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Would this be appropriate? I was thinking of a unicorn or rainbow in the background
 

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no. i wouldnt be able to take you seriously if i came across that. just go to your local pharmacy (CVS) and get a passport photo there.
 

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I'd go with the unicorn.
 
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Sartre79 said:
Would this be appropriate? I was thinking of a unicorn or rainbow in the background
 

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i caught you a delicious bass.
gosh!
 

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i caught you a delicious bass.
gosh!

That line always gets the ladies.
 

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or the line

all your base belong to us

that works wonders into coercing a threesome ;)
p<0.005
 

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It's been years since I've seen that video clip... and I think it was shortly after I saw that, that I discovered Yatta!
 

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I don't think you need a passport photo.....just get any nice shot of your face and crop it
 

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i think im going to use the same exact pic that i used for my mcat
 

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braluk said:
i think im going to use the same exact pic that i used for my mcat
My friend used an utterly ridiculous picture that was taken on Halloween for his MCAT.
 
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MollyMalone said:
Nice try, but nothing will ever beat this.
Any idea if that was legit? And if so, what happened with his applications?

Either way, pretty funny stuff.

Edit: Nevermind, found the answer.
 

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did he get in somewhere? that has to be the funniest thing i have read all day lolol
 

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Oh god! I remember when high school idiots would take these glamour shots...
 

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If anyone is applying to the University of Cape Town in South Africa, it seems that they actually do appreciate glamour shots.

Glamour Shots!
 
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Sartre79 said:
Would this be appropriate? I was thinking of a unicorn or rainbow in the background
Hi there,
I hope you are kidding with this but looking back over the years at some of the photos that have come in with medical school and residency applications, I know that some folks do this.

Hint: When you get some free time, make an appointment with a professional photographer. Put on your professional attire (minimal make-up ladies) and get some good head shot photos done. Review the proofs, pick one or two that look good, make tons of copies (send one to the "rents") and keep these for medical school application, residency application, USMLE, acting internship applications etc.

A poorly done photo can wipe out years of diligent study. No medical school in this country is seeking applicants (other than for secondary fees) so don't give anyone another reason to reject you unless you just like rejection.

Judging from some of the applications on my desk now, some of you like rejection.

njbmd :)
 

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braluk said:
no. i wouldnt be able to take you seriously if i came across that. just go to your local pharmacy (CVS) and get a passport photo there.
Did the stork forget the sense of humor when it was dropping you off?
 

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That thread was awesome. :thumbup:
 

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Sartre79 said:
Would this be appropriate? I was thinking of a unicorn or rainbow in the background
Sometimes glamour shots can make you look, how shall we say " Better" than you actually do; therefore it would be a let down when you interviewed. It would actually be to your benefit to look better in person and have an " alright" picture of yourself. Who can't use points in the " Other " category of the interview score sheet. :p
 

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Did the stork forget the sense of humor when it was dropping you off?
I was borne out from the left nut of chuck norris. Im all about the seriousness.
 

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why don't you just cut to the chase and hire a burlesque photographer. then, when they ask you about it during your interview, just lick your lips and wink.
 

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I think the real question is, why do you have glamour shots?!

Questions like these keep appearing and it really seems like a matter of common sense. You are applying to PROFESSIONAL schools so behave accordingly. A simple head shot with a simple nondescript background will do...

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I have a photo but i feel like i look too young in it. anyone else worrying about trivial things as such?
 

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Sartre79 said:
Dude, It was a JOKE
Well, I still say go with the unicorn.
 
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