Educational News

By Alyssa Walker January 31, 2019

To those students for whom standardized tests are easy, the MCAT offers a real challenge. Pre-med students who had no problem in college and crammed for exams should not apply the same tactic when it comes to the MCAT.

Last April, US News & World Report reported that the MCAT is harder than other standardized tests. Why? It's interdisciplinary. It tests multiple science subjects, like biology, physics, and chemistry, in addition to verbal, analytical, and problem-solving skills. 

It is also significantly longer than many of its counterparts, clocking in at about seven-and-a-half hours. Not only does it r...

By Alyssa Walker January 25, 2019
To meet the growing need for healthcare professionals, Minnesota's colleges and universities are making medical education more accessible to more stud...
By Alyssa Walker January 16, 2019
Some medical schools are taking pages from the recruitment playbooks of Google and other high-tech companies and switching the focus from the "creativ...
By Alyssa Walker January 10, 2019
Tech giants are moving into the healthcare space. Amazon and Apple are opening clinics. Uber has a medical transit program. This is just the beginning...
By Joanna Hughes December 27, 2018
In 2009, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) introduced two new diversity accreditation standards calling for US medical schools “to eng...

Educational articles

By S.M. Audsley July 13, 2019
The field of medicine is vast with many disciplines to choose from, but neurology is particularly intriguing as a specialty to consider for future med...
By Ashley Murphy June 29, 2019
Becoming a fully qualified surgeon isn’t easy. In fact, it’s one of the most demanding medical disciplines, requiring years of dedication, personal sa...
By S.M. Audsley June 20, 2019
It is sometimes difficult to fully comprehend what refugees might be going through. The Tennessee Office for Refugees in the United States put it aptl...

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