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Computer Science Vs Medicine, which makes more? | Student ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 01, 2012  · A close, family friend of mine is currently unemployed and was a computer science major. He did not lose his job due to lack of ability or problem on his part; his job simply got outsourced. Thankfully, it looks like he is about to become employed once more; however, the last couple years of living off of savings have been less than ideal.

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Pharmacy vs. Computer Science (Please.. need some serious ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 03, 2016  · Job prospects are poor and are likely to get worse as more schools open and 3-4 graduates enter the market for every job opening. Computer science: graduate 4 years sooner with $200k+ less in loans to start at $70-110k/year, not including stock options and other great benefits, in an office environment.

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Research Careers as an MD vs MD/PhD | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 25, 2019  · 2/4 of my committee members during my PhD were straight MDs who did amazing basic science and had built their careers on research. They also did a little clinical stuff here and there. It is not uncommon. No one "needs" to have MD-PhD to be a physician-scientist. You do, however, have to be trained--one way or another--for whatever you want to do.

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Science Degrees That Arent Worthless?? | Student Doctor ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 15, 2011  · Computer science would get you a good job as well. Keep in mind that most medical schools don't really care what you major in, as long as you fulfill the pre-med requirements. Thus, you could theoretically get a business degree while also doing your pre-med requirements and get into medical school (or don't!). Keep in mind, however, that ...

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High Paying Gap Year Job | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 18, 2014  · I've been looking at hard science jobs with similar pay and almost all of them require phds, or at the least a masters. I agree with the sentiment that a higher intensity job would make the application process significantly more difficult. Reply. B. bluedevski1992. Jun 17, 2014 21 1 Status (Visible) Pre-Medical;

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Graduated with a BS in bio....what a useless degree for a ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 25, 2012  · too many bio and science graduates vs amount of jobs go to sciences next door aka food science or agricultural stuff there are jobs there after BS, and since most of the people who work right out of BS in thesee fields have a low GPA (non med gunning) of 2.5-3.2 (non masters gunning) your higher GPA would give u a big boost

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Failed Science classes...quit job? | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 08, 2017  · Hi guys, I really need help in making this decision. I am taking my first semester of physics, second semester of ochem, and a bio class. Now last semester i took OCHEM I and i aced it. I was working once a week or twice, sometimes not at all before my exams. however, i decided to take a job...

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Lets say you received a biology degree with a very low GPA ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 03, 2016  · A lot of those guys did well in the science classes they took, but liked business more. I feel bad for you, but let's be realistic. The high powered careers require you to do well in college in most cases. You didn't. So you need a plan B.

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biology degree job in Air Force | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 21, 2016  · I'm currently in Air Force ROTC and will be serving my four year service commitment after I graduate. My question is what kind of job will I be able to get during active duty. I'm majoring in biology and minoring in neuroscience? Will I be working in a lab in a base, or will I be doing admin...

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Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Science? | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 01, 2019  · Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Science = lab work with very little upward mobility because the field is dominated by PhDs. Either you work in academia as a lab assistant or you work in pharma as a lab assistant. Most people use it as a stepping stone for PhD or MD with perhaps an interim Masters.

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**Rate your SMP & Postbac** | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 16, 2008  · Pros: Heavy science-based curriculum, so if your science GPA is low (like mine was, you have a great chance to remedy it). Cons:I was in the class of '06, which was the second class ever, so there were tons of kinks in the program. The professors were hit or …

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If you have a health science major, will health science ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 25, 2014  · Also, do med schools "look down" on health science majors, and other easy majors like education, communications, business, etc. I am thinking of switching my microbiology major to a health science major, so that I have the best chance of raising my GPA as much as possible, since I am stuck right now with a stinky 3.5, and it went slight down last semester (still above 3.5).

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MSL careers | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 30, 2012  · I'm not a medical science liason (MSL); however, I personally know a couple and have spoken to them about their careers. Here is what I've learned: It is a doctorate-level position-you'll need a PhD, MD, or PharmD to get the position.

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The first "Doctorate of Clinical Laboratory Science" is ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 23, 2018  · 57. 52. May 15, 2018. #1. Midlevels come to Pathology - and not the kind we want and invite (Pathologist Assistants) - the kind dreamed up by the Association of Clinical Laboratory Scientists because, in their own words, they are tired of producing technicians and want to …

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Gap year jobs that can pay | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 08, 2018  · I've been lucky enough to secure a full time job in the biotech industry ($50-60k) working on clinical trials and such. I got the job after interning there the summer after graduation (applied around now last year). 10/10 would recommend, it's paying for my app cycle and it's pretty flexible so I've been able to take time off for interviews.

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Medical Science Liaisons | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 08, 2007  · from Monster: Job Title: R&D, PhD, Medical Science Liaison - Florida Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals is seeking an individual with experience working as a medical liaison for our Medical Science Liaison position in Florida areas of Orlando, East Coast of Florida, Jacksonville to Miami.

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Does where you went to residency matter for job ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 24, 2021  · If you plan to go from residency directly into the job market I have heard residency reputation does somewhat matter but not nearly to the extent it does if you plan to go into non-academic/community work.Recruiters have some idea of which residencies yielded good physicians, but there's not really anything objective they know or can measure measure that translates to a good …

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What can I do with a Health Science degree? | Student ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 02, 2005  · The Health Science curriculum was basically just all hard (but sometimes interesting) science courses and a TON of dull health-related courses that quickly started becoming very repetitive. I did tons of papers, projects, research, powerpoints, etc. but got no clinical experience.

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Physicians in the Pharmaceutical Industry | Student Doctor ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 06, 2017  · This area is weighted heavily towards marketing/sales instead of pure science. Physicians who work in this area are also specialists, similar to Phase 3 (Clinical development) above. Now the biggest caveat about the pharma industry is that it is very, very, very difficult to get a job without having direct prior pharma experience.

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Health Science Major | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 14, 2015  · Feb 23, 2012. #2. tiger93 said: Hello everyone. I'm currently in a Health Sciences major (in the Pre Professional concentration). The major has me taking the pre-reqs for Med School, PT School, etc. but I was wondering how valuable of a major this would be if I decided on Med School. I've heard both sides of the argument: On one hand, I've ...

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Medical Technologist | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 22, 2009  · I also have another job that I work via the Internet full-time. This job is, guess what, a science job. I work full-time for this job making $35k. Just with my base pay I will be making $75k. Add in my comission pay and I could make $100k in my year off from school. I'll be keeping my Internet based job while I'm in graduate school.

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What happens to all the Bio majors that don't make it ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 16, 2015  · Others got into programs for PhDs or masters in biology or other fields of science; some for non-science like MBA or master's in education. It's definitely difficult to get a long-term, good-paying job with opportunities for advancement with just a bachelor's degree in biology, but it's a good springboard for a lot of great careers that are in ...

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Accepted MD and PhD. Having major second thoughts about ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 25, 2021  · Personally, with the PhD, I would like to master an area of data science or optical instrumentation in biomedical imaging. With the PhD, I would like to pursue an R and D position as a researcher and/or manager. Right now, I am unsure about the job …

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Should I settle for MS in pharmaceutical sciences ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 21, 2015  · However, there is no point in pursuing an MS program in pharmaceutical sciences if job opportunities are very limited. Meanwhile I job shadowed a pharmacist in an independent drug store and I feel highly inspired to do the pharm D program. What worries me is the duration of the pharm D program including the time for pre requisites.

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Class of 2021 job market insights | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) May 08, 2020  · A lot of jobs associated with fellowship trained individuals are at academic positions, which pay poorly to begin with. Critical Care may not pay "more", but it pays enough to supplement your salary. In other words, you can do a 50/50 split between EM/CCM and make the …

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Do you regret being a Biology major? | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 18, 2005  · At the time, the job market wasn't very good and trying to find a job as a bio major sucked. There were offers for lab tech positions at $6-8 an hour. It was difficult to accept going to 4 years of college to make that much. If you KNOW that you will attend a professional program, then the bio major provides a lot of the science to be successful.

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is pharmacy really super-saturated? | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 20, 2020  · Denial. 1) Denial that the field really is saturated at all, or that the the saturation isn't as bad as pharmacists make it seem. 2) Denial that they themselves will be affected by the saturation. They think that all they have to do is work hard, stand out, make connections, etc.

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Easiest and Hardest Majors at UCI? | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 02, 2012  · However, the school itself is huge, and you might have problems getting into the labs and upper division classes of your choice. If you're thinking outside the biology department, the physical science majors (particularly chemistry) are apparently the hardest at …

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Medical laboratory Scientist. | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 21, 2013  · Hi I plan on majoring in Medical laboratory science then going on to medical school or just staying as an MT Should I just work as an MT (50k-60k a year and a 100% job gurantee) or go to medical school to become a pathologist.

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Pharmacist Burnout, Career change possibilities? | Student ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 14, 2018  · There are other jobs that may want your degree like medical science liaison and other work for pharma Companies if that’s your cup of tea. As you have experienced doing other jobs just doesn’t procure same time of pay that’s why I recommend change in setting or part time work...

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Computer Science Vs Biology | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 03, 2014  · I was a computer science major (check out my MDApps). I had the good fortune to work on 2 clinically based computer science research projects during my undergraduate years: deep brain stimulation artifact removal and an Ophthalmology retinal imaging analysis project (got included on 2 patents out of this one, plus maybe a spinoff company).

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Official AMCAS "Work/Activities" Tips Thread 2020-2021 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 19, 2020  · Considering the responsibility and trust that goes with the position, absolutely list it as Employment on your med school application. Two years is a decent amount of time to stay with a job while preparing to apply to med school. I don't see an issue with your plan to change careers. Of course your boss, might have a different perspective.

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Hospitalist Job Search Adivce | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 28, 2020  · Hospitalist Job Search Adivce. Upcoming Webinars - Register now for our free upcoming webinars: Thursday, June 3rd at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT: Ask Me Anything: Dr. Christopher Lunsford, Pediatric Physiatrist (PM&R) Wednesday, June 9th at 8 PM ET / …

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Bio major -jobs? | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 01, 2015  · All the postdocs in my molecular bio lab have graduated with job offers averaging ~65k starting. Granted I do go to a massive university with a lot of job connections in the sciences). The only reason I would suggest molecular bio over general bio is to diversify yourself a little bit.

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Most med schools don't require calculus anymore, right ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 27, 2017  · While they had "life sciences" calculus and physics, for the Biology majors, I had to take 3 semesters of Engineering Calculus as well as two semesters of Engineering (Calc-based) Physics and P-Chem as a Biochem major. The social statistics I took in grad school is far more useful . Reactions: 3 users Reply. J. jqueb29. 10+ Year Member.

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Forensic Pathology | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 07, 2017  · 99. Status (Visible) Medical Student (Accepted) May 18, 2017. #2. Togepi said: I am an M1 looking into what I want to specialize as. Forensic pathology interests me greatly, but I am finding it hard to get information with regards to the field's current state. What are the requirements, how competitive is the field, and how is the job market ...

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Summer Job on AMCAS? | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 15, 2010  · Apr 15, 2010. #1. I'm applying this year and am working a summer job at a hospital. I start work about a week before I plan on submitting AMCAS and will be working the whole summer. I'd like to put this on my application since it's the only hospital work experience I have (I've got a lot of volunteering and shadowing, but no actual jobs until ...

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Alternative career with DPM degree | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) May 20, 2021  · May 15, 2021. #7. If you are looking for an alternative path, you can consider become a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) for a pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech company. I know of several DPMs that have left the DPM practice and became MSLs for several different wound care companies and medical device companies.

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Lab Assistant Job | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 07, 2017  · 24. Status (Visible) Oct 7, 2017. #1. I'm currently looking for a lab assistant in life science field, but I have no luck obtaining those positions. The main disadvantage I have was that I was a chemistry major with some research experience. However, my research was not based on life science / biology field. I'm currently live in Los Angeles ...

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Anyone work for United States Public Health Service ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 06, 2011  · Rehab Sciences Dental Medical Pharmacy Podiatry Optometry Psychology Veterinary. ... My quality of life is very high unlike it was in retail so to me its well worth the pay cut. I would do this job even if it was a 50 to 60k difference 2) You will never be forced to relocate in the PHS. You maybe "deployed" every once in a while but its only ...

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Is pharmacy a good career to go into right? | Student ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 07, 2020  · If you're not hellbent on pursuing something in healthcare, research whether computer science/software engineering could be a good fit. TL;DR - Any of the professions I mentioned above will give you the opportunity to land an entry-level job without having to move to the middle of nowhere or sign up to be worked like a dog for a year just to ...

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**$The 'Job Offer' Thread$** | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 20, 2021  · I spoke to three different practices and all three offered 100k base in Maryland, CT and NH. I think the % were similar around 30ish after 300-350k. SMH! This is literally why I applied/inquired over 90 jobs since September because I knew i wanted a hospital job more than anything and I wasnt going to settle for a low-paying PP.

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Physician Scientists | Student Doctor Network

Posted: (52 years ago) May 18, 2021  · Physician Scientists. Upcoming Webinars - Register now for our free upcoming webinars: Thursday, June 3rd at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT: Ask Me Anything: Dr. Christopher Lunsford, Pediatric Physiatrist (PM&R) Wednesday, June 9th at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT: Secondaries that Secure Interviews. About the Ads. 1.

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Leaving computer science for dentistry? | Student Doctor ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 06, 2019  · Job security. Right now, the economy is great and it seems that tech jobs are everywhere. However, I'd say that computer science has a relatively low barrier to entry. There are lots of coding bootcamps that train you in a couple months to get a job and programming can be outsourced since everything is on the internet.

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To all you kids wanting to do biomedical engineering ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 31, 2012  · A bachelors in BME isn't useless, but its EXTREMELY limiting. Only about 20% of the kids studying BME usually go to med-school and about 75% of those kids are premed. That's a red flag right there. If you want to do BME, major in another discipline because the BME undergraduate degree is …

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NSU Masters of Biomedical Science Fall 2021 | Student ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 30, 2021  · 2.7 ugpa (cell biology major) 3.6 post bacc gpa from 1 masters program (online). 5 years of research (multiple poster presentation, and 1 publication in the works), multiple jobs in medicine as a PT aide, clinical research coordinator, pt care coordinator, and scribe. 1 MCAT (horrible score), excellent LORs and a basic underdog story in the ...

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