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Sanaz Rykwalder M.S, D.O

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
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Diana D. May 04, 2016 846 views

Is it beneficial to sub-specialize in pediatrics?

I want to be a pediatrician, but when I spoke to a family friend who graduated from medical school I was informed to sub-specialize rather than be a general pediatrician. I have considered this pathway, but I am fearful that it will be more difficult to find a job if I go that route. doctor...

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Anand S. May 15, 2016 594 views
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Haley P. May 15, 2016 448 views

What do you personally consider the best strategy to study for the MCAT?

Mainly asking this question because this next year is my junior year of college and I need to start studying for it. college doctor healthcare pre-med...


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celeste G. Oct 28, 2016 471 views

Does financial aid cover med school?

We only recieve financial aid for six years, if I finish the prerequiste classes for pre med in four years and i get into med school and I will have two years left over in financial aid. I do not know if I can use them for med school or not. financial-aid financial-planning college...

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Montez M. Feb 08, 2017 565 views

What classes did you take in college to be a doctor?

This my back up plan. I am just wondering. medicine healthcare physician...


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Ashley S. Sep 28, 2017 515 views

How could a minor in accounting help me in my private practice?

I want to be a psychiatrist and own my own practice one day, how can having knowledge of accounting benefit my future company? medicine psychiatry...


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Tony S. Jan 12, 2018 320 views

Is it true that when you become a doctor, you have limited time with your family? If so, how much time do you have to spend with your family?

My family has always encouraged the fact that I want to become a doctor, although they tell me that because of this I´ll have less time to spend time with my family. I'm willing to sacrifice this if it will save others, but have always been curious if it were true. doctor medicine family...


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Chika A. Jan 14, 2018 531 views

What are some unique things I can do to stand out for medical school applications?

I want to be participating in as many things that are engaging and exciting so that I can get into a great medical school. medicine medical-school healthcare...


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Megan R. Jan 16, 2018 447 views

What steps should I be taking throughout my undergraduate education to best prepare for medical school?

As a senior in high school whose dream job is to be a neurologist, the steps in between where I am now and where I want to go seem a little daunting. It would be great to have a bit of insight about what goals I should be working towards over the next few years! premed medicine healthcare...

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Ari A. Jan 16, 2018 329 views

Does it matter for medical schools to find school you graduated from?

I think it’s a really important question for medical students, since they have to maintain a really high GPA. medicine medical-school healthcare hospital-and-health-care...


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Grace R. Jan 19, 2018 260 views

When is the best time to begin taking your MCATs?

I have heard from some that you should begin as early as your first semester of your sophomore year to get a feel for the tests. On the other hand, others say you should wait until you junior year, second semester. Please help!...


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Denice L. Jan 19, 2018 921 views

How can I speed up the process of becoming a doctor?

I would really like to be a doctor but do not want to be in school for another 4 years and then at least 3 years of residency....


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Sebastian W. Jan 23, 2018 330 views

Can I become a doctor in another country with an american M.D.?

If I were to earn a degree from a medical school in the United States, how complicated would it be to work as a doctor in a country such as Germany? medicine...