Category: Medical School

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.

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 […]

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 […]