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ksmls in Prairie Village, Kansas

Updated 10 months ago

Is Medical Technology a good idea for me? - 1 Reply

After this past semester, my GPA is now a 2.96. Next semester I will be a Junior and will be applying to my clinical year at two different hospital...

erisshyti89 in Brooklyn, New York

NYS Medical Laboratory License

Hey how are you? Sorry to bother you. I found your profile looking for someone who is ASCP LICENSED on Facebook. I studied MLS in Greece and I came...

Rahman in Reseda, California

Updated 10 months ago

Clinical laboratory science license question - 10 Replies

Hello all, I'm currently attending National university to get my Bachelors in Clinical laboratory science so I can transfer to a +1 post...

Mt queens girl in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 10 months ago

Anyone complete the New York Methodist CLS program?? - 110 Replies

Has anyone completed the NEW YORK METHODIST CLS PROGRAM, and/or especially the online distance education one? If so any feedback? thank you!!

AustinTT2017 in Austin, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

CLS Program recommendations? My Choices are UTMB, MD Anderson, TexasTech... - 13 Replies

Hi there! I plan on applying to a CLS program this Spring 2015 but I'm not sure which school to apply to! I live in Houston, TX and my choices are...

VS in Irvine, California

Updated 11 months ago

BS in Biology to Med Tech - 3 Replies

I just graduated in december with a bach in biology. I want to be a medical technologist but I am a little lost on the process. I did a whole year of...

Cheryl in Durham, North Carolina

Updated 11 months ago

What does your state and/or employer recognize? AMT, ASCP, AAB? - 20 Replies

I sounds like there is confusion, misinformation, and ignorance out there about what each state recognizes(AMT, ASCP, AAB). Please give the state...

bonny in Houston, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

need Cuviello's Reference Manual - 8 Replies

hi, i need Cuviello's Reference Manual I , II ? hola necesito el Cuviello's Reference Manual I , II con urgencia

L. Benton in Houston, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

MLT to MT Fast Track - 1 Reply

I am wanting to do the MLT to MT fast track. Has any one got any suggestions of where online was a good program as I will have to do it completely...

cah08j in Deerfield Beach, Florida

AAB Test

Hi Everyone, I have a quick question. I know with the AAB test for MT, you can take the Generalist test with all 5 subjects, but if you fail one...

cls1617 in Lakewood, California

Updated 11 months ago

Application for the CLS training program- Fall 2014 - 520 Replies

Hi everyone, I started this thread so that everyone who is applying for the CLS training for Fall 2014 can exchange information. So far I just...

MeMe1111 in Austin, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

MLS program in Houston for working people - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm currently Phd student in biology in Houston, and I'm interested in the MLS program. Could anyone kindly tell me which Houston school...

MeMe1111 in Austin, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

new job for a new grad - 1 Reply

Hello I recently graduated from the MLT program and I have been offered job at a hospital in Chemistry department. I'm very worried and not sure...

TammyH88 in El Monte, California

Updated 11 months ago

LFS No Longer Accepts Medical Microbiology and Analytical Chemistry from Weber State! - 17 Replies

So LFS in California no longer recognizes med micro and quant. chem. from Weber State Online Course to get the CLS Trainee License. Anyone else hear...

Bon Secours Health System - Opportunity in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 11 months ago

What do medical technologist supervisors do? - 1 Reply

I'm currently going to school to be a med tech and I'm trying to decide whether or not to continue my education by getting a masters or just sticking...

sali in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 12 months ago

Who likes their job? - 228 Replies

Does anybody here like their job as a Medical Technologist? I've read many negative posts, which are generally about pay and respect. What are the...

Armin in Canyon Country, California

Updated 12 months ago

CLS: Generalist vs. Specialist - 38 Replies

Hello all, I'll be starting a CLS generalist program in August, and I've been very curious about what the difference between a generalist and a...

heli in Pasadena, California

Updated 12 months ago

Lab experience post-BS without a lab program? - 10 Replies

So my question is how I can get into a lab for experience if my program doesn't have a lab rotation. It's a regionally-accredited program but not...

CJ in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Trying to get certified as a Medical Technologist, please advise.

Hello, I've graduated with a bachelor's degree in Chemistry...that was 10 years ago. Been working since then, most recently worked for 5+ years in...

tedrein in Toronto, Ontario

How to find better opportunities

Hi, I recently completed my diploma in biotechnology and I'm looking for more opportunities. Is there anyone here who can refer me for an internship...

TKE in Davis, California

Updated 13 months ago

How important are the grades of the pre req courses? - 1 Reply

Hey everyone, So I didn't get an A in Med Micro which is a pre req for CLS. Have my chances to apply to CLS decreased? Should I try to go ahead...

linus in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 13 months ago

Tell me about Route 2, MLT to MT certification - 6 Replies

Hi! I'm a certified (ASCP) MLT and I need to get my MT certification to move ahead in my laboratory. I have a B.A. in journalism (long story, this is...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 13 months ago

How to become a MLS in Wisconsin? - 2 Replies

I am in my senior year of college with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. But I recently saw this...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 13 months ago

MLS/CLS - 2 Replies

I just graduated with a BS in Biomedical Sci. I am in the metro area, twin cities, and am wondering if there are any companies that DO NOT require...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 13 months ago

MLT ASCP military looking to get bachelors through non accredited campus - 1 Reply

I'm currently 4 months away from getting out of the navy. I was looking to get a bachelor's degree in medical lab sciences but there are only a...

mlal in Los Angeles, California

Updated 13 months ago

Graduating in the Spring, applying for CGMBS training programs and need advice! - 18 Replies

I am a current senior graduating in the Spring with a BS in Biology with an emphasis on Cell and Molecular. I have a 3.22 GPA and I haven't...

Biotech in Irvington, New Jersey

Updated 13 months ago

I need advice . - 3 Replies

Okay so here is the deal. I’m on my sophomore year of college right now and I have two choices with both leading to the same objective. I could...

Patrick in Astoria, New York

Updated 13 months ago

Old Ph.D wants to enter clinical lab - 8 Replies

I am at my early 40s with a Ph.D from other country. No way to be out. So want to pursue a MLS(ASCP). Will be ready for certificate exam in 2018....

Melissa R in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Interviews before obtaining state license?

My family and I are in the process of moving to FL. I have most of the licensing application done but am not sure that I will hold my license before...

MLT in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 13 months ago

Abbott Architect - 1 Reply

Any MT's or MLT's out there currently running the Abbott Architect Instrument?

AK in Madison, Mississippi


Hi everyone! I'm having a good bit of difficulty finding HLA/Tissue typing jobs. I'm a registered MLT with 4+ years experience, and have recently...

Returning to Bench in Oregon

Updated 14 months ago

Passed the ASCP Hematology Specialist exam - 1 Reply

Passed last Thursday. Used the reading list on ASCP BOC (ordered books used from Amazon). Just read some every morning, took the practice questions,...

leena in South Ozone Park, New York

Any New York students enrolled in University of Cincinnati online MLS program?

Did anyone complete or is currently enrolled in University of Cincinnati's online MLS program? I was looking into it and almost started the program...

MLS_ASCP_MBA in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 14 months ago

MT Student. Need career advice... - 3 Replies

Hi everyone. I'm really interested in this profession But I have questions. I don't know much about the job market and wanted to get some...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 14 months ago

UK Biomedical Scientist wants to work in the USA - 3 Replies

Hi All, I am a UK Biomedical Science graduate with IBMS certificate of competency. I would like to work in the USA as a Medical Technologist or...

Redact in Washington

Eligibility for Molecular Biology ASCP

Hey there, I could use some assistance/advice on qualifying to take the ASCP exam for Molecular Biology. Have an MB degree, but the program isn't...

TechForce3 in Ambler, Pennsylvania

Updated 14 months ago

working as MT for 3years. whats next? - 3 Replies

Hi I just wanted to know what are my options to advance my career? I want to hear from you MTs out there. What did you do? FYI, I already...

Returning to Bench in Oregon

Updated 14 months ago

Interview Job Skills Test - 2 Replies

Has anyone had to take a job skills test as a portion of your interview? If so, what was on it? The one I've heard of is 1.25 hours and has a written...

Hema in United Kingdom

Updated 15 months ago

visa screen - 6 Replies

Do I need to pass the Philippine boards before I can apply for a visa screen? The CGFNS is asking for Philippine license verification , I pass the...

Faustina in California

Updated 15 months ago

Getting into a Program (please help) - 1 Reply

So I am currently a High School senior, and when I graduate I will be attending Texas State University. I want to major in CLS, and they have a 2+2...


Updated 15 months ago


WOW, talk about bottom of the barrel. I thought a AS degree was pretty low, now you just need a CERTIFICATE!! Now I see what State of FL and...

Arjmand in Oakland, California

Question about CLS internship classes at SF

Hi everyone, I hope you are having a great day. I am interested in hearing from someone who has taken the CLS internship classes offered at SF...

Amee sun in Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Updated 15 months ago

IS ASCP A SCAM? - 3 Replies

I earned a BS in microbiology in which my program of study had a MLS concentration so we took MT classes like hematology and general MLS classes to...

FutureMT57 in Cumming, Georgia

International Student From Russia. Medical Technology career questions.

Hi guys. Glad that I found this forum. I'm looking for advise from people that have already been in this field for some time. I do not know anything...

Sam in Austin, Texas

How much does the MLS program cost?

How much does the MLS program cost? I have a BS in biochemistry. Yes I googled. I don't know how to find the cost.

nazneenkhan in Brooklyn, New York

Obtaining NYS license

I have received my bachelors in Clinical lab science from MN and I did my clinical rotation thru new york methodist allied health program. I passed...

Douba in Burlington, North Carolina

Seeking your C(ASCP)

Hi everyone, I currently have a Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry & 4 years of experience in the clinical lab. I'm considering of taking the exam...

rfn379 in Nutley, New Jersey

Updated 16 months ago

Biggest challenges that MLT have to face? - 1 Reply

Hi everyone. I have a bachlor in bio. I have a few contract jobs in academia labs and am quite fed up with the instability nature of academia based...

daygo_619 in San Diego, California

Updated 16 months ago

How to go about getting a CLS license? - 1 Reply

Hello, I recently graduated from UCSC with a degree in Biology and I am looking to start working in a lab. I need to get a CLS licence but the guides...

shem0426 in New York, New York

Updated 16 months ago

NYS license - 9 Replies

hello does anyone know the requirments to be licensed as a med tech in NYS? Wouls a BS in med tech and ascp suffice? do they indeed have a limited...

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