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by Percival B
Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:56 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: WHERE DO I START FROM?
Replies: 3
Views: 8847

Re: WHERE DO I START FROM?

Probably the post-bac is the correct choice because the alternative would be some kind of science masters degree plus prerequisites not included in the program. And without a background in science would be kind of hard to get into a good masters program anyway. So yes, and the Hopkins one seems fine...
by Percival B
Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:40 am
Forum: OT - Off topic discussions
Topic: Make physical education compulsory
Replies: 3
Views: 6331

Re: Make physical education compulsory

It actually is compulsory at the university I attended, there is a physical education requirement for 1 year in order to graduate. Unless the student proves one of two things: (1) Varsity athlete, such that their time would be better spent with their team and general phys-ed is unnecessary (2) Physi...
by Percival B
Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: Medical Schools
Topic: A flood of Secondaries, Good sign or neutral?
Replies: 2
Views: 7115

Re: A flood of Secondaries, Good sign or neutral?

I don't guarantee that it is true, but I don't think that any of the schools send secondary applications to ALL applicants. It means that she passed the "computer test" that has eliminated most of the applications due to certain prerequisite numbers / factors being too low. So then the rea...
by Percival B
Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:46 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Volunteering at a Physical Therapy
Replies: 2
Views: 7368

Re: Volunteering at a Physical Therapy

Yes, I think it is interesting if you explain that why you did it is to get a sense of the big picture for rehabilitation of patients after they are discharged from the hospital. In other words, shows that you care about the long-term outcome, as opposed to having merely fulfilled a certain clinical...
by Percival B
Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: IMG Medical Residency & USMLE
Topic: PA/ MPH..Any suggestions pls..
Replies: 3
Views: 6444

Re: PA/ MPH..Any suggestions pls..

Do you have any theories about why you did not match for the residencies you applied for? What type of medicine would you like to do? I think neither PA nor MPH degrees would be especially helpful in getting into residency. Because if you do some other degree, you become further removed from the poi...