Pre-Med


Get Published! Four Top Medical Journals for Students, Physicians in Training

February 21, 2018

Getting published in a medical journal lends a physician a boost in exposure and credibility. But there's no need to wait until you've graduated and are practicing to begin building recognition...


From Math to Medicine ? Does Your Undergraduate Major Matter?

August 24, 2016

It’s not at all uncommon for college students to have a change of heart or mind mid-degree and switch academic majors and even career goals. In fact, statistics show that 50 percent to 70...


Mickey Mouse Goes to Med School

August 10, 2016

Medical students at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons recently received an assignment they likely never imagined – To create an accurate sketch of Walt...


Six Benefits of Undergrad Medical Research

May 25, 2016

Medical school alone is a heavy time and money commitment. That’s why many students opt out of undergraduate research. But that may prove a mistake. Here are six top benefits to...


Three Ways to Prepare For Medical School While Still in High School

April 5, 2016

It’s never to early to begin laying the foundation for reaching your career goals and living out your life’s dream. In fact, preparation for a career in the medical profession should...


Does Size Really Matter When Choosing a Medical School?

November 11, 2015

Deciding to pursue a medical career is just the beginning. You'll have many more decisions to make, and chief among them is choosing a medical school. Currently, there are 141 accredited...


Top Ways Students Prepare for Medical School

September 8, 2015

Each year, the Association of American Medical Colleges releases its Matriculating Questionnaire, designed to collect and reveal a litany of information about the nation's medical students, from...


Is Your Top-Choice Medical School Ready for the Future?

July 30, 2015

The nation's approach to medical education is primed for a major transformation, thanks to the American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Initiative. Launched in 2013...


MCAT Changes Aimed at Identifying More Well-Rounded Students

June 30, 2015

Medical student hopefuls who recently took the MCAT likely got a bit of a shock. The Association of American Medical Colleges rolled out a fully restructured test that's nearly double in length...


New Year's Resolutions for Pre-Med Students

January 5, 2015

It's official - 2015 has begun, and so has the New Year's resolution writing frenzy. It's a great time to reflect on the accomplishments of year behind us and the goals for the coming months. St....