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Updated 1 hour ago

Requirements to get a CA CLS license - 675 Replies

Hi everyone, If you have 1 year internship, passed ASCPi etc, do you need to have work experience to get a California license? I checked out CDPH,...


Updated 1 day ago

Going no where with a BA in psychology? - 230 Replies

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Tucson, Arizona"]It really baffles me that people go to school and then get out and try to figure out what to do with their...


Updated 2 days ago

Molecular Biology ASCP certification exam - 1131 Replies

Hello everyone; I've have just passed MB(ASCP) and I have PhD as well. I am looking for an opportunity. I have no problem with...


Updated 2 days ago

Medical Technologist - CSMLS certification - 1332 Replies

Hi! I took Histo refresher course at SAIT,u don't have worry u just need to study the questions at the end of the module 80% of it will gonna come...


Updated 3 days ago

Any MT/MLS from MA? Please Help!!!! - 3 Replies

Hello, I'm not sure if you still are looking for answers, but I was in a similar boat a few years ago. (Bio/Pre-Med degree from UMass Amherst). I...


Updated 4 days ago

pinoy MTs in US, discussion board naten ito. - 349 Replies

[QUOTE who="Annegel in Jersey City, New Jersey"]Hi Gem, Thanks. This info is very helpful:) ❤️[/QUOTE] you are always welcome :)


Updated 4 days ago

Medical Laboratory Technology: Pearls of Wisdom by Valerie Dietz Polansky - 21 Replies

[QUOTE who="Zoya in Hollywood, Florida"]Hello did you by any chance get that book? I'm also looking for it. Please help![/QUOTE] It's not called...


Updated 4 days ago

I have a Bachelor degree in Biology and I'm interested in this field, but I have some questions - 170 Replies

[QUOTE who="ibtisam in Brooklyn, New York"]i am going complete my BS in biology next year.i am still confused .after the BS how many more years will...


California Perm or Travel?

I'm thinking of becoming a CLS traveler in California and have a few questions. What are the current salaries in San Diego? Is it better to...


Updated 7 days ago

CLS Licensing for Philippine Graduate - 123 Replies

Lol modernvampire, theyre in need of medtechs, the referral was just because of the money or bonus they get from referring someone, youll get in for...

RML of Chicago

Updated 8 days ago

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time - 3505 Replies

[QUOTE who="kristin582 in Saint Albans, New York"]19. K ISE- valinomycin 20. Person overdose on salicylate decrease ph- I chose metabolic acidosis...


Updated 8 days ago

ASCP vs ASCPi - 19 Replies

[QUOTE who="ModernVampire in Burbank, California"]What pathway did you choose June?[/QUOTE] Standard Pathway Education requirements You must...


Updated 9 days ago

Route 2 Question - 2 Replies

Yep! I was told the same about the 30 day rotaton in areas I didn't normally work.


Bachelors degreen in biomedical science , now what?

so I recently graduated with a bachelors of science with honors in biomedical science, I know I want to have a career as a medical lab technician,...


Updated 11 days ago

Why you really don't make that much more money in California... - 48 Replies

CA is NOT all it's cracked up to be and I will be running from it faster than Forrest Gump asap. I guarantee, however, I'll not be running to the...


Updated 11 days ago

UK BS Biomedical Sc + MS Microbiology wants to work in USA - 5 Replies

Thank you so much for such a valuable information. I'm thinking of moving to California from UK. I'm a senior Biomedical Scientist here. I guess...


Updated 11 days ago

Bad career choice? - 37 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sandra in Sydney, Australia"]Hi there, This is a little off topic! However I am a medical scientist (technologist in the states) from...


Updated 12 days ago

Cuviello Reference Manual of Medical Technology AMT Exam - 1 Reply

Have you found the book Cuviello's reference manual for AMT exam iam look for it too can you email me at if u have clue


Updated 14 days ago

How competitive are CA CLS programs? - 54 Replies

Hi everyone! I am here to search for helps, I am trying to get into a CLS program in CA, wondering if anyone can give me some advice or suggestions...


Updated 15 days ago

Medical Laboratory Science Program at Tarleton State University - 14 Replies

I have just found out I have been accepted into Tarletons Mls program. I would be moving from California. Does anyone know if this program would be...

CLS in Utah

Updated 15 days ago

Unionize the Laboratory ? - 3 Replies

Under paid and under Staffed... very frustrating. Accruing PTO like crazy but cannot take time off because we are running a skeleton crew in our lab....


Updated 21 days ago

Economic trends and CLS - 25 Replies

Most recently I've noticed hospitals finally putting in effort to hire, train and retain new med techs to reduce their shortage and dependence on...


Updated 23 days ago

MLT to MT in Tennessee - 1 Reply

Eevee does MLT pay well?


Updated 24 days ago

Do I have no chance in Cali? Should I move on to other states in the U.S./careers? - 2 Replies

I know that a person's more recent grades count for more. Your experience at the reference lab is very valuable and the fact you got A's in all the...


Updated 25 days ago

Any CLS Students from Texas Tech? - 102 Replies

Hey everybody, I applied late December and have my interview this Wednesday. Thanks for all your advice. I'll try to add some more info after my...


Updated 25 days ago

Sacramento State University CLS Program - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tkirkpat4 in California"]Hello. I realize this is a late response, but to anyone else who is curious - I attended CSUS and graduated in...


Updated 27 days ago

MLT starting salary - 451 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS48 in California"]I'm not sure MLTs can report results out. I'd like to see evidence of that. Do you have a link that specifically...


Updated 27 days ago

AAB Board of Registry Exam - 245 Replies

Hi , I'm interested in finding out if I can sit for my MLT with AAB I have an A.A. - in biology I'm currently completing my Bachelor's in...


Updated 28 days ago

Don't waste your time becoming a Medical Technologist - 66 Replies

[QUOTE who="Melrose in Rego Park, New York"]You get actual respect being a pharmacist..and 50% more the salary...4 extra years of schooling really...


Updated 1 month ago

Clinical microbiologist - 2 Replies


Thomas Brickhouse

Updated 1 month ago

MLT while pursuing BS in Biology? - 1 Reply

I'm afraid so, since you do not have time working a laboratory you have to go through a NAACLS program. You have 3 options you can do it a the...

Yandery Vera Oliveras

Updated 1 month ago

The true facts about MT salaries and pay - 882 Replies

Hi Mike I applied at UCF and I was wondering if you can tell me about your experience at UCF? Any advice or tip about the program, rotations...


Updated 1 month ago

medical technologist job in USA - 180 Replies

The medical laboratory technologist works in collaboration with laboratory staff, pathologist, and laboratory director to provide high quality...


Updated 1 month ago

AMT MT exam? - 1 Reply

Did you pass? Is it harder than ascp? I'm planning to take the exam on 15 days from here.

Wenxue in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

ASCP(MB) certification - 6 Replies

I was wondering if I read Route 1 correctly for taking the Molecular Biology exam by ascp. All you need is a bacherlor's and MLS certification,...

suii in Tampa, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

CLS vs. MLT vs MLS?! - 9 Replies

Hi All, Can someone explain to me differences between these acronyms (at least in California)? I know they all do ASCP board exams but what make...

MarCortez in Manhattan, New York

Updated 1 month ago

I failed the ASCP exam - 59 Replies

I was shocked. I have been training for three years and I took a few months off after graduating to study 6 hours a day 5 days a week for the exam...

gem_ in Oklahoma

Updated 1 month ago

AAB, AMT, ASCP: What certification do you have & what was the test like? - 12 Replies

I just want to take a census of the forum. If you will, please list your degree and major, and if you entered the field as an entry level tech &...

ProspectiveCLSApplicant in Davis, California

Updated 1 month ago

BS Bio graduate, qualms about becmoing a MT. - 69 Replies

Hey everyone, I recently graduated from the University of California- Irvine, and I am totally lost right now. My main goal from my college career...

ProspectiveCLSApplicant in Davis, California

Updated 1 month ago

CLS Interview for SFSU - 271 Replies

Hi everyone, I've found these forums to be of immense help during my prep for applying to CLS programs in California and after 1.5 years of...

asnnoodle in Santa Cruz, California

Updated 1 month ago

American wanting to work abroad - 2 Replies

Hello, I am a certified MLS(ASCP) with a bachelors in Medical Laboratory Sciences. I currently work as a generalist in Michigan, but am looking...

asnnoodle in Santa Cruz, California

Updated 1 month ago

Rejected from SJSU CGMBS....need advice - 3 Replies

Hi all, I am a senior graduating this May with a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology and hoping to become a CGMBS. I've applied for a trainee license...

njbiodude in California

Updated 1 month ago

DeVry offering Clinical Laboratory Science? - 10 Replies

What is everyone's opinion on a diploma mill like DeVry starting Bachelor's Degree program in Medical Laboratory Science? I was shocked to hear about...

James in Maple Valley, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

Have you had issues with California Laboratory Field Services (LFS)? - 11 Replies

I'm looking for people who have encountered issues obtaining CLS or limited CLS licensing in California. Specifically, tell me Laboratory Field...

James in Maple Valley, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

Requirements to get a CA-CLS license: Out of State (DRAFT) - 234 Replies

So apparently after some digging, it seems that we have some solid information on how to obtain a California license if you are from out of state. I...

James in Maple Valley, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

CA limited CLS license - 10 Replies

Howdy, Could anyone explain the CA limited license? 1. How to get one, how long it takes, can out of state people get it 2. Who hires people...

Marlon in California

Updated 1 month ago

Are you a happy MLT? - 62 Replies

I am considering a career as a medical laboratory technologist, but I have read a lot of unhappy posts. Is there anyone out there who is happy with...

CarlosMT in Austin, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

SPECIALIST in Chemistry Exam ASCP - 6 Replies

Hello Y'all! I'm planning to take the Specialist in Chemistry Exam SC(ASCP). I need your pointers what to study and books to buy.. how long did you...

CLS 2013 in San Jose, California

Updated 2 months ago

Anyone going to CLS Program interview at UC Davis in Nov 2012? - 75 Replies

Anyone who got interview call from UC davis for March 2013? I got today kinda confused choosing interview dates between 6th and 19th Nov ! If anyone...

Nestor in North Babylon, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Masters in CLS - 9 Replies

Hi, I have a question about pursuing a masters degree in CLS soon after I finished my BS degree MLS with University of Cincinnati (online). I only...

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