Fast forward a year later and she was working at a place that was making her incredibly happy. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/medu.13240. Let's get some perspective. So if you had 950 extrapolated over 4 years you'd have 3,800 students but there's 5,200 overall students in a 4 YEAR PROGRAM. At the end of the day it's up to us here at r/premed to give a warning and information and you as an individual to make an informed risk. Well that's odd, it states their starting class is in Fall 2016 is 952 which includes BOTH start dates as in 2009 each class started with around 430 students with the number increasing. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Sometimes you feel right/at home on an open day and if Oxbridge made you feel like that then by all means apply. Reminds me of when someone in my family sobbed at Match day because she "only" matched to a mid-tier University IM program. It's like that for a reason. The Cayman Islands have St. Matthew's medical school that has an impressive 31.8% match rate. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Here are how IMGs are fairing getting interviews. I kind of find it hard to believe that no USMD and only 2 DO schools offered him interviews if he was really as good as he said (especially over something like a name). SGU has around a 50% match rate. 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I'm a student down in the Caribbean at the moment. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/IdCard.de628c13230c59091a5d.css.map*/._2JU2WQDzn5pAlpxqChbxr7{height:16px;margin-right:8px;width:16px}._3E45je-29yDjfFqFcLCXyH{margin-top:16px}._13YtS_rCnVZG1ns2xaCalg{font-family:Noto Sans,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:400;line-height:18px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex}._1m5fPZN4q3vKVg9SgU43u2{margin-top:12px}._17A-IdW3j1_fI_pN-8tMV-{display:inline-block;margin-bottom:8px;margin-right:5px}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY{border-radius:20px;font-size:12px;font-weight:500;letter-spacing:0;line-height:16px;padding:3px 10px;text-transform:none}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY:focus{outline:unset} Each school gets given this graph every year and told their unique code and no one elses. This is a massive mistake. Click To Tweet. But it was meant to be mostly a rant to balance all the prestige etc oxbridge usually gets + stir some discussion. I made an A list of the schools I would love to go to, and that I thought would be a perfect fit. That's SIGNIFICANTLY more than the 952 that entered. it is more difficult to pass exams at the schools on the far right than far left based off of the exact same questions. We lose a LOT of students down here because the requirements are lower to get into the Caribbean school, but it is just as difficult as a US med school. Applying to medical school can be a huge financial burden. Here's a nice little compilation I've made! In 2013 SGU had around a 66% match rate for US-IMGs. Here is another version of this exact write up by /u/Ryndo which is amazing. Imagine that. Actually yes, they are legit as in you get an MD that you may practice in the US with. Go to a school that will make you great. If your study skills are still terrible (which is why a lot of people end up in the Caribbean, they either had shit study habits or had serious personal problems such as a family issue that took awhile to overcome) then enroll into a class that will help you hone the best way to study BEFORE you get here. honestly I think he was just a shitty person and did not know how to write essays. Well how do they match? I had 2 kids going into med school, and had a third midway through MS2. Someone with a Step 1 in the 250s is applying family medicine from a Carib top 4 and only received 5 interviews. School hopefuls should also research the difference between M.D that 's a byproduct of quitting medical school reddit systems sold to restaurant over. There seems to be a fair bit of variance in the differences between school codes in these two years, and it's possible that these rankings do not reflect the current reality. If you want to know how to pay for medical school, then check out on some of these medical scholarships below. As a medical student at Cambridge I find all the extra material quite interesting, although it does sometimes feel as though we're judged to a very high standard even just for the Pass/Fail (e.g. It doesn't directly measure how well these students have performed, but more how harsh the standard setting has been at that school i.e. Someone with a Step 1 in the 250s is applying family medicine from a Carib top 4 and only received 5 interviews. It’s still a very competitive process. As the resident medical school dropout, I'll say that it really depends on why you're leaving and what you're planning to do once you're "out." Starting 2019 (the class of 2023), scholarships will replace the student loans throughout their education period. That's not even considering the students that drop out or are dismissed before graduating. A lot of people focus on the match % and the overall numbers that they completely neglect where these students are matching and in what fields. LOOL. Remember, if you're in the 30-50% who don't match, you're looking at crushing debt and an inability to practice as a physician. I know my analysis is not perfect by any means, but the purpose of it is so show how frustratingly difficult it is to get any actual answers from these programs. Not only that, but some of these schools are in the 30-40% range OVERALL. In general, the 80 Caribbean medical schools don’t always have the best reputation, but they can provide an opportunity for U.S. students to study medicine. It's dramatic and he's a pretentious douchebag but it's worth a read, This is another blog titled "Why SGU may not be for you", Here's a discussion in r/medicalschool about going Caribbean. That's the only way you know you'll have no regrets when you're in the dumps of this career (which will come at some point) 8. share. I can understand a difference in standard setting for Class boundaries (~intercalated degrees) but not why there is a different standard for medical competency. Med school is a long and arduous journey. That's 350 per class that's in purgatory. Before enrolling for medical school, first, you need to apply for medical school scholarships and grants. Also, certain specialties, like family medicine, don't require a very high step 1 board score. During med school, my parents helped me purchase a house, which I then used my time not studying and summers to … You can make medical school as difficult as you want, to a certain degree. ACTUAL quote from his blog: "It sucks being smart. Here is a famous blog by a Caribbean student. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. All I can do is say my piece and let those that want to risk it to go. Back in the good old days you could go to Cambridge for pre clincs and enjoy the pomp+circumstance for 3 years, before heading to another medical schools for clins to bump up your ranking and collect some prizes. Ross has a match rate of 54% among US-IMGs. r/medicalschool: Welcome to /r/MedicalSchool: An international community for medical students. Like others, I agree. Look at some of the more recent posts. There are 4 main Carib schools that people attend. PSA for people who really want to go to Oxbridge and feel like they would be happiest there - don’t let this put you off! But once you're in medical school and you see the diversity of your classmates, you will agree that it doesn't matter if you went to Harvard, a big state university, or a small liberal arts college. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. That being said, I'm definitely getting a good schadenfreude feeling from it so I didn't mind the read haha. That would be interesting. Under normal circumstances, medical school applicants should budget $5,000-$10,000 for … Are they legit MDs? What I found interesting was that I got interviews at 3 out of 8 schools on that list. Here's my disclaimer so don't bring it up. (As I emphasise, ._3bX7W3J0lU78fp7cayvNxx{max-width:208px;text-align:center} Edit: lol okay I can settle for that link title. So aside from the paper drawing the conclusion that there are differences in standard setting between medical schools.....I don't think it's a long shot for us to infer that certain schools are consistently more stringent than others. Schriner said he’s glad to offer advice. Intrigued. Yikes. So what I said might be bullshit (+ technically in my post I never said those 2 were defo oxbridge lol). But it’s an opportunity to kind of think about how the remainder of your application comes together and what are the most significant aspects of why a school should accept you. ._9ZuQyDXhFth1qKJF4KNm8{padding:12px 12px 40px}._2iNJX36LR2tMHx_unzEkVM,._1JmnMJclrTwTPpAip5U_Hm{font-size:16px;font-weight:500;line-height:20px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);margin-bottom:40px;padding-top:4px}._306gA2lxjCHX44ssikUp3O{margin-bottom:32px}._1Omf6afKRpv3RKNCWjIyJ4{font-size:18px;font-weight:500;line-height:22px;border-bottom:2px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-line);color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);margin-bottom:8px;padding-bottom:8px}._2Ss7VGMX-UPKt9NhFRtgTz{margin-bottom:24px}._3vWu4F9B4X4Yc-Gm86-FMP{border-bottom:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-line);margin-bottom:8px;padding-bottom:2px}._3vWu4F9B4X4Yc-Gm86-FMP:last-of-type{border-bottom-width:0}._2qAEe8HGjtHsuKsHqNCa9u{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);padding-bottom:8px;padding-top:8px}.c5RWd-O3CYE-XSLdTyjtI{padding:8px 0}._3whORKuQps-WQpSceAyHuF{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon);margin-bottom:8px}._1Qk-ka6_CJz1fU3OUfeznu{margin-bottom:8px}._3ds8Wk2l32hr3hLddQshhG{font-weight:500}._1h0r6vtgOzgWtu-GNBO6Yb,._3ds8Wk2l32hr3hLddQshhG{font-size:12px;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._1h0r6vtgOzgWtu-GNBO6Yb{font-weight:400}.horIoLCod23xkzt7MmTpC{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:#ea0027}._33Iw1wpNZ-uhC05tWsB9xi{margin-top:24px}._2M7LQbQxH40ingJ9h9RslL{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon);margin-bottom:8px} Here are how IMGs are fairing getting interviews. The order of schools changes every year sometimes drastically. 6 Reasons Not to Go to Med School. My doctor back in the US is from the caribbean and she did her residency at Yale. .FIYolDqalszTnjjNfThfT{max-width:256px;white-space:normal;text-align:center} Reddit's home for wholesome discussion related to pre-medical studies. iirc the main aim of the study was to see what different medical schools would set their students as a pass mark on this UKMLE. Report Save. The guy by his own admission is at an upper-mid tier university program. It's always funny to me that the ones who think they're so "smart" can't even see how their prestige chasing just exposes the fact they have a myopic and stunted perspective of the world, and that they look like idiots). I have no opinion about these schools, only the ones made for US students to come back to the US. And that's of the students that are STILL there. I was on an internal medicine rotation at a county hospital in our city, and this resident told me that he went to a "top 10" under grad program, didn't mention the name, and that he had multiple MD and DO acceptances but chose to go to the carribean because "Adventure." You could SOAP into fam med. DO NOT go to medical school if you identify with these 4 factors. I went to med school after a year between college and med school to work. Cambridge stopped this transfer system (apparently to save themselves money lol) but I think it's still a possibility at Ox. Don’t think that it’s going to be tremendously easier to get into school this year. If anyone has any concrete evidence, numbers, etc please let me know. Yeah the school codes are anonymised. He wanted to do surgery and had "multiple interviews" but decided he liked family medicine better. My buddy graduated from a Caribbean med school, and is now a radiologist who just got job offers from Duke and Stanford. Post them here! ._2a172ppKObqWfRHr8eWBKV{-ms-flex-negative:0;flex-shrink:0;margin-right:8px}._39-woRduNuowN7G4JTW4I8{border-top:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-lineColor);margin-top:12px;padding-top:12px}._3AOoBdXa2QKVKqIEmG7Vkb{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);border-radius:4px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-direction:row;flex-direction:row;margin-top:12px}.vzEDg-tM8ZDpEfJnbaJuU{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);height:14px;width:14px}.r51dfG6q3N-4exmkjHQg_{font-size:10px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:12px;text-transform:uppercase;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between}._2ygXHcy_x6RG74BMk0UKkN{margin-left:8px}._2BnLYNBALzjH6p_ollJ-RF{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;margin-left:auto}._1-25VxiIsZFVU88qFh-T8p{padding:0}._3BmRwhm18nr4GmDhkoSgtb{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);-ms-flex:0 0 auto;flex:0 0 auto;line-height:16px} I'll compare DO versus Carib MD later. ._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ{border:1px solid transparent;display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%;border:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-body);border-radius:4px;box-sizing:border-box}._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ:hover{background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-primaryButtonTintedEighty)}._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ._2FebEA49ReODemDlwzYHSR,._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ:active,._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ:hover{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText)}._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ._2FebEA49ReODemDlwzYHSR,._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ:active{background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-primaryButtonShadedEighty)}._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ:disabled,._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ[data-disabled],._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ[disabled]{background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-primaryButtonTintedFifty);color:rgba(var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText),.5);fill:rgba(var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText),.5);cursor:not-allowed}._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ:active,._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ:disabled,._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ:hover,._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ[data-disabled],._1zyZUfB30L-DDI98CCLJlQ[disabled]{border:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-body)}._1O2i-ToERP3a0i4GSL0QwU,._1uBzAtenMgErKev3G7oXru{display:block;fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);height:22px;width:22px}._1O2i-ToERP3a0i4GSL0QwU._2ilDLNSvkCHD3Cs9duy9Q_,._1uBzAtenMgErKev3G7oXru._2ilDLNSvkCHD3Cs9duy9Q_{height:14px;width:14px}._2kBlhw4LJXNnk73IJcwWsT,._1kRJoT0CagEmHsFjl2VT4R{height:24px;padding:0;width:24px}._2kBlhw4LJXNnk73IJcwWsT._2ilDLNSvkCHD3Cs9duy9Q_,._1kRJoT0CagEmHsFjl2VT4R._2ilDLNSvkCHD3Cs9duy9Q_{height:14px;width:14px}._3VgTjAJVNNV7jzlnwY-OFY{font-size:14px;line-height:32px;padding:0 16px}._3VgTjAJVNNV7jzlnwY-OFY,._3VgTjAJVNNV7jzlnwY-OFY._2ilDLNSvkCHD3Cs9duy9Q_{font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;text-transform:uppercase}._3VgTjAJVNNV7jzlnwY-OFY._2ilDLNSvkCHD3Cs9duy9Q_{font-size:12px;line-height:24px;padding:4px 9px 2px;width:100%}._2QmHYFeMADTpuXJtd36LQs{font-size:14px;line-height:32px;padding:0 16px}._2QmHYFeMADTpuXJtd36LQs,._2QmHYFeMADTpuXJtd36LQs._2ilDLNSvkCHD3Cs9duy9Q_{font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;text-transform:uppercase}._2QmHYFeMADTpuXJtd36LQs._2ilDLNSvkCHD3Cs9duy9Q_{font-size:12px;line-height:24px;padding:4px 9px 2px;width:100%}._2QmHYFeMADTpuXJtd36LQs:hover ._31L3r0EWsU0weoMZvEJcUA{display:none}._2QmHYFeMADTpuXJtd36LQs ._31L3r0EWsU0weoMZvEJcUA,._2QmHYFeMADTpuXJtd36LQs:hover ._11Zy7Yp4S1ZArNqhUQ0jZW{display:block}._2QmHYFeMADTpuXJtd36LQs ._11Zy7Yp4S1ZArNqhUQ0jZW{display:none}._2CLbCoThTVSANDpeJGlI6a{width:100%}._2CLbCoThTVSANDpeJGlI6a:hover ._31L3r0EWsU0weoMZvEJcUA{display:none}._2CLbCoThTVSANDpeJGlI6a ._31L3r0EWsU0weoMZvEJcUA,._2CLbCoThTVSANDpeJGlI6a:hover ._11Zy7Yp4S1ZArNqhUQ0jZW{display:block}._2CLbCoThTVSANDpeJGlI6a ._11Zy7Yp4S1ZArNqhUQ0jZW{display:none} I just got into my state school, rejected from the top 40, and waiting to hear from the top 15. Well this is where it gets interesting. Australian Graduate Entry Medical Schools. You tell me that's not better. I don't think the Million Dollar Mistake blog is worth its status as valuable reading material regarding the Caribbean. Still not convinced? The people who aren't applying this year don't automatically have something magic about them, app wise. If you screwed up in school in undergrad, take advantage of the experience and try to use it to learn that humans are not above one another. It's widely known that a lot of what makes a Carib school really hard is they have insane checkpoints you must hit to even sit for USMLE or other benchmarks. Wow that's bad. Not good at all. these are all from 2013. OP, I share your concerns, but I found the paper, and nowhere does it mention what schools the codes correspond to: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/medu.13240 . So of the 860 students that matched, only 610 actually found residency in the match. there so much prestige and magic etc associated with oxbridge it's only right there's a few rants against it too. She left medical school in the middle of Anatomy and some of us heard back from her a couple of months later. It's around 80% MATCH RATE for ACGME residencies with another 6% being able to SOAP, which is what Carib MD's apply into, which is obviously way higher than the 50% match rate of IMG's overall and the 30% of students who need to SOAP into a residency resulting in around a 66% placement rate. US Seniors matching had a 50% match rate INTO THEIR FIRST CHOICE. Saba has a match rate of 58% among US-IMGs. First two years, I studied about 7 hours each afternoon/evening, with maybe 1-1.5 hours of that being wasted time (mostly reddit). It is not likely, but it is possible if you bust your ass. The sad thing is i've met a couple carrib students that talk like this. Except that 29% of them find residency OUTSIDE of the match (as reported by them). He obviously doesn't learn as his arrogance continues into medical school and beyond. Carib MD's have very high attrition rates. Only 41 percent of those who applied to US medical schools for the 2018–2019 school year were accepted. If 952 students enter, but each class has an average size of 1300, and only 610 match with another 250sh SOAPing, that's not looking so hot. “There are a few programs you might consider,” Thomas says. Bringing It All Together. Moreover, please be careful of what the Carib MD schools public themselves. Yeah, something is off about it. In case you didn't know, you can match OUTSIDE of the match at unfilled programs. in the first sentence he goes "as a budding activist it makes sense to be a physician", but then talks about how he wants the big money and job security of a doctor. And again it should come at no surprise given the selection process at UCAS. And I think the current plans are that even with the UKMLE students will be ranked based on their own medical school. He paints a far bleaker picture than it really is. But I urge you to look at the bigger picture. They sure do! PSA for people who really want to go to Oxbridge and feel like they would be happiest there - don’t let this put you off! Not only are these numbers not good, they seem to be going down over the years as they increase class size and the match gets more competitive everyday. Now she's finishing up a GI fellowship and a top program and getting starting offers for like 400-500k. Read up on what a claimed 99% match rate means for Ross University. .s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);padding-top:5px}.s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f._19JhaP1slDQqu2XgT3vVS0{color:#ea0027} Completing med school is an even bigger deal. Do you by chance know the reasons for differences in standard setting between medical schools, if it's not based on the performance of the students? ._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR._3axV0unm-cpsxoKWYwKh2x{fill:#ea0027} I don't support Carib schools, but even I feel that his viewpoint is warped by his ego and bitterness. Medical schools, which are already hard to get into, are getting harder each year. Ok so not too bad when you consider the 952 number. This guy is r/iamverysmart material at its finest. I think a big part of that is because of the sacrifices we both made to get me through medical school. PS: As mentioned the article linked in the post makes much more level headed arguments - but the overall points are actually very similar to the ones I mentioned. ._3Im6OD67aKo33nql4FpSp_{border:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetBorderColor);border-radius:5px 5px 4px 4px;overflow:visible;word-wrap:break-word;background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);padding:12px}.lnK0-OzG7nLFydTWuXGcY{font-size:10px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:12px;text-transform:uppercase;padding-bottom:4px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-navIcon)} It seems they may have taken down the paper. the article linked in the post gives a very level headed and reasoned explanation as to why this is an issue. And like I've mentioned with my friend above, there have … Let's start at the beginning and progress. the standard for passing anatomy exams). Yeah defo we are all praying for a USMLE style system but sadly I believe they're not planning to use the UKMLE for ranking purposes, it's for mainly setting a P/F standard. And remember... these students have most likely been taking out hundreds of thousands worth of loans. After I do that if they still decide to go... good for them. OP where did you get that graph from? Cookies help us deliver our Services. Applied gen surg and didn't match? Good luck to all that read this and still pursue it-- may you actually make it out. As of 2021, there are currently 13 Medical Schools that provide a Graduate Entry Medical Program, 12 of which require the GAMSAT ® exam (or MCAT ® Exam for international students). etc. A place for all the UK aspiring doctors to talk, have discussions and help each other out. Society will tell you otherwise, and those who are insecure or lack self awareness buy into it hard-core. It doesn't matter if you're a doctor or an electrician or a housewife raising kids, everyone has something valuable and important to contribute. You should do a full AMA thread if youre legit. You take 3 years of classes with the same 70 kids. Whatever the exact numbers may be, we can all agree that 952 entering students --> average class size of 1400 in years 2-4 --> 860 residency placements is not good. Because they cannot get into a US MD. Do you have a link? "Scored a competitive job as a physician scribe in Minneapolis" LMAO. It is not necessarily testing items for the MLA (although they will be the ones writing it and some of this content may end up getting used), this scheme has been going on for many years. MD-Hospitalist 4 years ago. We have lost so many students who are smart as hell, hardworking and genuinely care about people all because they think they only have to sleep 3 hours a night and study around the clock. So be it. If you're struggling in undergrad science courses because you dislike science, medical school may not … And that's not counting the half of our class that fails of med school BEFORE we even take STEP 1. ._3-SW6hQX6gXK9G4FM74obr{display:inline-block;vertical-align:text-bottom;width:16px;height:16px;font-size:16px;line-height:16px} Also this post is about offshore medical schools in the Caribbean, not the regional medical schools that are for Caribbean people meant to practice in the Caribbean. However it's also true about the residency's. Managed all A's through the first 2 years. I'm interested in medical education so am curious. It indicates that you not only got into medical school, which is no small feat considering that nationally only about 40% of applicants get accepted to medical school each year. 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