What are my chances for DO?
Was interested in hearing thoughts on my chances and if any DO schools particularly like to see an upward trend in grades/which schools to aim for. Planning on applying to schools this cycle (essentially all DO) as well as some SMPs. College: Boston College MCAT: 508 (Chem/phys- 128, CARS- 125, Bio- 128, Psych/soc- 127) cGPA: 3.1 sGPA: 2.9 major GPA: 3.6 My low GPA due to very poor performance my first 2 years of undergrad. Improved significantly and was on the Dean's list my two... What are my chances for DO? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Old(er) non-trad advice please
Hi y'all, I was hoping to get some advice, good, bad or otherwise. I'm currently 38, moved to the US 14 years ago. Foreign military medic, now a civilian EMT. in 2015, I decided sitting on my laurels wasn't getting me anywhere, US schools told me to be able to attend uni I needed at least a GED, ACT/SAT. Went to the local community college and asked to sit the GED, was told since I didn't take the class I would fail. Sat it regardless, and passed. Took the ACT the next month. Not a terrific... Old(er) non-trad advice please (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Peds Board
Hello SDNers!!! I rarely visit this side of the forums but I am here on behalf of my resident cousin who is finishing a peds residency. So is the Peds board really hard and is it similar to Step 1? And what did you use to study? Thanks to anyone who gives advice and helpful insight!!! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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PhD to MD
Hello all, any help or advice would be greatly appreciated on this manner. Currently, I am approaching the end of my 1st year in a PhD doing research in an inorganic chemistry lab. Prior to me joining this program I was in pre-med in undergrad and I have 2 years of working as a scribe in an ER. I applied to medical school twice with no luck. I also applied to chemistry graduate school and since I enjoyed undergraduate research, I thought I would give it a shot. However, towards the end of... PhD to MD (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Disciplinary warning right before submitting the application
I recently was found to be responsible for violating the student conduct because of unauthorized collaboration. I worked with my friend on one of the coding assignments and turned it in because the syllabus says "You may work together, but all work must be your own" and I did not know that the work cannot be the same since it is still my own work. Long story short, I assumed the responsibility because I should've asked the professor to clarify it before turning it in and I do recognize that... Disciplinary warning right before submitting the application (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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SID in Orlando next weekend ... Roomie Wanted
Hey looking to share a room for SID next weekend. Let me know if you’re interested! Arriving Wednesday - Sunday! Sent from my iPhone using SDN mobile (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Shift scheduling
I'm a medical student interested in EM, but I'm a bit intimidated by the circadian rhythm disruption that comes along with alternating day and night shifts. I was wondering if, in residency and beyond, an effort is made to stagger shifts for each individual so as to minimize complete circadian rhythm reversals? For example, it would be a lot easier to work: 1pm-11pm, 4pm-2am, 7pm-5am, 10pm-8am, 1am-11am, 4am-2pm, 7am-5pm, and repeat than: 1pm-11pm, 4am-2pm, 7pm-5am, 10pm-8am, 4pm-2am,... Shift scheduling (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Current Army Civilian. Awarded full tuition scholarship. Any benefits to HPSP?
Hello All! I just received acceptance to medical school yesterday after 4 years of applying. Beyond my expectation, I was also awarded a 4-year full tuition (no housing, fees, living costs, etc... though) scholarship also. I'm also a current civilian employee with DoD (U.S. Army), and really thankful for the government job benefits like TSP, Pension, etc... Is there any way to remain a federal employee while attending medical school, while receiving some kind of monthly stipend to support... Current Army Civilian. Awarded full tuition scholarship. Any benefits to HPSP? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Study Partner for Step 1- San Francisco Bay area
Hello folks, I am an Indian IMG writing Step 1 this year. I moved here from the UK a couple of years ago, but my USMLE prep is just getting started. Is anyone around looking for a study partner( I currently live in San Jose)? Skype is also an option just to compare notes, study and be accountable in terms of covering ground. Hit me up if you are interested. Thanks! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mhysa Source Type: forums

The use of NQDC's
So I'm fresh out of residency and working my first job. Recently offered a deferred compensation plan. Looking for thoughts on their use. Anyone here contribute or make use of one? Would you if available? Any thoughts on risks vs benefit for them? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: EsTxDr Source Type: forums

Turning Down IMG (UK/Ireland) to go AMG Route
I am a dual US/UK citizen who was recently accepted to a few medical schools in UK/Ireland and am now trying to decide whether to jump on this opportunity or go down the much longer and much more expensive AMG path. I'm hoping to get the perspective of people involved with residencies/medical school (have seen @aProgDirector @SouthernSurgeon comment on similar threads), as I assume they will have better insight into all of this. First, I know... Turning Down IMG (UK/Ireland) to go AMG Route (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Usmle preparation
I’m a Indian who jst graduated and thinking of doin usmle I haven’t exactly got all the information with me but I’m ready to start preparing I have kaplan notes and videos with me I’m looking for an study partner if ur still intrested let me know thanks in advance guys (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Puppyreddy16 Source Type: forums

At my breaking point (Advice Needed)
Latley I've been so stressed out with my college courses to the point of me feeling like I want to quit. I'm now stuck with taking nothing but sciences and a few electives. I'm trying to get into a dental school, even talked to the director of admissions. I've asked for her advice and she told me that changing my major (Biology) wouldn't make it any better if I'm trying to get into the school in which I desire. I've thought about switching my major to business and just take the pre reqs but... At my breaking point (Advice Needed) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: KeepingUpWithK Source Type: forums

Do you ever feel like you're the only one in your class who is really unhappy in medical school?
Sorry for the downer, whiny post, but I just feel like I needed to get this off my chest anonymously. I often feel like I'm the only person in my med school class who is mostly unhappy here. Sure, there are days that are ok (like the day after an exam), but by and large I can honestly say that I'm really unhappy in medical school. I often feel like I don't belong here, like I'm not nearly as excited as everyone else to be learning the material and not as close to my classmates as most... Do you ever feel like you're the only one in your class who is really unhappy in medical school? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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no DO shadowing, how possible?
I will be applying this cycle and unfortunately I have zero DO shadowing. I heard that osteopathic schools mandate shadowing or strongly recommend it but I have not shadowed any DOs. the only clinical experience I have is scribing for an internist for over a year (aside from ER volunteering, and school/clinical research, pharmacy job). How likely am I to get through without DO experience? would learning about them via online and admission presentation be reasonably sufficient to show them... no DO shadowing, how possible? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: futuredoc0307 Source Type: forums

Should I use medical school admissions consulting?
Hi all, Long-time lurker, first-time poster here. I am applying to medical schools this 2019 cycle, and I am thinking of hiring a medical school admissions consultant. I have been looking at various websites to gather some information about them, but I was wondering if anyone had any experiences with them, or had any thoughts on them. I'm very lucky that money will not be a big issue for me, and I see it more as an investment for my future - but I want to know if it would really help. I... Should I use medical school admissions consulting? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: roadtosurgeon Source Type: forums

Paranoid... How will IA affect my chances
So, I just realized that I do I have an IA from my freshman year of college. Basically , I went to a party , got very intoxicated and my friends took me to the hospital which I had to stay overnight. One of my roommate who was also very drunk went back to our dorm rooms and apparently was telling everyone how drunk I was and was sent to the hospital. Long story short the RA overheard my roommate and reported me to dean. I was charged with underaged drinking on campus even though I never... Paranoid... How will IA affect my chances (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mywoes242 Source Type: forums

Chance me for DO
Hey everyone, I have been thinking about applying to DO school and need some help in regards to my chances. Major: Physiology and Neurobiology MCAT: 509 Cumulative GPA: 3.39 Science GPA: 3.23 Clinical Experience as Scribe: 400 hours Clinical Volunteer at a clinic for the disadvantaged - 300 hours Shadowing (non-clincal) Hours: 200 hrs Research: 8 months in a mouse lab (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ppatel1907 Source Type: forums

New York City/Brooklyn Residency Programs
Hey - searching the forums and residency reviews came up short on this topic. Anyone have any opinions or thoughts on the New York residency programs? It is hard to find information on this site and from older classmates. Specifically any of these... New York Methodist, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Interfaith, New York Community, Lenox Hill, or the NYU Hospital Center? Thank you! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: CATSandKILOS Source Type: forums

GPA calculation for Medical Schools
Hi everyone, I want to ask how medical school calculate our GPA. My questions are: 1. how does a medical school calculate GPA in California? 2. Will they have access to all the grades we take at other universities and community colleges? or do we have go provide our other colleges' transcripts to the medical schools? Thank you! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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manual dex question
did you use bullet points or paragraph style to answer this question? how many examples of activities is sufficient to answer this question? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: pf1996 Source Type: forums

URM, Non-Trad, 509 MCAT, 3.5 GPA - School List Help Please
Hey everyone! I'm going to try to keep this as succinct as possible, and would really appreciate your advice! Late 20's, former career in engineering, URM status. After deciding I wanted to go into medicine, I did a DIY post bacc at a community college to get myself up to speed with chem, orgo, and other classes I missed in college. GPA here was a 4.0. Taking these classes into account: cGPA: 3.5 sGPA: 3.55 Master's in engineering with low 3's GPA. MCAT: 509 with... URM, Non-Trad, 509 MCAT, 3.5 GPA - School List Help Please (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: meakmouse Source Type: forums

Two years of research in a lab during Gap years with ZERO publication
Title says it all. I have two years of research before I got into this lab as well. The lab just hasn't pumped out anything. I doubt I will even get my name on after I leave. I am applying next cycle - after a SMP - how will this look for my med school apps as well as future residency? Do most people get pubs if they work full time in a lab? Ive been busting my butt off but nothing has been fruitful. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: firsttimer123 Source Type: forums

Neuro PGY-2 Position Available
From my program coordinator at UKY. We got approved to add another resident to my class next year. Currently our department has an opening for a PGY 2 resident physician. If you are interested in this position, please submit your documentation via email to neuroeducation at uky.edu (sorry wasn't allowed to include a link). Applications must include: 1. Formal documentation of no less than six months of Internal Medicine at an ACGME accredited institution 2. Letter from previous... Neuro PGY-2 Position Available (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: PS233 Source Type: forums

CMI program extended, expanded, and restructured
Casting the doom and gloom prophecies aside, Australia looks to be by far the best option for IMGs moving forward. This year there were a surplus of CMI internships, meaning 100% of Aussie-trained IMGs who wanted an internship received one. Next year the program is being renamed to the Junior Doctor Training Program, and soon to have spots expanded from 100 to 115 in 2020. They are also removing the return of service obligations in the contract. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: sidefx Source Type: forums

Vet med or human medicine?
I am fascinated by medicine and if I see a sick living being (human or animal, doesn’t matter for me) I can’t just walk by, I want to help. I love all kinds of animals, but can’t say the same about people, although I am generally kind and helpful to everyone. I went to med school for 2 years, I did quite well but had to take a gap year for personal reasons. During this time I realized that maybe being a veterinarian would be a better fit for me. I decided to take another gap year, but I am... Vet med or human medicine? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: CatLady1995 Source Type: forums

Normal Anxiety Levels?
Just looking for some input from other premeds and recent premeds. I'm 'getting the job done' so to speak in school as far as acing classes, however every semester feels like a balancing act of moderate stress/anxiety trying to prop one declining class up with more intense effort while easing off one that has been easier...re-assessing...re-adjusting. By the end of each semester and finals week the anxiety can build to significantly higher levels. I look around at fellow students and know... Normal Anxiety Levels? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Advice for a potential reapplicant
Hoping this won't be necessary as I'm still waiting on 1 decision and am waitlisted at 1 school. I was pretty much immediately rejected by every Illinois school this cycle (so much for my state schools...). Applied to 17 MD and 3 DO schools (that's all I could afford), received 4 IIs: 2 DO and 2 MD --> 2 DO rejections, 1 MD waitlist, 1 MD deferral. I'm: non-traditional applicant, ORM, female, work full time (makes shadowing and increasing volunteer hours difficult)... Advice for a potential reapplicant (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Research prior to MS1
Hey all, Im an incoming MS1 and was just wondering if any of you had participated in research at your school the summer before MS1? I would be interested in getting involved in possibly radiology or a surgical research project, but I don't really know if any physicians would welcome me without starting school yet? If any of you have done this prior to MS1, how did you go about getting the opportunity, just sending a bunch of emails? Thanks in advance (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: CyrusHabs7695 Source Type: forums

3.92, 527 MCAT, weak clinical- what are my chances?
Hi! I'm hoping for a second opinion on my application, especially on whether waiting a year would truly make/break my application. With the stats I have, although I'm not really gunning for a Top 20, I worry that I will be yield protected from a lot of mid- to low-tier schools I apply to, while being too weak to really compete with high-tier schools. I wasn't worried about this initially, but have been hearing some really whack stuff from friends with similar stats who applied this... 3.92, 527 MCAT, weak clinical- what are my chances? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: rostram Source Type: forums

Independent pharmacy audits
Just moved from CVS to an independent. Had a quick question for those who have independent pharmacy experiences. When working at CVS, I never had to deal with audits from insurance companies but I am told that it is normal for independent to be audited by insurances. Apparently, big companies like CVS have their own department to deal with audits? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: VictorOfHungerGames Source Type: forums

“Rotation Vacation” vs Real Vacation?
Curious about people’s thoughts on this... My SO and I just got our 3rd year schedules back and both managed to get the same 2 week chunk of free time after our last block. We have the option of using that 2 weeks to either: 1) Take a real vacation (Europe or Asia) Pros: 2 week break before starting our SubI’s, have a memorable experience after being lame for a really long time. Cons: expensive AF 2) Both take a cushy 2 week “away” rotation at our schools satellite hospital on the... “Rotation Vacation” vs Real Vacation? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: The Knife & Gun Club Source Type: forums

Toledo vs Wright State
What is the consensus here? Equal COA, similar cities and probably similar rank. Toledo Pros/Cons: + has own medical center + More recognized out of ohio + Rotations at Umich? + Match list is pretty nice (9 ortho matches) - Newer curriculum - toledo the city is mediocre - mandatory attendance WSU Pros/Cons + dayton is probably a better location + tight knit group of students +Diverse class + global health opportunities + closer to home - not a fan of PBL - has strong affiliations, but... Toledo vs Wright State (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Trillmonger Source Type: forums

Acceptance into a Texas DPT program?
My stats Prereq: 3.73 (I think it slightly varies per school, depending on their pre-reqs. I have 2 B's.) Overall: 3.87 Last 60: 3.82 Observation hours: Will have 400 in 6 diff settings I also have various awards, research, meaningful volunteering projects, and leadership positions in student organizations. GRE: 150 V/167 Q, 5 AW (2nd time), 152 V/162 Q, 4 AW (1st time) I am interested in applying to the UT schools and TWU. Can anyone who got into UTMB post their stats and when they... Acceptance into a Texas DPT program? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Cathi Smith Source Type: forums

Transcript Request Form Question
I've been trying to find this information on previous threads, but I haven't had any luck. On the application, it mentions to print the transcript request form and then sign it. Should I send this request form to the college(s) that I have attended and then they will then submit my transcripts to the ACMAS? Thanks in advance! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jpvn2015 Source Type: forums

Ugh...California...
A bill to drive physicians out of practice in the state of California (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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PT Aide or In-patient observation hours?
Currently stuck between what I should do for the summer to strengthen my application. I recently got offered a position as an aide for a very well known and respect clinic in San Diego, the problem is that I also got approved to volunteer at an in-patient hospital. The hospital is in my hometown which is 8 hours away from San Diego, so I have to choose between. I let the clinic know and they want me to give them an answer soon so i'm stuck trying to decide which will actually look better... PT Aide or In-patient observation hours? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: AFS_Ca Source Type: forums

Uterine case
58yo female that presents with grade 2 endometrioid carcinoma of the uterus, resected. Pathology showed>50% myometrial invasion (stage IB), touching the isthmus without signs of invasion, negative LVSI, negative bilateral LND. What to do next: 1- observe 2- brachytherapy alone 3- EBRT to pelvic LNs alone 4- EBRT followed by brachytherapy Ty (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kroll2013 Source Type: forums

New to student loans. How do I apply?
Hi, So i'll be entering dental school this Fall 2018. It will be my first semester that I ever have to take out student loans. I am just a little bit confused and lost on how to apply for them. Please excuse my ignorance. So basically I have filled out FAFSA back in March. As of now, I still have not received the Financial Aid Package from the school. I heard that it won't be sent out until Late June/July from this school. I plan to take out both Direct Unsubsidized and Direct PLUS... New to student loans. How do I apply? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: 1lastchance Source Type: forums

Hospitalist as a PMSR without RRA
If im in a PMSR position and get all my rear foot numbers and sit for rear foot boards could I have the same/similar opportunities? From my understanding hospitals and multi specialty groups don’t give a crap if you were RRA or whatever, they ONLY care about numbers and board creditials? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: DiviPotTHREETWONINE Source Type: forums

What should I do? MD with anxiety and crohns
Hi First of all, I'm no native English speaker so bear with me. Here's my situation: I'm becoming an md soon, med school is almost over, and while I'm happy about graduating, I'm also worried about my career. Crohn's disease I've had crohn's disease (which means lots of diarrhea and belly pain when it's flaring up, otherwise it's okay) for many years. I've only had a few flares, but I don't know how many flare ups I will have in the future - maybe none, maybe 20. Anxiety... What should I do? MD with anxiety and crohns (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nan22 Source Type: forums

Australian IMG
I haven't met anyone who has been in a similar position as me, here it goes. I'm an Australian medical student studying abroad. I want to move back to Australia but I don't want to become a GP, I'm not too fond of primary care. Up until now, my plan was to go to the US for residency, then move back to oz as a specialist. As of lately, I'm interested in more competitive specialties that are notoriously difficult for IMGs to get into in the US, namely neurosurgery and orthopedics. So I'm... Australian IMG (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Spodermin Source Type: forums

Anyone else lash at their non-med school friends?
Anyone else lash at their non-med school friends who don't work even half our hours and actually get to live a fulfilling life? Not saying I regret med school, but I am asking if anyone just wants to punch their comp sci friend who works 6 hours a day, every other day at home, with a pool table and free meals everyday in the work place, in the fuking face sometimes? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: plasticsday1 Source Type: forums

Mcat self help?
I have recently returned back to school to add science to my bachelor’s degree, in order to apply to medical school. I will be finish with all of my classes in spring of 2019, but I was told I could apply this year even though I’m not finished. I just have to take the MCAT; I know easy right, lol. Well I’m currently in calculus 1, Bio 1, Advance Chem 1. I will take Chem 2, and calc 2 in the summer. Physics 1 and 2 along with organic 1 and 2 i can’t take until the fall and spring. My question... Mcat self help? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Shayeshaye123 Source Type: forums

Pharmacy school is so overpriced!!
Just talking to my interns the amount of tuition is off the charts. My interns average 200k or more for loans. Have any of you wanting to go into this profession actually sat down and thought about how long it would take to pay that off or how much interest it will be if you don't pay it off especially now that the rate is like 4.45%!? Just to compare my interest rate was 2.8% and i borrowed only 100k ish and that dragged me down forever and i was pretty much paying about 2.5k to loans... Pharmacy school is so overpriced!! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: statepharmagent Source Type: forums

Help! Asking for LOR from non-professor who has never written one before.
Obviously this person is very important in my life, especially for leadership and volunteer service experience who can advocate strongly for me. (he is a pastor) 1) Is there anyone else who asked for LOR from this kind of person? Is this a good idea? How did your admission turn out? 2) He is asking me if there is any FORM he can follow in order to write the letter. I was searching online for this, but I could not find any answer. How should I go about doing this? Is there any... Help! Asking for LOR from non-professor who has never written one before. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: 1realway Source Type: forums

Co-op Screw Up! Help a Canadian
Hello! I'm a 3rd year business student in Canada, and I only recently decided to do medical school. Problem is, before I realized I loved medicine, I had already signed a contract for a marketing co-op. Even worse, while the company is a healthcare/bio company, on my first week at work, we've been assigned the most mind-numbingly menial tasks to do on excel. This is really stressing me out since I feel like this is neither getting me closer to a job in business or in medicine and I have no... Co-op Screw Up! Help a Canadian (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jamonay Source Type: forums

Derner Institute at Adelphi University
I was reading at rather large post about the program at AU that was filled with inaccurate information. I noticed that the conversation went off topic but I want to be sure that the original poster has the correct information. If you are reading this post its important to remember that folks who have achieved their phd already have biases toward the supremacy of their own institution. There are others on this board who are on the waitlist and have an interest in dissuading you from... Derner Institute at Adelphi University (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: RCCH11 Source Type: forums

doing dentistry school in australia and coming to canada
Hi guys! I know about the agreement between australia and canada and that if you do your dentistry in australia you can come back to practice in canada after passing all of your exams. However, I have never seen or heard of a dentist here in canada who has gone to australia from dentistry and successfully come back. Does anyone know why this is, I can't find many success stories on dental students in australia coming back to canada and I find this super sketchy! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: penguin1234 Source Type: forums

Chances of getting accepted to Medical School
Hey everyone. I was curious about everyone's opinions on my chances for admission to a MD school. -School: The Ohio State University -Major: Chemistry -Minors: Bioethics, Medical Laboratory Sciences -MCAT: 509 -Cumulative GPA: 3.792 -Science GPA: 3.651 -Hospital Volunteer: 59 hrs -Other Clinical Volunteer (taking care of sick relatives and grandparents growing up that the Dean of Admissions at OSU said counts as hours): 3000 hrs -Non-clinical Volunteer: 6000+ hrs (through temple activities... Chances of getting accepted to Medical School (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: MedPainter Source Type: forums