As you get closer to applying to medical school, you may wonder if you have enough on your application to be competitive. While the most important parts of your application will always be your GPA and MCAT score, below is a list of some important extracurricular activities for your AMCAS.
Applying to medical school can be an expensive and overwhelming process. With so many types of medical schools (MD, DO, state schools, private schools), how do you start to narrow down your options?
In order to make the process as straightforward and affordable as possible, it is important to consider where you will apply to medical school at the start of the application cycle. The following tips can help you get started with this process.
The journey to medical school is not for the faint of heart. Medical school is grueling and there are many steps and sacrifices to get there. This timeline is designed to be a starting point in your research for medical school admissions and based upon a traditional path to medical school. Keep in mind that every student is different and each medical school’s admissions process may vary. There is also no right or wrong way to get to medical school and some students may decide to go to medical school later in life versus declaring pre-med their freshman year of college.
As with most things during COVID, medical schools have had to replace in-person interviews and visits for prospective students with virtual options. While it may be challenging to really know what a medical school is like without seeing it and experiencing it yourself, it is still possible to learn a lot about a medical school virtually. We have some tips about how to evaluate medical schools without stepping foot on campus this year.