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By Joanna Hughes April 15, 2019

If you’re preparing for medical school, shoring up your knowledge of the “hard sciences” like biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and physics may be a top priority. And with good reason: Success on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) relies on competency in these areas.

However, just because these subjects are important doesn’t mean they’re the only fields that matter when it comes to becoming a doctor. In fact, having a liberal arts background can be a vital asset -- both while you’re in medical school and during your career as a doctor.

Here’s a closer look at five advantages future physicians stand to gain from liberal arts backgrounds.

1. It can boost your diagnosis skills.

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By Joanna Hughes April 17, 2019
“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded,” wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson. We can think of no better ap...
By Joanna Hughes April 11, 2019
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By Joanna Hughes April 11, 2019
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