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    Mcat prep

    hello all, This is my first post on studentdoctor. Im 24 and just graduated undergrad yesterday, and I'm wanting to start my MCAT prep. I plan on doing the 100 day SN2ED and MCATjelly study plan. However, every time I sit down to prep, I lose concentration, get overwhelmed, and get stressed...
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    Application Home Stretch, 2016/2017

    As the title states, we are coming towards the home stretch of this application cycle. How is everyone feeling with how the cycle has gone? Stressed? Glad its coming to an end? Anything you learned throughout the application process that you would pass onto the next applicants? I also...
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    What should I be doing the summer after freshman year?

    Hi everyone, I am currently a freshman in undergrad and I am about to enter into my second semester. I was recently thinking about summer plans and was wondering what I should be doing during this time. I have a volunteer program set up at a nearby hospital for the next two semesters and I am...
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    Should I postpone or push through?

    Hello all, Sorry for the length, I just want to give a full picture. I need some advice. I've been studying for about two weeks for the MCAT and plan to take it January 19. That means I have about 77 days left. Last night after a full day of studying (didn't get a chance to eat) I came home...
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    Dropping Organic Chem 2

    Hey all, I am very hesitant to drop my organic chem 2 lecture however I feel like I need to because I am doing poorly in it. The whole class is actually not doing well partly due to a new professor who has a different style of teaching. Long story, short: his exams are extremely tough. I go to a...
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    Canadian's Chances?

    I'm a Canadian student seeking admission into an American dental school (likely the international friendly privates schools - NYU, Boston, Detroit Mercy, etc.). I was wondering if anyone knows if our applications are discriminated/scrutinized to a higher level. For example, I see that the...
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    References

    Does anyone know exactly how important the letters of reference are and what committees are looking for in them? I think I will be able to get 1 good letter form my bio prof, 1 great letter from my shadowing dentist, BUT 1 alright letter from my chem prof. Is/has anyone been in this situation...
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    Dealing with Emotional Curveballs and the MCAT

    Hi all SDNers, I am new here, but really need some advice. I have never posted on a forum before, so here goes. Here is a quick summary regarding me: I graduated in 2014 with a 3.97 at an upper tier liberal arts college with a BA in Biology and Hispanic Studies. I ended up taking three gap...
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    My chances? Back-up plan advice/recommendations?

    Like many I am worried about my current medical MD and DO application cycle. I just submitted my application and my transcripts are waiting to be reviewed. My concerns are due to my low MCAT score (which I took only once due to taking it August 28th) and the "late" submission of my application...