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Hailey T. May 19, 2016 339 views

Biomedical vs Mathematics Major for acceptance into Med School or Veterinary Med School?

I am pursing and educational path to either become an MD Surgeon in Neurology or I might choose MDV in Veterinary Medicine. Either way, I will eventually be applying to Med School or Veterinary Med School. Which of the above Majors is better suited and weighted more heavily for acceptance?...

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Anders L. May 19, 2016 505 views

What extracurricular experiences (beyond academics) do you believe were most beneficial in helping you prepare for and enter medical school?

I plan to apply for medical schools within the next 2 years and am curious as to what has been most helpful for others (in their personal opinion) to gain acceptance. I often hear that while grades and honors are important, there are many other things that admissions committees look for in an...

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Miche M. May 18, 2016 598 views

What does a typical week look like in the nursing program?

It is nursing-related since it is the major I am pursuing in higher education. nursing registered-nurses...


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Angelina P. May 17, 2016 590 views

Whats the difference between a Physcian Assistant and a Nurse Practitioner?

I am so confused about the difference between a PA and a Nurse Practitioner! I know that you have to work a bit as a nurse and then go back to school for a nurse practitioner, and a PA goes to work as soon as they graduate, without having to go back to school. (I think!) Is there any other...

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Taylor B. May 17, 2016 613 views

Would you recommend being a nurse or physician assistant?

I am a pre-nursing student who was considering physician assisting for years but decided to switch to nursing because my parents wanted me to get a degree in something I could immediately make money off of (from my bachelors). I am not sure which career to do. Any recommendations? nursing...

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Ayano S. May 15, 2016 683 views

For a Physician's Assistant would having a biology degree allow you to have the best chance of getting into PA school and get you prepared for that career or would a degree in something more healthcare centered be more ideal?

I am a senior in high school and I will be going to college next year on a basketball scholarship. I have been guided towards the biology route because counselors have told me that would help me get into PA school. I am just nervous about deciding I don't want to go to graduate school and...

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Kassandra S. May 15, 2016 728 views

Is NEOMED an option for a physician assistant?

I plan to go to school to become a physician assistant and want to know all of my options....


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Muna A. May 15, 2016 396 views

What is the best physician position with a family?

I want to become a physician and I've heard that it take a lot of commitment. I also want to be able to have a family and be able to spend time with them. What type of Doctor would be a good fit?...


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Cheyenne M. May 14, 2016 652 views

In what ways does Medical School differ from University?

I am planning on becoming a physician and I would like to know in what ways Medical school will be different than University and not in the obvious ways. I mean like the amount work, studying, deadlines, etc... I want to become an OB/GYN, but I think Medical school will the time of exploration...

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Christian G. May 13, 2016 537 views

Being a current high school senior and going to college next year to study on a pre-medicine track, would you recommend majoring in a broad science such as Biology or Chemistry? How about a more specific major like Microbiology?

I am interested in working in the medical field. I don't have a set career in mind but I am looking at pursuing a career as a Physician or Physician Assistant. I am thinking about majoring in Biology but I was told by a friend of mine that it is better to major in a subject that is specific...

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Naeema M. May 12, 2016 570 views

Since nursing will be my major, what type of classes should I have more in

I am dedicated and always ready to do what my heart has longed for. I also care about what I'm doing even if it doesn't turn and seem to be accurate. I know by choosing the right classes that will give me a bright idea of my future goals. doctor nursing physician social-work...

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Mary B. May 05, 2016 625 views

Will I be at a disadvantage if I pursue a masters-level entry into nursing program instead of getting a BSN first?

I am going to Harvard in the fall to study, and they don't have a nursing program, but if I decided to pursue that career, I was wondering if it would work if I just did a direct entry program at Johns Hopkins or something or if it would be better to just go to PA school. nursing medicine...


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Gabriel P. May 05, 2016 471 views

How was the transition from paper work to hands on?

I am in high hopes of becoming an anesthesiologist but first I have to get my BSN. nursing health physician...


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Gabriel P. May 04, 2016 493 views

How did you balance your social life and school work? Which outweighed which and by how much percentage wise?

I am a little on edgy on how responsible i am and i dont want to get lost in the sauce. nursing pediatrics physician...


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Umaima B. Apr 29, 2016 454 views
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Shaik J. Apr 29, 2016 1309 views

I have no idea what I want to do once I graduate from high school. What do I do?

I have not set any goal in my life yet. Don't have any idea about my career. Could you please suggest me different career options? doctor engineer teacher lawyer physician...


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Alexander N. Mar 05, 2014 941 views

How can I create Sandow's dream world as a physician?

Dear Physicians and Health Fanatics: I am currently a high school junior with big dreams but little to no influence on society at the moment. After years of Cross Country running, amateur competitive boxing, and staying fit and healthy in general, I have come to espouse health & fitness as...

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Arabeyea P. Mar 10, 2016 904 views
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William D. Nov 15, 2015 2121 views

I don't know what career I want to pursue when i go to college next fall

I have been taking career test and all tells me basically to be something that deals with money and management. The careers were actuary, accountant, economists, financial manger, some even said engineer and pharmacist. I don't know what to do can someone help ? I've always wanted to be a...

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Joel E. Jun 08, 2015 871 views

What are some unique skills and experience that are rare and critical in the medical industry? p.s preferably anesthesiologist

The reason for this question is because i want to have get an understanding of how the work environment might be, and also learn which skills would come in handy throughout medical school. student physician anesthesiologist...


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Aurora Z. Dec 05, 2014 1126 views
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Breana A. Sep 09, 2014 977 views

Looking in on going into Sports Medicine help?!?

Im looking into being a sports medicine physician and wondering what it is I really need to be if i want to go into the Hockey field, helping the athletes with their injuries. How long in school (2 year or four) and really what it is i need to become a sports medicine physician? medicine...

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Jacqui D. May 06, 2014 1701 views

Tips on choosing a career in the medical field?

I am a sophmore in high school and I'm planning on pursing a career in the medical field. I'm thinking on becoming some sort of doctor but I'm not sure what exactly I should be. Are there any tips on choosing a specific career or, if you're in the medical field, how you eventually chose the...

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Kyrasia P. Mar 29, 2014 2749 views

Nursing Track Vs. Pre-med and physician assistant ? What's the different role?

Hi, I am a senior in high school. I am interested in being a doctor particularly a family doctor because I want to work with all ages and both sexes. I was taking family medicine or emergency medicine. However, I always thought of doctors don't have direct- contact with patients like a nurse...

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Spencer M. Mar 28, 2014 867 views

What types of continued education do physician assistants have to complete in order to maintain their license?

I am a current senior in high school (class of 2014) and I really want to be a physician assistant. I have read that physicians assistant need about 100 hours of continued education every two years after earning their license. I, however, don't exactly understand what type of education this is...

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Leslie N. Mar 28, 2014 729 views

Educational Requirements for a Physician's Assistant

What are the educational requirements for a Physician's Assistant? What major(s) should I focus on? medicine physician...