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Why You Should Study Dentistry
June 12, 2018
Put art, science, compassion, and healthcare into a blender, mix them up, and voila! You have dentistry, one of the most underrated fields in medicine. Ready to explore? Good. Let's take a deep dive into your oral health.

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Five Fields of Study to Keep Med School Burnout at Bay
June 4, 2018
The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) recently highlighted an “alarming” trend in the medical community: Nearly half of medical students experience emotional exhaustion, AKA “burnout,” which can put them at increased risk for mental illness and dropping out of school. There is good news...

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English Language Programs: A Milestone in Medical Education
June 1, 2018
For students aspiring to careers in science and medicine English language skills are particularly important. Because of this, English language medical studies -- including in countries where English is not the native language -- are an increasingly popular option for students looking to acquire crit...

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6 Medical Specialties That Need Diversity
May 31, 2018
Why does medicine need a diverse range of doctors with a variety of backgrounds? So medical professionals can understand every patient who walks in the door. So they know who they can ask when they're not sure about a situation. Medicine is more than pathology. It's people. It's culture. It's social...

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What Are The Different Paths To Med School?
May 14, 2018
Think you have to be “pre-med” during your undergraduate years to get into medical school? Think again. The reality is that most colleges and universities don’t even offer majors in “pre-med.” Which begs the question: What’s the best way to set yourself up for success when it comes to re...

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Why Socially-Minded Health Professionals Choose the Netherlands for Public and International Health Degrees
April 26, 2018
Deeply engaged health professionals are looking to Amsterdam to take their studies further. Learn why some of the world's most ambitious public health professionals choose to complete their studies in the Netherlands, and find out more about one dynamic program.

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The Dos and Don’ts of MCAT Preparation
April 26, 2018
Have you taken the MCAT yet? Read this. Get some insider tips on the exam and how to maximize your score.

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7 Movies for Medical Students
April 23, 2018
Feeling weighed down in medical school? Take a break with one of these seven medically-inspired movies.

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What Med Students Need to Know about #MeToo
April 9, 2018
While the entertainment industry may claim the spotlight when it comes to sexual harassment and assault in the workplace and the #MeToo movement, other industries are far from immune. One sector which may not elicit as much media attention? Healthcare. And yet, according to research by the Center f...

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What Med Students Need To Know About Religion
March 26, 2018
Religious issues in our society regularly appear in the news. As med students, you need to be aware that religion may play a big role—or a small role—in your patients’ lives. You also need to acknowledge the role it plays or doesn’t play in your own life. Let’s take a closer look at some w...

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June 13, 2018

This year, there were six times as many new medical and dental students from London as there were from the Northeast, as reported by The Guardian. Uca...


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June 6, 2018

Think low entrance scores are an indication of future poor performance in medical school? Think again -- at least as it pertains to disadvantaged stud...


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May 30, 2018

Medical school enrollments are up in the US. While it's good news for medical schools and medicine in general, some medical school administrators are ...