Career Questions tagged Premed

What can I do to prepare for Med. School applications?

I'm a senior in high school but I want to get started as soon as I'm in college. #premed #doctor #medical...

#medicine

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Active Nov 01 at 04:04 PM

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Posted by Skylar W.’s Avatar Skylar W.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Hi Skylar! It's great you're getting started early!First off, do some ...

What degree do I need to pursue Radiology?

Hi! I'm currently a freshman in high school, and I care a lot about my future and especially my academics. I plan on doing early college for an associates and my dream school is UCLA. After I graduate from UCLA I hope to go back to my home state to attend UNC School of Medicine. My question...

#radiology #doctor #medical #college-major #college #medicine #premed

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Active Nov 26 at 11:50 PM

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Posted by Ruby L.’s Avatar Ruby L.
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LaRita Edwards R.T. (R) | Radiologic Technologist at All Florida Orthopaedic Associates To start you need fantastic grades in Math and Science. Ace ...

Is it possible to have a successful job in the medical field and still have a big and happy family?

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Active Oct 11 at 03:36 AM

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Jessica Walls | Customer Advocate Yes! Of course! Honestly anything is possible! To answer your question, ...

How was the transition from being a medical student to a resident?

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Active Oct 26 at 11:24 PM

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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Marie Angelica: Here's a link to information on how to ...

As a psychologist, how are you able to cope with the people you are working with?

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Active Oct 10 at 03:19 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Marie,People who must work with clients in high stress situations learn ...
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Mary Quiceno, MD, FAAN | Associate Professor of Neurology No, but you might have a greater chance for acceptance at ...

What is the best undergrad degree when pursuing a Medical degree?

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Active Oct 02 at 03:19 PM

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Posted by Kate K.’s Avatar Kate K.
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James Holstein,M.D. Years ago was told not to be a classic premed student. ...

What should my major be as an undergrad if I want to attend medical school?

What major would be best to have as an undergraduate if I later want to attend medical school? Would it be something like biology, chemistry, or biochemistry? Or include something like psychology or sociology? Double majors and dual-degrees would be an option, but what do med school...

#majors #biology #psychology #university #college-majors #college #med-school #medicine #premed #chemistry

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Active Aug 22 at 01:56 PM

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Posted by Mariya T.’s Avatar Mariya T.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Your major for permed should reflect your interest areas and how ...

What are some methods to reduce the cost of medical school/pay off debt effectively?

Even though medical school is several years away for me, I would like to be prepared in advance. I've seen that med school is quite the hassle in terms of finances and debt, but that the result is worth it, including the income from a residency after med school. Are there any other ways to...

#school #financial-services #psychology #medical-school #psychiatry #graduate-school #medicine #premed #debt

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Active Nov 27 at 09:45 PM

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Sean Buchan | Wealth Management Banking Specialist at Merrill Lynch Medical school is one of the few schools I believe are ...

Are there any risks to taking courses on a pass/fail basis?

If I'm applying to medical school, would it look bad on an application if I took a few core classes, like history, on a pass/fail basis? #premed...

#passfail

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Do medical schools look favorably upon students who do study abroad?

Does it add something to medical school applications if you've studied abroad? I was considering doing a faculty-led trip, but it wouldn't be necessarily science related, so I'm not sure I could tie it into my application directly, but does it at least show well-roundedness? #studyabroad...

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Active Oct 16 at 07:37 PM

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Posted by Nisha S.’s Avatar Nisha S.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Yes, it absolutely shows well-roundedness! You gain so many skills through ...

What is it like to be a psychologist for a day?

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Posted by Sahana H.’s Avatar Sahana H.

What organizational methods, study routines, or lifestyle activities better equip an overwhelmed college student to thrive?

In other words, what are some good tips for proactive studying (i.e. making flash cards, taking notes from the book, making diagrams/analogies), for a healthy lifestyle (i.e. daily exercise or exercise ‘X’ times per week, eating a certain diet), and good organization (i.e. keeping a planner,...

#college-student #student-development #organized #preparedness #premed #student-affairs

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Active Oct 06 at 06:55 AM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing that a collage student can do to ...

Is the rigor of a student’s undergraduate university considered when applying to medical school?

For instance, if a student graduated from an Ivy League with a lower GPA than a student from a significantly easier state school, would the name of the school be factored in? Thanks! #premed #medicine...

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What is the best way to study for the MCAT?

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Which major is the most optimal for someone planning to go to med school?

I am considering being a PreMed major since I want to go to med school, but I know that PreMed might limit me if I were to not go to med school. What major is recommended for someone wanting to go to med school but who may need the flexibility to pursue a different career? #premed #doctor...

#medical-school #medicine #healthcare

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Active Nov 25 at 04:16 AM

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Mary Quiceno, MD, FAAN | Associate Professor of Neurology Any, as long as you fulfill the requirements for the Med ...

What requirements are needed to have the best chance at getting into Med school?

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Active May 24 at 08:39 PM

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Hanah Williams | Neogenomics Consultant Samantha,CLINICAL EXPERIENCE. Scribe, shadow, and start speaking to physicians. One of ...

Pre Medicine undergraduate schools?

I want to become a doctor. Will applying to higher level schools for undergraduate school help me get in to medical school? Will I be fine going to a local college? #college #premed #med-school...

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Active May 17 at 08:29 PM

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Posted by Nicole H.’s Avatar Nicole H.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It really does not matter where you go to school. Education, ...

Can I major in Psychology and become a Pediatrician?

I am a Senior High school and I am super excited about working with patients. however I am having trouble figuring out if a Psychology major can become a Pediatrician. And I'm afraid if there will be a problem in the future. Please help meeeeee!!! #psychologymajor #pediatrician...

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Active Jun 11 at 05:47 PM

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Oia Cassar | Student at Gettysburg College Hey Rosalie, coming from a current psychology undergrad who considered a ...

What exactly is pre-med?

I've realized that pre-med is not a major, but it's defined as a path. What encompasses the pre-med path, and what would I major in? #premed...

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Active May 04 at 05:10 AM

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Tammy Miller Pre-med is the course of study you take to prepare for ...

Is it harder for D.O.'s to get the same respect as M.D.'s?

I've recently become interested in #osteopathic #medicine. The philosophy of treating patients as a whole instead of just symptoms appeals to me. However, I've heard that it may be hard for D.O.'s to find residencies that are not biased. I hadn't even heard of D.O.'s until a year ago,...

#physician #holistic #doctor #medical-practice #medical-school #premedical #premedicine #premed #medschool

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Active Sep 05 at 10:15 PM

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Martha Cecile Storrie MD | adult urology & primary care physician Maria, as an allopathic medical school graduate in 1985, I have ...

Do you have to go to a prestigious university to get into a "good" medical school?

I plan to study to become a #physician after I graduate from high school. I want to attend a "good" #medical-school, but I don't know if I'll be able to get into one if I attend a #public-school. I know that it is mostly up to me on whether I make it or not. But I have to believe that...

#student-debt #ivy-league #premedical #medicine #premed #expensive

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Active Oct 22 at 01:04 PM

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Posted by Maria H.’s Avatar Maria H.
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Ransi Somaratne MD MBA | Physician and Biotechnology Executive No you do not. You need to have a good GPA, ...

How am I going to pay off my college debt?

My parents are separated, and my mother is barely able to keep my family afloat. Many nights I've had to go to bed hungry because my mother simply couldn't afford to buy food. I work a part-time job, but because my mother asks for money constantly, I lose my paychecks quickly. Nobody is going...

#money-management #collegedebt #help #doctor #money #college #medicine #premed #debt

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Active Jun 27 at 05:56 PM

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Posted by Elizabeth G.’s Avatar Elizabeth G.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The best thing to do is to complete your education in ...

What is the best major for Medical School?

I hear a lot of people choose majors other than pre-med/biology based majors even though they plan to take the MCAT and go to medical school. I am currently thinking about being a biochemistry major or entering the engineering department and am wondering whether that will have a significant...

#medicine #premed #engineering #medical-practice

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Posted by Ream G.’s Avatar Ream G.
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Raymond Yen | Medical Director at Concentra I think what you're REALLY asking is what major gives you ...

What would be the pathway to take to go pre-med in college?

In high school, the closest thing to a medical degree we have talked about is biology so I don't know what classes, volunteer programs, or internships I should take to help me get into college for pre-med. #premed #medical...

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Active May 14 at 02:15 PM

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Rita Gleason | Technology Delivery Manager at Fannie Mae Pre-Med acceptance will most likely happen after your four year degree ...

How hard is doing Pre-Med with an Engineering major (Biomedical Engineering)?

#biomedical-engineering- #premed #science-phd...

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Active Mar 19 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Aishwarya S.’s Avatar Aishwarya S.
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John A Perrotti MD | Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon/drperrotti.com This is a very difficult and demanding combination. Medical schools will ...

I am currently a Junior in Highschool and I am close to being a senior. I have been thinking about the career I want to pursue after highschool and I want to become a pediatrician. What degree should I look for and how many years will I be in school?

I always wanted to become a doctor when I was younger. I had the passion to help people. When I was little I used to pick up medical equipment and play like I was a doctor. In middle school and high school I went to the library often to research books about the medical field and children. I...

#majors #premed #college #pediatrician #doctor

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Active Aug 21 at 02:58 AM

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Suman Kalanithi | Neurologist Hi Amoi. In addition to link above, I found this on ...

Clinical vs research experience?

I am applying for MD/PhD programs. Is it more important that I get more research experience after I graduate or clinical experience? #premed #medicine #clinical-research...

#research

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Active Oct 03 at 03:44 PM

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Posted by Christi W.’s Avatar Christi W.
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Thomas Fuhrman | Chief of Anesthesia at Bay Pines VAHS Depends on what area of Research you select. MD/PhD programs are ...

How do I prepare for medical school?

I'm a premed that finished most of prerequisites, and my course load is relatively light now. I was wondering if there's anything specific that I could do now to help me succeed in med school...

#premed

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Active Mar 06 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Sarah S.’s Avatar Sarah S.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Sarah,This is such a great question and you are definitely ...

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