Tips


Three Ways to Make an Impact and Boost Your Med School Competitiveness in Nonclinical Settings

February 17, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit opportunities for in-person clinical experience for pre-med and medical students, many are looking for alternative ways to make a positive impact on...


Improve your Residency Application with These Three Top Tips Straight from Program Directors

November 24, 2020

Residency application season is open and medical students and graduates nationwide are vying for and always limited number of positions that may be moreso this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic....


3 Questions to Ask Your Prospective Medical School

October 23, 2019

When choosing where to study medicine, students often are most focused on how they’ll answer questions asked of them by school recruiters and admissions screeners. But just as important are...


Three Ways to Set Yourself Apart in Medical School Applications in 2017

January 2, 2017

The coming shortage of physicians means a plethora of opportunities for those planning careers in medicine. But make no mistake – competition for those tens of thousands of open job spots...


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...


Tips for Shadowing a Doctor

September 29, 2015

Research by the Association of American Medical Colleges shows that 93.5 percent of the nation's medical students who matriculated in 2014 have shadowed a physician or other healthcare...


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...


Stress-Busting Tips for Medical Students

April 2, 2015

April is National Stress Awareness Month, a national campaign designed to educate Americans about the effects of stress on our health, work, relationships and life. Of course, all college students...


How to Craft Your Medical School Letter of Intent

March 30, 2015

If you've applied and been interviewed for acceptance at medical school, your next step should be to craft a letter of intent to let your top choice school know of your commitment. Medical...


Five Top Study Habits to Help you Ace Medical School

February 24, 2015

No matter your course of college study, adopting effective study habits can help assure a smooth educational experience and boost your academic and career success. Here are a few top tips from St....