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Questions and Answers about Podiatric Medical Schools

Created February 17, 2015 by Christina Crisologo
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  • Posted May 24, 2016 by Dr. Tracy L. Carr-Marcel, Ph.D., MS CCC-SLP
  • Embarking on an educational journey that explores all forms of communication sciences and disorders is a decision that typically involves an innate desire to help and serve individuals who have undergone a life changing health event, or who simply need specialized expertise regarding how to effectively utilize language. No doubt the decision to pursue a...VIEW >
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  • Posted May 23, 2016 by Brian Wu
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  • A Guide to MCAT Preparatory Courses

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