Today I'll break down the costs of getting your pre-requisites out of the way through a post-bacc program. I’ll also suggest a few things to consider in your budgeting process. This step is obviously going to be a little different for everyone depending on your existing educational background, educational benefits, and goals going into the … Continue reading The True Cost of Application: Post-Bacc Programs
Online Med Student Sites and Forums: Helpful or Just Fake News?
Ah, the Internet. A boundless source of information and networking opportunities, right? Unfortunately, it isn't always easy to tell what's good, honest, well-researched information, what's pure opinion, and what's just plain wrong. As far as applying to medical school goes, there’s a lot of general information available about requirements, prerequisites, applications, etc. on school websites, … Continue reading Online Med Student Sites and Forums: Helpful or Just Fake News?
How Much Does it REALLY Cost to Apply to Med School?
We've discussed the costs of attending medical school at length, but clearly there's a lot that has to happen before acceptance letters are even sent. Getting into medical school is a full-time job and is almost as much work (and anxiety) as medical school itself...and true to form, every step of the way comes its … Continue reading How Much Does it REALLY Cost to Apply to Med School?
Is Military Service an Automatic Leg Up on the Competition?
Military service gave us a lot of unique skills, allowed us to lead people in extraordinarily difficult situations, and exposed us to more cultural and socio-economic diversity than most other people in a lifetime. We volunteered to do what very few of the American public was willing or able to do, and that is pretty … Continue reading Is Military Service an Automatic Leg Up on the Competition?