Getting accepted to medical school is a long and rigorous process and many students find they need help. If you're one of these students, Getting into Medical School For Dummies is the perfect tool to help you through the process and realize your dream.
By providing you with concise information about preparing for and applying to medical school, Getting into Medical School For Dummies prepares you for the application process. Written by an industry expert, it gives you a distinct advantage in the competitive medical school admissions process, preparing you for every step and helping you create your best application.Takes you through the often-overwhelming process of applying to medical school Explains what medical schools and admissions committees are really looking for Provides plain-English explanations of complicated medical school admissions processes
If you're one of the over 40,000 students who apply to medical school each year and need help sorting through the admissions schedule, writing statements of intent, and preparing to take the MCAT, Getting Into Medical School For Dummies has you covered!
More than just a comprehensive plan for getting into medical school, Planning a Life in Medicine is a handbook that will help you to cultivate the skills and habits–such as compartmentalizing knowledge and improving concentration–that will help you along your “path of heart” and serve you well throughout your education and medical career.
*Deciding if medicine is right for you
*Planning ahead in high school
*College curriculum suggestions
*Avoiding "pre-med syndrome"
*Preparing for the MCAT (with an update on new sections)
*Sidestepping application traps
*Sample essays from successful applicants
*Getting financial aid
*Information for minority, older, second-time, and foreign applicants
*Medical school abroad
*Coping in medical school
It is said that knowledge is power. Well be ready to be both knowledgeable and powerful when it comes to the medical school admission process.
In this book I answer the number one question all medical school applicants ask. I show you the best way to impress the application committee. You will learn why more than 50% of all medical school applicants are rejected each year and how to avoid the mistakes. Learn where best to place your energy. Learn how to be in the top 10% of applicants.
Learn what to do and what not to do each year from your sophomore year in High School up until your first year out of medical school.Once you have completed this book you will have more information than 95% of all medical school applicants.
This book will help you to stop guessing and start knowing.
The health system of tomorrow will require a different kind of physician. With over 30 years of experience and a proven track record helping millions of students achieve their goals, The Princeton Review is the only company with the expertise and resources to guide you through each step of your journey. We’re not just about test prep: we’re about prepping for your life.
Inside this eBook, you'll find guidance and advice on topics like:
• Do You Have What it Takes? (Thinking Like a Medical Student)
• Is a Career in Medicine Right For You? (What They Don't Tell You at Career Day)
• Everything You Need to Know about Med School Admissions
• Researching Medical Schools, or ... Making the List
• Q&A With Admissions Officers
• The Inside Scoop on Applications, Personal Statements, Financial Aid, and More...
• How to Rock the Interview
• The MCAT: Now and 2015
• Preparing for and Taking the MCAT
• Sample Personal Statements
This book provides an easy to use seven- step process that, if followed can set you apart from your competition during the medical school admission process. The book is written in clear and simple language, so that anyone can understand and apply the steps.
It will help you with the medical school application process...but only if you read it and take action.
Ann Levine brings more than a decade of experience in law school admissions (as director of admissions for law schools and as a law school admission consultant) to provide advice about writing the best law school personal statements, how to choose people to write letters of recommendation, what to include in your resume, how to explain weaknesses in your application such as a low GPA or LSAT score, the best way to prepare for the LSAT, and how to choose a law school.
Once you've submitted your law school applications, this book will continue to guide you on getting accepted from a waiting list, negotiating law school scholarships, and transferring to a new law school after your 1L year.
The book includes sample resumes with annotations, an analysis of personal statement introductions, tips on writing optional essays for law schools, and sample addenda. Even if you are a non-traditional applicant, an international student, or if you have learning disabilities, you will find tips specific to your situation.
• How to find the best program for your needs
• The types of essay questions asked by BS/MD programs
• Questions asked during medical school interviews
• How to be the strongest possible candidate
This is the most current and complete guide to BS/MD programs available anywhere. For every program it includes:
• Contact information
• Application deadlines
• Program details
• Application requirements
• Acceptance rates
• Whether it admits international students
If you want to get into a BS/MD program, read this book.