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    VMCVM c/o 2029 Applicants

    VMCAS is back! Program-specific materials became available on 5/9/2024 and are due 9/16/2024. Didn't see a thread for this year's applicants to VMCVM and wish everyone the best of luck! I'm very interested to see that they're re-using the "life motto" prompt, they must have liked the answers...
  2. D

    Where do I have better chance of getting into med school VA or TX?

    Hello, I would be grateful if you could give some suggestion so that I can make an informed and meaningful decision for my son who wants to be doctor. We currently live in VA and I have an option to move to Texas. (I am fully aware of the residency requirements. We will move to TX and live...
  3. cvilleroom4rent

    Renting Private Bedroom/Bathroom with Kitchenette - 10 minutes from UVA/Martha Jefferson (Charlottesville, VA)

    Fully furnished private bedroom and bathroom in finished basement of my town home. Kitchen appliances in room include a coffee maker, crock pot, water heater, microwave, toaster oven, and convection cook top. The room also has a small TV with a Roku. The bedroom does not have any windows, which...
  4. C

    SOS Provision of Services in Virginia

    This has to be one of the stranger questions, but I'm going to throw it out there since I need an answer. I've been in touch with someone via email from the VA licensing board and her responses to this question have been beyond confusing. I have also found nothing tangible on the state website...
  5. MedicalStudent2021

    Utah (full-tuition) vs Dartmouth (full-tuition) vs UVA (half-tuition scholarship)

  6. MedicalStudent2021

    Dartmouth (full-tuition) vs UVA (half-tuition scholarship)

  7. Ernieke

    University of Virginia VS University of Pittsburgh undergrad

    Hi all, this is my first post. I was fortunate enough to be accepted to both schools and wanted to hear what you guys thought of these schools for my undergrad. I am from Virginia, but Pitt would be cheaper, but the cost won't affect the decision. I applied as a bio major and I'm set on...
  8. P

    Hampton University DPT 2019-2020

    Hi all, I just wanted to start a thread for anyone who applied to Hampton for this cycle! Feel free to post updates, stats, questions etc. I applied and received an email saying they have my verified application and will reach out when they have made a decision. I’m hoping to hear something soon.
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    Lost Pharmacy Student/ pharmacy informatics

    Hi everyone I was hoping to write on here and get some much needed advice since I feel like I don't really have anyone to turn to (this might be a bit long but I'm just so lost). I'm currently a P3 student and I'm really interested in Pharmacy Informatics but I'm not sure what I can do to...
  10. E

    Virginia MPJE

    Hello, I am taking the VA MPJE in a few days and I wanted to see if anyone had used If so, did you find it helpful/ worth $70? Also, while I have your attention. Can anyone clarify about out of state control substance prescribing. Are scripts written by NPs, PAs, and...
  11. Wahoo1125

    Richmond, VA Resources

    Hello Everyone, I just graduated from UVA and got married and am now moving to Richmond, Va for both of us to start work. I still have a dream of pursuing a career as a DO or a PA, but I need to work on my GPA and finish some pre-reqs. If anyone has accomplished this in the Richmond area I would...
  12. M

    Should I do a post bacc program or declare a chemistry minor?

    Hi everyone, I am in a senior in George Mason, and until a couple month ago I decided that I wanted to become a psychiatrist. I am a psych major with a 3.4 GPA and I haven't taken any of the chemistry premed requirements yet. I have two options, either declare a minor in chemistry which will...
  13. PinkMicroPipette

    C/O 2023 Dilemma

    Hello! I was accepted to C/O 2023 VMCVM and Edinburgh. I was also waitlisted for Tufts. I have been leaning towards UEdinburgh, for its cheaper tuition - not its COL-, vs VMCVM. I am curious as to whether foreign grads (UK degrees) encounter issues finding employment in the U.S.? And how...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's VCU OT 2019

    Hello everyone! After combing through many of the other threads in search of information about this year's VCU application cycle (and coming up empty handed) I decided to start one myself! Has anyone heard back yet? According to the admissions timeline on the website, regular decision...
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    Need help understanding Virginia's Timelines

    Hey guys! :) I'm a Canadian wanting to apply to U of Virginia's med school. I was wondering, does anyone have an idea of deadlines of when applications open and when they close? I'm used to the Canadian system where we usually apply to schools around this time and get a reply on whether we are...
  16. N

    UF vs UVA

  17. Michael Furlong

    Dental Practice For Sale (Virginia)

    This is an excellent opportunity to own a long-standing general dentistry practice in Lynchburg, VA. The practice is approximately 1600 square feet and contains 5 fully-equipped operatories. This solo doctor practice is all digital with a beautiful recent build-out. The practice has nice...
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    UVA SMLP 2018

    Has anyone here been accepted to UVA's Summer Medical Leadership Program?
  19. B

    Nurse Practitioner autonomy (VA)

    " Most Virginia nurse practitioners could gain the autonomy to practice without a physician’s oversight if Gov. Ralph Northam signs a bill the General Assembly passed with near-unanimous support. " - Rankin , 2018. - Basically, a bill in VA that allows NP with 5 years of full time clinical...
  20. darkpauladin

    Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) VS Rush Medical College (RMC)

    I am currently trying to decide between VCU and Rush and find myself flip-flopping every couple of days. What do you guys think? Long-term Career Goals: Competitive Specialty (preferably Ophtho/Otolyn/Rads/EM) West Coast Residency (prefer CA) Leave the door open for academic medicine/research...
  21. M

    Chemistry and Admission

    I have scoured the site and was unable to find some assistance, so I have to post this, I know it may be a little off topic and not entirely helpful to others, but I need some help. This is my second time taking Chemistry 2 and I just found out I failed the second test of 4, meaning I am not...
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    Volunteering/Shadowing Leads in DC/MD/VA

    Hi all, I'm a non-traditional applicant currently working full-time in a non-medical field. I've been having trouble finding doctor's offices or clinics in the DMV area that are open to non-student volunteers who are only available during non-business hours (anytime other than 9am-6pm on...
  23. hs764

    Vanderbilt vs. UVA

    Vanderbilt Pros: Very customizable and flexible curriculum Several months of the curriculum are dedicated specifically to a research project Strong neuro/psych research (an area of interest for me) Brand new anatomy lab (not in a basement!) Highly ranked I lived in Nashville from 2005-2010, I...
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    Virginia Pharmacy Law

    Hello, I am a current pharmacy student in New York and hoping to move to Virginia post graduation. Looking to get more information about VA pharmacy law. Does VA have a compounding portion to get licensed? Is VA mostly federal pharmacy law or more state specific like NY? Any information that I...
  25. R

    Virginia MPJE materials

    Hi, I am selling the "Pass Virginia Pharmacy Law Exam" book by Alexis Long and Douglas Lipton. It's in great condition, no markings. I recently passed the MPJE and do not need it anymore. DM me for details :)
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    **Official Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Class of 2022 Interview/Acceptance Thread**

    Greetings and Salutations all! The new application cycle has started, so I have started this thread for those who will be applying to VCU. I applied last year, so if you are new to the whole application process and have any questions, feel free to ask. Best of luck, everyone!
  27. R

    MD Help with school list and chances!

    I just really need help either narrowing down this list or refocusing my range to increase chances for interviews/acceptance! Year: Senior (ORM) BS in Biomedical Engineering at top 30 school Country/State: Virginia Cumulative GPA: 3.82 Science GPA: 3.86 MCAT Scores: 516 (129/127/129/131)...
  28. bisonbison

    VCU vs Hawaii

    Hello! Currently deciding between these two schools and I'm having a bit of a hard time so I would love some input. I am currently a VA resident and have been accepted to VCU and JABSOM. I just want to note that my family is from all over so Hawaii being far isn't too much of a factor. JABSOM...
  29. dinomite00

    NJMS vs Dartmouth vs UVA

    Hey Guys, I have been fortunate enough to be accepted to multiple schools, and have narrowed down my choices to these three. I am having a very hard time deciding between them and would love to get some input from anyone who has some insight into these institutions. I am not 100% sure what I...
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    Virginia SMLP summer program

  31. SterlingMaloryArcher

    HS: 1.667, Freshman: 4.0, Sophomore: 4.0, Junior: ?, Senior: ? - Recovery Strategy?

    Senior Year of High School I thought it would be fun to take my classes at the community college (BAD IDEA) F in Spanish I, D in Sociology, D in Government, D in College Composition II. Not hard classes, just wasn't putting in the work. I have read the related forums, I know, and accept, that...
  32. jmich16

    Post-Bacs in MD, VA, & NY

    So, I'm looking into Post-Bac Pre-Med programs because I know my academic record just isn't going to be where I'd like it to be by the time I graduate in order to competitively apply to my med school of choice. I just starting out my research on what institutions provide Post-Bac programs...
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    MD 3.3 GPA at UVA - looking for gap year options!

    Hi everyone! I am a senior at UVA majoring in Biology and minoring in French. I am taking a gap year next year and hoping to begin medical school the following year. My GPA will probably be around a 3.4 when I graduate, so it is low, though UVA is a very good and difficult school. I am taking...
  34. Supermanwife

    2017 Post Bacc Vcom

    Hi everyone. Just starting a thread for 2017 VCOM post bacc program (graduate certification program). Best of luck to all....
  35. Csadler

    VCU School Of Pharmacy Class of 2021

    Has anyone that applied ED heard from VCU yet? Also, what are everyone's stats?
  36. Yamhead

    Will transferring to a university in Texas make me more likely to get accepted to med school there?

    Hi! I'm a freshman at George Mason University and I intend to go to Texas for Medical School. My GPA is fluctuating between a 3.9 and a 4.0 and for this post's sake lets assume I'm staying like this until I graduate. Let's also assume I score an average accepted student MCAT score. Will it be...
  37. C

    Employment & Professional Networking New Grad OTR in Virginia/DC

    Hi! I'm a new grad OTR (just graduated in December and passed boards in February!). I'm a Texan about to relocate to DC/Virginia area. I'm very nervous because I'm pretty knowledgeable about all of big hospitals/facilities in Texas, but I know absolutely nothing about the DC/Virginia area. The...
  38. Judson

    MCAT Study Group - Washington D.C./NOVA/MD area

    I am scheduled to take the April 1st MCAT and am looking to start a weekend MCAT Study Group. Currently, I plan to study Fridays and Saturdays from 8am-1pm. I will be studying on evenings and Sundays closer to April 1st. I live in Leesburg, VA and can host groups of up to 8 or so at my...