The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is currently the 6th best medical school when it comes to Primary Care rankings. It’s connected to the UCLA undergraduate campus and is walking distance to Sunset Boulevard, Bel-Air, and, of course, Westwood Village. With its top-notch medical education and prime location in sunny Southern California, it’s […]
Author Archive | Harsh
On top of being an MCAT blogger, Harsh is a Remote Test Prep Expert for Magoosh. He answers questions that our students send in about the GRE, GMAT, SAT, ACT, and other standardized exams. Harsh has a bachelor’s degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from UC Davis and was recently accepted into medical school. He understands that applying to med school is an arduous process and wants to help aspiring pre-meds achieve their goals by blogging about the MCAT. In his spare time, Harsh loves to play tennis, read, and spend quality time with loved ones.
AACOMAS, which stands for American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (a mouthful, I know), is the application service website through which pre-med students apply to DO medical schools. To learn about the difference between DO and MD schools, check out Burton’s post about MCAT Scores for DO Schools. Through AACOMAS, you will […]
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S) is one of the oldest medical schools in the United States. In fact, it’s been around since 1767- making it older than the US itself! Columbia was also the first medical school in the States to award the M.D. degree. Facts like this make it clear why […]
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is currently the 11th best research university for medical education, according to the US News & World Report. It’s located on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, the city where Michael Jordan won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls and the birthplace of deep-dish pizza. The […]
Having a strong vocabulary foundation pays huge dividends in a plethora of instances: when you’re writing your personal statement, reading medical journals or a book for pleasure, networking with professionals, attending fancy dinner parties, and so on. Oh, and it’ll pay off big time on the MCAT, too! Be sure to check out our free, […]
What are the MCAT and GRE? The MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) and GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) are both standardized tests for students pursuing higher education or, in other words, another degree on top of their bachelor’s. If you’re applying to medical schools (both MD and DO), you need to take the MCAT. If you […]