Originally posted May 2014 Okay, so they aren’t really secrets but they are things many applicants don’t know or don’t think about when they apply to medical schools unless you have good guidance. Applying to medical school, as many of you know, is a big process that happens over the course of months and months … Continue reading Secrets of the Medical School Application Cycle
Originally posted March 18th, 2014 At this point in the game a lot of pre-meds are accepted or getting accepted to their medical school. Congratulations! And I’m sure everyone is very anxious to get started and get all their brand new medical things which is super exciting. But what about all the other things you … Continue reading 50 Things to Get/Do Before You Start Medical School
Originally posted April 1st, 2014 Ah categorization. Don’t we all love it? These are some pre-meds I have seen in my day. Maybe you have seen them all; maybe you haven’t interacted with anyone like these. Is this all of them? Of course not! Its just a few who stick out and who you might … Continue reading The 10 Pre-med You’ll Meet in College
Originally posted May 7th, 2014 Being pre-med is a little like being part of really weird religion. We have specific rituals we must complete so that we might ascend to a higher plane (aka getting into med school). And no one quiet gets it unless they themselves are pre-med too. So here are some commandments* … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of the Pre-med
Well do you? Originally posted March, 13th, 2014 I want to preface this story by telling you what my pre-med advisor told me when I told her this story after it happened. “I’ve been a pre-professional advisor a long time. I’ve hear a lot of stories about MCATs and LSATs that were pretty bad. … Continue reading Do You Wanna Hear an MCAT Horror Story?
Originally posted June 11th, 2014 here Whether it be non-med to pre-med, pre-health to pre-health, med student to parent, or any variation of those, we all have to keep in the mind the care for everyone involved in our crazy health related journeys. We should keep each other level headed and be there. So here … Continue reading Keeping Care of Those Medically Bound
Ah yes the eternal question for pre-meds “do I need to do research?” Technically, no you do not need to do research. Most schools do not require research experience, though if you look at stats, most people who get accepted to medical schools have done it. It’s always looked upon favorably. So what about research? … Continue reading 50 Things About Doing Research as a Pre-Med