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bonesmd
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re: Question for the doctors, med and pre med students out there......

Beaumont
What do you think of your pediatric experience at vandy? I am in the process of submitting fellowship apps.


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makersmark1
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re: Question for the doctors, med and pre med students out there......
NO.

I recommend shadowing a doctor you know from your community.
All of this "manufactured" resume building is a croc.

She should focus on making good grades and being herself. I knew people that took "music appreciation" just so they could hobnob with some admissions official.

Be yourself. Anything else is too difficult.

I am an M.D. and think the admissions process needs to get rid of some of the silliness.


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bonesmd
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re: Question for the doctors, med and pre med students out there......
dp
This post was edited on 3/6 at 8:30 am


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jjbodean1970
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re: Question for the doctors, med and pre med students out there......
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Is the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine worth sending my daughter to attend? It ain't cheap.

no, skip it. unless she is applying to an early entrance program straight from high school, then i might consider it, but chances are thats a no.


drjett
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re: Question for the doctors, med and pre med students out there......
Thank you all for your responses. Very helpful.


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Jim Rockford
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Skip the pre-professional club and tell her to join clubs that she is actually interested in. Med schools are all about well-rounded applicants these days and many pre-meds lack significant extracurriculars outside of pre-med/science.


I Kige this. A friend's two kids are both in med school now. One played college soccer and the other was a nationally recognized classical saxophone player. Helped them out bigtime in the admissions process.


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tgrbaitn08
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re: Question for the doctors, med and pre med students out there......
dont do it man


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