About Us

MedRookie supports students through every stage, from exploring medical schools, attending medical school, through residency and continuing medical education.
Launched in 2014, MedRookie aims to provide resources relating to a student’s medical career path and individuals can connect with one another in a thriving community. MedRookie utilizes the first medical school review database, in which medical students can review their medical school based on certain criteria so others can learn what life is like at that medical school.
MedRookie provides practical resources and information written by medical education experts and students themselves.

 

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Community FAQ

Your News Feed is simply a view of what your followed friends are posting, liking and doing. You can get to this through your account. Just hover over your name at the top right of the page and click on New Feed. SO, here you can follow what your friends are doing and also you

can choose to hide them from the news feed by clicking on the hide button on the right of their feed.

Want to keep an eye on what your friends are doing? Well that’s easy, you just simply follow them. You can “Follow” people on Savannah Cat Chat very easily. Simply click on their avatar to bring up their profile card and click on follow.

At the bottom of the page, there is a Post Reply Box where you can type into and add media and/or pictures and go to more options if needed. Then click on the “Post Reply” button underneath. The post box will look like this but have your avatar at the side…

 

A status update is a little piece of information about you like how your feeling or what you are doing much like Facebook or Twitter. You can Update your status 2 ways, either by hovering over your name at the top right and filling in your status at the bottom of this box or by going to your profile and adding in a comment there. Your status update will show on your profile and also on your profile card. On a members profile you can also comment on someone’s status update by clicking on the comment text just right of their status.

To upload an avatar go to the top of the page to your name and hover the mouse over it so you get a drop down box appear with a list of functions, click on Avatar. This will bring up a box like this…box like this…

 

In the first box you can upload your chosen picture to become your avatar from your computer and it is recommended that it is at least 200×200 pixels. Click on “Choose File” and select an image to use. Then click on “Okay” at the bottom.

OR

You can use Gravatar. Gravatar is an image that is classed as a social avatar and can be used in many different places. You have to be a member at gravatar.com and upload your pictures there. Click on “Use a Gravatar” then fill in your email address and click “Test” then “Okay”.

Uploading the gravatar will auto resize it to the size Savannah Cat Chat needs. Uploading the avatar will auto resize, but gives you the option to

crop the avatar. In the avatar editor there’s a preview of your uploaded avatar, you can move the mouse around here to refocus the square.

Click on the forum that you want to post in. Then at the top right there is a button titled “Post New Thread”, just click on this and it will take you to this screen below

Add in your title to your thread ie; “Hello I’m new”. Then type into the box underneath. When you are done with your message and want to post it click on the “Create Thread” button just below. This will create a basic thread with no polls or pictures.

Avatars are small images that help to represent you on the forums and that appear next to every post you make and on your profile and profile card. An example of a profile card (you see this when you click on someone’s avatar in a post) is below. Savannah Cat Chat by default does not have a personalized avatar picture upon registration, but there is sometimes an exception. The situations are:

– Without a gender, this is a question mark.

– With a gender selected you will get a default gender avatar; male or female icon.

– If you are a member of gravatar.com, either it recognizes your email and syncs the avatar, or you could enter an (alternative) email and test that, if found, select that one.

– And of course, you could upload your own custom avatar.

The user does not have to think about resizing anything. In the avatar editor, there’s a preview of your uploaded avatar, you can move the mouse around here to refocus the square.

You have the option to watch any thread you like and to receive emails when there are new posts in that thread also. To do this go to the thread you want to watch and click on Watch Thread in the top right of the thread. You will get this pop-up asking if you want to receive email notifications if someone posts in that thread from now onwards.

To view all your watched threads just simply go to your Name at the top of the page and click on watched threads. This will take you to a page that will show your watched threads if they have new posts in them. To view that thread just click on it.

Everyone should take the time out to check and set their privacy settings on any forum. On Savannah cat Chat this is very easy to do. Just hover over your name at the top then select Privacy. Here you can do anything from showing your online status to who can view your profile page. Just select the section you want to change and click on the selection you want then click save at the bottom. Below is an example

You can change your password here.

A “Like” is when you click the button “Like” on someone’s post at the bottom right next to reply, or somebody clicks to “Like” your post. It saves you wasting a post with “I like your post” type of comments, which may be considered as spamming. To see how many “Likes” someone has you can view their profile card or your own profile card, you can also find it in your profile.

Associating with Facebook makes it easier to share interesting things with your friends and import content from Facebook here.

This will list everyone that you follow.

Here you can amend the alerts that you receive.

This is where you can choose to view other peoples signatures or change the style you are viewing.

Here you can decide if people can see your online status or even who may see your profile.

From here you can amend you email address associated with the account if needed and you can also add your identities like twitter to your profile so people can contact you on a social network.

You can add your signature in here. It is recommended to preview it first then save.

This is where you can edit everything from your gender to your home page. Just remember to click save at the bottom.

Does what it says, it gives you the chance to start a new conversation.

This will list all the personal conversations that you have been involved with.

This will show you all the likes you have received, from who and for what post.

This will show you what others are up to that you follow.

This will show you your recent alert activity. You can get alerts for everything from who is following you to who liked a post of yours.

To get to your profile, firstly click on your name at the top right to bring down your preferences. Then click on your name. This will take you to your profile page… Here you can see everything from who is following you to your status updates.

There is a search function where you can search the forums for any words. This is advised to do if you are unsure if a topic you want to post has already been discussed. Just put your keywords into the search bar at the top right of the page, shown below;

This will open up a larger search box like this;

Now you have the ability to search for posts by a particular member and or go to advanced search, which gives you many more options such as searching a particular forum.

When you post in a thread you have the ability to upload media files from places such as You Tube. To do this you will find a small film reel icon in the post reply section. Just click on this and it will open up a pop up and enter the URL into the space provided and click on “Embed”.

There may come a time when you feel the need to report a post to the staff for example; abuse, spam or trolling. To do this just click on the “Report” which is to be found at the bottom of the post in question. This will bring up a box like this one;

 

Then just fill in your reasons for reporting the post and click on “Report Post” button. The staff will receive your report and handle the situation from there.

To look for new posts that you have not read through yet the quickest way to do this is to click on the “Forums” tab at the top left then click on the “What’s New” tab.

The other way to look for new threads is to go to the forum that you are interested from the main forums page and click on that. Then all the threads that you have not read yet will show up in bold and if you have posted in a thread your avatar will show up as a very small avatar over the thread icon.

Personal Conversations

Does what it says, it gives you the chance to start a new conversation.

This will list all the personal conversations that you have been involved with.

Settings

To upload an avatar go to the top of the page to your name and hover the mouse over it so you get a drop down box appear with a list of functions, click on Avatar. This will bring up a box like this…box like this…

 

In the first box you can upload your chosen picture to become your avatar from your computer and it is recommended that it is at least 200×200 pixels. Click on “Choose File” and select an image to use. Then click on “Okay” at the bottom.

OR

You can use Gravatar. Gravatar is an image that is classed as a social avatar and can be used in many different places. You have to be a member at gravatar.com and upload your pictures there. Click on “Use a Gravatar” then fill in your email address and click “Test” then “Okay”.

Uploading the gravatar will auto resize it to the size Savannah Cat Chat needs. Uploading the avatar will auto resize, but gives you the option to

crop the avatar. In the avatar editor there’s a preview of your uploaded avatar, you can move the mouse around here to refocus the square.

Avatars are small images that help to represent you on the forums and that appear next to every post you make and on your profile and profile card. An example of a profile card (you see this when you click on someone’s avatar in a post) is below. Savannah Cat Chat by default does not have a personalized avatar picture upon registration, but there is sometimes an exception. The situations are:

– Without a gender, this is a question mark.

– With a gender selected you will get a default gender avatar; male or female icon.

– If you are a member of gravatar.com, either it recognizes your email and syncs the avatar, or you could enter an (alternative) email and test that, if found, select that one.

– And of course, you could upload your own custom avatar.

The user does not have to think about resizing anything. In the avatar editor, there’s a preview of your uploaded avatar, you can move the mouse around here to refocus the square.

You have the option to watch any thread you like and to receive emails when there are new posts in that thread also. To do this go to the thread you want to watch and click on Watch Thread in the top right of the thread. You will get this pop-up asking if you want to receive email notifications if someone posts in that thread from now onwards.

To view all your watched threads just simply go to your Name at the top of the page and click on watched threads. This will take you to a page that will show your watched threads if they have new posts in them. To view that thread just click on it.

Everyone should take the time out to check and set their privacy settings on any forum. On Savannah cat Chat this is very easy to do. Just hover over your name at the top then select Privacy. Here you can do anything from showing your online status to who can view your profile page. Just select the section you want to change and click on the selection you want then click save at the bottom. Below is an example

You can change your password here.

Associating with Facebook makes it easier to share interesting things with your friends and import content from Facebook here.

This will list everyone that you follow.

Here you can amend the alerts that you receive.

This is where you can choose to view other peoples signatures or change the style you are viewing.

Here you can decide if people can see your online status or even who may see your profile.

From here you can amend you email address associated with the account if needed and you can also add your identities like twitter to your profile so people can contact you on a social network.

You can add your signature in here. It is recommended to preview it first then save.

This is where you can edit everything from your gender to your home page. Just remember to click save at the bottom.

Your Account

Your News Feed is simply a view of what your followed friends are posting, liking and doing. You can get to this through your account. Just hover over your name at the top right of the page and click on New Feed. SO, here you can follow what your friends are doing and also you

can choose to hide them from the news feed by clicking on the hide button on the right of their feed.

Want to keep an eye on what your friends are doing? Well that’s easy, you just simply follow them. You can “Follow” people on Savannah Cat Chat very easily. Simply click on their avatar to bring up their profile card and click on follow.

A status update is a little piece of information about you like how your feeling or what you are doing much like Facebook or Twitter. You can Update your status 2 ways, either by hovering over your name at the top right and filling in your status at the bottom of this box or by going to your profile and adding in a comment there. Your status update will show on your profile and also on your profile card. On a members profile you can also comment on someone’s status update by clicking on the comment text just right of their status.

To upload an avatar go to the top of the page to your name and hover the mouse over it so you get a drop down box appear with a list of functions, click on Avatar. This will bring up a box like this…box like this…

 

In the first box you can upload your chosen picture to become your avatar from your computer and it is recommended that it is at least 200×200 pixels. Click on “Choose File” and select an image to use. Then click on “Okay” at the bottom.

OR

You can use Gravatar. Gravatar is an image that is classed as a social avatar and can be used in many different places. You have to be a member at gravatar.com and upload your pictures there. Click on “Use a Gravatar” then fill in your email address and click “Test” then “Okay”.

Uploading the gravatar will auto resize it to the size Savannah Cat Chat needs. Uploading the avatar will auto resize, but gives you the option to

crop the avatar. In the avatar editor there’s a preview of your uploaded avatar, you can move the mouse around here to refocus the square.

Avatars are small images that help to represent you on the forums and that appear next to every post you make and on your profile and profile card. An example of a profile card (you see this when you click on someone’s avatar in a post) is below. Savannah Cat Chat by default does not have a personalized avatar picture upon registration, but there is sometimes an exception. The situations are:

– Without a gender, this is a question mark.

– With a gender selected you will get a default gender avatar; male or female icon.

– If you are a member of gravatar.com, either it recognizes your email and syncs the avatar, or you could enter an (alternative) email and test that, if found, select that one.

– And of course, you could upload your own custom avatar.

The user does not have to think about resizing anything. In the avatar editor, there’s a preview of your uploaded avatar, you can move the mouse around here to refocus the square.

You have the option to watch any thread you like and to receive emails when there are new posts in that thread also. To do this go to the thread you want to watch and click on Watch Thread in the top right of the thread. You will get this pop-up asking if you want to receive email notifications if someone posts in that thread from now onwards.

To view all your watched threads just simply go to your Name at the top of the page and click on watched threads. This will take you to a page that will show your watched threads if they have new posts in them. To view that thread just click on it.

Everyone should take the time out to check and set their privacy settings on any forum. On Savannah cat Chat this is very easy to do. Just hover over your name at the top then select Privacy. Here you can do anything from showing your online status to who can view your profile page. Just select the section you want to change and click on the selection you want then click save at the bottom. Below is an example

You can change your password here.

Associating with Facebook makes it easier to share interesting things with your friends and import content from Facebook here.

This will list everyone that you follow.

Here you can amend the alerts that you receive.

This is where you can choose to view other peoples signatures or change the style you are viewing.

Here you can decide if people can see your online status or even who may see your profile.

From here you can amend you email address associated with the account if needed and you can also add your identities like twitter to your profile so people can contact you on a social network.

You can add your signature in here. It is recommended to preview it first then save.

This is where you can edit everything from your gender to your home page. Just remember to click save at the bottom.

Does what it says, it gives you the chance to start a new conversation.

This will list all the personal conversations that you have been involved with.

This will show you all the likes you have received, from who and for what post.

This will show you what others are up to that you follow.

This will show you your recent alert activity. You can get alerts for everything from who is following you to who liked a post of yours.