What are you going to do if you didn't get into Med School?

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Just curious. For those of you who applied adn didn't get in, do you stay another year at college, get like an EMT job or go thru a career change? :confused:


Not trying to point any fingers, but just want to know what other feasible options are. Thnx.
 

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Farvah said:
Just curious. For those of you who applied adn didn't get in, do you stay another year at college, get like an EMT job or go thru a career change? :confused:


Not trying to point any fingers, but just want to know what other feasible options are. Thnx.
1. 1-Year Post. Bacc. or Medical School Bridge program
2. Master's Degree (reapply in the middle of or at the end of the program)
3. Continue at undergrad for a second major or to enhace GPA, without a degree plan (and/or retake some classes)
4. Work full time in a health care field, where you can interact with physicians (EMS, ER Tech, etc.)
 

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Taking extra classes, or doing a Master's or post-bacc program and then reapplying, are also options for those who didnt get in
 

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I'm going down to the Carribean...

not for medical school but to work on a charter boat.

I've got some connections down in paradise that I just might use.
 

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research in a lab and publish, or ... go to 3rd world country and volunteer there in a clinical setting. If u run out of ideas... just join the crips in Compton.
 

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i would have looked more seriously at dental school (ick!) or grad school (may not be so bad)....
 

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1. apply to DO schools
2. go to physician assitant school (in high demand here in south florida, starting pay $80, 000)
3. work using my major (forensic chem)
4. pharmacy school
 

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Ever see that movie "Redemption" with Jamie Foxx playing Tookie, the founder of the Crips gang? Crips are everywhere! Im sure there is a local faction in your neighborhood, no need to go to Compton...
 

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I am strongly considering applying to Physical Therapy schools and maybe a few DO schools next time if I don't get into anywhere this time. I am a re-applicant so this just really sucks. But I really think I would enjoy PT because my main area of interest in medicine was orthopedic surgery/sports medicine so it is right there in the same sort of pathway. Who knows though....
 

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Will be going to get an MPH degree and volunteer in a developing nation clinic setting, if the whole med school thign doesn't work out. But I pray like crazy that it does.
 

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Premedalltheway said:
jumping off a bridge and hope I'm not conscious when i wake up......
whoa there...
 

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