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Is There a Secret to Getting Into Medical School?

Medical school applications can seem impossibly complicated, and most future med students, at one time or another, ask themselves the simple question, “Exactly how do I get into medical school?” The answer depends on a variety of factors, from whether you’re a traditional applicant (applying soon out of college with a great GPA and MCAT […]

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The USMLE Step 1 Is Going Pass/Fail: What This Means for Premeds and Medical Students

On February 12, 2020, the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) announced that the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 will transition to a pass/fail exam starting January 2022. In this post we’ll walk you through: What the change from numerical score to pass/fail entails Why they are changing Step 1 of USMLE […]

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Admissions Tips for Getting Into Your Dream Medical School

This post is a contribution from our friends at IngeniusPrep. The road to medical school is a long one. You need to chug through difficult pre-requisite classes, cram for the MCAT, pursue various research opportunities, and that’s just the beginning. The medical school admissions process is notorious for being rigorous and demanding! And yet, thousands […]

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7 Steps to Acing Your Med School Interview

This blog post originally appeared on Accepted Admissions Blog. Congratulations! You have been identified as one of the most promising applicants for medical school this application cycle. Follow these seven steps to ensure that you ace your interview and receive an acceptance: Step 1: Celebrate! While you may be nervous about embarking on the next step of your […]

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How To Research Medical Schools

This post was originally published on the Accepted blog.   Considering that there are 125 allopathic medical schools in the U.S., deciding which schools to apply to can be overwhelming, especially since selecting the right schools can make or break your chances of acceptance.   Factors to Consider When Narrowing Down Your Medical School Choices […]

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Common Mistakes to Avoid on the AMCAS Experiences Section

So you open up the AMCAS. You input your MCAT score, your coursework, your bio information. You type in your personal statement that you’ve spent months editing. But what about the work and activities section? That is a lot of room to explain different activities you’ve done throughout college and beyond. And you know what […]

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AMCAS Activities and Experiences: 8 Ways to Take Advantage of the Section

This post originally appeared on the InGenius Prep Blog.   When you apply to medical school, the AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) application includes an experiences section. If you remember your college application days, think of it as an extended Common App activities section. You’ll have fifteen boxes to include relevant work, research, internship, […]

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