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Career Questions tagged Genetic Counseling

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anai May 19 44 views

My name is Anai , I am a current high school student. I am conducting an interview with any Genetic Counselor for a FAH class project about careers. I have created a total of 13 questions. Thank you.

1. What profession did you choose?Why? 2. How many years of college did you need to go through? 3. What jobs did you work before you landed your present professional job? 4. How can I decide if I should earn a Ph.D. in this field? 5. Were you in a college program? 6. Did you have to pivot...

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Michelle Sep 02, 2022 343 views

Letters of Recommendation

I have just started my grad school application for Genetic Counseling but am not very confident regarding the 3 letters of recommendation I need to gather. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and my own social anxiety, I have had a hard time making any connections with professors. Classes have around...

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Karen Jul 18, 2022 327 views

How to choose which school to apply to?

I would love some advice on program selection and enhancing a resume

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Isabella Apr 05, 2022 296 views

What is the best way to gain experience in the field of genetic counseling?

It seems that shadowing and volunteer opportunities are few and far between.

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Rachel Dec 03, 2019 807 views

Career advice for directionless psychology graduate

I recently graduated with a bachelor's degree in #psychology and I am looking for a #career-path that will be fulfilling, suit my interests, and not require more than a #master's degree. I'm an introvert, but I am interested in helping/understanding others. I enjoy puzzles, learning,...

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Hailey Nov 13, 2019 978 views

What is the most rewarding part of being a genetic counselor?

#psychology #counseling #genetic-counseling #genetics

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Hailey Nov 13, 2019 528 views

What is the most difficult part of being a genetic counselor?

#psychology #counseling #clinical-psychology #genetics #genetic-counseling

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Jada Jan 17, 2018 662 views

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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Caroline Feb 03, 2017 810 views

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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Cleone Apr 12, 2016 2028 views

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...