Mushfiqur Siddique

Medical mission physician standing on the world map.

Are Medical Mission Trips Worth It?

Medical mission trips are an intriguing and exciting opportunity to bolster your resume. At the same time, they have significant risks that you might not know of. Here we take an in-depth look at the pros on cons of this experience to help you make your decision.

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Traveling before medical school

How to Succeed During a Gap Year Before Medical School

Deciding whether or not to take a gap year prior to starting medical school is a very important decision. I’ve never met someone who regretted taking a gap year. That being said, not everyone needs to take a gap year before med school. We’ll help you figure out what’s right for you.

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5 Steps to Choose a Pre-Med Major

Choosing a Pre-Med major is one of the most common sources of frustration for incoming college students interested in a careers in medicine. Pre-Med isn’t a major, but rather a track. You can choose any major that interests you as long as you complete the medical school prerequisite courses.

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Lessons in Medical School Study Strategies

This medical student describes his journey from starting medical school with poor study strategies and feeling like he was drowning, to learning a few simple yet fundamental active study strategies that completely transformed his grades, performance, and outlook.

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