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  1. Eprada

    Working as a Kennel Tech

    Hi everyone! I’m new to the forum but I just wanted to know of you guys’ experience. I recently started a job as a kennel technician, and I have been feeling very under-appreciated and overworked. My shift goes like this: I have to take out approx. 27 dogs to potty, clean each kennel (with...
  2. Perchperkins

    Being Pre-med and Having a Social Life

    Hey so i’m a freshman on the premed track. Whenever I say that I’m premed I hear people say that premed students have no social lives. I understand that choosing a career in medicine requires sacrifices and dedication. However, I still want to be able to have time for fun, family and friends...
  3. P

    Duty hours, malignant Chief

    I am currently in a subspecialty integrated surgical program and I have a topic I wanted to bring up to see if anybody could weigh in on it. Our chief resident is about to graduate thankfully but she really is a piece of work. There have been multiple occasions where she tried to really start a...
  4. Kodybanks

    Animals Hospital job openings in Metro-Detroit area, Reloaction assistance available

    Hey I have a great opportunity for you guys. A well established animals hospital in a suburb outside detroit is expanding and looking for SEVERAL veterinarians to fill positions. Either fresh grads or experienced vets, as well as students close to graduating looking for summer work. Relocation...
  5. N

    Another MS or Work?

    Hello! So I applied to dental schools this year. At the moment, I am on one waitlist for Nova Southeastern University's School of Dentistry. I'm trying to figure out what to do next year on the chance that I don't get into their dental school. I'm about to meet with an academic advisor from my...
  6. C

    Revalidation by AEGD

    I Know that some American States accepts to licence with AGDE course. Is this way, a good way to work in USA like dentist? Can I make AEGD in some State and work in another one?
  7. T

    Partook in overseas volunteering as a naive sophomore, do I include?

    I volunteered overseas as sophomore, and I actually think the experience was very beneficial. We did not partake in any medical procedures, instead we helped set up medical clinics and did other tasks such as helping the on-site pharmacist organize drugs and run a tooth-brushing station for...
  8. C

    Career changer with no significant career to speak of

    I am a postbac student at Columbia and currently preparing my essays for med school applications. In writing about the few years between my undergraduate degree and the postbac, I realize that I don't have much significant work to speak of, as I was a little lost after college and completely...
  9. M

    Reapplicant

    I am planning on reapplying next cycle. The stats I graduated with last year were cGPA 3.51, sGPA 3.28 (upward trend), 500. I applied really late last time, but was able to get waitlisted at Touro NY. I am planning to retake the MCAT. I wanted to know if it is a waste of time/money or worth it...
  10. D

    Trying to Find Work during my DIY Post Bacc

    I'm 24 and currently support myself financially working at an office job. I took a break from the medicine route after working as a scribe in the ED for a year and a half, but realized I should have never deviated off the path. I'm leaving my job next week so I can focus on taking my pre-reqs (2...
  11. L

    MPH Seeking MPH Student for Research Assistance

    A physician is seeking an MPH student for research assistance. Ideally, you are a strong writer and have a good understanding of epidemiology and biostatistics. The physician is open to how you'd like to reflect your title/description for your resume and some compensation is available. This...
  12. C

    CNA or Phlebotomy?

    CNA class is 6 weeks and ~ $500. Phlebotomy is 10 weeks and ~ $650. The cost is so similar and the time isn’t an issue, as I have about 6 months before going back to college full time for my prerequisites. Both have about the same opportunity for employment, but I’d like to do part time to...
  13. nembry

    it seems very difficult to get a summer internship as a PreMed. What do y'all do?

    Being a natural science major like most pre-meds, I've found difficulty landing a summer internship. I'm broke and back at home for the summer, and my #1 goal for these coming months is to save as much money as possible. I've had an interview as a lab technician and I didn't get the job. Got an...
  14. DUCKTOR

    should I take full time scribe job?

    I'm currently finishing my freshman year and NEED to leave my hell of a retail job. I've been applying specifically to scribe jobs since January and finally got an offer. The only thing worrisome is that it is a full-time position. Do you think it would be possible to be in school full-time...
  15. P

    Waiter or CNA

    Hello to all. I am a first year pre-med student who will be at home for the summer in a few weeks. I have the opprotunity to take a waitering position that would be 5 days a week in the evenings. It pays very well with tips, and I could use to have a job that pays well as I live on my own and...
  16. musclesmiyagi

    Working during school?

    Although advisors in my undergraduate told me not to work, while enrolled in school, I ended up relatively fine. Has anybody here done any paid work outside of work study in pod school. Is it even doable?
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    Apply this year or next?

    So, I probably sound like every other pre-med student on this site but each of us have different backgrounds and college experiences so I'd just like someone else's opinion too. I am a fifth year biology senior looking to graduate in the fall with a current GPA around 3.67 overall and a 3.4...
  19. C

    Can I get experience from another country?

    I live in a really small border town, and there are no vet clinics. For volunteer work, I applied in a vet clinic in the nearest town. However, I come from México, I live really close by, and I go there very often. In the border town of México, there is a zoo, a variety of vet clinics, and many...
  20. D

    Undergrad degree importance??

    I was wondering how important your undergrad degrees are when you graduate dental school and find a job? Will more undergrad degrees or even a masters degree put you at an advantage when finding a job as a dentist? I’m stuck between finishing my 2nd undergrad degree (Chemistry BA, my first...
  21. TwinOne

    MCAT Retake: How to study while working full time

    Hi everyone. I took the MCAT September 9th and received a 508 (127/125/126/130). I did sign up to retake on March 24th but I have been on the fence on whether or not I should retake. I feel like I can do better but am worried that because I haven't been studying much and am now working full time...
  22. Pebble Wrestler

    M.S. versus Semester off

    Hello! So I am in a somewhat unique circumstance in that I have been accepted to WVU SoM (incoming MS1 in Fall 18) during the 2nd year of a PhD program with the intention of transferring from MD --> MD/PhD during MS2. However, after much thought and deliberation I have decided against obtaining...
  23. N

    GAP YEAR PRE DENTAL STUDENT

    Hello! im a predental student graduated just this past semester of Fall 2017. DAT score: Bio 14/18 Orgo 20/19 Chem 22/20 PAT 15/17 MATH 18/17 Reading 18/16 aa: 18/18 science average: 18/19 overall avergage 3.4 science average: roughly 2.7/2.8 i know my DAT isnt amazing. i know my sciecnce...
  24. drawingdentist

    In Need Of Advice : Full course load, IPrep Dental and work. Is it doable?

    Hi everyone, I am in need of some advice. I am applying to dental school this upcoming cycle and was wondering if any of you were successful in your DAT prep while taking a 15 credit semester, working part time and taking a DAT prep course (I will be taking IPrep Dental). My classes for next...
  25. P

    Canadian Pharmacist US PharmD - Moving to US

    Hi, Does anyone know what the best steps are to take: I am a Canadian Pharmacist (BSc Pharm) . I graduated with a PharmD from Colorado. I would like to work in the states as a Pharmacist. I have a job offer. I don't have my SSN, and therefore could not yet apply to write my NAPLEX exam...
  26. F

    PreVet students, what's your class/work/experience hours schedule?

    I'm starting pre vet in the spring. A huge concern of mine is balancing work, school and getting the experience hours I need to apply to vet school. I'm nervous because it's hard to find online science classes due to labs (which are time consuming and makes it harder to work), be able to work to...
  27. G

    Pharmacy?

    Hi, I am a pre med student. However, I have recently been looking into going into pharmacy. I was wondering what the pros and cons are for being a pharmacist. Also, what is the work like day to day? Salary? Bonuses? Paying off debt? Etc Thanks.
  28. G

    question about application

    hi, I am a sophomore in college and I work part time (like 13-15hrs a week) at a courthouse scanning files. I was wondering if this would look good on applications to Med schools?? If so, how much would it help me?? thanks.
  29. S

    Work during premed

    Hello everyone! So some things didn't go as planned and now i need to find a job to serve as a sustainable source of income that I can use to pay for college. I do not want to get student loans, but my parents are unwilling to pay for my tuition so if I do not work, I will end up with ~$50000...
  30. F

    Why all the negative talk about pharmacy?

    I read many threads before posting this and i'm seeing all these people talking really badly and some disrespectfully about pharmacy, jobs etc. YES. I know that there are too many pharmacists in this world and that the job market is saturated but that's just like any other field. (at least in my...
  31. F

    Why all the negative talk about pharmacy?

    I read many threads before posting this and i'm seeing all these people talking really badly and some disrespectfully about pharmacy, jobs etc. YES. I know that there are too many pharmacists in this world and that the job market is saturated but that's just like any other field. (at least in my...
  32. pikaboo

    Canada and USA ?!

    Hey guys I am Canadian but I study dental school abroad. I wanna know if I do the American board exam will I be able to work in Canada with my American dental license ? Also if I specialize in the states (because it's much easier ) would I be able to work back home in Canada as whatever I...
  33. L

    Optometry job on medical school application

    Hi would working as a patient services position at an optometry clinic such as at the front desk help on medical school applications? I know that having medical/clinical work experience looks good but i'm not sure about other jobs in healthcare related fields whether they be in optometry,dental...
  34. D

    B.A. in Music here! What are my chances to dental school?

    Hello SDN community, I've been following the forums closely, but this is my first time posting. I'm inquiring about my application and would like some honest feedback of my chances of acceptance into dental school! Any opinions or comments are greatly appreciated. I'm a graduate from UCLA with...
  35. meowmeowmeowmeow

    Anyone willing to look over my Work/Activities section?

    I was wondering if someone would be willing to look over my work/activities. I just want to make sure I'm doing this correctly, and I'd appreciate any feedback!!
  36. PreMedHeart

    Listing paid TA position on work/activities?

    I taught chemistry lab as an instructional aide and would like to list it on AMCAS. I know teaching/TA is an option on this, and I'm not sure if this of as a job or a for credit thing. This was my primary form of student income and I didn't get any class credit for it...Should I list it as paid...
  37. kdfa

    What to do in a year off

    Hello, I want to take a year off before medical school so I have more time to prep for the MCAT. I want to use this year to increase my chances of getting in to a medical school if possible, but I'm honestly not entirely sure what to do. I have considered working in a blood bank near my school...
  38. P

    Work Study during med school

    I'm trying to decide whether to apply for work study at the school i'll be starting at this summer, or if i should rely only on loans. Would working during medical school add anything to residency applications?
  39. R

    Summer classes or work/volunteer?

    Hi! I just wanted other opinions on this matter:) I don't know if I should spend the summer taking organic chemistry (which would allow me to graduate a year earlier if I wanted) or physics - OR spend my summer continuing to do research, volunteer in some different things, tutor, and hopefully...