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noob question - What is SMP/SMDEP/SMTP?

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by jtse106, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. jtse106

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    Hi guys...this is probably a really noobish question but I see these terms being thrown around alot and I'm not entirely sure what they are. Can someone define them and give me a brief synopsis on what it/they are? Thanks!
     
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    SMP:

    Symmetric MultiProcessing
    Symbolic Manipulation Program
    Stable Marriage Problem
    Supplementary Multilingual Plane
    Shape Memory Polymers
    Simple Metadata Profile
    Smart Messaging Platform
    Simulation Model Portability
    Service Management Professional
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    SMP- Special Masters Program
    SMDEP- Summer Medical and Dental Education Program
    SMTP- ?

    When in doubt use google. I could never understand how ppl are so hesitant in looking things up.
     
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    SMTP = Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
     
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    SMTP: scientist medical training program- i think it refers to the MD/PhD programs but yeah people are SARCASTIC gosh lol, help the kid out:)
     
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    I think it specifically refers to the MD/PhD programs where you get PAID :D i.e. med school is free and PhD comes with stipend; there's a very limited number of these and they're funded by the national government.
     
  7. aunt ethel

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    So SMP is a Special Masters Program. What makes it Special? What does that mean?
     
  8. armybound

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    it's a 1 year program that basically is the first year of medical school. you don't do a thesis (that I know of) and at the end you get a MS in physiology or something useless.

    the entire point of the SMP is to prove to medical schools that you can handle the curriculum of medical school, and success in a SMP usually means success in med school admissions.
     
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