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Surgical Confernces as OMS-1?
I’m thinking about going to a surgical conference at the end of the month because it’s within driving distance, but it’s $270 and I’m just a first-year. I genuinely want to go, so I probably will either way, but I’m just wondering if anyone has experience with this and maybe how to get the most out of it, or if it truly is just a waste of my time. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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when to take biochemistry?
hi, I'm applying this cycle and I signed up for the Biochem, cell bio, and two upper level botany classes. and I'm planning to study for DAT and taking it around May. should I take biochemistry after I apply? I feel like it might be a little bit too much, especially when I have to study for DAT and I really need to do well on it because of my mediocre GPA.. plus, I've heard biochemistry can be pretty hard and the stuff on it won't even be on DAT. However, at the same time, my... when to take biochemistry? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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After Interview
Hello All, I have my first Med-School interview at LECOM-B coming up soon. What happens next? What are your chances of getting in, once you have an interview? How long till you hear in or out? if accepted... Should I wait to see if other schools want to interview me to accept? If I accept and another school invites me for interview can I still go? Anything else I am missing, please chime in. I know my MCAT is a little low, I only switched to pre-med 2.5 years ago and had maybe 200 hours... After Interview (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: MikadoWu Source Type: forums

Next Step Full Length 6
Hey, I just took next step full length 6 and my score dropped quite a bit from NS FL 1-5. Did anyone experience this? I felt NS6 was a lot harder than the first 5. Does anyone know if NS 7-10 is even harder? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: hugh2012 Source Type: forums

Atomic radius question!!! HELP ME
HELP, This was a question from the DAT Destroyer Gen. Chem. pg.115 Question: Rank by size : Al, K, Br, I Answer: K> Al> I> Br I thought the more electrons it has, the bigger the atom Al = 13e K = 19e Br = 35 e I = 53e So according to my logic, shouldn't the answer be I> Br> K> Al (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Banana_nut95 Source Type: forums

How late is too late to take/submit DAT?
Is taking a DAT prep course for May/June and taking the DAT in July an okay strategy? The alternative would be taking a prep course in April/May and DAT in June. I think I will do better if I take the DAT later, but at what point is it too late? For example, is a 20 submitted in June better than a 21 submitted in July? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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How to be confident for myself again?
Hey guys, I want to be a PT ever since my sophomore year of college. I applied to 5 PT schools this year and I've gotten four rejection letters because my GPA and GRE was too low. I plan on retaking classes that I got C's in, retake the GRE and continue working as a Rehab Tech at an outpatient orthopedic PT clinic since that was suggested by my family and coworkers. Lately, I've been very sad about my chances of getting into PT schools since I'm only 25 years old and all of my friends... How to be confident for myself again? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jn777 Source Type: forums

Best 0-6 Pharmacy Programs
I am a high school senior who has made it to several 0-6 pharmacy programs. I was wondering which are the best schools for the 0-6 program? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: whitetwinsaber Source Type: forums

Deposit
If I don't pay the deposit because I can't go to that particular pharmacy school anymore, should I email them and let them know out of courtesy or just leave it? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Resources to study for 2018-2019 PCAT? Please?
I'm applying Fall 2018 to get in for 2019 at Creighton. I need to prepare for the PCAT and probably take it in Jan 2019 unless I can cram and go in two weeks lol but doubt it. What materials would you recommend? Do the Kaplan ones help because I saw a cheap set on Amazon. Links would be great. Thank you. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Top of Class or Social life/Hot Sig. other?
Would you rather be Top of your class with little-to-no social life or be average w/ a good social life/hot significant other?? Don't say both... the question is working under the assumption that an active social life and maintaining relationship with hottie are going to be pretty time consuming and take away from the extra hours of studying that would lead to top of class. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Can you honestly tell me how bad my current stats look in the long run?
And do schools take your situation into account? I'm 27, a divorcee with 3 kids 7 and under, the younger of whom are both non-verbal and have autism. My kids are in separate schools and we have no car so my GPA isn't what I'd hope because my schedule is insane... however, I still go to school full time and want to apply to Creighton for 2019. The plan is to cram and take the PTCE and then try to get experience this summer as a tech (I have no experience at all because I just dont have... Can you honestly tell me how bad my current stats look in the long run? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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titan blast
This correspondent is not alluded to for the females. Do not around dose this supplement. If you are heretofore under the medications it is tacit for you not to handle this correlate without consulting your doctor. Review by the uninterrupted users of titan blast: George. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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University of Iowa for Neuro residency?
Hi everyone - Does anyone have any experiences with University of Iowa for Neurology, through interviews, medical school, audition rotations or residency? How is it, from your experience?? Thanks! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: IonClaws Source Type: forums

Worried
Okay, so I submitted my PharmCAS application last night and it was verified today. So far, I had three schools call me to set up an interview time. Since I now have been invited to interview, does that mean my stats were good enough? Considering it didn’t even take a day for schools to start contacting me. My GPA is 3.50, and I also have an Associate’s degree. I have no research or experience, which I regret not getting a job. I do have a Pharmacy Technicians License, and I do plan on... Worried (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ash2021 Source Type: forums

Assessment Jobs Outside of Neuro/Forensic
I'm a 1st-year student at a well-reputed PsyD program. I have found that I love assessment (as I had suspected) and would really like to eventually work in an arena where I can do more assessment than therapy. I think I would love neuropsych, but unfortunately I do not think I have sufficient opportunity in my program to be competitive for a neuropsych post-doc. We have one neuropsych practicum and a neuropsych faculty member, but my research will be unrelated due to lab placement and the... Assessment Jobs Outside of Neuro/Forensic (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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How to score 270 in Step 2 CK ?
I scored 223 on step one, I’m trying to reach high this time. I have been going through a lot of posts and a lot scored high with only MTB and UW. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Dreamer2013 Source Type: forums

Chances of getting into Pharmacy School?
Hi all, I have just graduated with a BS in Biology and applied to several pharmacy schools. What are my chances of getting into UW, WSU, USC, and UOP with these stats? Cumulative GPA: 3.41 Science GPA: 3.44 Extracurriculars: Active member of PrePharm Club at my uni (1 year) Officer for PrePharm Club (1 year) Volunteer at a nursing home (100 hours) Pharmacy Experience: Work as a pharmacy technician at a retail pharmacy (1.5 year) Volunteer for an out-patient... Chances of getting into Pharmacy School? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: bionerd4 Source Type: forums

Junior, How to Improve? Need Pre-Med Advice please
Hello all-- Spring semester of junior year about to start and I would greatly appreciate your opinions on my chances on getting into medical school because I feel like I'm doing things a little non-traditional and all the advice I keep hearing is confusing and contradictory! Many thanks to you, in advance, for reading through and commenting. - I attend a top 10 private research university in the U.S. - I am majoring in Cultural Anthropology. - I'm planning on taking a gap year, MCAT in... Junior, How to Improve? Need Pre-Med Advice please (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: peanutbutterchocolate Source Type: forums

Highest Boiling Point
Which solution has the HIGHEST boiling point? (Berkeley Review Gen Chem. Part 2, page 90, example 7.16) A.) 0.10 moles magnesium chloride in 100 mL water B.) 0.15 moles lithium bromide in 150 mL water C.) 0.20 moles sodium iodide in 100 mL water D.) 0.25 moles potassium fluoride in 150 mL water The answer is "C'. I put "A". I used the formula for finding the increase in boiling point when solute is added to a solution: Delta Tb = kb*i*m I calculated the (i*m) values for each of the... Highest Boiling Point (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Talk about a specialty you're interested in during an interview?
I have an interview coming up at my alma mater. I lost a family member to pancreatic cancer and got involved in pancreatic cancer research for 3 years with 2 publications, in a prestigious lab at that school. I know the Chief of Surgical Oncology and interviewed him for a documentary I did for a class at that hospital. I spoke with a premed advisor who told me not to tell them what I am interested, and that it could hurt my interview. Is this true, even if my application is geared toward a... Talk about a specialty you're interested in during an interview? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: gdbath1995 Source Type: forums

Cvs
how do I get a pharmacy tech job at CVS? I applied but I didn't hear back to any of them and I need more experience before starting pharmacy school. Any tips? Also do I have to be certified or have my pharm tech license? If so, what's the process? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: manan982 Source Type: forums

Cs step 2 advice
Hi guys! I want some advice on how to study for the CS I'm planning to take by March _ April, got the FIrst Aid 6th edition but i have no idea how to start studying. Is there videos to orient me how to do the PE. Any suggestions will be kindly appreciated. Thank you! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Global warming my a...
That sums it up. Stay warm. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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What should I do? Horrible stats so far.
I'm currently a first semester sophomore with a 2.689 cGPA even though I am considered a lower junior. I used to be a straight A student and graduated high school with a perfect 4.0 but I had family issues and full time jobs to compensate said family issues for the years until now. I took an NC for chem 2 which made my gap for that semester 3.575. My grades are as follows so far: Chem 1- C Chem 2- C+ Chem lab 1- B Bio 1- C+ Bio 2- C+ Orgo 1- C Orgo lab 1- A- Calc 1 - D and then D again... What should I do? Horrible stats so far. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: angie34 Source Type: forums

Should I give up? Extracurriculars/shadowing/etc.
Hi guys, I just recently joined this site and was hoping to get some advice about my current situation. I hope that I am posting to the relevant forum. I'm a junior biomedical engineer, who just recently became interested in medical school. Since I am a little late, I plan on taking at least 1 gap year and working as an engineer to help pay, and at the earliest I'd be applying to medical school at the end of my senior year. The major problem I have is that I do not have any experience in... Should I give up? Extracurriculars/shadowing/etc. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: lorenm12 Source Type: forums

Anyone get results from Nov 2017 CPJE yet?
Has anyone here gotten results for their November CPJE yet? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: KennethCool Source Type: forums

Accidentally signed up for a class I already got an A in.
Alright so I accidentally signed up for this upper level online science elective which I finished over 2 years ago and it is now after the drop date without getting a W, the university allows us to retake classes and I guess this is why I was able to sign up for it even though I got an A the first time. I have two options the first is to petition to drop it without getting a W, (but then I will have only 11 credit and my advisor said that it would look bad to have less than 14 credits a... Accidentally signed up for a class I already got an A in. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: OptimisticallyPathetic Source Type: forums

selling rxprep quiz bank
access until 4/2/18! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Neurology procedures (interventional neuro fellowship)
Hi all, I'm a medical student interested in the possibility of going into interventional neurology. I think minimally invasive stuff is very cool, and I have shadowed IR and interventional cards, but I am not familiar with interventional neurology. I was looking on the SVIN site about procedures performed by interventional neurologists (Procedures - Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology) and they seem interesting.... Neurology procedures (interventional neuro fellowship) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: JPSmyth Source Type: forums

Applying to DO... this late?
Hi all, just want your opinion on applying to DO... this late. Quick rundown of me: CA res, CA public school grad '16 3.4s, 3.6o EC: - religious club involvement (dedicated 5.5 yrs including postgrad) - current job @ clinic as MA and scribe and admin (we're short staffed) (1.5yr ongoing) - sports med intern (1yr) - lab research (2ish yrs) - academic advisor (1yr) - foreign mission trips twice (2 weeks each) to underserved pop's I applied to 30 MD schools. 10R / 1 II (haven't heard... Applying to DO... this late? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: momentaryaffliction Source Type: forums

m1 summer - research vs. ECs?
m1 here- interested in peds/family med/maybe EM? Should I do research this summer? ECs related to my interests? both? Happy New Years all (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: theonlytycrane Source Type: forums

If I were to re-apply, what to make my app. more than marginally better?
Title says it all, obviously cycle is not going too well, but all hope isn't lost yet. Will speak to adviser later this month, but I'm having serious doubts about whether to re-apply or not. I really want to but I don't know if I have the time, money, and morale left in me, plus I don't really see where I could make a leap forward in improving my application- is there a place I can improve? Basics of app: 3.5cgpa/3.6sgpa 520 MCAT ORM (asian dude, NY res.) complete mid/late august EC's:... If I were to re-apply, what to make my app. more than marginally better? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: biganthony233 Source Type: forums

Non-traditional student
Hello, I am a nontraditional student (graduated from undergrad in 2015). Medical school was NOT on my radar in college. Over the past two years, I've been planning on eventually returning to nursing school. However, my time in clinical settings has made me realize I want to be a Doctor. Of course, I have a lot of prereqs to take, so I want to ensure that my goal is realistic before investing a LOT of time and money into preparing to apply. Please note that I do NOT have all of my science... Non-traditional student (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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2017 V 2018 DAT destroyer
Hello, Can someone inform me on the differences between the 2017 and 2018 versions of the DAT destroyer. I have the option of getting one or the other. I know of changes in the DAT in 2016 that would make a difference, but I am uncertain of any changes in 2018 vs the 2017 DAT. Thank you (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: TotallyUncertain Source Type: forums

MAC Anesthesia with chronic pain pts
I was wondering since my interest is in chronic pain. Does the presence of chronic pain change the way an anesthesiologist treats the pt? Especially with MAC anesthesia when the pt is awake and sometimes the procedure would appear that the pt only needs local anesthetic, but because of comorbidities (ie, chronic pain) would make the procedure not tolerable? As I am doing chronic pain research now, in a lot of pain conditions, the pain becomes... MAC Anesthesia with chronic pain pts (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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lab classes over summer
My college separates out the lab courses and I'm already behind in the lab sequence by a year due to my double major. I'm planning on taking gen chem lab and orgo lab over the summer. I have taken the corresponding lecture courses for both and received As. How would it look taking the lab courses at the college in my hometown (its a large flagship state school). Would it also be fine if I took bio lab as well or would that be a red flag for some reason? I don't really need to take bio lab... lab classes over summer (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Re-applicant - do I need to work on my GPA?
Hey everyone, It's looking like I may have to reapply next year. I still have 1 interview next month which I'm hoping goes well, but if it doesn't, I need to start planning for reapplication now. I'm a TX resident but my TMDSAS app this cycle was hurt by the fact that I submitted my primaries in mid-August (I know, I know). I'm planning on retaking my MCAT in April, and I have spent this year scribing. My big question is, if I improve my MCAT, and I have more healthcare experience, do you... Re-applicant - do I need to work on my GPA? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: dtx_17 Source Type: forums

Low ECs?
Graduating in May with one more semester to go, and my GPA overall is 3.53, but without a pretty poor 1st year, it is 3.84 with a science GPA that is about the same. I have yet to take the MCAT. I am using Khan Academy, class notes, and Princeton Review. I started with these during the summer before my third year. 310 Clinical volunteering hours (oncology) 22 Hours non-clinical volunteering 50 Shadowing hours (oncology) Student Council representative for 1 year Have a leadership position... Low ECs? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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No idea where to do residency... help.
I'm feeling completely lost and looking for some honest advice from those who have been through this process. I am a competitive applicant who was lucky enough to interview all over the country at some great places. I really thought that I would finish this process and have a totally set rank list, but instead I am feeling lost. My end goal: I will most likely (90%?) end up working in the community. I see myself also using my medical skills for things like DMAT, tactical medicine, etc, but... No idea where to do residency... help. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: GoodDoggy Source Type: forums

OK to include experience abroad in personal statement?
Hey everyone, I'm beginning to write my personal statement and wanted to gauge the consensus here about including an experience abroad on my PS. I won't go into too many details, but I participated in a community service focused, study abroad trip through my university to a developing South American nation. It was not medically related at all, but I did get the chance to work with lots of people in the local population, including many high school and college students. Would this be an... OK to include experience abroad in personal statement? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: eulalio Source Type: forums

personal statement thought
Hi everyone, I am now drafting some ideas for my PS and would appreciate any comment/advice/thought. I applied for MD programs in 2015 but did not get in When I look back at my application, I notice that the weakest link is my PS. For my previous pS, I wrote about how I felt vulnerable when I was a patient, and how I want to help people who are at their most vulnerable moments by becoming a physician. I also talked about how my scientific curiosity drove me into physiology yada yada... personal statement thought (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Master in Engineering
Hello all, I have my masters degree in civil engineering. Due to some personal experiences of late, I can't stop thinking about medical school. My grades were very good in graduate school (3.9) (better than undergrad 3.3). My question is, could I get away with taking my prereqs at a community college. I figure if I work through taking my prereqs and the year off before medical school, I could save A LOT of money. Plus, I know they want you to take the prereqs at a university because... Master in Engineering (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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RxPrep Quiz bank
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Any RN applying this year?
I’m an RN who started this journey in 2015, I’m going to take my MCAT in March. Just seeing what’s out there, any RN applying this cycle? Could share thoughts/ ideas. Thanks! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Newtonian21 Source Type: forums

Sheridan.....
Rebranded as Envision Physician Services? EmCare + Sheridan. Together | (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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MS3 seeking advice on future career decision - to drop now or continue?
Hi there wonderful community. After years of observing this forum, reading other people opinions, concerns and "situations", I decided to write down my current dilemmas in order to seek advice and possibly reach out to other people who were/in my situation. I know it's going to sound like "here is my story guys please help", but I will try to boil it down to the key facts in order to save the readers here time. I'm an MS3 in a program outside of the States (not a Caribbeans program),... MS3 seeking advice on future career decision - to drop now or continue? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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TestoSup Xtreme
Therefore, ways to build muscle include TestoSup Xtreme use of a large number of proteins of animal and plant origin. Construction of muscle mass is not directly related to proteins. First, getting into TestoSup Xtreme body, they split into separate components (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: roslynvande Source Type: forums

Should I start volunteering next semester or wait until summer/later?
Hello, Next semester I will be a 2nd semester sophomore. I will be taking orgo, 2 bio classes, intro anthro, and 8-9 hours of research a week. With other things I'm involved in, that's about 15-20 hours of ECs a week, which is the same as last semester. But, I have done 0 volunteering since coming to college. Should I try to start next semester? It's probably too late to get hospital volunteering, so it would probably be through one of the service clubs. My main concern is that my GPA... Should I start volunteering next semester or wait until summer/later? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: SleepingPillow Source Type: forums

How long should it take for MD/PHD to change to MD on AMCAS
I was rejected from a few MD/PHD programs in November and I'm still waiting for the change to MD only. Anyone have experience with this in the past? The process seems vague and I couldn't find any information anywhere. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: kimberlyclark Source Type: forums