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 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 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 t...
By Joanna Hughes April 11, 2019
Global health and medicine looks at health and wellbeing through an international lens in order to facilitate a broader understanding of and solutions...

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