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 […]

Should I Go Into Emergency Medicine: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Should I Go Into Emergency Medicine: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Emergency medicine is one of the sexiest specialties medicine has to offer. The fast-paced, ever-changing environment means there’s always a certain degree of catastrophe, making it an excellent backdrop for all of the drama we know and love on medical shows.  Television and reality don’t always agree, and it is no different in this case. […]

List of Secondary/Supplemental Application Fees for Med Schools

List of Secondary/Supplemental Application Fees for Med Schools

Here is a compiled list of the secondary/supplemental application fees for all the medical schools in the United States. There are a few schools in other locations that are also here for your convenience. The data is from the Medical School Admission Requirements (MSAR) Advisor Report and/or the school’s website. This includes both allopathic and […]