taking nothing but sciences and a few electives. I'm trying to get into a dental school, even talked to the director of admissions. I've asked for her advice and she told...
  32. X

    MD Just Graduated with MD* and Seeking Advice

    I will try to make this post as concise as I can, and I apologize if I include superfluities or other statements not germane to this inquiry. If there is specific information that would be helpful in terms of understanding my situation, please let me know. Thanks! I just graduated with an MD...
  33. C

    How to handle the stress

    Hi all, As I'm sure many of you have experienced or are experiencing, I'm dealing with the fear of not getting into medical school. It is May and I am on 3 waitlists and feeling hopeless and noticing every mistake I made along the way and feeling more sad every day about this. From my research...
  34. P

    Dealing with stress

    Can anyone please help me out on how to deal with friends that are always concerned on doing well--when i say well i mean those 10% in ur class that always need that A. Im not stupid, but since i only have two years undergrad, they sometimes treat me that way. I do the same as them usually, if...
  35. iamsolemn

    Pharmacy Job Satisfaction/Stress Level?

    Hello, iamsolemn, I am currently trying to find the career path that is right for me and now I have just recently discovered I will find many opportunities in the medical field which will help me develop a genuine passion for medicine. I just wonder how much stress pharmacists experience on a...
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    Scared Surgeon

    Hello I've been an Ob/gyn resident for two months (in my country, a student who has already chosen a speciality is called resident), and I am scared! Don't get me wrong, I love ob/gyn, I love the OR, I love the speciality per sé. The problem is, there is this enormous pressure to learn, there is...
  37. D

    MCAT I am behind

    I have been studying for the MCAT and taking 18 units at the same time. So far, I have finished chemistry content review and still have 3 chapter of physics TBR. I haven't done bio or biochem or psych and my MCAT is on March 31st. What should I do ? I am completely screwed? I can't reschedule...
  38. L

    Need advice from depressed medical students

    I got accepted to medical school and plan to start in the fall. I know I should be happy, and I am, but I'm predominantly nervous because...I have depression. I'm in the process of recovery, but it is a long and arduous process, and because I have being suffering from depression for years now...
  39. N

    Pre Med or Pre Law?

    Hi! This is my first post and I apologize if I am in the wrong place. I am about to begin my second semester of my first year of college. As of now I am taking traditional pre-med classes. I do well, and I enjoy my science courses a lot, but it takes me so much longer to learn the material than...