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#46338 - Thu Jun 05 2008 15:56 PM Becoming a Doctor After Pararescue
eagle1 Offline
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Registered: Tue Jun 03 2008
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I am just wondering if anyone has become a doctor after pararescue and if it helps to get into med school?

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#46339 - Thu Jun 05 2008 16:59 PM Re: Becoming a Doctor After Pararescue [Re: eagle1]
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Registered: Mon Jul 10 2006
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It would be the hardest way into medical school I have ever heard of.

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#46341 - Thu Jun 05 2008 17:38 PM Re: Becoming a Doctor After Pararescue [Re: doc4usaf]
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A few PJs have become docters, and at least one Chiropracter I know of...but it won't really help you get in to med school and as doc4 said, not a reason to get into Pararescue. A few Physicians Assistants also...which would probably help with med school.
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#46358 - Fri Jun 06 2008 15:02 PM Re: Becoming a Doctor After Pararescue [Re: TE]
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Registered: Sun Mar 18 2001
Posts: 248
Loc: NVARRE
PJ: the hardest way to get into med school
PA: 2nd hardest way to get into med school
BTDT.
Med school is a long long road. Better get started early.
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#46392 - Tue Jun 10 2008 12:18 PM Re: Becoming a Doctor After Pararescue [Re: PJ2PA]
a3matrix Offline
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Registered: Fri Aug 31 2001
Posts: 25
Loc: Saratoga Springs, NY
I personally know (served with) 2 PJ's and 1 CCT who went to med school and became doctor's after their respective tours.
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