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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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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.
 

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

There were some DO's at my interview ... but maybe they don't get ranked highly.
 

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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.
 

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

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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drfunktacular said:
You should go to the dinner.
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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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.

Yeah, but there is a slight chance you might be a douche-bag :smuggrin:

We'd need a DNA specimen to know for sure
 

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Yeah, but there is a slight chance you might be a douche-bag :smuggrin:

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...

jdh71 said:
We'd need a DNA specimen to know for sure

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

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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.;)

Case closed.

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

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There were some DO's at my interview ... but maybe they don't get ranked highly.
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.
 
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