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Step 1 Failure? Here’s Why There’s No Need to Worry…

August 26, 2020

Fail your USMLE Step 1 exam? Fret not. You’re in good company – Lots of it! And your chances at a great residency and a fulfilling medical career remain higher than you may think. New...


Why Liberal Arts Undergrads Make Great Medical Students

August 12, 2020

For most medical students, the logical path includes a premed major. But did you know that it’s not a requirement? Truth is, you can major in most any subject you want and still land a spot...


Five Options for Careers in Infectious Diseases

June 15, 2020

A century ago, the Spanish Flu swept across the globe, infecting 500 million people (nearly a quarter of the world’s population at the time) and killing tens of millions, including 675,000...


Surge in MCAT Registration Hints at Coronavirus-Inspired Increase in Medical School

May 28, 2020

As the world continues to battle the deadly spread of COVID-19 and the coronavirus, there may be one positive outcome: a surge in interest in medical school at a time when trained physicians are...


Medical Schools Report Reopening Plans

May 14, 2020

With medical schools across the country shuttered by the COVID-19 pandemic, tens of thousands of current and would-be students are feeling in limbo. Thankfully, progress is under way, according to...


COVID-19 and the USMLE Scramble

May 1, 2020

Among the countless ways the COVID-19 / Coronavirus pandemic has upended life for millions of Americans is the wrench it’s thrown into medical school testing, including the United States...


How COVID-19 is Impacting MCAT Testing

April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe has upended life, work and studies for millions, including America’s medical students. Some are graduating early and getting an unexpected,...


What’s Next for Medical School Admissions During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 29, 2020

While many graduating medical school students are starting their careers quicker than expected, those on the other end of the spectrum – pre-med students who with applications readied for...


COVID 19: What Medical Students Need to Know

March 27, 2020

As COVID-19 and the coronavirus continue to spread throughout the country, countless fields are being turned upside down – education being one of them. After all, the global pandemic hits...


10 Ways Medical Students are Helping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 11, 2020

Not since the Spanish Flu swept across the world a century ago, infecting 500 million people (nearly a quarter of the world’s population at the time) and killing tens of millions has a...