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About GeneDawg

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  1. Hi! I am looking for suggestions for online developmental psych or counseling psych online courses. They don't offer those courses at my university and the course at community college is full. Thanks
  2. Hi! I am looking for advice on improving my application. I am first time applicant. I would love any feedback you guys have I am junior majoring in molecular biology. GPA: 3.80 Extracurriculars: Involved in plant genetics research, volunteer at a homeless shelter (7 months so far), disability center (a month so far) and crisis helpline (a month so far). Hopefully volunteer at hospital this summer. Shadowing: I have shadowed one GC for a day. I have interviewed three other GCs. I plan to do more shadowing during summer as well. I haven't taken GRE yet. I still need to take a psych and a statistics course. Please let me know if there is some way I can improve my application until December!
  3. @bryvy Your extracurricular experiences and research are absolutely amazing! I think really highlighting those in your personal statement/resume will be beneficial.
  4. Can anybody tell me more about Colorado program? Their website doesn't have a lot of information. I particularly want to know when the rotations start, how many students they take each year and anything else you know! Thank you!
  5. @Nefelibata https://www.natmatch.com/gcadmissions/ This should work!
  6. Reading through the website really helped, but it still makes me nervous that I wouldn't be the one directly making decision of choosing the program. I am glad though that this will reduce stress and waitlist game!
  7. I am really sorry! That sounds very frustrating. Seems like you are well qualified since you got waitlisted at three places. I heard that sometimes it is not about how qualified you are, but about how well your personality will fit in other students in that particular program. Hopefully new match system will be good for you!
  8. How many schools are you all thinking of applying? I am thinking of applying to about 8-10, but I don't want to annoy my recommenders and don't know if it is worth spending so much money.
  9. New match system will be up soon! Does anybody know what pros and cons could be? https://www.natmatch.com/gcadmissions.html
  10. @NHxx Congratulations! Can you tell me more about how you decided which colleges to apply? Also, is it important to be able to speak Spanish for Californian programs? I am just beginning to decide on colleges, so I have a lot of questions. How did you gather information about specifics of each program? Thank you
  11. @mithila.belekar Hi! I am originally from India as well. Good luck for this admission cycle
  12. @Joey0817I am in the same boat! I am in third year of college. I do not yet have shadowing experience and I will start advocacy at crisis helpline from next month. I don't feel like I have high chances, but I want to try anyway.
  13. Hi all! I started discussion thread for next application cycle. I would also appreciate if folks who already got in a program join to give us some advice! Thanks
  14. Hi! I know its early. But considering the success of Fall 2017 forum, I thought we should start Fall 2018 discussion thread early! Good luck preparing for your applications!