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About Marci Judd

Editor, writer, consultant, with special emphasis on education and nonprofit industries. I've helped many a pre-med through the treacherous waters on their way to their ultimate destination of MD. I have three awesome kids (one in med school) and a sweet hubby who supports all my efforts!

Required courses for medical school in one simple list!

By | March 1st, 2016|Pre Med Undergrad|

Your four years in undergrad are just a preview of the next four, which will test your ability to withstand the rigors of a career as a physician. Your required classes for medical school are a part of that test. While you’ll learn the ins and outs of the medical practice, you’ll also spend countless [...]

What other medical options are there? I’m not sure if I’m up for medical school.

By | February 3rd, 2016|Pre Med Undergrad|

Rather than a pat answer about the length of time you’d spend in school getting prepared for your career, the first question you should ask if you have doubts is, “What do I want to be doing for the rest of my life? What are other medical options?” If you study to be a nurse [...]

When should I take the MCAT, what’s the cost?

By | January 18th, 2016|MCAT Prep|

When should I take the MCAT? And how soon should I start prepping for it? Let's just say, I hope your question is hypothetical. Because if you're reading this answer, then you're likely nearing the end of your pre-med career and you've been prepping for the MCAT for what, two or three years? That said, you'll [...]

Is the cost of attending a foreign medical school less than in the US?

By | January 9th, 2016|Medical School|

If you graduate with $250,000 in debt and are unable to get into a residency program, your foreign medical school education will not only be expensive, but it may prove useless.

How long is residency and what is an internship?

By | January 9th, 2016|Medical School|

Residency vs. Internship The question "how long is residency" is one that seems to confuse almost everyone. Also, the idea of "what is a medical internship" is confusing as well. That's because a medical internship is a completely different animal than a typical internship, say in business, public relations or social work. Here's the quick [...]

Pull down menus

By | January 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

MEDICAL SCHOOL Medical schools by state US MD schools by state US DO schools by state Choosing a medical school: best advice Will attending a top tier medical school get me a top-tier residency match? Are there schools with a minimum GPA requirement who might reject me? Why would anyone choose DO vs MD? Women [...]