If someone wants to be a doctor, they go to medical school to get a medical degree to practice medicine. It seems like a pretty simple concept, but--as you may already have figured out if you've done a little research--there are two kinds of medical degrees. A Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) comes from something called … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between an M.D. and a D.O.?
There are two BIG reasons why financing this specialized year of pre-requisites needs your attention. A post-bacc student is NOT a graduate student, and a post-bacc certificate is NOT a graduate certificate. What this means is that you can't pay for a post-bacc the same way you can pay for medical school. Even those with … Continue reading How to Pay for a Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program
Trying to navigate our country's student loan system is literally no one's idea of a good time. It can seem complicated and nebulous, and it feels like the only thing that anyone ever got from a student loan is a lifetime of debt. For better or worse, however, student loans are a vital part of … Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Federal Student Loans
In partnership with the Veteran Mentors Network, I'd like to invite any and all current health professionals interested in providing mentorship to veterans pursuing careers in healthcare to join VMN and link up via LinkedIn. VMN offers opportunities for veterans and separating servicemembers to explore opportunities across several industries by making connections and building relationships … Continue reading Calling All Current MD’s and Health Professionals!
Even for those most interested in medicine as a career path beyond military service, the time, energy, and financial burden of the medical school application process is daunting. It is arguably enough to prevent many fully qualified candidates from pursuing the medical profession in favor of something more attainable in the short term. It was … Continue reading Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Establishes Unique Streamlined Application Opportunity for Servicemembers