Letters of recommendation are a crucial component of the medical school application. Here are the key steps to securing strong, effective letters.
Does a Master’s degree help with getting into medical school? Charles Coomer, who earned a MSc from University College London before matriculating in medical school, discusses the pros and cons of getting a Master’s degree before medical school.
Dual degree medical programs, such as the MD-MBA, are becoming increasingly popular. In her first post, Meghana Pagadala of UCSD discussed how to decide if this path is right for you. Here she takes a closer look at the pros and cons of each type of dual degree.
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.
An intriguing option for the medical school applicant is a dual degree such as MD/PhD or MD/MBA. Meghana Pagadala, third year MD/PhD student at UC San Diego, breaks down the keys to deciding whether a dual degree is right for you.