Career Questions tagged Med School

What should my major be as an undergrad if I want to attend medical school?

What major would be best to have as an undergraduate if I later want to attend medical school? Would it be something like biology, chemistry, or biochemistry? Or include something like psychology or sociology? Double majors and dual-degrees would be an option, but what do med school...

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Active Aug 22 at 01:56 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Your major for permed should reflect your interest areas and how ...

If I’m interested in going to medical school is the only major I can get a biology degree?

People have to me that if I didn’t go to medical school that with a biology degree, I could only teach biology. So can I get a different degree and still go to medical school? #medical-school #majors #biologydegree #medicine...

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Active Oct 17 at 04:12 PM

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Suman Kalanithi | Neurologist You can major in anything! (As long as you complete, and ...

What are some of the best majors for students looking to attend medical school?

I know science majors are the most common, but what are some others that would be considered successful #psychology #experience #school #undergrad #med-school...

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Active Jun 17 at 11:42 AM

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Danielle Joanette-Kluck | Events Planner|Trainer|Advisor|Recruiter Colleges have general pre-med course requirements to make sure you get ...

What can I do to maximize my chances of getting into medical school and, in the case that I am not accepted, what is the next step I can take?

I am a rising college sophomore looking to attend medical school post-graduation. I have read that medical schools are interested in many things including MCAT scores, GPA, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation, ability to answer interview questions, etc. I am, therefore,...

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Active Aug 13 at 01:46 AM

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What qualities and grades do medical schools look for in a student?

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What kind of back up plans are available for pre-med students?

There are more applicants than matriculants and it will only get more difficult to enter medical school. What are some back up plans that a student majoring in science can have aside in order to prepare for the worst outcome: rejection? #college #medicine #doctor #medical-school #med-school...

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What extracurricular activities are the most impressive and unique for applying to medical school?

Most students will become CNAs or volunteer at local hospitals, but what extracurricular activities will stand out on med school applications? #applications #med-school #medical-school #graduate-school...

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Active May 24 at 08:44 PM

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Hanah Williams | Neogenomics Consultant Paige,Scribe! Although this may sound like a "typical activity," this is ...

What kind of medical-related jobs are med schools looking for?

I hope to go to medical school after I graduate. I know there is a lot that medical schools want to see on your application even before you apply. I have heard from some other med students that you need to have some form of job experience or volunteer experience in a hospital with patients. I...

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Active Aug 09 at 02:35 AM

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Aly M. | MD While experience in the medical field is important, medical schools want ...

Pre Medicine undergraduate schools?

I want to become a doctor. Will applying to higher level schools for undergraduate school help me get in to medical school? Will I be fine going to a local college? #college #premed #med-school...

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Active May 17 at 08:29 PM

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Posted by Nicole H.’s Avatar Nicole H.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It really does not matter where you go to school. Education, ...

What are the best free resources for MCAT prep?

I know about Khan academy and I would prefer multi-media study resources if possible. Any tips? #help ##studying #trying-to-ace-it #free-studying #resources #studying #testing #test-prep #mcat #medical-school #med-school #pre-med #medicine #medical...

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Active Jul 27 at 04:33 AM

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What things can I do during pursuing my bachelor's degree to improve my chances of getting accepted into medical school?

I am asking this question because I would appreciate all the advice that I can get on this question. I don't have anyone that can really guide me in this whole process, and some advice on the route that I should take would really help. #medicine #doctor #med-school #medical-school #pre-med...

#admissions #healthcare

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Active Jul 30 at 09:26 PM

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What is the most important thing medical schools look for besides your GPA or MCAT?

I have all of these options and I know I need to do something to show on my application. It is nice to be involved and well rounded. #medicine #med-school #medical-school #medical #doctor #admissions...

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Active Aug 03 at 03:41 AM

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Suman Kalanithi | Neurologist Very good question. At least when I entered medical school in ...

What activities should I do in college to boost my medical school application?

I'm going to be a freshman in college next year and I want to get a good start to make my medical school application in a few years qualified but also interesting #medschool #medical-school #med-school #doctor #hospital-and-healthcare #healthcare #college...

#extracirriculars

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Active Aug 01 at 05:42 AM

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Posted by Allison V.’s Avatar Allison V.
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Suman Kalanithi | Neurologist Hi Allison! Good question. Some things you might want to think ...

Can you really go to medical school for free in Cuba?

Read somewhere that you can. #medicine #medical-school #med-school #cuba...

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Active Aug 08 at 01:55 PM

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How do you enjoy life as a premed?

I really hate all the restrictions I have on myself as a premed. Basically all the things I did to get into college (fancy extracurriculars, stellar grades, 20+ applications, standardized testing, etc.) I have to do again to get into med school- but with a job on top of it. And I'm majoring in...

#pre-medicine #physician #doctor #medical-school #pre-med #college #med-school #medicine

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:42 PM

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Stephanie Schniederjan | MD Quick answer for this tough question: first, I set up rewards ...

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