Check out this collection of tips and advice for pre med undergrad students looking to improve their chances of getting into medical school…from pre-med core curriculum and basic med school requirements, to tips for getting an A in Organic Chemistry. Is it possible to overcome failing freshman grades, and what GPA and MCAT score will get you into med school? We’ve got you covered.
Choosing a pre-med major
We’ll give you solid advice on how to choose a pre-med major, and whether a pre med double major is a good idea, plus how to deal with the stress pre-meds face. And we’ll give you the lowdown on the best extracurriculars for pre-meds, and the best way for pre-meds to find undergraduate research opportunities.
Tips for being a well-rounded med school applicant
Most pre-meds start with so many questions unanswered, but our goal is to bring you up to speed in a hurry! It’s important to be a well-rounded medical school applicant, and we’ll spell out how to do that. How many shadowing hours are needed? And how many volunteer hours in a medical setting? And what about working as a medical scribe? If you haven’t considered these topics yet, it’s time to start plotting your pre-med undergrad path.
How to get accepted to medical school
Dive in and educate yourself today. Hopefully you’re a freshman and have plenty of time to learn (1) how to approach the admissions committees at the med schools you dream of attending, (2) how to put together your AMCAS application, and (3) how to prepare for your med school interview. But even if you’re further along in the process, we’ll get you prepared so you’ll be the right medical school candidate at the med schools you’re targeting.