Nu Sigma Nu and other medical fraternities/sororities, are they worth it?

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  1. quentintarrantino

    quentintarrantino Junior Member

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    Anybody have any opinion about these medical fraternities/sororities? Is there any advantage to it? Is it expensive? Have you or do you know of anyone who is in one?

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    rajneel1 Senior Member

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    i have an opinion. i got into medical school without joining any of those. i talked to a friend of mine in medical school now who also thinks that they are not worth it. and none of his friends had to join them to get into medical school. i know people in similar societies and boy do they have big egos! i knew one guy in a pre med fraternity and he blew me away when he told him his frat does one community service project a quarter. one a quarter. i belonged to other organizatins that did service projects once a week! they are a waste of time.
     
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    rajneel1 Senior Member

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    and imagine how stressed you are going to be surrounded by a bunch of other pre meds...all of the time!
     
  5. quentintarrantino

    quentintarrantino Junior Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif"> and imagine how stressed you are going to be surrounded by a bunch of other pre meds...all of the time!
    </font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">No...... medical fraternities/sororities for MEDICAL students (not pre-meds). Professional societies, etc.
     
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    Elysium Not Really An Old Beaver

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    For what it's worth, my dad was a Nu Sigma Nu at UTMB in 1970! I'm sure it's changed a bit since then, but he really enjoyed his experience in the frat. And my dad is way not a frat guy! I think they had a lot of social events and really really cheap rent.
    I guess I would talk to some current members and see if they like it or not.
     
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    Just wanted to reply to the post name quentintarrantino. A friend of mine is pitching a movie idea to his production company (A Band Apart) today. His good friend used to be Tarrantino's personal aide. Thought it was funny to see this psuedonym.
     
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    oldman Senior Citizen
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    I was looking at the medical frats cause they have some really cheap housing. i can see the benefit of living with a lot of other med students cause you can study together in a closer environment. since the majority of med schools are like commuter schools, it's nice to have the collegiate experience again.
     

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