6 Tips on Crafting Your Residency Personal Statement

6 Tips on Crafting Your Residency Personal Statement

The fourth year of medical school. You gave it your all – in your classes, your boards, and your exams. Your fate is pretty much set, but there’s one more part of the puzzle that can make or break the application. It is the dreaded personal statement. Often the cause of grunts, groans, and the center of […]

Total Cost of Applying to Med School (Low to High End)

Total Cost of Applying to Med School (Low to High End)

Medical school is an investment for your future, yes, but you actually need to invest a bit just to get into medical school. When I applied to medical school, I remember accruing more and more costs as I went through the process. All I remember was taking out my credit card for “a little more each […]

Physician Assistants Versus Nurse Practitioners: Comparing the Two APP Careers

Physician Assistants Versus Nurse Practitioners: Comparing the Two APP Careers

Students interested in healthcare careers can find themselves comparing two seemingly similar professions: nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistant (PA). Both paths lead to well paying careers that involve working closely with patients and performing duties commonly associated with doctors such as performing physical exams and prescribing medicine.

3 Tips of Doing Well First Two Years of Podiatry School

3 Tips of Doing Well First Two Years of Podiatry School

So now that you’ve followed the timeline in order to gain admission to podiatry School, it’s time to start thinking about what the next two years of your life will be like. Podiatry school will be one of the best times of your life, but it will also be just as difficult. In the end, […]

Does Scribing Help with Medical School Applications

Does Scribing Help with Medical School Applications

First of all, it’s amazing that you are choosing to pursue medicine as your calling! Applying to medical school is just the beginning of your odyssey. Unfortunately, there’s just one downside. You will be competing with over 70,000 students who have stellar academic backgrounds as you do. So there’s pressure to stand out.

What Is It Like to Be a Podiatrist

What Is It Like to Be a Podiatrist

Becoming a podiatrist is a journey, not a destination. While every podiatrist will take the same fundamental steps to earn the Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine and complete residency, everyone’s path will be a little different. But in this article, we will attempt to illustrate what it is like to be a podiatrist, including what a typical […]

How To Become a Podiatrist

How To Become a Podiatrist

In order to become a podiatrist, you must first complete a minimum of three years or 90 semester hours of college credit at an accredited institution. Over 97% of the students who enter podiatry school have a bachelor’s degree. Each of the nine podiatric medical schools requires an applicant to complete their prerequisite courses.

How To Score In The 99th Percentile On The MCAT (My Study Plan)

How To Score In The 99th Percentile On The MCAT (My Study Plan)

Hi, my name is Alexa Smith and I am a premedical student who graduated from Case Western Reserve University with degrees in Biology and German. I took the MCAT (the Medical College Admission Test) in July of 2019. This was the summer between my junior and senior years of college. I was fortunate to score a 522 […]