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gem_ in Oklahoma

Updated 6 months ago

The true facts about MT salaries and pay - 867 Replies

I've been reading too many threads and comments about how med techs do not get paid well. To those who may be thinking about becoming a med tech, let...

CLS48 in California

Updated 6 months ago

Chem, Micro, or Blood Bank, which MT direction to pursue for better salary? - 8 Replies

there are so many direction to go as a MT, such as Chem, Micro, BB. So in a sense of better income and job easiness, which direction to apply? ...

Tommy Nguyen in Houston, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

utmb mlt to mls program - 2 Replies

Hi is anybody in or graduated from utmb mlt to MLS program? If,so can I ask questions? Thanks

msrn in Texas

pre employment assessment

Is it just lab assistant job that requires assessment or is it for every positions in the lab including mlt and MLS? So it doesn't matter if I...

Thirsty247 in Hayward, California

Closest related major?

I am currently a first-year Biology major at UC Davis. Should I change my major to microbiology or exercise biology if I'm taking the CLS path? I'm...

dawn in Philippines

Updated 6 months ago

visa screen - 5 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...

msrn in Texas

share your first job experience

Hello Can you guys share your first job experience as MLT/MLS? How long was the orientation, did you have one person to train you or multiple...

msrn in Texas

Updated 7 months ago

MT/CLS schools in Texas - 106 Replies

To any MT/CLS who went to college in Texas What program did you choose? Why? Would you recommend it? Did you feel prepared to pass the certifying...

nmaqs in Katy, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

MLT to MT - 72 Replies

Hello I am curently a ASCP Medical Lab Tech in New york with a license and with an associates degree. i have been working for 3 years and I am...

Dena in Longview, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

need Cuviello's Reference Manual - 7 Replies

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

Andrea Kerkman in Atkinson, Nebraska

Updated 7 months ago

From having ASCP certification to applying a California CLS license - 85 Replies

Hi, I have ASCP MT certification in chemistry few months ago and currently applying for CLS limited CA license. I just received a letter from them...

AsianAggie in Davis, California

Updated 7 months ago

1st year Biology major who wants to be a CLS - 10 Replies

Besides getting a high GPA what should I start doing? Volunteering, lab experience?

New CLS in Spring, Texas

Categorical CLS

I am planning to enroll for Catagorical CLS at UT from this August. They have 4 different categorical track. I can take either one or a combined...

nps in Downey, California

Updated 7 months ago

Graduating in the Spring, applying for CGMBS training programs and need advice! - 15 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...

CLSHopeful in San Diego, California

Updated 7 months ago

Application for the CLS training program- Fall 2014 - 519 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...

CLStat in Woodland Hills, California

Updated 7 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...

h1b in California

Updated 7 months ago

California License Class Requirements - 1 Reply

Did anyone here who has a license in California manage to get one with bad grades on their transcript? I have a C- in Physics and am not sure if...

CLSHopeful in San Diego, California

Updated 7 months ago

CLS program at UCSD - 45 Replies

I have an interview for the UC San Diego CLS training program this month. Can anyone elaborate on their selection process (about how many...

Med Tech in High Point, North Carolina

Flow Cytology

I am a MT(ASCP) and have been looking into Flow Cytology. Would I need to get my Cytotechnologist to work in flow cytology or is it an easier...

Med Tech in High Point, North Carolina

Flow Cytology

I am a MT(ASCP) and have been looking into Flow Cytology. Would I need to get my Cytotechnologist to work in flow cytology or is it an easier...

aquarius34 in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 7 months ago


Pre-req 1. Must have your BS MT/CLS degree, 2. Post Grad test (GRE) 3. MLT's, Bio and Chem majors CANNOT apply. List of...

njbiodude in New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

Salary for New York City Technologists? - 147 Replies

Hi I'm in my 3rd year of the med tech program in st.johns university and just got accepted into the clinical portion as i'm very excited to start my...

Tony in Los Angeles, California

question about apply CLS license online

I have a question about apply CLS license online. When I fill in the information and submit, it automatically log out. Log in again, there is nothing...

John in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 7 months ago

Recommendations for becoming an MLT, if already have Bachelor's in Biology - 12 Replies

I have a question and would appreciate any input and advice regarding my question. I would like to become a Medical Lab Technician, and hopefully...

Sciencee in Dunedin, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

Im MT ASCP and need lab experience - 1 Reply

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... in Mechanicsville, Virginia

Updated 7 months ago

ASCP cert MT with MS in Med Tech-no jobs - 41 Replies

I have been off the bench in healthcare IT for the past 13 years and cannot convince anyone to hire me due to lack of experience. Had 6 years in the...

Faustina in California

Updated 8 months ago

BS in Medical Biology to MLT to CLS/MLS/MT - 2 Replies

I'm one of those suckers who figured it out a little too late. I will be graduating in Spring 2015 with my BS. I applied to multiple one year...

Johnson1 in NYC, New York

Updated 8 months ago

research - 1 Reply

Hello, can anyone tell me what type of opportunities there are to perform research as a CLS? Thanks

CLSapplicant in Arcadia, California

Updated 8 months ago

How to calculate Science GPA - 2 Replies

Hi Guys. I am currently applying for the CLS in california. One of the school require science GPA of 3.0 I am wondering when calculating the...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 8 months ago

Best pathway to becoming a Medical Technologist or Pathologist's Assistant? - 1 Reply

Im in my late 20s and just completed a Phlebotomy Tech program to get myself started in the laboratory world. I'm very interested in the origins of...

A amanda in San Fernando, California

Updated 8 months ago

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

Which job market is more saturated? I'm thinking about getting ASN (2 year nursing degree) or MLT. But I'm leaning more towards MLT because there...

dyna lee in brooklyn


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...

dyna lee in brooklyn


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...

ckf1207 in Arlington, Texas

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...

Bio2013 in Dallas, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

Any CLS Students from Texas Tech? - 53 Replies

Hello there, I got accepted for the Second Degree CLS Program from Texas Tech, Lubbock... I was wondering if there is anyone else out there who...

DannyRecruiter in Paterson, New Jersey

Updated 8 months ago

How competitive are CA CLS programs? - 50 Replies

I am applying to a few of California's CLS programs mostly in Northern California but I am also looking at some schools in Southern California. Any...

Dustin587 in Knoxville, Tennessee

Updated 9 months ago

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

I graduated from my medical technology program December 2012. I immediately went to work in the same hospital I received my clinical training in...

JDC90 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 9 months 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...

njbiodude in New Jersey

Updated 9 months ago

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

Hi, I am currently a freshman in college in nyc. My school offers both nursing and clinical laboratory science programs. The nursing school is very...

Meme in Nashville, Tennessee


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....

Faustina in California

Updated 9 months ago

MLS Program Interview Process - 1 Reply

Hi, everyone. I am having my interview this week for a program, and am just wondering what the exact process is. I was told it would be 2 hours long....

microlov in West Sacramento, California

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...

Graphic Web Designer in Paramus, New Jersey

Updated 9 months ago

How can I break into medical techology? - 1 Reply

I have a background in web design, and IT. I am literate in both Macs and PC platforms. How can I break into the field of medical technology? Thank...

Mm in Los Angeles, California

Updated 9 months ago

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

Hi folks! Here's a stupid question: once you take and pass the ASCP exam, how can you find out that you officially have a CLS license? These are...

Mike in Long Island City, New York

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...

medtechnewb in Tucson, Arizona

International options

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

mmg in Bronx, New York

Other career options for MLS degree

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

teffy in New Jersey

Updated 10 months ago

Clinical Laboratory Science career - 1 Reply

Hello guys, I am currently a freshman at Stony Brook University. I am currently interested in clinical laboratory science. However, I would like to... in Ambler, Pennsylvania

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...

MissSouthernMedTech in Wilmington, Delaware

Updated 10 months ago

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

In this thread, if you're willing, please share the scores you were getting on the exam simulator, and the official score you got on the...

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