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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by india76571, May 4, 2007.

  1. india76571

    2+ Year Member

    Dec 27, 2006
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    i have a little problem and i want to ask you guys for your suggestion.

    I have this great summer intership at this medical school waiting for me for this summer. But i already did this internship last year in the summer. But this years is upper level as you can say.

    But in order me to graduate in 4 years (2009) i should be taking 3 summer classes. In order to just graduate without being supper senior ;) .

    during this summer if i choose to take the classes i have an Opportunity to do research while taking the classes. And also i will be able to shadow a doctor at some other medical school.

    Which one would you guys prefer staying in school for 5 years or getting out of school in 4 years. should i go with the internship or the other option.
    Thank you very much
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  3. lina123321

    lina123321 ralph: im a unitard
    5+ Year Member

    Jun 20, 2006
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    Medical Student
    :confused: :confused: :confused: huh?
  4. Writer1985

    Writer1985 Mistress of Spices
    10+ Year Member

    Jan 6, 2005
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    Attending Physician
    So your options are (a) summer internship and graduate in 5 years or (b) 3 classes + research + shadowing and graduate in 4?

    I have to say that option b sounds too spread out. I spent a summer doing research and taking one evening class, and it really stretched me thin. Three summer classes is pretty much a full load in itself (you'll probably be in class about 6 hours a day, 5 days a week). I say go with the internship unless there is a serious financial incentive for you to graduate in 4 years.

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