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    Nova Southeastern BS/DO or UC Berkeley Pre-Med?

    Hi everyone! I hope you're staying safe and healthy. I am a current senior in high school right now. I've narrowed down my college decisions to two schools (Nova Southeastern BS/DO Program and UC Berkeley), but I'm still having trouble deciding. Any advice would be much appreciated. For...
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    Help a confused student

    Hello all! I just got my college acceptances back for my undergraduate schools! Right now, I'm stuck between two different universities and was wondering if any of you guys could help me with that. I know that the UCs aren't typically good pre-med programs, but I was wondering which of these...
  3. Zrb19

    Non-trad mom w/ intense analysis paralysis

    Im 23 and a grad with a B.S in pre med. I have a cGPA of 3.5 or 3.45 w/o grade replacement. My sGPA is 3.6 My GPA isn’t the best but I had to work full time throughout my undergrad Because I didn’t have help from my parents and didn’t want to rely too heavy on loans. At this point I thought I...
  4. Doolitto

    Vet Tech or Veterinarian

    First I want to begin by saying I'm fully aware that this is a personal decision requiring hands on experience and shadowing to determine. I'm reaching out to the community for Your opinions on whether someone who has no interest in surgery should trouble themselves with the debt, time, and...
  5. J

    To Med School or Not To Med School - A Crossroad in My Career Choice

    My name is Jorge and I am a rising sophomore at Rutgers University - New Brunswick pursuing a degree in Economics with a minor in Public Health, potentially a double major, while on the Pre-Med track. I am very passionate about the access and quality of healthcare/medicine in the United States...
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    How did you know you wanted to work in medicine?

    Since middle school, I’ve wanted to become a pathologist, when I started college, I majored in biology planning on being pre-med. So far, I’m still interested in path, but recently I’ve really begun to love botany and I’m considering going to grad school for it instead of med school. I feel like...
  7. B

    Formal Post Bac vs. DIY

    Hello everyone, I know there have been a few posts about this, but nothing has really struck me yet so I thought why not just post my own situation. I recently got accepted into the post-bacc program at Wash U, but do not know if it is worth the money. They want me to take 30 credit hours. I...
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    Dogs, sick parents, indecision, oh my!

    Hi. I’m a junior in undergrad and I’ve got myself in a bit of a pickle. I don’t necessarily have a “direction” from my undergrad. Here’s what I mean: I started out PoliSci but then came to terms with my love for nature and wildlife so considered veterinary medicine as a career option. After...
  9. T

    Should I take MCAT

    Hi, this is my first post. I created an account because I honestly have no idea if I should take the MCAT. I have no doubt in my mind that I could handle med school, but I have an interesting situation that I think might hold me back. I never thought about being a doctor until a couple years...
  10. S

    Confused About Specialty: ENT vs Ophtho

    I could really use some help from residents or other medical students who have faced this problem. I started med school in 2013 and overall did very well - Junior AOA, honors in most clerkships, high Step 1 and Step 2 scores. Throughout my 3rd year I flip-flopped between almost every specialty...
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    Another PhD/DVM Thread...

    Hello everyone, I have been searching through and reading all of the advice on DVM vs. PhD vs. combined DVM/PhD programs here. Unfortunately, I still have a few questions. Background: BS in chemistry, currently in an MS program under a biochemistry professor. Near & dear to my heart: organic...
  12. AT_surf12

    Only applying for transition/prelim year?

    Looking for a little insight.. Fourth year student still unsure about a decision for residency. Is it possible to apply for only a transition year or prelim year and than apply for specialty the following year? Or possible to apply transition/prelim year and match into specialty but reapply and...
  13. jojahtechpremed

    UT Southwestern vs Case Western

    Trying to decide between UT Southwestern and Case Western. Was initially leaning Southwestern but now I'm pretty split. I am in the position where both would have almost identical annual costs so the financial aspect is essentially irrelevant. I'd be out of state for both schools. UT...
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    How do I decide between Med School or PA School?

    Hi everyone, I have been talking to a couple of other peers that I volunteer with and honestly, I don't know which path I should be going for. They both have their pros and cons, which makes my decision that much harder. I do have about 2.5-3 more years before I apply, but it's never too soon...
  15. Simran_Mann

    Cant decide what to do

    Ok so im graduating this Spring from University and now its time for me to pick what i want to do. I'm leaning towards Pharm or Med school. The pros of Pharm school are as follows: faster than med school, wont be hard for me to find a job since I've been a tech for 2+ years, and ability to work...
  16. S

    MPH MPH and PhD differences in career path

    I am currently an undergrad student studying biology and I am trying to figure out what my next step will be. I am interested in epidemiology and thats the route I want to go, but I want more clarification on the MPH and PhD differences. Primarily career duties. Is one more hands on than the...
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    Help? (Pre-med/Pre-vet)

    Hey, I'm a sophomore in college right now, my major is Microbiology and Cell Sciences and I'm pretty much in a very tight situation where I cannot make up my mind between pre-med and pre-vet. This idea of being a veterinarian, is relatively new... I had always been pre-med (since I was about 8 I...
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    Major/Field for Undecided Pre-health Need Help Deciding

    Hi guys. This is my first time here on this forum. I am a undecided/pre-health major. What I want to do is help find cures for diseases and also discover new diseases that no one has heard of so this would be some type of engineer which is what I think a bio medical engineer. Also I want to try...
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    Help! LCSW vs. PsyD, senior with no direction

    Hello all! I’m a current senior trying to decide whether to go for an MSW (leading into a LCSW) or a PsyD. My main goal is therapy within a private practice, and making a decent living doing what I love the most—listening to people, and helping them overcome the isolation that comes with mental...