Getting Into Medical School: The Keys to Unlocking a Medical Career

If medical school is your aim, you can get all the information you need and more, right here.
Medical school is something like the Everest of education -- and you're going to need your own expert guides to help you up the trail. That's us.
Peterson's has the information that you'll need to help you figure out what you need to do, and when you need to do it, to make sure your medical school applications go smoothly. Need to know about the MCAT? We've got your info. Need to know about how to put together an AMCAS personal statement? We've got that too.

Want to get started on learning what you need to know for medical school applications? Check out these articles first:

Great Medical Schools
MCAT: All You Need to Know
The MCAT is one of the biggest hurdles any potential medical student can face. Spring over the hurdle with ease with the below info.
Medical School Essay Tips
Read up on the basics of the AMCAS personal statement here.
A Brief Introduction to the AMCAS Personal Statement
The AMCAS personal statement is going to be the primary personal statement you submit in your med school applications. Read up on the important basics here.
Write the best residency personal statement you can with these tips and advice.
Writing a Great Residency Personal Statement
Residency personal statements are different from personal statements for medical school applications, and it's important to understand those differences. Get the info you need here.
More Great Medical Schools
College of Nursing
... part of a premier academic medical center, Thomas Jefferson ... also includes the Sidney Kimmel Medical College (formerly known as ... (formerly known as Jefferson Medical College), the Jefferson ...
Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program
... Madison Graduate students and medical residents end up spending many ... integration of basic and clinical medical knowledge of disease into ... graduate training and to gain medical and clinical laboratory ...
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (IGPBS)
... A leading medical research institution, the ... the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) is an ... The University of Kansas Medical Center is situated on the ... of the University of Kansas Medical School: Anatomy & Cell ...
Time for Medical School Requirements
Stethoscope with weird colors.
Becoming a doctor will cost plenty of money, but perhaps more importantly, it will cost plenty of time. Between medical school, the internships after medical school, and any time spent in a residency, you can expect to spend a significant chunk of your life working towards this goal.

It can be important, then, to know both how much time you can expect to spend, and what chances you'll have to adjust your path if you decide it's not for you.
Minority Representation and Medical School
Find out more about minority representation in the medical profession here.
Minority representation is an important issue in the medical profession at the moment. If you are a minority member thinking of becoming a doctor, now is a better time than ever.

Find out about the current status of minorities in the medical profession, along with information about Med-MAR, the Medical Minority Applicant Registry, here at


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