What are your plans for this summer?

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JohnMadden

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I was interested in finding out what fellow SDNers are doing the summer before starting med school?

I was considering doing something "productive" but then I changed my mind. Right now, I'm leaning towards working part-time at golf resort in Hilton Head (free golf all summer!) and travelling to Southeast Asia.
 

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You should work for the airline if traveling is what you'd like to do. I hear that employees can grab any standby tickets for free and ride along
 

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I'm going to take a vacation, maybe work to make a little money before medical school, and most importantly, I am planning on having my first (legal **ahem**...in the US) drink of my life. Two SDNers have offered to get me wasted already for the first time...isn't this website great? :laugh:
 

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I won't be going to med school next year, so this is a good question.

I want to visit my girlfriend over the summer (who goes to Vanderbilt) but I need to do something that could potentially be useful for my med school application.
 

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dude... i might get to go to iran this summer to meet my extended family for the first time (and my only living grandparent)... i just hope all is well with the government and whatnot.... ill prolly also be working at kaplan if they dont piss me off too much... i swear, our kaplan center sucks so bad... we just had a new center manager get fired after 2 wks for coming to work drunk and chewing someone out... LOL :laugh: plus, u dont get paid enough for dealing with pplz ****!:thumbdown:
 

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Wait around for the waitlist to come thru. I just need one :(
 

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dude... i might get to go to iran this summer to meet my extended family for the first time (and my only living grandparent)... i just hope all is well with the government and whatnot.... ill prolly also be working at kaplan if they dont piss me off too much... i swear, our kaplan center sucks so bad... we just had a new center manager get fired after 2 wks for coming to work drunk and chewing someone out... LOL :laugh: plus, u dont get paid enough for dealing with pplz ****!:thumbdown:

Do they have good golf courses in Iran?

Seriously, that sounds like a very fulfilling experience if you get to go.
 

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Do they have good golf courses in Iran?

Seriously, that sounds like a very fulfilling experience if you get to go.

LOL... i have no clue. never been before. if i get to go, ill let you know. ya i think it will be great for my life to get to finally go.
 

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LOL... i have no clue. never been before. if i get to go, ill let you know. ya i think it will be great for my life to get to finally go.

Umm, FemalesCANTDriv...I don't appreciate that sn :oops: hehe, it's okay though..my brother says that all the time, I will just comfort myself in knowing I am the exception.

I don't know what I will do, I was thinking about doing something productive because I could use a little $$$ before I am totally broke in med school...
 

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lol... sorry bout the sn... it woulda been people in ginormous trucks in texas cant drive but thats a bit too long.... i just think these types of stereotypes are funny and minimally offensive... im sure u drive just fine

and dont worry, i tell my sister all the time she can drive too
 

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i wish summer started tomm...I'm losing my game....oh so distracted (senioritis to the extreme). When summer does come around, I plan the usual...traveling, photographing, staying active :cool:

Can't wait! :laugh:
 

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Trying to plan my busiest and most productive summer ever. Continue current research, pick up new research position (hopefully, its clinical too), try my hand at research in the social sciences (water issues), teach for TPR, and goto wedding in Geneva (with a little backpacking)!
 
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dude... i might get to go to iran this summer to meet my extended family for the first time (and my only living grandparent)... i just hope all is well with the government and whatnot.... ill prolly also be working at kaplan if they dont piss me off too much... i swear, our kaplan center sucks so bad... we just had a new center manager get fired after 2 wks for coming to work drunk and chewing someone out... LOL :laugh: plus, u dont get paid enough for dealing with pplz ****!:thumbdown:

we are summer plan twinners. im gonna go to africa to visit my extended fam (some for the first time, most not) and going to meet my only living grandparent again after 17 years. i also will be working for kaplan at home. hopefully they won't be drunk or hopefully they will don't know if its a bad thing to liven up the job
 

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we are summer plan twinners. im gonna go to africa to visit my extended fam (some for the first time, most not) and going to meet my only living grandparent again after 17 years. i also will be working for kaplan at home. hopefully they won't be drunk or hopefully they will don't know if its a bad thing to liven up the job

whoa... im totally freaked out right now.... sdn is like the twilight zone right now.... *nee nee nee noo nee nee nee noo* (sorry that was my sad attempt at the music)

what country are you going to?
 
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whoa... im totally freaked out right now.... sdn is like the twilight zone right now.... *nee nee nee noo nee nee nee noo* (sorry that was my sad attempt at the music)

what country are you going to?

Richard Dawkins is a selfish fool.
 

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bump.

Does anyone have any exciting/unique plans for this summer?
 

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everything I won't be able to do once med school starts.... :eek:

I plan on traveling (west coast, europe, caribbean, maybe israel). Also hoping to get my divemaster certification, and possibly also certifying as a personal trainer. Two things I've always wanted to do but never had time to do.... and lots of sleeping, earning some $ somewhere or another, running (training for a to-be-determined potential marathon in the fall) and probably packing up and moving! Whew... tired just thinking about it all!
 

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i'm gonna be a dharma bum
 

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I'm planning to go on a medical trip to Central America, shadow an orthopedic surgeon, go to Canada (I go there once every year), and study Orgo.
 
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i'm going to hike most if not all of the appalachian trail starting from maine and ending in georgia; anyone want to tag along?

-serge
 

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research at university of wisconsin...with real, alive... RATS!!!:D
 

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research at university of wisconsin...with real, alive... RATS!!!:D

lol I'm actually doing research with rats right now. What branch of medicine is your research for? Mine is in neurosurgery so we get to do the whole skull-drilling thing. It's pretty neat:thumbup:
 

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lol I'm actually doing research with rats right now. What branch of medicine is your research for? Mine is in neurosurgery so we get to do the whole skull-drilling thing. It's pretty neat:thumbup:


I'm dealing with viscoelastic properties of mouse carotid arteries. i wont get to do the skull-drilling thing, but I'll make sure I ask for an opportunity to do so!
 

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I'm dealing with viscoelastic properties of mouse carotid arteries. i wont get to do the skull-drilling thing, but I'll make sure I ask for an opportunity to do so!

neat. do you know what kinds of procedures you'll be doing to test the viscoelastic properties? I just find this sort of stuff interesting.
 

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neat. do you know what kinds of procedures you'll be doing to test the viscoelastic properties? I just find this sort of stuff interesting.

i have to read lots of stuff first, I'll let you know!
 

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i have to read lots of stuff first, I'll let you know!

yeah there's always lots of reading involved. you'll probably have to take an online animal testing course too. That only takes a couple days though. Have fun with the research though, mate.
 
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