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    Post a 2 yr epilepsy fellowship, is general neurology practice (including stroke) viable?

    Hello all, I am a PGY-2 neurology resident in the US (a non-US IMG) and intend to do a 2-yr epilepsy fellowship in Canada. However, in my understanding, in Canada, it's tough to come by subspecialist-specific jobs (except stroke), and the demand is for general neurologists. My question is...
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    Is it possible to still go to medical school to become a psychiatrist??

    I am about to be a junior and my GPA is currently 2.7. I was in college thinking a lot about my major and I was undecided with what I wanted to do but I recently decided that I was interested in medical school and becoming a psychiatrist. My current major is in Accounting and I am interested in...
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    Applying to Canadian Internship as an American

    It has come to my attention that both US and Canadian sites are listed as available for match on the APPIC directory. Neuropsychology is my area of specialization and there were a number of neuro internships in Canada that really caught my attention, but I wasn't sure as to the true feasibility...
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    American AEGD & Canadian GPR Programs (2021)

    Hello Everyone, I am currently an Australian dental student looking to pursue an American AEGD or Canadian GPR program in 2021, any information on program exposure (beyond what is available online) would be greatly appreciated. To clarify, I am not looking for licensure within the United...
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    J-1 visa waiver

    Hi SDN, I used to frequent these forms as a medical student. I am now nearing the end of my residency in Family Medicine. I am Canadian, on a J-1 visa. I have been with an American girl for 4 years now. We are thinking to get married but I would need a J-1 visa waiver job in order to remain in...
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    Should I take extra classes so I can apply to more schools?

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    USA or Australia for dental school

    Hi everyone. I am from Canada and I completed my undergrad last fall. I did fairly well but my GPA was not high enough to get me admitted into Dental schools in Canada, although it is competitive for US and Australian schools. I have also written the DAT and have hundreds of hours of volunteer...
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    Australian Dental Grad trying to work in the US

    Hi I am a Canadian citizen who is finishing my last year of a 5 year dental program at Griffith University in Australia. My plans are to go back to Canada and work there for a few years. The average income is slightly higher then some parts of Canada and Australia and that is what got me to...
  9. wolfnscale

    Atlantic Bridge- "Official" What are my chances? (And advice) Thread

    (Not sure if this thread will take, but here's to hoping it catches on and becomes official!) Since applying through AB and being accepted to NUIG, I've seen several students looking for advice and more information on what the chances are of them getting accepted to Irish medical schools. It...
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    The Practicality of DOs in US Healthcare

    r/Change my view: I am a pre-med student trying to decide between DO and MD schools, but I am having a hard time finding evidence that supports becoming a DO. My GPA and MCAT score are sufficient for both options, so that is not the deciding factor here. From the research I've done, it seems...
  11. Pscyh6

    PhD/PsyD Best places to get a PhD? (general psychology)

    I am currently a junior in high school studying AP Psychology and I know I want to get my PhD in psychology although I haven't decided what specific field. I am wondering--disregarding; commission, location, requirements, etc. Where the best possible place would be to get a PhD in general...
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    MD / DO / International not sure what to do?

    Hi, I am a pre med major studying in a top 50 US School. Im in my senior year have taken my MCAT's and have already applied to around 20 MD US Schools. I scored a 510 on my MCAT Chem125 CARS130 Bio127 and Psych128. I have a 3.8 GPA overall (psych major) and a 3.7 BCPM GPA. I am graduating a...
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    Considering med school as step to becoming a PI?

    I'm considering medical school in order to pursue a career as a researcher. I'm also considering a PhD instead of MD to become a PI, but that's another conversation. As I'm interested in research being a large component of a future career, I think I would probably need to get into a top ranked...
  14. miniman

    Canadian Medical school-- I have a deep connection, but still wonder.

    Hey y'all! So, I was looking around at other schools out there and was talking with my dentist (NO I don't want to be a dentist) and he said he went to school in Canada and moved down here. So, I am sure I am beating a dead horse, but still... I have a deep connection to Canada, and under some...
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    NRI Thinking about going to India for MBBS in Sri Ramachandra Medical College

    Hello all, Just wanted to say that I'm new to these forums and excuse me if this is in the wrong section (I don't believe so..?). Alright, lets get started. I'm a student in the United States as a senior (12th grade, high school). I'm currently taking the International Baccalaureate (IB)...
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    International Colleges from US to other countries

    Hello all, Currently I am applying for colleges but I have a few questions and issues that needs resolving. Conisdering the cost to become a doctor, how could I shorten the cost in order to become one? College will cost an incredible amount of money and not to mention medical school... I have...
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    Canadians studying in Australia

    Hi All, Are there any Canadians on here who are studying in Australia (maybe University of Sydney) and would like to offer any advice about matching to Canada, the US, or getting an internship in Oz? Thank you!
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    Going to Sapienza de Roma medical school!

    Hi, I'm currently in college in US, I'm planning to go to Sapienza di Roma medical school(English program). 1) can I start working in hospitals after receiving "doctor and surgery degree" or like US I need to do something like residency in order to be able to properly start working? 2) If I...
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    Canadian Student Applying to US (Bad First year) Any insight helpful!!

    Hey guys, I am currently a fourth year student at the University of Guelph, in Canada. I had just a few questions as I am very confused with my situation all together. Thank you all in advance for your help. 1) I have lived and studied in Canada my whole life, but I am an American citizen due...
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    Being A Psychiatrist

    I'm currently in high school, but I was thinking if it was possible to take a Psychology bachelors degree in the UK and then going to Med School at US? After all the research I found that the steps taken to be a psychiatrist is longer in the UK than in the US. Although since bachelors degrees in...
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    Jobs during a medical school gap year

    I am a North American IMG (Caribbean) student currently on track to finish my elective rotations before the end of May 2016. I plan on taking my CS around that time. My concern is since I did not participate in the 2016 match I will have a great deal of time off and will need to supplement my...
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    Canadian thinking about Poland/Eastern Europe (non EU). Advice?

    Hi Canadian, graduating this year with mediocre 3.5 GPA (3.9 in each of two last years). Last MCAT rewrite scored me a 127/128/129/128. ECs are average - founded group, group member, two conference presentations (one unknown, one very major upcoming), worked as (clinical) research assistant...
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    Are you protected by the U.S. if you go to a Caribbean medical school?

    Several people keep asking if you can file a lawsuit against a Caribbean medical school. The answer is yes. For example, if you are suing Ross, you would file your lawsuit in New Jersey, that's where their offices are, the owners are American, and most of their business is conducted from...
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    PhD/PsyD Looking to get PhD in the UK & be licensed in US and UK

    Hey guys, I have been searching this forum for answers to my dilemma and while I have found many threads extremely informative, I find myself a little confused as to what I should do. I am an American, completing my undergraduate degree in Psychology in South Carolina and am preparing for grad...
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    Romania application help

    I'm from the US, and I want to start med school in Romania during the fall of 2016, I just graduated from highschool. Is there anyone that can help me with applications? and what is the GPA requirement for Romania's medical programs