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Aug
16

Which MCAT Prep Course is Best for You?

Posted by: Author · Date 08.16.2014 @ 11:45 am ⋅ Comments Comment
This post is filed under: Featured, MCAT.
 
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Congratulations! You are getting ready to take your MCAT. Most students begin preparing for the MCAT approximately 4-6 months prior to their test date but the preparation for the MCAT begins on day one. So, if you perform well in the required courses for medical school admissions in addition to the new recommended courses for […]

 
 
Aug
12

Why Did Robin Williams Commit Suicide?

Posted by: Author · Date 08.12.2014 @ 2:26 pm ⋅ Comments Comment
This post is filed under: Featured, Medical News.
 
Why DId Robin Williams Commit Suicide?

Robin Williams was an actor and comedian committed to both his family and work. His career started in the late 70s in television. He successfully made the transition to film and theatre and ever since he was “Mork” in Happy Days, he never failed to make people laugh. Throughout his entire career he was consistently […]

 
 
Jul
30

Stop copying me! Growing up, plagiarism and the personal statement

Posted by: Author · Date 07.30.2014 @ 1:00 pm ⋅ Comments Comment
This post is filed under: Featured, Medical School Admissions, Personal Statements.
 
Stop copying me! Growing up, plagiarism and the personal statement

Remember when you were a kid and your friends or siblings would purposely annoy you by imitating you, usually in a confined space like the car where you couldn’t get away. I have three brothers and there was no lack of the echo game in our house, but friends and peers would also copy you […]

 
 
Jul
13

Federal vs. Private Loans for Medical Students

Posted by: Author · Date 07.13.2014 @ 4:05 pm ⋅ Comments 2 Comments
This post is filed under: Featured, Financial Aid for Medical School, Medical Students.
 
Federal vs. Private Loans for Health Professions Students

Getting into medical school is hard enough as it is. After you’ve successfully obtained admission and submitted your few hundred dollar deposit–now you have to come up with hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund your education. The federal loan process after your undergraduate years can get complex. I seriously recommend that you discuss your […]

 
 
Jul
8

“Why Do You Want to Become a Physician?”

Posted by: Author · Date 07.8.2014 @ 5:44 pm ⋅ Comments Comment
This post is filed under: Instagram, Medical School Admissions, Personal Statements, Post-Baccalaureate, Pre-Medical Students.
 
Why Do You Want to Become a Physician?

“Without using the words “help”, “people”, or “science” tell me why you want to become a physician.”

 
 
Jul
7

Scholarships & Awards for Medical Students

Posted by: Author · Date 07.7.2014 @ 5:05 pm ⋅ Comments 1 Comment
This post is filed under: Featured, Financial Aid for Medical School, Medical Students.
 
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Post-secondary educational costs for health professions students run amongst the highest in the US. The average debt for students from the undergraduate class of 2014 was $33,000 (source) and records from October 2013 show that medical students graduate with an average debt of $169,901 (source). It’s unfortunate that the cost of a medical education is […]

 
 
Jun
30

Graduation Gifts for Future Doctors

Posted by: Author · Date 06.30.2014 @ 2:30 am ⋅ Comments Comment
This post is filed under: Gifts for a Future MD.
 
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If you haven’t purchased a gift for your future doctor, there is still time! This list has items that any future doctor or clinician (medical, pre-medical, post-baccalaureate student) will appreciate and enjoy. Including medical equipment, textbooks, extra-wide display screen laptops and desktops, coffee, crock-pots, you name it and there is a definite need for it. […]

 
 
Jun
26

60 Days Before Medical School Contest

Posted by: Author · Date 06.26.2014 @ 8:00 am ⋅ Comments 3 Comments
This post is filed under: Giveaways and Contests, Medical Students.
 
60 Days Before Medical School

Congratulations! You are so close to your first day of medical school! I am sure there are hundreds of things running through your mind. You have done quite well and if you are too nervous to be proud of yourself in this moment, just know that there are people out there always cheering you on! […]

 
 
 
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