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by Zethra
Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:53 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Has anyone here taken time off before applying?
Replies: 4
Views: 2130

Has anyone here taken time off before applying?

I just wanted to know who all took a year or two or more off after graduation before they applied. What did you do during that time? What was it like? Would you do anything different if you could? Did it benefit you in any way? Were you dissatisfied with anything during that time and if so, why?
by Zethra
Mon Apr 20, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: EMT certification...good or bad?
Replies: 6
Views: 2698

Re: EMT certification...good or bad?

Yea, before I decided to go to college I wanted to become and EMT after spending some time in Navy (SEALs actually), but alas I am here. So I figure getting the certification in the Dallas area and working for a year or two would help my residency status (thats like 8 state schools to apply to versu...
by Zethra
Sun Apr 19, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Accepted... but now I have another set of problems.
Replies: 24
Views: 10316

Re: Accepted... but now I have another set of problems.

MCG isn't a bad school from what I hear. There's a very respected Dermatologist in my hometown that went there for both medical school and residency. Then again I'm the kind of person that thinks that any medical education is quality education no matter where you go. On the other side, I don't see a...
by Zethra
Sun Apr 19, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: EMT certification...good or bad?
Replies: 6
Views: 2698

Re: EMT certification...good or bad?

I'm looking at a program in Dallas that has a 6 week fast track program. I'm not completely sure on the specifics but I sent them an email not too long ago and I'm waiting on a response.
by Zethra
Sun Apr 19, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: EMT certification...good or bad?
Replies: 6
Views: 2698

EMT certification...good or bad?

I'm thinking about taking a year or two off after graduation and moving to Texas to get my EMT certification before applying. Emergency medicine is one of my interests and I figure this is the easiest way to get both direct contact hours and figure out if EM is right for me. That and changing my res...