Now that you’re scrubbed and dressed to the nine, double-check that everything is in order. Allow yourself plenty of time to get to the interview meeting in case you have trouble finding the room. You will also want to freshen up in the rest room beforehand. Don’t make an entrance too early, though, or your wait in the reception area may make the interviewer feel rushed or intruded on. Five to ten minutes early is ideal timing. Doing well during interviews is as important as getting high USMLE scores and that is why you really need to prepare for it.
Becoming a doctor can be very rewarding and fulfilling. Helping people with all sorts of illness can also be regarded with much prestige and respect. In addition to practicing as a licensed doctor, one can also go into industry and serve as a medical affairs director and so forth. There are many opportunities, however medical school is not for the faint-of-heart.
The scoring of SAT, ACT, GRE, mcat prep, and other high stakes tests and exams. Too much is riding on these tests for students and their families not to expect that they will be scored at the 100% accuracy level.
The DBQ is a Document Based Question, typically found on AP History Exams. Basically, it’s an essay in which you must incorporate information from a series of historical documents. The FRQ is a Free Response Question, which is your typical run of the mill essay–you are given a prompt to which you must respond using only your own previous knowledge. FRQ’s are found on all AP Exams. Sound tough? It’s really not. Your teacher should give you rubrics for these early on in the school year, and should also give you practice essays throughout the year. By the time the APEX rolls around in May, you’ll be ready to tackle the DBQ/FRQ head on.
As you approach the application process, you will need to take the mcat prep. This is the standardized test used to evaluate your knowledge of the basic pre-med sciences. It’s a bear of a test, and needs to be studied for properly in order for you to do well. Do not underestimate this exam – it is responsible for many students finding an alternate career path.
First of all, if you want to go into this line of work, you must love learning, schooling and training. This doesn’t refer to a regular four-year degree. However, in order to become a certified plastic surgeon, you must go to school or be in training for up to 18 years. This includes your regular four-year bachelor’s degree. You must also pass the (Medical College Admission Test) MCAT.
Thinking so and Acting-As-If – makes it so – for 83.3% (nonconscious-mind) of your functioning brain. Your conscious mind (16.7%) programs and conditions the non-conscious to react to Act-As-If.
Take as many college credit classes in high school as possible. Many high schoolers don’t want to take many Honors or AP classes because, well, they are harder. But they are also (usually) free! Which means you (or mom and dad) don’t have to pay for that class in college. Many high schools offer AP courses in junior and senior years and some even offer dual credit classes. Take them!
Whether you are taking Cosmetology, Theatre, Social Studies, English or Agriculture, you still have to take a Math mcat test. Most majors require that. So, to answer by the time the examiner says “stop writing”, you need to know exam secrets on Praxis II. There are study guides that can help you ace the exam and answer it in a jiffy.
The Bad: I thought racism was on the way out, but it appears Checkers will not let it die. Two separate color discs face off against each other, seeking complete genocide of the other by literally jumping over the other to remove them from the face of the board. Where is the ideal of living in peaceful equality? Apparently there isn’t enough room on the board for that, even with 64 squares. No, only one race of colored discs can survive in this apocalyptic analogy of our world. In the words of Jack Nicholson, “Can’t we all just get along?” No, Mr. Nicholson, we cannot. Now king me!
If this is your position, perhaps the desire for a baby is the motivation you need. Focus on that need, exercise sensibly and find a healthy way to gain weight. The best mixture of positive foods, safe and effective supplements and a proper exercise regime (with rests) can get your body into a healthy shape and give conception a fighting chance.