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Phi Kappa Phi worth it?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by DrDrew, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. DrDrew

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    So at my school due to my major I'm not eligible for Phi Beta Kappa, but got a nomination to Phi Kappa Phi, which doesn't discriminate against majors...

    It seems a little more reputable than Golden Key, but not quite as good as Phi Beta Kappa. Is this thing worth the $50 membership fee?

    Anyone here in it and care to comment?
     
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    I joined it... waste of money. No one cares about Phi Kappa Phi. I seriously question why they even have a membership fee. You don't even get anything besides a lousy piece of paper. You could always write on any application that you were nominated for PKP and save the money... ;)
     
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    Very clever advice! :idea:
     
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    hahaha...good idea. I actually was looking at one of my prof's CV's the other day and under "honor's" he had a bunch of [title of organization]-declined. I didn't really think to use that for myself for the future.
     
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    it if has scholarships that you will apply for, it could very well be worth your money. if you're not going to do anything, then no.

    however, it saved me almost $500 a year on my car insurance from a special deal they made with Liberty Mutual. That covers all my membership fees right there.
     
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    having done admissions stuff as a 4th yr med student, i can tell you that none of those honorary organizations matter at all except phi beta kappa.
     

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