2+ Year Member
- May 6, 2015
1) I wrote front desk at a hospital, not hotel.Clinical experience at a hotel?
This year's app cycle is pretty much over, but for next year you can try to apply through AMCAS or AACOMAS (MD or DO) or both. You basically just put in your ECs, LORs, and write secondaries (IIs), and pick schools [to apply to] after which you can get invited for an interview or not.
Literally, I just Googled "apply to med school" and much of what I said came up (admittedly in a much more verbose fashion, but still)...try it. Not trying to be mean, but why haven't you done so?
Sorry, Canada doesn't allow shadowing. & in Canadian context, it is clinical because the majority of the work is done within the hospital (I'm not at the front desk a majority of the time, I wheel/talk to inpatients)Are you a US Citizen? Permanent resident of what state?
Invest in the MSAR and do your school research using that.
If your front desk position at the hospital came with minimal patient interaction, it is not clinical experience.
I'd get at least some shadowing done asap if you want to have a semi successful cycle. Shadowing is much more valuable than clinical volunteering when it comes to learning about many aspects of being a doctor and what it takes.
Also, applying this late into the cycle will put you at a huge disadvantage. I'd wait until next year. Spend this year getting everything you're missing. Unless of course you want to apply DO in which case the application cycle is a bit longer. I'd personally still wait a year if you don't want to waste a ton of money and not be as competitive as you possibly can.
Don't say sorry to me. This is your chance of getting into an American school on the line.Sorry, Canada doesn't allow shadowing. & in Canadian context, it is clinical because the majority of the work is done within the hospital (I'm not at the front desk a majority of the time, I wheel/talk to inpatients)
Please ignore the High School sophomore trying to give you advise; he's been warned several times to stop misrepresenting himself.1) I wrote front desk at a hospital, not hotel.
2) Sorry I think you misunderstand what I'm saying. I'm asking if there are any schools that'd people suggest, because I assume American pre-meds know more about med schools than I do. I do know how the process of applying works. Anyway, I've done some research in the past two days, and I've come up with 4 schools: