Letters of recommendation are a crucial component of the medical school application. Here are the key steps to securing strong, effective letters.
If you have a low GPA and want to be a doctor, all hope is not lost. Here’s how you can get accepted to medical school with a low GPA.
You have probably heard of burnout, but what does it really mean? In this post I provide my experience as an illustration of what burnout can look like and an opportunity to discuss how we can combat it.
Medical school rankings certainly matter, but there is more to each school than its ranking. So how should you think about them? Dr. Petey Kass of UCSF provides a framework to help you understand medical school rankings and find the school that is the best fit for you.
One of the more challenging types of questions on the medical school interview is the ethical dilemma. How does one systematically approach these questions? Here are the principles of bioethics and the key tips to effectively tackle these scenarios.
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.
One of the beauties of medical school is the great breadth of learning. With so many possible fields, how does one choose their residency specialty? In this post Dr. Petey Kass, third-year psychiatry resident at UC San Francisco, provides his advice on how to navigate this difficult process.