How do you get into medical school?

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Posted by Ria Mueda (Questions: 11, Answers: 8)
Asked on August 20, 2014 3:02 pm
Category: Medical School
Posted by Anna Patricia (Questions: 8, Answers: 12)
Answered On August 20, 2014 3:04 pm

First, admissions to medical school – perhaps as much or even more than admissions to colleges – hinges on ”diversity”….not what you or I would normally call diversity, but a diversity of experience, perspective, background, etc. This is crucial in medical school admissions.

If you are thinking to yourself: ”oh crap, I’m as un-diverse as it gets,” there is still hope. You need to think about the things you can do that will distinguish you from other pre-med candidates. Most pre-meds get a very high GPA, obviously they fulfill the necessary pre-med requirements, but they also major in very similar fields (often biology, chemistry, etc.) and have extremely similar extra-curricular activities.

You want to get into medical school – and a good one? Start by asking yourself what makes you unique, how you can foster that uniqueness, and why that unique element makes you better qualified than others.

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Hope this helps – let me know if there is anything else I can do to help.

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