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    Confusion about receiving federal assistance

    Hello all, I'm not sure how to mark the following question on the AMCAS application. "Have you or members of your immediate family ever used federal or state assistance programs? I am a disabled veteran and I don't know if disability compensation or other entitlements because of this...
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    Recertification needed for job?

    Hey all, I have been working at a VA in California for the last couple years. I am wondering if I will need to take a re-certification board exam in a few years. No one has said anything about boards, and I never received a contract with information about it being required to maintain...
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    Top 5 School with 3.0 GPA

    Hello, I am a current PY2 enrolled in a top 5 pharmacy program. I currently have a 3.0 GPA. I have a bachelor's degree (something my program doesn't require), research and leadership experience, and an internship at a local retail store. What are my chances of matching with a program such as the...
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    Contract for new job at the VA?

    I am thinking about taking a job at the VA, does anyone know if things are even negotiable with employment at the VA? I have not yet seen the contract, but I am wondering if it worth getting a contract lawyer. What things are negotiable with them?
  5. cactusflowerblossom

    Coursework & Fieldwork Looking for San Jose fw 2 sites - HELP!

    I currently attend an OT program in Pennsylvania but I am trying to go back home to California for one of my level 2 fieldwork placements (to save money, of course!). However, my school doesn't have any contracts set up in NorCal, which means having to find a place willing to take me on. My...
  6. Alemo

    VA vs university hospital

    Hi guys, I’m wondering about the relative pros and cons between VA inpatient sites and university inpatient sites, specifically at places like U Michigan or Duke. I know the VA involves CPRS and a predominantly older male population that I would think shows less first break psychosis, mania...
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    Cal Vet tuition waiver

    This is a long shot, but I have a question for any California residents who are planning on taking advantage of the CalVet College Fee Waiver, offered to qualified veterans and dependents of veterans (making under $12k/yr). Theoretically, if you qualify and are accepted into a UC (big "if")...
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    HPSP, PTSD and Tinnitus Rating %20

    Currently I'm set on dental school, even right now I haven't even began pre-dental requisites and schooling. I got out of the Marine Corps 2014. I applied for disabilities with the VA 2015 and received %20. %10 for PTSD and %10 for tinnitus. I have not received any health care for either while...