Posts filed under: Pre-Med Years

1. You need a 4.0 GPA Ah, the highly coveted 4.0 GPA that us “Type A” folks salivate over. Yum… Well, truth be told, many successful pre-med students got into medical school without having that “perfect”, shiny 4.0 GPA. This...
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You’re in a place of change… Years have accumulated since your college graduation and while others are moving on with their lives building their careers and starting families, here are you questioning a career change. You’ve stumbled upon a passion...
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Dear Pre-Med Student, You knew this wouldn’t be a walk in the park…   The moment you proudly said, “I want to be a doctor” was an exciting but life changing day. Opening the door to your doctor dream led...
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Hey, future docs! I am so happy to share some “words of wisdom” with you from my AMAZING tutor I had when I was in college. As a busy pre-med student-athlete with two majors, I often missed lectures, had less...
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#1 The MCAT does NOT equate to your potential as a medical student or future physician As I write this, I am a month shy from my medical school graduation. I cannot believe that I will actually be “Dr. Trot”...
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As you probably know, the road to becoming a doctor is very long. In college, when I told people that I was “pre-med” they would often ask how long the training was until I was a full fledged doctor. “I...
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1. Learn the material in the classroom first. Taken from NAME OF BOOK as this student said it oh so well: “Try to actually learn the material in your undergraduate courses. Don’t just try to get good grades. If you...
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This is a long post (3 pages). I wanted to provide a lot of detail in hopes of providing as much useful advice as possible. The post is organized into sections. Feel free to read it in snippets or digest...
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