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New Medical School Grants Free Tuition to Inaugural Class

April 21, 2017

No matter your financial resources, one thing is for sure – medical school is pricey. But thanks to a generous donor, the first 60 students enrolled at a new Fort Worth medical school, a...


What Does a Medical Scientist Do?

April 8, 2017

When thinking of potential medical careers, those that involve direct contact with patients are the first to come to mind – doctors, surgeons, nurses, paramedics, etc. But the practice of...


Five Fantastic Options for Your Gap Year

March 23, 2017

Anecdotal research shows that upward of 60 percent of medical school hopefuls apply not directly after graduation, but upon taking a year off studies. It's known as a "gap year" and there are...


10 Great Reasons to Take a Gap Year

March 2, 2017

Research shows that more graduates are opting to take a gap year before going headstrong into applying for medical school. Among the top reasons and benefits… The opportunity to boost...


Three Ways to Get a Global Health Education at Medical School

February 23, 2017

Like many industries, the medical field is increasingly becoming a global one. As international travel, both to and from the United States increases each year, so too does the potential for...


Pros and Cons of On-Campus, Off-Campus Living During Medical School

February 1, 2017

It goes without saying that medical school will prove one of the busiest, most challenging yet rewarding times of your life. Your studies will be intense and, to maximize your time and effort,...


Top 10 Medical Schools for Research

January 15, 2017

Some of the most important work in the medical field doesn't involve treating patients. In fact, it takes place long before a patient walks into a doctor's office. That's because every new...


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...


AAMC Offers Ideas for Dealing with Coming Physician Shortage

December 26, 2016

A recent report by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) shows that by 2025, the United States will see estimated shortages of between 14,900 and 35,600 primary care physicians, plus...


Top 10 Medical Schools for Primary Care

December 6, 2016

Per the latest research by the Association of American Medical Colleges, projected shortages of primary care physicians range between 14,900 and 35,600 by 2025. That's critical because primary...