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If You Do Poorly in Med School......

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by devils143, Mar 18, 2004.

  1. devils143

    devils143 Junior Member
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    Are you basically going to end up practising medicine in small town, usa?


    In general, are the jobs in the big cities so competitive to get that you have to really do well in med school and get a good residency/fellowship?

    Thanks for your responses.
     
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  2. Alexander99

    Alexander99 Ghetto Fabulous
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    You can always be a Dr. that speaks on infomercials. I think SnS mentioned you can also do OB/GYN videos on some website but I forgot.
     
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  3. Fermata

    Fermata Hold me.
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    Not if you go to JHU/Harvard.
     
  4. Alexander99

    Alexander99 Ghetto Fabulous
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    How many people in JHU/Harvard do poorly in med school?
     
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  5. stomper627

    stomper627 Go Cougs!!!
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    Hmm.....could be....but I think politics plays more important roles than grades, boards, clinicals. Who do you know? How well do you know them? Is this person a family member? Etc.
    Boards are also more important than your grades as well. Its the only way to compare you to the students across the country....not just your school. If your preclinical grades suck....rock the boards, rock your clinicals, youll end up at a good residency.
     
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  6. lisa13579

    lisa13579 2K Member
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    I agree that board scores determine ALOT!!!!!!! And whatever you do, don't take a preliminary year for surgery, you will be completely screwed the following year if your board scores are low.
     
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  7. Alexander99

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    What does that mean to not take a prelim year for surgery?
     
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