How to Create Your Own MCAT Study Plan

How to Create Your Own MCAT Study Plan

Along with your GPA, the MCAT is the most crucial factor in getting into medical school. It is not something you can “wing it.” It takes a lot of work and preparation. This article is written by Alexa Smith, who score in the 99th percentile on the MCAT. In the article, she provides the groundwork […]

Is Kaplan’s MCAT Prep Course Worth It?

Is Kaplan’s MCAT Prep Course Worth It?

You’re ready to take the MCAT but need some help figuring out the best method of studying. This article is about the insight into all of the different courses Kaplan has created for MCAT prep. This is my personal experience with all of them. I took Kaplan’s MCAT prep course, and it helped me improve […]

Do Caribbean Schools Have Lower Residency Match Rates?

Do Caribbean Schools Have Lower Residency Match Rates?

It’s no secret that U.S. medical schools are extremely competitive to get into. In fact, it gets harder every year.  For this reason, premedical students might consider other options, such as Caribbean medical schools. These schools seem to guarantee a route for people who want to pursue their dream of becoming a doctor.

Income of Doctors by Specialty (With Length of Residency/Fellowship)

Income of Doctors by Specialty (With Length of Residency/Fellowship)

Income for doctors vary widely by region and specialty. In this post, we have sorted out the average income of doctors by their specialty/subspecialty and have also included how much training is needed. This information will be updated yearly and is collected from AAMC. The salary numbers are as of 2020.

How Long Does It Take To Become a Doctor

How Long Does It Take To Become a Doctor

So you want to be a doctor? Watching enough Grey’s Anatomy or House can get you hyped to become a doctor. It seems scrubs and white coats have never been more attractive. But before you can be on the floor running to coding patients, you have to slough through years of training, practicing on cadavers […]

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, […]