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Did you also consider DO programs?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Dr. Nick, May 9, 2002.

  1. Dr. Nick

    Dr. Nick Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Mar 20, 2002
    For those of you going pre-MD I was curious as to how many of you are going this route as a first choice, or as a safety?

    P.S. This is not an MD-bashing thread.

    Feel free to post your reasons/motivations below
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  3. Green912

    Green912 10+ Year Member

    Jun 11, 2001
    I'm also applying DO, but not necessarily as a fall back, but more as equal footing. The ONLY thing I worry about (and I know this has been hashed out many times) is residency options. Everything else seems to be a non-issue.
  4. Kodos02

    Kodos02 Junior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 15, 2001
    Hey Kurtz, this doesn't apply to your topic but did you happen to take an EMT course last semester? Just curious.

  5. marleybfour

    marleybfour Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 2, 2001
    Boynton Beach, Fl.
    I am applying to DO as I feel I have a better chance of getting accepted into their program. They appear to be more "non-traditional" friendly and like applicants who have a medical background. The bottom line for me is I want to be a doctor. Period.

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