Perhaps the most daunting and important decision a prospective medical school student will face is choosing which school they wish to attend. A number of…
If you’ve always been programmed to think that attending medical school is a long and arduous journey, well you’re right, because it is. However, there are ways to speed up the process a bit and get out into the workforce faster. Accelerated medical school programs have been all the rage in recent years, and more and more students are taking…Click to View!
It’s common knowledge that attending medical school is a lengthy and strenuous process, but there’s plenty of work you have to do before you even set foot in a medical classroom. The medical schools admission timeline typically begins from the time you first enroll in college, but the process really ramps up in your junior year. While the medical school…Click to View!
Each year, hundreds of prospective medical students agonize over what they should put on their school applications. Some get so frazzled that they sabotage themselves before they can even be presented with the opportunity of a lifetime. Filling out an application doesn’t have to feel tantamount to disarming a bomb, but there are definitely certain things you should avoid when…Click to View!
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control revealed in January 2014 that Americans are living longer than ever before. With better methods for prevention and early detection, the role that technology has played in long-term health and overall life expectancy cannot be understated. From pacemakers and imaging instruments to implants and dialysis machines, modern technology is helping reshape and redefine modern…Click to View!
With new healthcare legislation and an aging baby boomer population, the need for healthcare professionals is stronger today than it has ever been before. A newfound importance has been placed on preventative care, and the country needs to find a way to meet this new demand. That in part is why the health services industry is booming unlike any other…Click to View!
The United States Medical Licensing Examination is a three-step test that all physicians must pass before they can begin practicing medicine in America. Also known as the USMLE, the United States Medical Licensing Examination is sponsored by the National Board of Medical Examiners as well as the Federation of State Medical Boards. According to the USMLE’s official website, the test…Click to View!
One of necessary evils of attending medical school is filling out a dreaded application. While there’s no doubt it can be a monotonous experience, these applications are often the first thing prospective schools will ever see that bears your name, so it’s critically important to make them stand out as much as possible. While not the incredibly time-consuming process it…Click to View!
The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a difficult yet integral part of the medical school journey. The standardized test for prospective medical students in Canada and the U.S. can be so difficult that some find themselves needing to take it again after struggling the first time around. While there is no such thing as a “passing” or “failing” MCAT…Click to View!