How to Pick a Major for Med School

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Associate Director of Admissions, University of Pittsburgh

If you are a high school student with your sights set on medical school, it can be hard to determine what you need to do to get there. read more

5 Tips for High School Students Considering a Career in Medicine

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Neurosurgeon

Are you motivated by challenges? Are you compassionate? Do biology and scientific knowledge inspire you? If that sounds like you, these tips can help you in your future in medicine. read more

Questions to Ask Your Future Medical School

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Associate Director of Media Relations, University of Dayton

So you want to be a doctor. It's a long road, but it leads to a career with practically unparalleled rewards. Here's how to take the first steps. read more

How to Get into Medical School: Top Tips for Pre-med Students

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Dean of Admissions, Regis University; Senior Copywriter, Primacy

There is no magic formula for getting into med school. But when it comes to your undergraduate education, there are some things that work well--and some that don't. read more

First-Year Med Student Starts Her Own STEM Camp

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A first-year med student at Central Michigan University is helping young girls in Detroit work toward a future in STEM. read more

Five Questions to Ask Your MCAT Tutor

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Professional MCAT Tutor; Contributing Writer, Varsity Tutors

With the level of challenging course work covered, it is no surprise that many people feel the urgent need for extra help when studying for the MCAT. But before working with a tutor, there are several questions you should ask. read more

Preparing for Medical School

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Founding Dean, College of Allied Health, California Baptist University

The medical school application process can be challenging, exciting, invigorating, and, at times, frustrating. The more you know about the process, the better off you will be. read more

How can I be the strongest candidate for a B.S./M.D. program?

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Founder and President, College Admissions Partners

B.S./M.D. programs are looking for students who are very strong academically but also dedicated to a career in medicine. Many programs have minimum academic requirements to even be considered, and this typically includes being in the top 10% of your high school class. read more

What is a B.S./M.D. program?

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B.S./M.D. programs allow seniors in high school to apply to college and medical school right from high school. There are about 80 of these programs throughout the United States. read more

When should I start planning for med school?

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The short answer is . . . as soon as possible! Medical schools often want to see evidence of a busy life and community contributions from as far back as the age of 16. read more