Category: Pre-Med

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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. […]

10 Tips For Preparing For Medical School During Undergrad

10 Tips For Preparing For Medical School During Undergrad

If medicine is something you’re contemplating in your future, there are so many things to think about to ensure your resume and grades are pristine when medical school applications come along. Getting into medicine is extremely competitive so if it is something you are serious about, then getting ready for it during college is of […]