Premedical Student Blog

Interesting topics and current events for premeds.


Majoring in Math, A Higher MCAT Score

Getting a bachelor’s degree in Math and Statistics is the latest trend among premed students. Not really. There were only 387 MCAT test-takers in 2013…

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Medical School Interviews, How to Prepare

If you have received a letter from a medical school admissions committee inviting you for an interview, you’re in luck. Congratulations! Your med school application…

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Top 10 Medical Schools for Out of State Applicants

In an earlier post about in-state medical school admissions, we highlighted the acceptance rates of some schools that give preference to resident medical school applicants….

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The Real Medical School Acceptance Rate

At least on the surface, it would appear that medical school acceptance rates are far too low to keep up with the impending shortage of…

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MCAT Verbal Reasoning

Many students shirk the duty of studying and practicing for the Verbal Reasoning section of the MCAT, thinking that it’s either easy or less weighted…

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Important Premed Dates, Spring 2013

Mark your calendars. The following lists some of the important dates for premedical students that are during the Spring 2013 semester, including MCAT exam dates,…

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In-State Medical School Admissions

  A common decision for premedical students is choosing the medical school to which they should apply – in-state or out-of-state. The following reviews some…

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AAMC Adds “Trial” to 2013 MCAT

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has made a few changes to the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) which are scheduled to be implemented…

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