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UTSW do unfriendly?

Discussion in 'Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties' started by docmd2010, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. docmd2010

    docmd2010 Senior Member
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    Can anyone confirm this? It seems weird to me that texas has an osteopathic school and their program doesn't have any do's. any thoughts?
     
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  3. BlackNDecker

    BlackNDecker Paid da cost 2 be da bo$$
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    UTSW is unfriendly whether you're allopathic or osteopathic. You will be broken down and remolded into a great physician. Emphasis on broken.;)

    Dallas is a kick @$$ town though...personally recommend skipping the pre-interview dinner and partying downtown.
     
  4. Danbo1957

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    Agree with the above reply, except that I would go to the pre-interview dinner. Really, DO's apply elsewhere...
     
  5. viostorm

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    There were some DO's at my interview ... but maybe they don't get ranked highly.
     
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    BlackNDecker Paid da cost 2 be da bo$$
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    Buy your own dinner...and while your at it, chat up some Dallas hotties. I didn't attend a single interview dinner, just went out and partied in each city...Dallas by far was the easiest place to mingle if you're single.
     
  7. drfunktacular

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    UTSW pre-interview dinner involved party-ish vibe, delicious Mexican food at Mattito's, copious free EtOH, and some groups went out in Dallas after enjoying their free dinner and drinks. You should go to the dinner.
     
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    My night out involved multiple bars, hanging out with "real" people who weren't in the medical profession, copious EtOH, and caught a ride back to my hotel ;)

    Skipping the dinner was my personal recommendation based on n=1 experience. Your results may vary.

    Skipping dinner will NOT hurt your chances of attending a program. UTSW sent a letter in the mail couple weeks later stating something to the effect of: "highly sought after," "if interested in a second look" etc. Can't remember exactly what the letter stated as it was over a year ago and didn't give the letter much thought.
     
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  9. jdh71

    jdh71 epiphany at nine thousand six hundred feet
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    Yeah, but there is a slight chance you might be a douche-bag :smuggrin:

    We'd need a DNA specimen to know for sure
     
  10. BlackNDecker

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    Jdh71's personal stats:
    4,903 posts/730 days = 7 posts per day, every single day of the year.

    It's no wonder you don't hang out with non-medicine people...

    But if you really want my DNA, I'm sure you could scrape it off your wife's side of the headboard.;)
     
  11. jdh71

    jdh71 epiphany at nine thousand six hundred feet
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    Case closed.

    It appears we have enough for a clinical diagnosis even without the DNA.
     
  12. BlackNDecker

    BlackNDecker Paid da cost 2 be da bo$$
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    All in jest...

    Hope you have a merry christmas.
     
  13. jdh71

    jdh71 epiphany at nine thousand six hundred feet
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    You too, what is it in Southern Minne, like -20 below?
     
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    Hey viostorm, did you see any FMGs when you went for the Interview at UTSW? I heard they do take 2 or 3 FMGs every year for IM program.
     
  15. viostorm

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    Yeah, I sat with a FMG during lunch.
     

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