Medical School


Med School Applicants Up 17 Percent – Does the COVID-19 Pandemic Play a Role?

September 28, 2020

The number of medical school applicants vying for a spot for the 2021 year is up 17 percent from this time last year, which saw an increase of just 1.1 percent, according to the Association of...


12 Medical Schools for Liberal Arts Majors

September 9, 2020

In a recent blog post, we shared with you multiple reasons that a liberal arts major can make a successful switch to medical school. Among them, highly practiced writing and communications skills;...


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...


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...


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...


Wait-Listed? Three Things to Know While You Await a Final Decision from your Top-Choice Medical School

December 23, 2019

When waiting to hear whether you’ve been accepted to the medical school of your choice, it may prove dismaying to get the notice that you’ll simply have to wait a little longer for an...


Number of Medical Students with Disabilities Surges

November 28, 2019

The number of medical students who report having a disability rose 69 percent between 2016 and 2019, according to a new survey published this week in the Journal of the American Medical...