summer activities

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    Summer Extracurriculars?

    Hi all! Which activities would be a good use of my summer in terms of preparing me to apply to optom? I've spent the last summer as a lab assistant in a vision research lab, and I've applied to a few optometry clinics to see if they need any part-timers. Any suggestions are appreciated...
  2. NisargNG

    What to do this summer?

    Hey, gang! I am currently a freshman and have applied for a few opportunities for this summer and I am (preemptively, since I don't know if I will be accepted to ANY of them) wondering which to go for. Track 1: Pre-Med Internship (Health Career Opportunity Program) for 4 weeks AND SHPEP...
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    Resume Builder: Take a medical course this summer!

    Georgetown School of Medicine offers two summer medical courses (Gross Anatomy and Physiology). A transcript is given at the end of the course from the medical school, indicating you have successfully completed a medical school course. Grades are given as well. We take rising juniors and...
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    What should I do this summer?

    Hello, I am currently struggling with what I should spend this coming summer doing. I am planning to apply to dental schools in June 2018. I am currently a junior in undergrad and have a 22 DAT and ~3.9 overall and science GPA. Plenty of shadowing experience as well. My current thoughts on...
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    Would I need to have summer internship with my current qualifications?

    I am currently a sophomore. I am doing a certificate research program. I am planning on taking reseach courses with a faculty starting my junior year. My question is, would I need to have a summer internship if I will have research experience during school semesters? I am looking to take...
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    Medical Volunteering Here or Abroad

    Hello guys, This summer I plan on getting my clinical volunteering numbers up while beginning to study for the MCAT and doing research. I have a couple options and was curious what you guys think: 1) do research, study, and work in a hospital as a volunteer all in the same summer 2) go...
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    Camp Counselor vs. Biomedical Internship

    Hi All, I'm a freshman and am coming up on my summer deadlines. It's coming down to either... a) Working at a summer camp. I would be a counselor, in charge of two sets of 15 kids for two 1 month sessions, taking them to activities, etc. It's not volunteer, it's not for people of disabilities...
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    Exclusively Studying for MCAT over Summer

    Hey Everyone, Sorry this is going to be pretty long lol. TL;DR: Would it look bad if I did nothing over the next two months and just studied for the MCAT? So I stayed home for the summer because I thought it would be easier to study for the MCAT, which I am signed up for at the end of August...
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    Virginia SMLP summer program

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  10. SterlingMaloryArcher

    Value of various types of research opportunities & What to do in Summer

    1.) Are organized summer opportunities ( https://med.virginia.edu/diversity/programs/srip/ ) more or less valuable than research throughout the school year with a professor? ( http://uvaurn.org/register-with-urn/ ) I feel the latter would be a better opportunity to have long-term involvement...