One of the biggest questions I get from medical students is what it’s a typical day like as a resident? The stereotype of a resident schedule is the never-ending, long hours that basically imprison you in the hospital.
After your medical school interview, you thanked all the interviewers, the residents, the administrators for their time, etc. So why is it important to consider the thank you letter?
The decision to take one or multiple gap years is one that many pre-meds face. In fact, according to a 2019 survey, 65.2% of incoming medical students took gap years, with the majority having taken one or two gap years. In fact, two gap years is relatively common as the average incoming age of medical […]
For most of us, the MCAT isn’t something you can just wing. It takes diligent effort and preparation in order to do well on it. So a study schedule and a concrete plan is a must. Without a schedule and a plan, you could easily fall behind in your prep and not leave yourself enough […]
With 1 month left before the test, you do not have much time. But some preparation is better than no preparation. And if some of the material is still fresh in your head (because you recently took BCPM courses), then 1 month may be enough for you to do well on the MCAT. Since you […]
After submission of your medical school application through AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service), you will be offered the invitation to interview. It is recommended to apply to a wide breadth of schools throughout the country, as the medical school application process is often a mystery.
Science courses in college are essential for premed students. Not only are they required for medical school admission, but they also are heavily tested on the MCAT. Your science GPA is also sometimes looked at separately from your overall GPA when schools consider you for admission.
Exams are a big part of many undergraduates’ lives. For premeds especially, many courses will use exams as the primary method of assessing your understanding. This means that many of your grades will be based mainly on how you do on exams.
A study schedule for the MCAT is a good way to make a plan for yourself regarding MCAT prep. It both gives you a way to know if you are falling behind, as well as helps you make sure you save time for all of the prep you want to do. Without a schedule, you […]
Your chances are pretty good with a 3.5 GPA.