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    Not sure about the course, but there's a bit demand for podiatry services from what I've seen - there are long wait times to see a Podiatrist at a public hospital, and with the rise of problems like diabetes & the aging population you'd just be coming into more and more work. Obviously private...
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    Nutrition and Dietetics

    CSU do a lot of their courses via distance, is this an option for you? I wanted to do my degree at UTS but didn't have the marks, so I did my first year at Newcastle and transferred. It was a pretty easy process and had credit for nearly all my 1st year subjects. Another option would be to...
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    have a look at this practice test and you might get an idea (note: this was a free test from a coaching company - i don't endorse the company, nor am i aware how close this is to a real test, but it will give you a vague idea of the terror)
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    has anyone received interview letters yet?

    oh dear, too late! you people already roped me in long ago...
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    UWS MBBS Interviews

    wah! the chick from UWS has my name! (first name, anyway. but that's fairly unusual!) congrats! :) does anything happen if you try to log into the interview booking system early? :p
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    'Interns' - tonight on channel 7

    you know i wish we had been made to do this at uni, one of my tutors was going to make us do it but i think the uni would've had a fit. it's so much easier doing it on kids though!
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    'Interns' - tonight on channel 7

    tough shit if they're cranky - they're paid the big $$$ for a reason! conversely, i'm getting used to being in a metropolitan area with drs everywhere! and there is someone in the hospital to see pts out of hours! amazing.
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    'Interns' - tonight on channel 7

    i just noticed an entry in the tv guide for a show called Interns, here's the blurb: Follow the journey of these aspiring doctors as they grow from raw interns to confident doctors facing the hour-to-hour reality of having to perform surgery for the first time, counsel grieving relatives and...
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    to medical/health studnets, i got question

    get a pituitary tumour? that's all i can think of. just make sure you get it while your long bones are still growing! there is a procedure to lengthen you're legs and therefore give you some extra height (they basically crack your legs then attach metal pins through the bone and into a frame...
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    has anyone received interview letters yet?

    i think you could compete with Ja'mie King for a spot!
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    has anyone received interview letters yet?

    yes, i am aware what health care is really like - please note my signature...
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    an unfortunate name for an intern

    http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2007/04/21/1176697161188.html?from=top5 the poor girl!
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    has anyone received interview letters yet?

    i always wondered what they'd say if you said "well i'm really into, like, Grey's Anatomy and stuff", ha.
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    Nursing students

    hurrah! enjoy your time off, take a holiday because you won't get much of one next year!