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by tangent1.57
Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: MCAT Forum
Topic: Is there an online Writing portion of the MCAT?
Replies: 1
Views: 5057

Is there an online Writing portion of the MCAT?

I took the MCAT last year, and I have some questions about the writing portion of this exam: 1. Is there an online timed version of this portion? When I took my exam last year, I didn't find anything of this sort. Kaplan, TPR, and AAMC's websites did not feature this. 2. In your honest opinion, how ...
by tangent1.57
Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Why doesn't a shortage of Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) ref
Replies: 3
Views: 2224

Why Ian the shortage of PCPs not reflected on residency open

You still didn't answer my 3 questions: 1. Could someone please explain how all the residence positions do not seem to reflect the shortage of PCPs out there? 2. We see that even specialists are over-worked today. Does this mean that we also have a shortage of specialists? 3. There are not enough PC...
by tangent1.57
Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Why doesn't a shortage of Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) ref
Replies: 3
Views: 2224

Why doesn't a shortage of Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) ref

Why doesn't a shortage of Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) reflected in residency availabilities? In the job market, if there is a shortage of one profession, then this is reflected in the excess demand for people who are able to fulfill this job requisition. However, we keep hearing that there is an ...
by tangent1.57
Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: An impossible goal from one of the Caribbean MDS to me
Replies: 4
Views: 2907

Re: An impossible goal from one of the Caribbean MDS to me

<b> Unfair? Will you elaborate? What are your undergrad cumulative gpa, BCMP gpa, mcat, etc? Is your coursework old? </b> Al_emt: My GPAs were 3.2 in BS and 3.5 in MS both in engineering with chemistry and biological focus. My coursework is OLD - about 11+ years old. MCAT is high 20s. My numbers are...
by tangent1.57
Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: An impossible goal from one of the Caribbean MDS to me
Replies: 4
Views: 2907

An impossible goal from one of the Caribbean MDS to me

I am an untraditional applicant who has a BS and MS in a biological/chemistry rich science field. I applied to a Caribbean MD school, and I'm not going to say which one, and the admissions counselor told me that after reviewing my application, that they recommend that I take 3 graduate-level post ba...