2 days ago
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Is Online Shadowing Worth It?

Hi! I'm a rising high school senior who was hoping to apply to a couple BS/MD programs this fall. I have experience volunteering in a medical setting but never got the chance to shadow healthcare professionals to show my exposure to that kind of environment (as I know these programs like you to demonstrate experience).

I've seen online some places that have "virtual shadowing" of medical professionals, and I was wondering if that is something that could possibly supplement the lack of shadowing in my application? If not, do you have any suggestions as to how I could make up for it otherwise?


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11 hours ago

Virtual shadowing is certainly worth it. Though in-person shadowing is preferred, virtual shadowing will likewise demonstrate your spike in medicine. Hope this helps!


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