Upward trend and health issues
During my first few years in undergrad, due to severe chronic health issues, I ended up accumulating several Ws as well as received several B's at this time with an average GPA of ~3.6. After several misdiagnoses, I was finally diagnosed with a chronic illness. Ever since the diagnosis, and finally receiving proper treatment, I have had a strong upward trend with ~3.9 semesters. However, I was wondering would my initial performance keep me from being able to attend a top school provided I... Upward trend and health issues (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Undergrad Burnout: Ophthalmology or Leave it all behind?
Hi all, I'm a senior graduating undergrad next week, and have been re-evaluating my life priorities quite a bit. I fortunately have a very competitive GPA and MCAT from a top-10 school, have finished my prereqs. However, I'm strongly considering walking away from the med-school path completely (& becoming a 9-12 science teacher) due to burnout. Is it possible in ophthalmology to (or are there other specialities in which you can) work 8 weeks of (unpaid)... Undergrad Burnout: Ophthalmology or Leave it all behind? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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I might get B(s) in a prereq.(s) at a community college
Hello peoples. So I just got into UC Davis as a junior level bio transfer. I've gotten A's in all my prereqs (3 course bio sequence, gen chem 1/2, ochem1, calc. 1/2 etc.) and right now it's about to be finals week in my last semester. I'm hanging on for dear life with A's in ochem2, gen. physics and gen physics w. calc (idk why they are 2 separate classes), and cell bio. My problem was that I didn't know I wanted to be a doctor until I finished all of my general ed. classes so I ended... I might get B(s) in a prereq.(s) at a community college (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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W2 vs 1099 income
would you rather have a job that pays 440k W2 (Med mal, 401k) or 425k 1099 with no benefits? Do the tax benefits outweigh the latter? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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VIDA Trip vs World Vets Trip?
Hello! I was wondering if anyone has been on a VIDA trip or World Vets trip as a vet student and can vouch for whether it is worth it or not in terms of experience gained? I'm looking to gain more surgical experience through one of these programs as it can be difficult to get experience in the states (I am currently a soon-to-be 3rd year vet student and have not had surgery labs yet). If you were also choosing between the two, what made you choose one over the other? ALSO, for VIDA I noticed... VIDA Trip vs World Vets Trip? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: pomeranian Source Type: forums

Can someone give me my chances?
So I most likely need to retake the MCAT but I have not studied and only have a month left. So i was wondering what will be my chances if I apply with the score I have. Year in school: Finished Junior year Country/state of residence: TX, minority Schools to which you are applying: All Texas schools with 16 OOS (haven't decided) Cumulative GPA:3.47 Science GPA:3.54 MCAT Scores: 503, plan to retake but haven't decided Research – include any abstracts/posters/publications and how you... Can someone give me my chances? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: premed0431 Source Type: forums

Can I match into EM with 218?
I messed up on my step 1 and got a 218. I really love emergency medicine though. I currently have one finished research project with no presentation or publication. I'm sure I can do better on step 2 but as of right now, I was wondering what are my chances of matching into em. I go to a U.S M.D state school that is about mid to bottom tier. How important is it for me to look for more research opportunities? And when is a good time to take my step 2 so that I can have my best chances of... Can I match into EM with 218? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nanan Source Type: forums

Applied for Anesthesia - > did not match - > need advice
Hello Everyone, I just need some honest advice. I am an IMG who was always in the top 25% in my medical school, sailed through my med school and finished in 2011. However, I did not do well in my steps. 189, 216, 2nd time pass on CS and 196. I had some family health issues and financial troubles when I was giving my steps. But anyways the point is since then I have accumulated excellent LOR's in core Anesthesia observerships/research and have publications with all the top journals in... Applied for Anesthesia -> did not match -> need advice (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Chance me? and list of schools to apply
I just graduated from college two weeks ago. Major: Social Psychology, minor in Chemistry cGPA: 3.3 sGPA: 3.0 BCP GPA: sub 3.0 DAT: 20 AA/ 20 TS (lowest score is 19) - scheduled to retake soon Extracurriculars: ~150 hrs shadowing, 500 hrs volunteering, 4 years in two research labs with a publication and 3 presentations under well-known professors, board member for student organized group IL resident The problem is, I have a C- in orgo 2 retake, first time I got D+. I just went onto all... Chance me? and list of schools to apply (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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IR Spectroscopy
Hello all, Can two different compounds share the same IR Spectra? I got docked down a couple points in my General Chemistry lab for putting that they could. I was thinking along the lines of how Benzene vs. Napthla would share the same aromatic C-H bends, or how since alkanes of differing size would all share the same C-H(sp3) vibrations. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Clinical Rotations at D.O. Schools
Hi All- As a non-trad with young kids, I'm very interested in finding out which D.O. programs do a great job of having clinical rotations in close proximity to their schools. I wouldn't mind doing a rotation here or there away from my family--we could stomach it--and I certainly understand that I will want to do audition rotations, which may have me on the road for a few weeks (or months). But I do want to be with my family. Can any current students, especially fellow non-trads, give some... Clinical Rotations at D.O. Schools (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nontradmedman Source Type: forums

NY MPJE study materials...please help!
Hello! I'm looking to become a licensed pharmacist in NY by transferring my license from CA and was hoping someone had Dr. Cutie's notes for NY MPJE for sale. Any tips or help will be immensely appreciated. Thank you! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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wRVUs of various visits/procedures
Do you guys have a good resource to look up wRVUs of the various clinic visits/procedures/surgeries that a pain physician commonly does? I've been looking at thepainsource, and that is a few years old and doesn't include everything. Thank you. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Application Questions for vets
So, my medals and service ribbons have no date assigned to them on my DD214. I honestly don't remember the dates of most of them. Is it OK to just guestimate or is there some other way to find the date they were awarded? Also, I seem to remember at some point reading in one of the past cycles that the way to list awards if you have multiples is to simply list the highest? For example in marksmanship. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: esob Source Type: forums

Could use a couple of your thoughts
I accepted a seat in a PsyD program that is well-regarded in the metropolitan area I live in. The students are thrilled with their mentorship, the school is increasing its research opportunities for students, the APA internship rate is great, placements are well-regarded, pass rate is great. Employabillity and alumni results also seem to be very positive in the city. I received a scholarship, which is great, but I'll still be paying a total of about $80k. The estimate is somewhat lower... Could use a couple of your thoughts (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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When You've Made it
Have you thought about what will define it when you've "made it" in medicine? i.e. getting the fancy car, getting the position at the ivory tower, presenting your research at some meeting at the podium, seeing the face on a grateful patient you helped save? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: oldman Source Type: forums

Ns fl 2 cp #51
How on earth to calculate (0.95)^10? I got this wrong because I had no idea what they were even asking, but I do know that since 0.95
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: pretty_positron Source Type: forums

Chances of getting accepted into optometry school
Hello everyone, I am currently a senior and by the time I graduate my GPA will be 2.5. I am also studying for my OAT exam which i will be taking this summer before I apply to optometry schools. I plan on applying at the end of august for optometry school to get into the 2019 cycle. I have shadowed two optometrists and one of the optometrists i started to work with. This job as an optician has been amazing for past 4 months. I also work at a pharmacy part time for the past... Chances of getting accepted into optometry school (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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West Coast University
Did anyone get accept to West Coast for 2022 class? (entering 2018) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: pharmstudent1717 Source Type: forums

Anyone doing erector spinae blocks or catheters?
This seems like a new interesting block as an alternative to thoracic epidural in cases where Hemostasis might be questionable . Anyone doing these or tried them but didn’t continue? Do they work? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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How to approach roommate about noise during MCAT studying?
Hi all, I am a non-traditional student who has graduated college and is now living in an apartment with a girl who is also a working professional (ie, no longer a student). We have a civil living environment but are not at all close or friends with each other as she is very reserved. Her family is visiting from another country and I am planning to take the MCAT in June, so I am currently studying a lot in addition to working full time. My issue is the noise-level in the apartment... How to approach roommate about noise during MCAT studying? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: KMS0732 Source Type: forums

DO letter of rec question
I'm applying this cycle and am having a really difficult time finding physicians to shadow/get letters of recommendation from. Many of the schools I want to apply to require a letter from an MD/DO. I reached out to one DO who is willing to meet with me (but no shadowing). Would it be inappropriate to explain my predicament and ask for a letter of recommendation? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: happyunicorn007 Source Type: forums

is this a great upward trend?
BCMP and cGPA 1st yr 2.9 2nd yr 3.1 3rd yr 3.7 4th yr 4.0 (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lyoness Source Type: forums

Criminal Record 4.0 GPA/526 MCAT + URM
When I was 18 years of age, I was arrested for disorderly in public, obstruction of justice and assault on police. I had never been in trouble before this event. Short story: I was parked in my car in a Walmart parking lot, waiting for a friend. The police came up to my car and asked what I was doing, and then proceeded to state that they smelt drugs. They subsequently escorted me from my car, and tore my car apart. After that they strip searched me. No drugs were ever found. When the... Criminal Record 4.0 GPA/526 MCAT + URM (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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How damaging is a potential W in postbacc?
Hi, Concisely: 43 quarter units into a DIY postbacc with a 4.0. Gen Chem Down, Bio in the works. Calc I not going well due to a variety of reasons. Have righted the ship, but in a hole - almost positive I could get an A if I had proper bearings/resources to begin quarter with. Professor not helpful at all. When evaluating outcomes, B> W> C I imagine? Or is a W preferential to a B if I think I could get an A next attempt? I need to see how the next 10 days goes but I just wanted some... How damaging is a potential W in postbacc? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Will a ~3.1 GPA freshman year keep me from top schools?
Hi all, I'm half way through college at WashU. Freshman year was rough, a ~3.1 by the year's end, with a C+ in intro bio. Come sophomore year, I have raised it up to a ~3.4. First semester was a 3.45 (B in orgo 1) but second was a 4.0 while taking orgo 2 and 2 upper level bio classes. I have around 40 hours of non-clinical volunteering (tutoring, music), 100+ hours of research with a publication, cultural club leadership, job as a mentor for low income students (1 year), and dance. This... Will a ~3.1 GPA freshman year keep me from top schools? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: SleepingPillow Source Type: forums

Problems with the ED to MED campaign
I was looking at the description for the ED to MED campaign by AACOM. Part of the mission statement is to "raise the profile of graduate student debt issues in the halls of Congress". The campaign hopes to accomplish this through saving loan programs, which is important, however one of the main issues with student debt is the high tuition costs. Pulling up an article from US News, many of the schools listed as leaving students with the most debt are osteopathic schools. High tuition cost is... Problems with the ED to MED campaign (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tozanzibarbymotorcar Source Type: forums

low GPA,take a semester off?
I really need your help. I am a raising rising junior at top university, due to medical and other reasons I had bad adjustment on college. my accumulated GPA below 3.0, and I have three Cs and 1 D on pre-med prerequisite courses. I have four more medical school prerequisite courses left. I have no problem to graduate within four years. but if I continue take pre-med course at my current university, my sGPA and accumulated GPA will very low. Which one is a better choice: 1. take one semester... low GPA,take a semester off? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Baylor DPT, Spring 2019
Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone else has heard back from Baylor hybrid DPT program? My application was deferred with decision pending for a later date. I also wanted to know if anyone can provide insight on how the DPT program is like if anyone is a current student. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Shakir32 Source Type: forums

micromets axillary radiation
Hi All, I'm an M3 currently on an RO elective. I saw the following case and there was looked like there was some disagreement over it at the tumor board. 50 y.o female, (edit: right sided) ILC, initial lumpectomy attempted with sentinel lymph node dissection, 2.5 cm tumor (ER/PR +, grade II, prosigna score intermediate- high risk of recurrence) removed, but positive margins, 0.8mm micromets found in sentinel node. 4 rounds of neoadjuvant tc chemo before mastectomy for clear margins. It... micromets axillary radiation (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Calc based physics 2 or algebra based?
I just look at my grade and have received a B in physics 207 which is the calc based physics. It is 5 credits and it brought my gpa down to a 3.678 and I’m terribly upset about it and am now insure if I should take 208 or move down to the 202 algebra based physics. I can’t take anymore hits to my gpa. Pls help (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Blue39* Source Type: forums

Cvs Salaried RPH
Question!! How does vacation for salaried rphs at CVS?? is vacation included or not. Also, They offer me a set amount for 38 hrs a week, does they mean I only work for 38 hours or will need to work more than 38 hours? I am so confused. Never have a salary in my life as a RPH. Are they trying to covert all rphs to salary now? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Andy2019 Source Type: forums

Seeking Advice for Non Traditional Dental School Applicants with Engineering Background
Hello All, I've read some good threads about non-traditional dental school applicants, and I thought this would be a great place to seek advice from others. Here's a little bit about myself: 27-year-old Asian male. Graduated in 2014 with BS in Civil Engineering (3.2 overall / 3.5 major, 122 credits) at top 10 US state school Pre-requisites: None, but English (which I'm sure I can get credits with my thesis) and chemistry lab I took 7 years ago. Four (4) years of working... Seeking Advice for Non Traditional Dental School Applicants with Engineering Background (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Score Transfer from IL to TX
Hi! I would like to know if there is anyone here who is currently licensed in IL and applied for score transfer to TX. I just wanted to know how you would let the board of pharmacy in IL verify that you are licensed there to the TSBP? I called last time to the TSBP and was told not even to submit my IL license as proof. Thanks a lot. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: kakawkaw Source Type: forums

Adversity Essay
So I was starting to pre-write my adversity essay and had an idea to write about how I dealt with anti-semitism on campus, how I was affected, and how I've learned to realize that I shouldn't have guilt for something I didn't do, but that I should continue to embrace what I believe and fight for a peaceful solution. I just don't want adcoms to think this is too political or controversial. Thoughts?... Also, do I have to include why this makes me want to go to med school? if yes, I don't... Adversity Essay (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nicejewishboi Source Type: forums

Medical Student Cookbook Idea
Hello Students, I am currently a Dietetic student about to complete my Master’s degree and I am dating an M2 going through studying for STEP 1. I had an idea the other day about creating a cookbook specifically for Medical Students who are crunched for the time yet still need to fuel their bodies for their long and arduous study sessions. The cookbook would include an overview and importance of each of the macronutrients/vitamins/minerals for those who care; but, would be more focused... Medical Student Cookbook Idea (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: HighYield32 Source Type: forums

I got C+ in my freshman year. Am I screwed?
Hello folks, I just finished sophomore year. I have a concern b/c I received C+ in general chemistry in my freshman year. Would one bad grade kill my chances to dental schools? Freshman year: 1st semester: 3.76 (B+ in Calculus 1) 2nd semester: 3.40 (C+ in general chemistry 1, B+ in Calculus 2) Sophomore year: 1st semester: 3.86 (A in general chemistry 2 and A- in Biology 1) 2nd semester: 3.78 (A- in organic chemistry 1, B+ in Biology 2 and A in 4 credit research course ) My overall GPA... I got C+ in my freshman year. Am I screwed? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: hardworkingstudnt1231241 Source Type: forums

For programs where > 50% of residents are IMG....
Is that a red flag? I assume this is because fewer US medical graduates did not apply? I went to a program's website and viewed the "meet the residents" section and about 95% were foreign medical graduates...not just talking about carribean, im talking Iraq, Syria, etc graduates. Also, this particular program has USMLE only listed in Frieda? There are a few DO residents though. Should I even apply as an American DO with only COMLEX? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
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Personal Statement format
Is it wise to submit a personal statement without the general essay format since doing so would not enable me to fill the 2500 quota? I feel the essay itself is good and breaking any paragraphs would disrupt the flow. If you have some extra time and credentials and want to help me out, please message me so I can let you edit it. Much obliged. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: dmprasad Source Type: forums

WL movement has been kind of quiet around here.
On May 1, and all this week, I was expecting a torrential downpour of "I GOT ACCEPTED OFF THE WAITLIST!!!!" type posts. I thought the bulk of waitlist movement happens right after the April 30 "traffic day." Alas, I'm not seeing a whole lot of movement in the school-specific threads, here in the general forum, or on this waitlist tracker from Reddit. What's up with that? Am I misinformed? Is... WL movement has been kind of quiet around here. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: 3toedsloth Source Type: forums

Caribbean Medical Schools
Hey everyone. I was hoping to gain some opinions about Caribbean medical schools. I know that there is "the big 4" including St George, American university of the Caribbean, Saba, and Ross, but I also know there are lots of other lesser known schools that I have heard are well run programs. Schools like Trinity, AUA, and there are lots others. Does anyone have some insight to these schools? Pros or cons. What the curriculum is like? If a school more classroom based or self taught? Any... Caribbean Medical Schools (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: medstudent1215 Source Type: forums

Any OMM resources you use for your class that helps (besides Savarese)
The OMM department in my school is such a joke, and I mean that in a bad way. They don't know how to run the course and there is no structure to it, and it's making me hate OMM rather than love it. What's even worse is that I don't know what resource to use to prepare for their exams. Their slides (or lack thereof) are not helping, and they don't even have lectures anymore, making the exams that much more dreadful and annoying. Since I want to do at least something to alleviate this mess,... Any OMM resources you use for your class that helps (besides Savarese) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: shadowlightfox Source Type: forums

Why medicine?
I’ve been researching to solidify my answer for a while now, and I feel like every question can almost come back with “why not PA/NP?”. Aside from other reason, my main reason is that I really want to be a surgeon. I have a couple specialties in mind, but I know I want to lead surgery. Not assist. I don’t even know if that’s a valid enough reason, as far as med school interviews go. Any thoughts? My mind is 95% made up towards MD but I’m willing to be persuaded otherwise if it’s the better... Why medicine? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: GR114228 Source Type: forums

Count your blessings: remembering the AMCAS fiasco of 2002
I'm probably one of the few posters remaining from the late 90s/early 2000s era of SDN. I used to have another moniker but lost the user name/password years ago so I had to start from scratch. Let me tell you a tale about the first web based application for medical school -- AMCAS 2002 It was rolled out with great fanfare -- for the first time paper applications would be a thing of the past -- or so they told us. Within 2 weeks of the opening of AMCAS for the 2002 application cycle, the... Count your blessings: remembering the AMCAS fiasco of 2002 (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Socrates25 Source Type: forums

~*~*~*~*~Official Personal Statement Reader List 2018-2019~*~*~*~*~
Inspired by Pre-Allo's List Link to last year's thread Hey guys! Happy early Easter Seeing as the next cycle is just about two months away, and how there have been posts asking for readers, I thought it'd be a good time to start this thread! Here... ~*~*~*~*~Official Personal Statement Reader List 2018-2019~*~*~*~*~ (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: artist2022 Source Type: forums

USMLE score needed for each speciality
Does anyone have a link or info for what step score is the average for each specialty? I’m sure this has already been posted but I’m an incoming M1 and I’m just branching out of the pre-med forum haha (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Blakeb_212 Source Type: forums

DAT bootcamp bio notes vs Dr. Romano Dynamite Bio notes
Just wondering if anyone has any logical preference of 1 set of notes over the other or any previous posts have covered this topic thx (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mocizzle Source Type: forums

Dealing With Bad Professors
So unfortunately, I’m in the waitlist for one of my favorite professor’s biology class, and the last open option for this class is a professor who has terrible ratings and everyone I’ve talked to says is pretty bad. The add/drop deadline is in 2 days and it’s not looking good for me. How have you guys dealt with tough professors before? Luckily, all my professors up to this point have been great, so I’m honestly terrified and unsure of what to expect. Also: In your opinion, is there any... Dealing With Bad Professors (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Student2390 Source Type: forums

How do locums companies work?
I'm specifically wondering how they structure their profit? How much money do they actually make from us and is it a cut of our hourly rate? As in for every hour we work, they make a certain %? and what is that actual %? I am wondering since I have been kind of shocked at the low ball locums offers I have seen and in talking to recruiters I get the sense that they profit off of us big time. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: BelaMedicine Source Type: forums

Advice Needed based on AAMC FL 1
Hey dudes My exam is June 2nd and I just finished AAMC FL 1. Here are my practice tests so far: Kaplan 1: 498 TPR 1: 498 NS 1: 505 AAMC: 503 (125/123/127/128) This was my lowest CARS ever, and I was about halfway through the CARS QPack 1 before this exam. I guess my question is with intense CARS practice over the next 3 weeks, along with content review for other things, do you think I can hit a 508 on June 2? Please let me know what I should do! I'm in a panic. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: PopeKnope98 Source Type: forums