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Updated 18 hours ago

Post your salary here Thread(Please be honest) - 279 Replies

[QUOTE who="Keith in Lorain, Ohio"]Position: Thanksgiving 2001, Electrical Engineer Salary: $40K State: North Ridgeville, Ohio Years worked:...


Updated 18 hours ago

research - 1 Reply

Research is typically reserved for masters/phd. What type of research are you interested in?


Updated 18 hours ago

Bad career choice? - 25 Replies

[QUOTE who="YAKKOB55 in Seattle, Washington"]Good post. I dont agree with any post that say most MT are happy in their careers. Most just settle...


Updated 18 hours ago

Salary for New York City Technologists? - 146 Replies

[QUOTE who="nygirl in Hyattsville, Maryland"]So there is demand for medical techs?[/QUOTE] Demand how? There are night shift openings for new...


Updated 20 hours ago

MT/CLS schools in Texas - 101 Replies

[QUOTE who="Andy_UTMB in Galveston, Texas"]If anyone has any questions about UTMB's program feel free to ask. I just got done with my first year of...


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texas tech second degree cls program - 1 Reply

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utmb mlt to mls program - 1 Reply

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Updated 1 day ago

Medical Technologist - CSMLS certification - 1132 Replies

[QUOTE who="mrredblue in Toronto, Ontario"]ciulla, harr, harmening, hubbard, and lots of prayers!!! I MEAN LOTS!!!! and good study habit and good...


Updated 2 days ago

BS in Medical Biology to MLT to CLS/MLS/MT - 1 Reply

When I said I suck, I meant my interviewing skills suck. Otherwise, I think I sound pretty decent on paper (GPA and work experience-wise, barring my...


Updated 2 days ago

I failed the ASCP exam - 56 Replies

[QUOTE who="astar13 in Fargo, North Dakota"]Hi, I graduated in August of 2009 and went directly into Graduate school for a masters program in...


Updated 3 days ago

How to calculate Science GPA - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Faustina in California"]I believe it's yes to all three of your questions-- at least, that's what I did on my apps.[/QUOTE] Thank You


Updated 3 days ago

Molecular Biology ASCP certification exam - 522 Replies

[QUOTE who="YH in Bellevue, Washington"]I took the test and passed! I deeply appreciate all of your contribution in this group. It is very useful. I...


Updated 5 days ago

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time - 3078 Replies

Passed ASCPi MT exam on 11th Dec 2014. Just keep in mind you only need 40% to pass this exam. you just need to make a best guess. when I started exam...


Updated 8 days ago

Best pathway to becoming a Medical Technologist or Pathologist's Assistant? - 2 Replies

Probably better if you talk to others who work in the field, on your own. I wouldn't listen to schools or "advisors" about ANY career now.


Updated 9 days ago

Going no where with a BA in psychology? - 127 Replies

Melissa! I thought you HAD to have a nursing background for that! Please tell me how I can get into P.A. School! I've always wanted to be one! I...


Updated 10 days ago

The true facts about MT salaries and pay - 864 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS48 in California"]So you're saying on the east cost MLTs can verify and release results? Can they also issue and crossmatch blood? Can...


Updated 11 days ago

AAB Board of Registry Exam - 249 Replies

[QUOTE who="BSMT/MSMicro in Murrieta, California"]I PASSED !!! waiting for my CLS (CA) license..:-)[/QUOTE] How long did it take to get your exam...


Im MT ASCP and need lab experience

I am Medical Technologist ASCP but move out of the country and didn't use my licence. Now, 5 yrs later I came back, and want to be back in the lab...


Updated 15 days ago

Salary for Traveling Medical Technologist - 163 Replies

There are plenty of travel jobs out there. You cant limit yourself to an area of the state, thats where it gets difficult. Besides you'll have the...


Updated 15 days ago

Requirements to get a CA-CLS license: Out of State (DRAFT) - 125 Replies

[QUOTE who="Vicki in Pacific Grove, California"]If you didn't have a physics class, you need to take one. Check with the person you are emailing,...


Updated 16 days ago

Recommendations for becoming an MLT, if already have Bachelor's in Biology - 10 Replies

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Updated 17 days ago

Which job market is more saturated? MT or Nursing? - 2 Replies

You need to check Competition Rank. All state have different rank. According to 2014, Illinois have Competition Rank 31 and Opportunity Rank 35 &...

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Updated 18 days ago

Schools for med tech in Connecticut? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Marvel in Bridgeport, Connecticut"]Oh yes I'm interested in becoming an MT. In fact, I've spoken with someone who works as a director for...

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Hello, If there is anyone on this forum that attended either the University of Bridgeport or the University of Delaware and majored in MLS, if...

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Hello, If there is anyone on this forum that attended either the University of Bridgeport or the University of Delaware and majored in MLS, if you...


Medical Laboratory Science Program at Tarleton State University

Anyone out there currently in this program or graduated from this program? I'm thinking of applying for a post-baccalaureate certificate (already...


Updated 20 days ago

Requirements to get a CA CLS license - 606 Replies

[QUOTE who="emerald in Valencia, California"]hello jeaneth,this is silver... both of these names are just code names... anyway, i graduated last year...


Updated 20 days ago

Any CLS Students from Texas Tech? - 54 Replies

There us Phlebotomy included in the curriculum. You will just have one short section of this during the lab week. You will be practicing this on a...


Updated 21 days ago

MLS trying to transition from Reference Laboratory (Blood Bank) to Generalist position - 1 Reply

Hello random question but do you mind me asking how youre a MLS but have a bachelors degree in international studies? I'm a college students and am...


Updated 24 days ago

How competitive are CA CLS programs? - 50 Replies

[QUOTE who="Biostudent453 in Santa Clara, California"]I am applying to a few of California's CLS programs mostly in Northern California but I am also...


Updated 26 days ago

Which work environment do you enjoy most? Hospitals, doctor's offices, reference labs, etc. - 8 Replies

We get yearly raises. The raises are like forty cents or so I think. We get 18 days off per year. Other places will definitely differ, but those are...


Updated 28 days ago

CLS: Generalist vs. Specialist - 36 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS48 in California"]I agree with Hliu to a certain extent. I thought many of my upper division science classes were hard at the UC and I...


Updated 1 month ago

From having ASCP certification to applying a California CLS license - 84 Replies

PLEASE HELP How do you get State Licensing in California after passing ASCP(MB) and i have been working in California for 2 years!!!!!! I am Already...


Updated 1 month ago

AAB, AMT, ASCP: What certification do you have & what was the test like? - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS48 in California"]ASCP is the only certification that should matter, and the only one CLSs should have.[/QUOTE] Why? Have you...


Updated 1 month ago

Are you a happy MLT? - 90 Replies

Hi I'm a current MLT student and we have to interview different MT'S / MLT'S for school . I was hoping I can get an email interview with you where I...


Updated 1 month ago

Should I choose nursing or clinical laboratory science as a major - 2 Replies

I'd say go with your interests and try to perhaps shadow both before declaring. Outside of CA nurses do make more money(and even there specialty...



I am taking the AAB chemistry exam soon. What are some useful study tips? Do the questions come directly from the AAB Per Questions and Answers Book....


Updated 1 month ago

MLS Program Interview Process - 1 Reply

Perhaps a leisurely lab tour will be involved. And if you're part of a group of interviewees, you might spend some time waiting for the others to be...


CLS general or microbiologist?? Which program to go for?

Hi All, I graduated with a BS in microbio c/o 2013 from UCSB. I've always enjoyed being in lab (I worked as undergrad lab assistant and took tons...

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How can I break into medical techology? - 1 Reply

One more thing. I also have a BA in Communications and a certification in web design.


Updated 1 month ago

California CLS: How do I know if my license came through? - 5 Replies

i received my trainee license after three months of applying and i was not accepted in a program. have you sent all your transcripts and returned...


Updated 1 month ago

H1B Visa for medical technologist? - 89 Replies

Why would any American hospitals sponser when there are plenty of Americans looking for work here?


Options for working abroad with an ASCP MT certification

Consider someone with a ASCP MT certification (went to a program, passed the boards) and having worked in NYC for a few years now as a medical...


Updated 1 month ago

pinoy MTs in US, discussion board naten ito. - 249 Replies

[QUOTE who="gem_ in Oklahoma"][/QUOTE] Hi gem, any idea if an ascpi passer not leaving in USA would be eligible to convert the said certification...


International options

I am currently a student and while looking through the exam information, came across the international certifications. How often does someone from...


Other career options for MLS degree

What careers other than med tech could I get into with an MLS degree?


Updated 1 month ago

Clinical Laboratory Science career - 1 Reply

CLS and MT are the same things. The name of the profession has changed over the past years and now the official tittle is Medical laboratory...


Updated 1 month ago

visa screen - 4 Replies

Do you need a local Philippine license to be able to get a visa screen even though you have passed the exam here in the US?

Travel Assignments for Medical Technologists

If you are a Medical Technologist or MLT with 2 to 3 years of Lab Experience and would like the opportunity to travel Nationwide please contact...


Updated 2 months ago

Use to predict if you'll pass ASCP - 2 Replies

I used Lab CE for my MLS ASCP. It was very hard but a good tool to learn by. You cant take over and over and learn more tough questions.

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