Rutgers Newark SGS MBS Dental Scholars 2018-2019
Hey all, I was recently accepted for this fall 2018. Wanted to open up a thread for others joining the class! Had bunch of questions for past/current/future students! In the acceptance email, it said orientation was August 6-7th. Is orientation mandatory? It seems the earliest any classes start are about 8/28 which is 3 weeks after orientation and I'm from the mid/northwest region. So i don't want to fly out for orientation and spend money unnecessarily. I'm doing this program to enhance... Rutgers Newark SGS MBS Dental Scholars 2018-2019 (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Podiatry Career Outlook
Hello everyone, im currently an undergraduate student who is interested in becoming a future podiatrist. I've been shadowing a podiatrist for the past few weeks and its something i feel i can do for the rest of my life. My Podiatrist really likes what he does and the says that he enjoys the lifestyle that comes with being a podiatrist. my concern is about the career outlook of podiatry. is it a good career to get into? will it be difficult to find work as a podiatrist if i pursue now? And... Podiatry Career Outlook (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Rochester vs Einstein vs UMASS PURCH (OOS)
Nontraditional student (not married, no kids, boyfriend in Milwaukee), from CT, MA for college, been living in Chicago for the last five years. Incredibly lucky to have options, but now incredibly stuck on a final decision, mainly because UMASS still hasn’t given me final financial aid numbers. Any thoughts or advice would be much appreciated. Rochester Pros $35,000 need- and merit-based scholarships – would take half as much in loans as at the other schools Low cost... Rochester vs Einstein vs UMASS PURCH (OOS) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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VCU vs MCW
CA resident debating between VCU or MCW 1. Goal is to hopefully match back to CA 2. Open to any specialty at this point - but eyeing the competitive ones (ortho/ENT etcs) 3. Tuition between both schools is roughly the same (just that total cost of attendance at VCU might be 5k-7k higher PER year than MCW due to higher COL) VCU Pros: -P/F unranked -1.5 yr pre-clinical (more for time for clinical/more time to do away interest in area of interest) - some sort of personalized... VCU vs MCW (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Question About Non Cancer Pain Management
Hi all fellow pharmacist, I am a pharmacist practicing in a retail. I have a question in regards to chronic pain management for non cancer patients. I understand pain a fifth vial sign, and the goal is to have patients pain free. Doctors establish relationships with their regular patients. Doctors know what regimen is best to manage patients' chronic pain. On another hand, I am a floater pharmacist. I work at different stores and I do have my regular customers. When customers bring in... Question About Non Cancer Pain Management (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Yale vs. Northwestern
After seemingly have decided on a school, everything changed over the weekend due to new financial information. I’ve narrowed down my choices between Northwestern and Yale but am terribly conflicted about my decision. Monday is almost here... To clarify, I wouldn’t have to take out loans for either of these schools, but Yale is 80k more expensive over 4 years. Northwestern (120k) Pros +++: Location (Chicago, family in town and close by in the Midwest means great support system)... Yale vs. Northwestern (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Capitalism has failed?
Title. A little about me: 20 year old community college student majoring in Chemistry. Been ghosting SDN for about 2 years now. Made this account as satire for the site's acronym. Guess what I wanted to be before I found SDN? That's right, a pharmacist. No thanks to all of you, that dream is ruined. So much for buying a house and a car and getting married and making babies one day. I come from the bottom 20% of the ladder, parents on D.S.S. (Social Services) and Disability benefits.... Capitalism has failed? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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How does your school recognize top students?
We have an awards ceremony at the end of each school year where the top students for each class (I.e. biochemistry) get an award. Is this something your school does? What are your thoughts on this? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Pre HPSP Question
Hello, I apologized if this already posted or dumb, but i was just curious about the Army HPSP Program. Let me put as a senario. If i enroll as a freshman right now for a bachelor/master degree in either Counseling/Clinical Psychology or Optometry and then apply for Army HPSP Program would it pass the requirement? From what i research from Wiki "As inactive reserve officers, the students are required to serve 45 days of active duty for training (ADT) each fiscal year" Does that mean for... Pre HPSP Question (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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3.3sGPA, 3.5/3.6cGPA?? Please HELP! (need advice on when to take MCAT)
Hi everyone, I need some advice and by advice, I mean real advice. No mean or rude comments please. No need to kick a dog when they're already down.. I currently have a 3.3sGPA and a 3.5/3.6cGPA... depends on how I do with my last quarter this year. I'm a senior and I am graduating this mid-June and am applying to medical schools (not sure which ones yet) this summer (yes, I am taking a gap year - will be doing medical scribe work). I know that with my GPA, I do not have a good or... 3.3sGPA, 3.5/3.6cGPA?? Please HELP! (need advice on when to take MCAT) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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USMLE tutoring with FA author/editor
Hi, My students see dramatic score increases. Scored in the 260s on Steps 1 and 2. Was an author and editor for FA, an author for FA Express, and an editor for USMLE Rx. Have thousands of hours of USMLE teaching, tutoring, authoring and editing experience. Even if you don't need tutoring, many students contact me for single sessions to discuss strategy/timelines. Please PM if you are interested. Appointments are arranged via Skype. Sample student testimonial:... USMLE tutoring with FA author/editor (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Long time since clinical experience
Hi all, PLEASE DON'T QUOTE Is it a huge detriment if a long time has passed since I engaged in direct clinical experience? I volunteered for 200 hours in a VA skilled nursing facility during freshman year, got my CNA certification, and took a paid job as a CNA in an underserved area during my sophmore year (500-600 hours). I will be applying three years out of college (2019-2020 application cycle) Other Info: 3.95 sGPA and cGPA (regional, rural state uni) 524 MCAT ~400 hours of... Long time since clinical experience (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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EK 10th Edition (full set) - $85
Selling my EK 10th edition (full set) for $85. Shipping extra (DC area). No markings. It got me a 523, so hope it works for you too! View attachment 232957 (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Needing help on converting grades based on ADEA AADSAS grading scale
Hi all, This may sound silly and stupid. But I am a Canadian, interested in applying to US dental school for next year cycle. The Canadian institution that I graduated from obviously used different grading scales and am having trouble calculating GPA based on ADEA AADSAS scale with letter grades shown on my transcript grades. I have contacted the ADEA AADSAS already but they couldn't give me a clear explanation to my question so I am posting my question here: If I want to convert A+, A-... Needing help on converting grades based on ADEA AADSAS grading scale (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Chances/ Non traditonal/D.O School
Hey, I am about to graduate in may 2019, a bachelor of science in Finance. I realized I dont want to manage people's money for a living, and contribute more to society, not to the bottom line of a financial institution. I will be taking pre reqs this summer and next, being able to apply for 2020 batch. Here are approximate stats for which I will be applying. Undergrad GPA B.S. Finance 3.4 Science GPA 3.4-3.5 MCAT 27-28 Extracirrucular 100 hours of volunteering at underserved clinics/... Chances/ Non traditonal/D.O School (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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School Selection Help?
Hey guys, while I was registering for the DAT I noticed that I had to select schools for the DAT to be sent; my understanding is that the first time there is no cost so I can just select all the schools. But just in case I'm wrong and for the future, this is my current list of prospective school choices in no particular order of preference: Basic information about me if necessary: No DAT score yet duh; GPA 3.51, BCP GPA 3.33 University of Michigan University of Detroit Mercy University of... School Selection Help? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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A week before CK - what do you guys think?
Hey everyone! Finishing up Uworld for the second time today and have a week before my test. Haven’t done a practice test yet and was looking for some insight into how to proceed. I averaged 80% this go around on Uworld and was planning on doing my incorrects and brushing up on topics I feel like I need to improve on. This is roughly 500 questions. However, I’m a bit nervous that a practice test might hurt my confidence, so I was skeptical on if I should do UWSA or not. Any advice? Was... A week before CK - what do you guys think? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Operating Room Attire
I'm so sick of being mandated to wear these ridiculous bouffant caps. Does everyone here have to wear them or are some of you allowed to wear your own cloth caps or the disposable paper caps? I saw this statement: A Statement from the Meeting of ACS, AORN, ASA, APIC, AST, and TJC Concerning Recommendations for Operating Room Attire and it gave me some joy and hope for the future. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Low GPA possibility of getting into dental school
Hey everyone. I wanted to ask what are the chances of getting into dental since we are on the topic. I have a 3.273 oGPA with a 3.115sGPA. I understand these are not up to par with the competition in dental school but my first 2 years at my institution it was rough plus, I got a C- in a 4 credit calculus class my sophomore semester, but since then I have maintained gotten straight As. Furthermore, I only have about 150+ volunteer hours at an oral maxillo-facial clinic located within a... Low GPA possibility of getting into dental school (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Thoughts on school list. Thanks in advance!
Hi all. I just wanted some expert thoughts on my school list. I conducted some extensive research in selecting these schools.I wanted to select the strongest programs and look forward to specializing. Let me know if you would remove or add any schools or if I am missing out on any other schools. My achievements: I have a 3.96 GPA at an honors program and 25 AA; 27 TS DAT score. I work as a dental assistant. I conducted paid research at more than one department and presented posters... Thoughts on school list. Thanks in advance! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Where should I apply/Chance Me!
I am looking at reapplying after being waitlisted at the two schools I interviewed at this past cycle and would like to know some schools I should apply to! 3.24 Undergrad cumulative GPA (3.21 Science undergrad) 4.0 Master's Science and Cumulative GPA DAT: 24 AA, 24 TS, 18 PAT, 28 Bio, 26 Gen Chem, 21 Orgo, 16 QR, 27 RC Shadowing hours: ~75 (still currently shadowing, total as of today) Volunteering hours: ~60 (actively volunteering still) GTA for Histology and previously embryology,... Where should I apply/Chance Me! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Withdrawal Appealed Classes and AMCAS GPA
Hi! I have a question regarding adding withdrawn classes to my AMCAS application. Spring semester of my junior year was very tough due to some personal matters and I failed 2 of my core classes. Since during that time I was seeing my school therapist regularly, I was able to appeal those two classes from my transcript/gpa based on medical reasons. After that semester, my grades went back to normal (A/B average) and I retook both of the classes I failed and got As. my question is: do I have... Withdrawal Appealed Classes and AMCAS GPA (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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How things change... What Step1 used to be
Don't know how many people know this, but I was giving a tour to my school's alumni today. And, just 30 years ago, medical students just took Step1 to pass it. It wasn't something they studied for; there were no Kaplan classes; it was just a pass/fail thing that they were prepared for by the time they took it by their regular curriculum. How freaking crazy is that? In a matter of 30 years, Step1 has gone from an exam to test general preparedness for clinical training to, instead, a... How things change... What Step1 used to be (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Is there a thread showing practice AAMC vs MCAT scores?
I feel like I've seen an older spreadsheet out there, but wouldn't mind taking a look at a newer one. Thanks! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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(CA) requested to take NAPLEX almost 1 month ago?
I requested eligibility to take the NAPLEX with CA as my primary state on 4/2/18. When I log into NABP, it still says "Application status: eligibility requested." Should I be concerned? How long does this process usually take? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Urgent: I need help now!
I got a 495 (124/121/126/124) on the real MCAT in Jan. I've been studying pretty hard and I test in 3 weeks (5/18). I just finished aamc FL2 and got a 499 (127/122/126/124) Here's my other exams: NS 2: 505 (126/125/127/127) NS 3: 502 (126/122/128/126) NS 4: 499 (126/122/126/125) My goal is a 505... I am a URM (Bolivian American so pretty much a double minority!), woman, low SES, and first generation to get past high school. It has been a rough journey guys. I have a BS in biology (3.3... Urgent: I need help now! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Chicago Psychotherapy
Hi all - I'm a fourth year medical student in the process of thinking about what matters most to me in a future residency program. I was looking for some insight into the relationship of the various Chicago psychiatry residencies and their focus on psychotherapy as well as any ties to the local Chicago analytic institute. From what I have been able to gather online it seems like the University of Chicago has a psychoanalytic track that residents can pursue, and it also seems like... Chicago Psychotherapy (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Questions and Answers about Podiatric Medical Schools
We need volunteers!! We would like one or more people from each podiatric medical school to take a few moments and answer as many of these questions as they can. When we all do this, we will have a tremendous resource for every student applying or thinking of applying to podiatric medical schools. This is how this will work: 1. Examine the thread to see if your school has been added. If not, feel free to make the first post of questions. You can cut and paste the... Questions and Answers about Podiatric Medical Schools (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jonwill Source Type: forums

Advice on schools
So, i applied to two schools for the Fall of 2018 cohort. Western New England University in Massachusetts and The University of St. Augustine, St. Augustine Campus. I was invited to Interviews for USA on May 11th, BUT I was just accepted into WNEU's program last night and the deposit to keep my spot is due on May 11th! I'd love to go to USA because I love Florida and the weather but I don't want to gamble the opportunity with WNEU. Has anyone else been in the situation? Anyone have any... Advice on schools (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Neck pain from studying
Does anyone else suffer from severe neck pain/stiffness from the long hours? Even before med school I had some issues, and seeing a massage therapist regularly was the only thing that really ever worked for me. Recently it's gotten really bad, to the point that I'm having tension headaches as well. Has anyone had experience with this? Would you be willing to share what has worked for you or suggest some changes I can make to my study routine? I study mostly at school, so when I am sitting... Neck pain from studying (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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What a top 5 cardiology program looks for, and should you even care.
I used to read this board a lot when I was a resident applying to cardiology fellowships. There is no shortage of confidence in what people post here, but I think there is a lot advice that is misinformed. As a graduate of a top cardiology program, and who has spent (brief) time on the admissions committee, here is what our program looks for in applicants, and what I think is probably generalizable to peer fellowship programs. Numbers Each year we get about 600+ applications for... What a top 5 cardiology program looks for, and should you even care. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Talk me out of applying early decision
I've gotten to know several medical students at a particular school who have encouraged me to apply there through early decision. I meet the state residency requirement to apply ED, and the school is my #1 choice. My GPA (3.76 cum. 3.71 sci.) is a bit below their median and my MCAT (514) is five points higher. Should I risk it by applying ED or stick with applying regular decision to more schools? Other stats: Asian/White/Hispanic male, MO resident, Bio/Studio Art double major, three... Talk me out of applying early decision (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: darmabimm Source Type: forums

Walmart Mgr pharmacy Clinical services(PCSM)?
Any walmart pharmacist, Can you please share your thoughts; I am a full-time staff pharmacist from last 6 months at a walmart,A PCSM position just opened up in a nearby market. Does anyone have any opinion about PCSM? In my market they are for 80% staffing(mostly work as glorified floaters), and sometimes for clinical call , I don't know much about them and how it's compared to staff position as a long term career move(more job security, moving up the ladder, other career opportunity etc)?... Walmart Mgr pharmacy Clinical services(PCSM)? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Premed biology
Hi I have a quick question. I am starting college this fall. I am a humanities major planning to apply to med school, so I just want to take the minimum required courses. I am not sure if I should transfer my AP credits or not. For example, if I do transfer my ap bio credit, should I retake biology 1,2, and 3 so that I have a year of biology even though I won't receive credits and it won't count towards my gpa? or would it be better to take an upper division bio class instead? I was... Premed biology (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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How important is the pharmacy school that you went to?
I go to a decent state school with a good reputation from what I've heard. Will I have an advantage over those who went to diploma mills when it comes to matching for residency? Thanks guys (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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UCSF vs. Yale
Hi there, I'm interested in primary care. UCSF is about 40-50k more expensive for me than Yale; I'm also a fan of the Yale System and curriculum, and I would enjoy taking four years to leave the bay area (I'm from nearby). UCSF is the better regarded school and is especially much better in primary care, so I'm conflicted on what to do. I would want to match back in California, which I'm guessing will be easier to do from SF. What would you all choose if you were in my shoes? Is it worth... UCSF vs. Yale (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Alabama Pharm.D Rate
Wanted to see if anyone could tell me what the hiring rate is for pharmacists in the Southeast part of Alabama? If you are able to list the name of the pharmacy that is helpful as well. Thank you in advance. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Scholarships
Did anyone get scholarships from organizations outside of their University? Please let me know where if any. Thanks!! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Taking Summer Gen Chem at CC vs 4 year?
I've heard mixed opinions about CC for taking science pre reqs, and I'm in a situation where I need to take Gen Chem 2 this upcoming summer so I can do Orgo at my University in the Fall. I was wondering if it's fine if I take it at my local CC (which is top 5 in my state I'm pretty sure) or should I take it at a 4 year near me which will be a bit more expensive and inconvenient. I can't take it at the 4 year I attend because it's pretty far from home. Will it look like I'm taking the easy... Taking Summer Gen Chem at CC vs 4 year? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Shak Muscles Source Type: forums

ONLINE RxPrep Quizzes
There have been a few posts about this in the past, but none since the updated version of the NAPLEX. How relevant do you think the online RxPrep quizzes are? The book questions are SIGNIFICANTLY easier, but the online questions are hard (for me at least). I keep scoring around 55-65%. Have you guys had a similar experience? Do you think these online questions are an accurate representation of how the NAPLEX will be? Thank you for any wise words/input you guys have. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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I Applied to a 7on7off Night Position
Doing nights is something I'd considered for a while. I don't particularly mind the scheduling and the spouse has agreed to be -very- supportive in the event I get/take it. I've been offered one at a hospital before but had to turn it down due to it starting 8 months after my Kmart closed. If I decided I liked it enough to pursue, we'd move to an apartment residence very (very) close and pay too much but have a lot of amenities, namely an in-facility gym and underground parking. The main... I Applied to a 7on7off Night Position (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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prempje website and access code...
Hello. I signed up for 4 practice tests on prempje and thought I had copied/pasted the access code. when I went to enter it, it did not paste and now I cannot seem to get back to it to sign in for the tests I have paid for. I am not able to find any contact information for their site.... does anyone have any information on how to sign back in or contact prempje? ~thanks much. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Ophthalmoscope diopter difficulties
We covered the fundoscopic exam in our clinical skills course this week and I seemed to be the only person in my class who had this problem: When examining the retinal vasculature with a regular coaxial opthalmoscope, each student got to try on the same patient. Each of my peers had a diopter setting of about -1 to +1, and some with uncorrected vision reached the -3 to +3 range. I assumed this meant that the patient was not too nearsighted or farsighted. When I took my turn on the same... Ophthalmoscope diopter difficulties (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Medical show bloopers
I'm watching Oz... Great show. The prison doctor sedates an agitated patient with Haldol 1 mg IM, with gasps from the other healthcare workers: "you'll snow him!" And then the same patient later "overdoses" on that Haldol dose and has to be intubated. Then, he is saved by "having his stomach pumped." I was laughing my a&@ off... Any other such medical show bloopers come to mind? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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MCAT prep, school , advises :)
Hello does anyone have some MCAT prep that would like to sell. I’m planning to start studying in 4 to 8 month after I take organic and biochemistry class. Also if anyone can give me some advises I would appreciated, this is my situation I’m 31 years old and have been here in USA for about 6 years so English is already an accomplish for me but I do love medicine since I was a litter (I’m from Cuba ) I have no family here so I had to work hard in order to pay for my everything included class,... MCAT prep, school , advises (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nani86 Source Type: forums

MCAT Prep Books - $110 obo
Hey everyone! I am selling all of these MCAT Prep books as a bundle. They are all in great quality. Most of the books have highlighting, but other than that are in wonderful condition. Here is a list of everything included: -Official MCAT Guide -Kaplan Lesson Book -Kaplan Science Workbook -Entire Kaplan 4th edition -Entire Examkrackers 10th edition -Princeton Review CARS workbook -EK 101 CARS workbook -EK Mini MCATS -Princeton Review Psychology/Sociology ASKING PRICE: $110 Everything you... MCAT Prep Books - $110 obo (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Loan Repayment Plan for Resident Advice
Hi everyone, just wanted some quick advice: I will be a PGY-1 resident starting in July making $50,000/year. I do not plan on doing PGY2. My student loans are around 25k. Which loan repayment plan would you recommend? My options are standard, graduated, revised pay as you earn, and pay as you earn. Thank you so much (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: NatureVitC Source Type: forums

So would you advise rising M4s to enter this field at this point?
I had my heart set on Rad onc for the longest time but all the stuff I've been reading on this forum seriously has been making me *reconsider* everything. I love the field but I am pretty sure I will be unhappy living in the middle of nowhere. I am a big city girl. I want to live in California if not New York. My current CV screams RO. I have been scrambling to see what other fields could interest me (anesthesia, dermatology, surgery, radiology?) but I keep circling back to RO. I would... So would you advise rising M4s to enter this field at this point? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: soulcity Source Type: forums

Quitting Part Time Health Related Job for more Volunteer Hours?
Hello SDN, I am seeking some advice as I am about to start my career changer post-bacc. I have worked for 2+ years as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor and thoroughly enjoy my job because of the relationships I have built as well as playing a role in "preventative healthcare". The only problem is that due to not deciding to pursue a career in medicine until the last year of my undergrad (finding this passion largely due to my job) I only have ~30 shadowing hours and ~50... Quitting Part Time Health Related Job for more Volunteer Hours? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Passenger sues Southwest Airlines claiming PTSD
Passenger Who Survived A Fatal Flight Is Suing Southwest Airlines I'm curious to hear opinions from those of you involved in forensic work. The incident happened less than two weeks ago. It seems like an extremely quick turnaround to prepare and file a lawsuit, especially when the claim is substantially based on diagnoses that require a sustained period... Passenger sues Southwest Airlines claiming PTSD (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: MamaPhD Source Type: forums