that's unfortunate, but at least the interest is there on both sides
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|1 week 3 days ago||I have indeed and my god it's||
I have indeed and my god it's full of stars.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||My thoughts are that he's||
My thoughts are that he's still in the running to be the starter. Thanks for asking.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Amen brother, amen.||
Amen brother, amen.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||The kick itself takes 5||
The kick itself takes 5 seconds. Shuffling players on and off the field and taking timeouts while the coach thinks about whether he wants to go for 2 takes more than 5 seconds.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Enjoying an Epic Big Bad Baptist... my case is||
Enjoying an Epic Big Bad Baptist... my case is sadly dwindling. Only 2 bottles left.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||There is a managed scramble||
There is a managed scramble for open positions. There is a list of programs with open positions that you and everyone else who didn't match into a program can apply to a certain number on the first day. If one of the programs you applied to wants to interview you they set something up and so on with the other programs you applied to. You and the program submit a rank list and the computer tells you whether there is a match. If no match the process repeats itself with an updated list of the programs from round one that still have open spots. I think there are 3 or 4 rounds of this and by then there is almost nothing left.
If you still haven't secured a spot you basically have to find a job. Which in itself isn't easy as you have a professional degree without a profession... people do research if they can find someone to take them on or one person my wife knew took an admin position at a hospital. There will be spots that open up during the year (people can't get visas in time to start, people get fired, etc.) that you can apply for but this is real longshot.
You can apply and interview the next year but each year you're out of med school it gets successively harder as you're further away from your grad date. There is also the issue mentioned above that there are more med students being churned out each year without a corresponding increase in residencies. Most places would rather take on a fresh grad than someone who failed to match in previous cycles.
The person I mentioned above who took the admin position eventually matched two years later but she was extremely lucky and most people are pretty much screwed after not matching once or twice.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Wow, that's not really||
Wow, that's not really kosher. Can't say I'm surprised though. Missouri recently passed a law that will allow non-residency trained MD's to act as physician's assistants (essentially anyway). I think Arkansas has a bill that's being debated for the same thing. As far as I know Michigan has no such law on the books. The doc that hired her is going to get murdered in lawsuit if there is a bad outcome... not to mention if the state board finds out.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||You can't pass boards without||
You can't pass boards without doing a residency so no. Basically a medical degree without residency is really expensive toilet paper.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Add in that you can be fired||
Add in that you can be fired at any time for even the most trivial reason during training and your career is essentially ruined. But you still owe back all of that student loan money.
For anyone who doesn't know residency/fellowship is a series of one year contracts that can be non-renewed for just about any stupid reason you can think of... some places have resident unions that can protect you a bit and some places have a strong GME dept that might help but most don't.
We had no idea about anything related to medical training/school before my wife went through it. If you wanted a system that takes potentially compassionate/selfless doctors and crushes all compassion/selflessness out of them this is it! Well done American medical training!
|4 weeks 1 day ago||So glad I don't have to do||
So glad I don't have to do that ever again with my wife. Twice was enough (residency and fellowship). Good luck everyone!
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Ain't no way he's going back||
Ain't no way he's going back to Indiana. There was some funny business with his enrollment and he pretty much got screwed. If I remember correctly he showed up enrolled and then took a summer class (or classes) "didn't do well enough" and wasn't given a scholarship. I'm sure it was purely coincidental that Indiana was over the scholarship limit by 1 at the time too.
Anyway, I remember reading about it and that's the outline of the story.
Edit: Should have read one comment down.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Thanks, I was trying to||
Thanks, I was trying to remember why that seemed odd to me. This was it.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Is Harbaugh a chewer? Looks||
Is Harbaugh a chewer? Looks like he has a wad going at the end of that video.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||I thought LTT had a size and||
I thought LTT had a size and athleticism advantage over Cole (or at least equal athleticism)? It was experience/technique where LTT was far behind Cole. So maybe this is a good thing in that LTT has gotten the latter down enough to at least consider this move.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||A belly on a man is like a||
A belly on a man is like a mane on a lion. Glorious!
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Finished a Deschutes The Abyss... feeling pretty||
Finished a Deschutes The Abyss... feeling pretty ok right now.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Bag man for USC? I keed I||
Bag man for USC? I keed I keed.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||WORST. CRUISE. EVER.||
WORST. CRUISE. EVER. Hopefully they clean and disinfect all coolers on board before they let anyone else on board.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Just be aware that Mt.||
Just be aware that Mt. Olympus is something like a 6 hour hike and Lake Blanche took the wife and I about 5 hours (though I did get off the trail a bit). I was not at all prepared for Lake Blanche as we had just moved here and all we took was a bottle of water each. I was bonking the whole way down and it was bad enough that I went out and bought a hydration pack and hiking shoes the next day. Just make sure you research the hikes before getting yourself in too deep (a lesson I learned the hard way). Nowadays I'd be fine as I am an avid hiker and live at high altitude.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Tickets don't even go out||
Tickets don't even go out until August I think so I'm very dubious of StubHub prices for this game. I wonder if it is actual season ticket holders or if it's brokers who expect to get tickets.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, the UofU fans have been||
Yeah, the UofU fans have been turning out pretty well for the past couple of years. With this being Michigan coming to town and the first game of the year I'm guessing it's going to be even worse than usual. The wife works for the UofU and we're not even sure how easy it will be for us to get tickets. Good luck everyone.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I'm guessing he's referring||
I'm guessing he's referring to the cottonwood canyons (Big and Little) or millcreek.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I live in SLC so I plan to||
I live in SLC so I plan to keep living here and go to the game.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Is obsessively a number? No?||
Is obsessively a number? No? Ok well then we'll go with that.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Dirt sandwich lovers the both||
Dirt sandwich lovers the both of them.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||I think Chicago is one of the||
I think Chicago is one of the dirtiest recruiting grounds in the country so IU doesn't really venture there much but otherwise I agree. I'd add that his substitution patterns are ludicrous, so much so that even Dan Dakich comments on them during broadcasts.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Now this is someone who||
Now this is someone who understands the Interwebz.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||I'm sure they'll let you play two in heaven,||
I'm sure they'll let you play two in heaven, RIP.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Just bought a case of||
Just bought a case of Deschute's The Abyss yesterday but I'm abstaining this weekend. We're headed to Jamaica on Sunday and I'm sure I'll be drinking more than enough during the week that we're there. I bet everyone feels real sorry for me.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Not according to Sam Webb's||
Not according to Sam Webb's recruiting roundup today. Said Kelly decided he wants a shot at RB and if Weber comes on board he knows that he's unlikely to get that shot. I think "wanting to play together" was contingent upon Kelly playing DB.