I'm very excited to share another success story! Melissa Thomas graduated from West Point in 2004 and commissioned in the Army's Medical Service Corps, actually deferring the chance to go to medical school for the chance to deploy to the Middle East. After several years as an officer and overcoming personal tragedy, she opted to … Continue reading Scholar Profile: Melissa Thomas
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
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?
Today, it's my pleasure to share another journey from armed service to medical school. Josh Caldwell graduated from West Point in 2008 and commissioned as an Aviation officer. He is currently a member of Harvard Medical School's Class of 2019. Like many other veterans who decide to go to medical school, I desired to become … Continue reading Scholar Profile: Josh Caldwell
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?