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  1. Hello all, I graduated back in 2014 w/ a B.S. in microbiology, during which I did not complete A&P I/II or psychology. I've done my research on my top schools and am aware that there is a time limit on the other prerequisites I have. Being that so many of my prerequisites will expire and/or have expired, what are some suggestions on what I should do? My main concern is the financial aspect of this endeavor, as I'd like to keep cost to a minimum. Most schools won't offer financial aid to non-degree seeking students, unless enrolled in a degree program. Taking classes at the community
  2. Hello. My senior year in college I had no idea what I wanted to do when I graduated, so I went to law school. I am now thirty-one years old and have been a divorce attorney for the past six plus years. I hate every second of it. I have always regretted not going to medical school instead, but at this point I already have too much debt to take on a residency. So I have been contemplating applying for PA school. I think I could take Anatomy/Physiology I&II, Biology, Chemistry I&II, and Microbiology this spring and summer at the local community college. Unfortunately, I would no
  3. Hey Everyone, Here's a brief look at my stats • Education overview - I have a bachelor's degree in music (jazz studies) (GPA was 2.78, and had a few Fs and Ds) - I did my PA school prerequisites after my undergrad as an independent study, non-degree (GPA 3.86) - I then got a Master's degree in Biomedical Science (GPA 3.77) • Here are the stats that show up on my application: - Overall GPA: 3.21 - BCP GPA: 3.86 - Last 100 credits: 3.83 - GRE: * Verbal: 155 (68%) * Quant: 152 (47%) * Writing: 4.0 (59%) - HCE: 7,100+ hours as an ICU
  4. I'd be interested to hear and discuss what sort of nontraditional or outside-the-box jobs/gigs folks have done or just know about. EM:RAP did a segment on an MMA fight doctor (ring-side physician) that sounded really interesting except fighting isn't quite up my ally. I've got a few years of EM under my belt and would be interested in hearing other ideas along these lines-- ways to use clinical skills outside of work as a PRN gig. Thanks!
  5. So lately I have been doing some number crunching and I am trying to figure out what a safe amount of $$ will be for everything except tuition...... Assuming rent is ~1,200 a month, I am looking at 36K alone in rent after 30 months....What do current students think would be a safe number for other related living costs such as food/gas/cable/electricity ect... for the entire 30 months? 36K for rent + ___________ ORC = Total loan amount without tuition for 30 months.
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