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by DOdoc
Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: volunteer work
Replies: 3
Views: 5069

Re: volunteer work

Hi, There are plenty of resources out there that can assist. Please provide a little more information--are you a pre-med, medical student, resident...? You can check first with any program you are associated with...most large institutions have some connection or faculty member who knows someone who ...
by DOdoc
Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: Medical Students Forum
Topic: Has anyone been taught how to round in the hospital?
Replies: 4
Views: 4047

Re: Has anyone been taught how to round in the hospital?

Hi, I can tell you from a physician perspective, some of this is taught in medical school and some of this is taught on-site. Some of this is due to the preferences of the attending physician you are working with--which can vary significantly person-to-person. In general, my opinion is that you will...
by DOdoc
Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: Great. I got a C in Chem II. Advice needed...
Replies: 1
Views: 4113

Re: Great. I got a C in Chem II. Advice needed...

You're probably going to be fine. One..or even a few C's AREN'T going to kill your chances. There are several aspects of one's scholatic career that are taken into consideration when applying to medical school--and grades are only ONE part of that. Learn what your weakness(es) is/are--correct it for...
by DOdoc
Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: Do I have a shot or am I building myself up to fail?
Replies: 2
Views: 4888

Re: Do I have a shot or am I building myself up to fail?

Hi, It's great that you have decided to pursue a career in medicine. For those that make this decision properly, you will certainly find reward and pride. Your background does not matter--it's your decision to pursue medicine that counts. With that said, you do need to properly prepare the way to be...
by DOdoc
Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Strong med school rec letter??
Replies: 1
Views: 2165

Re: Strong med school rec letter??

Hi, Honestly, I think your situation is relatively easy to rectify. I would simply explain to the individual you plan to ask for a LOR and ask what that person would like to see from you. This is not an uncommon situation and many times, your letter writers will rely on others for feedback about you...