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Shadowing Help Needed!!!

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by cbtk18, Feb 27, 2007.

  1. cbtk18

    cbtk18 10+ Year Member

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    What is considered a significant amount of time while shadowing? Is it even considered to be a beneficial experience to adcoms?

    I would like to do as much as possible, b/c I know it will help me in the long run but work might prevent me from doing so.
     
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  3. armybound

    armybound future urologist. Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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  4. Davjc2009

    Davjc2009 2+ Year Member

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    armybound was ready for the first time to be able to post that... only problem... most OPs won't be able to figure out what it means :cool:
     
  5. armybound

    armybound future urologist. Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    i will NOT make a new one for every topic that gets constantly asked.. though it might help.
     
  6. cbtk18

    cbtk18 10+ Year Member

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    You won't take the time to answer simple question for help but you will hang out in your nerdery making lame animations and avatars that allow you to anonymously make fun of people on the internet.

    That, friend, is the definition of lame
    :thumbdown:
     
  7. armybound

    armybound future urologist. Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    do you want me to run the search for you? I can find you some links.

    or should I make some kind of special accomodation and give you an answer to a question that's been asked a ridiculous amount of times but you're too lazy to look up?
     
  8. Droopy Snoopy

    Droopy Snoopy 7+ Year Member

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    Clinical experience, whether in the form of shadowing or volunteering or work experience is a definite plus in the admissions game. I think it's the 3rd most important item behind gpa and MCAT, but this also means it shouldn't be done at the expense of these two. Any amount of time will do, although putting in enough time to get a letter of rec out of it would be ideal. Plus some people get in there and realize they don't want to help people quite as much as they thought they did.
     
  9. Green Pirate

    Green Pirate Neurotic Neuro Enthusiast 5+ Year Member

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    yup... and taking cheap stabs at someone on an internet forum isn't lame at all. funny, that.
     

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