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Internships? During the summer ur taking mcats?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Sofia Ahmed, Jan 13, 2014.

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  1. Sofia Ahmed

    Sofia Ahmed Life4 2+ Year Member

    Apr 3, 2013
    Hi all,

    I'm not sure whether its okay to apply to internships especially when ur taking the mcats during that summer? Is it encouraged?
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  3. DocWinter

    DocWinter 2+ Year Member

    Jan 2, 2014
    Sweet Home Alabama
    Depends on how many mcats you are taking.
  4. swinsh01

    swinsh01 5+ Year Member

    Dec 27, 2011
    I worked a full time job the summer I took the MCAT and did well enough to land me 8 interviews, so unless you're working 60+ hours a week, you'll probably be fine.
  5. Mehd School

    Mehd School 5+ Year Member

    May 2, 2012
    West Coast
    Came to say the same thing.
    Flex it a little harder.
  6. Dreamstoo

    Dreamstoo 5+ Year Member

    Dec 13, 2011
    I'm in the same situation. But I decided to focus just on the MCAT. If the OP thinks he can handle it go for it. But IMO anything over 40 hours a week commitment is risky.
  7. DocWinter

    DocWinter 2+ Year Member

    Jan 2, 2014
    Sweet Home Alabama
  8. scoKraz4

    scoKraz4 2+ Year Member

    Dec 16, 2013
    I had internship, took classes, and did research and had plenty of time to study for the MCAT..over a 5 month period though.

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