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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 reaching your goals of becoming a doctor? That depends on you. Here’s a closer look at three potential pathways for getting into medical school.

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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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5 Things to Consider When Reapplying to Medical School
April 17, 2018
Don't give up. If you didn't get into medical school on your first attempt--or even second or third--don't let it get you down. If at first you don't succeed, try again. And keep trying. Let's take a closer look at five strategies to consider when reapplying to medical school.

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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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A Brief History of WHO for Medical Students
April 7, 2018
It's a big day for the World Health Organization (WHO). Not only is the organization celebrating its 70th anniversary, but April 7 is also the annual observation of World Health Day, which promotes global health awareness. We can think of no better time to highlight the vital work of WHO than now....

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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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Five Things Medical Students Need to Know About Happiness
March 19, 2018
When we think of medical students, many adjectives come to mind. Stressed. Dedicated. Busy. Smart. Driven. Overwhelmed. One that may not make the initial list? Happy. And yet acknowledging the importance of happiness just may be a critical part of being a good doctor -- both regarding doctors’ own...

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What You Need To Know About Culinary Medicine
March 12, 2018
It's in the news: food is medicine. That food plays a role in health shouldn't come as a surprise, but little has changed in how aspiring physicians learn about it. Some diseases--like diabetes and some heart conditions--are directly related to nutritional issues in patients. Let's take a closer loo...

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4 Ways To Make Medical School Less Expensive
February 24, 2018
Yes, medical school is an investment in your future, but it's also expensive. Not interested in paying off insane amount of debt for the next couple of decades? Let's take a closer look at four ways to make medical school less expensive.

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May 25, 2018

Earlier this spring we covered the special significance of China’s Qingming Festival to medical students, during which they pay homage to the people...


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May 16, 2018

According to White Coats for Black Lives, a medical student-run organization that works "to dismantle racism in medicine and promote the health, well-...


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May 2, 2018

A team of researchers from Queen’s University has determined that there exists an “urgent need” for increased investment in specialist maternal ...