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Profile and Perspective for Student DO DO                  Viewed 19555 times

General Information
Name:Student DO DO
School:Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - Bradenton Campus (LECOM Brandenton)
Graduating:2010, DO degree
Gender:Female
Marital Status:Single
Scholarship:None
Nontraditional:No
Second career:No
Posted:4/8/2007
Contact prefs:I am unable to respond to questions at this time.

Pre-Med Info
Pre-med:Biology with chem minor, New England
GPA:3.1
MCAT:24
Number med schools applied to:12


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Are you in any special circumstances? Anything unique?I had over 10 years medical experience working in medicine and on a volunteer basis. Got straight A's my senior college year because I smartened up and got disciplined. Was pretty lazy my other years, money was good at work so I didn't apply myslef much. Anyway, thus the 3.1 GPA.read other replies on this topic
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What did you do for research?I did a short stent with Yale in their ER. The most boring thing in my life. Never did research again. I want to be a doc to work with people not beakers, tubes, and insane data. God bless researchers but doctors should focus on their patients.read other replies on this topic
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Any open-ended advice?Show you care thru your actions, don't be generic. Play with medicine for at least a year or two to make sure it's right for you. Would you still be a doc if the salary and debt were erased?read other replies on this topic


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