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by DOdoc
Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: My plan of getting into med school. HELP!!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 2446

Re: My plan of getting into med school. HELP!!!!!!

Hi, It's actually not so much about where you apply or how many places you apply to--that only gives you advantage with regard to numbers (statistics). In order to be eligible for acceptance into medical school, you will need to complete biology, physics, general chemistry, and organic chemistry--le...
by DOdoc
Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Gain experience or apply early
Replies: 1
Views: 1773

Re: Gain experience or apply early

Hi, If you can acheive roughly 90 hours of experience, you'll be in good shape. The volunteering/shadowing isn't about meeting a specific requirement; it's about being able to provide proof to the admission committee that you know what you are getting into. It proves that you have exposure to what t...
by DOdoc
Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Traditional Premeds
Topic: Early Decision Programs - Thoughts?
Replies: 1
Views: 3643

Re: Early Decision Programs - Thoughts?

Hi, This is, in some ways, a matter of opinion and it boils down to your personal choice. Early decision is advantageous in that it secures a position of acceptance in medical school--keeping in mind that over 60% of applicants will not be accepted. You would not have that to worry about. The downsi...
by DOdoc
Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Nurse & Nursing Forum
Topic: CNA > BSN or LPN > BSN??
Replies: 4
Views: 7780

Re: CNA > BSN or LPN > BSN??

Hi, LPNs are slowly being phased out of major institutions and in fact, many places now require at minimum a four-year nursing degree. LPNs would not be eligible for hire. My advice would be to buy your time in whatever capacity you can until you can apply to a four-year nursing program. In my opini...
by DOdoc
Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Nurse & Nursing Forum
Topic: where do i start to become a nurse?
Replies: 3
Views: 6554

Re: where do i start to become a nurse?

Hi, At present, you would work toward becoming a registered nurse (RN) as licensed practical nurses (LPN) is being phased out. To become an RN, you usually complete a four-year degree program. There are many schools--both a part of traditional university and stand alone--that offer these programs. I...