Career Questions tagged Genetic Counseling

Are there any outlets for socialization or working with people in the fields of genetics/biomedical science?

I'm in love with biomedical engineering and genetics/genomics, but I also tend to be a social butterfly. I'm concerned that the constant lab work and studies will keep me from interacting with people and forming stable workplace relationships. My parents have suggested the profession of genetic...

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Active Jan 17 '18 at 09:26 PM

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Posted by Jada H.’s Avatar Jada H.
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Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... Being a social butterfly does not prevent you from having a ...

When deciding upon the Genetic Counselor career were you more interested in the research and application of knowledge or the counseling aspect?

I am a high school senior who has researched Genetic Counseling as a potential career interest. One question that seems to never be answered is if the Genetic Counselor's were more intrigued with the research aspect of the job or with dealing with the patients. This is important for me because...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Caroline M.’s Avatar Caroline M.
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Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... Virtually all GCs desire close patient interaction over a primarily research ...

How can I increase my chances on getting into a Genetic Counselor training program in college?

I'm High School Junior student from Rhode Island. My life career is to become a genetic counselor. I know that getting into a Genetic Counselor training program is pretty competitive, but I want information on how can I increase my chances. It would be exceptional if I can find free pre-college...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:14 PM

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Posted by Cleone M.’s Avatar Cleone M.
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Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... So great to see you're exploring this early-there's a huge need ...

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