Category: Medical School

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, […]

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.

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. […]

Med School Versus Podiatry School: Comparing The Two Career Options With Data

Med School Versus Podiatry School: Comparing The Two Career Options With Data

The field of medicine is filled with surgical subspecialties. Neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and vascular surgery are just a few examples of the surgical fields you can specialize in after medical school. These residences require 5-7 years of residency training to complete. But did you know that there is another surgical field that does not require […]

Med School Versus PA School: Comparing The Two Career Options With Data

Med School Versus PA School: Comparing The Two Career Options With Data

A physician assistant (PA) is a healthcare collaborator who can diagnose, treat, and manage patients as part of a healthcare team. With the unmet need for health care providers in the United States, PAs are set to play a valuable role in the healthcare system. As such, PA school is a popular alternative for people […]

Timeline for Podiatry School Applications

Timeline for Podiatry School Applications

You’re here reading this segment because you’re considering a career in podiatry! This article will give you a rough timeline when you are applying to podiatry school. Use this to be better prepared during the process. This is a condensed timeline on how to apply and gain admission into podiatry school directly out of undergraduate. […]

Med Schools With Minimum GPA and/or MCAT Requirements

Med Schools With Minimum GPA and/or MCAT Requirements

The paradox of medical school is that most schools do not have minimum requirements for GPA and test scores (MCAT), yet have the highest admission standards out of any professional degree programs. The majority of medical schools do not have a minimum GPA or MCAT score requirement. However, there are a good number of schools […]

What Is Podiatry School Like? A Podiatry Student Explains

What Is Podiatry School Like? A Podiatry Student Explains

A podiatrist is someone who treats these diseases. Popular ailments podiatrists treat include bone deformities, vascular cases, neurological issues, or systemic diseases. A diverse curriculum in the classroom and clinic will train the podiatrist. Podiatry school is a lot like MD/DO medical school. You do four years of education that include clinicals. After, you attend […]

MD Versus DO Medical School: Comparing the Two Paths

MD Versus DO Medical School: Comparing the Two Paths

There are two main paths to becoming a fully-fledged practicing physician in the United States: allopathic programs and osteopathic programs. Given the similarities between these two programs, it can be confusing to differentiate the two, especially when it comes time to decide which program(s) to apply to. In this article, we will delve into the […]

Tips for Surviving First Year of Medical School: Advice and What to Expect

Tips for Surviving First Year of Medical School: Advice and What to Expect

Brace yourself for your first year of medical school. It will feel like the longest year of your life. There is, though, a light at the end of the tunnel. When a patient expresses gratitude for your care, all those long nights studying in the library will make it all worth it. Most medical school […]