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Partnering with Your Advisor

Answers to common questions about how to work with your pre-medical advisor.

Ask the Experts: Finding and Working With a Mentor

"A mentor is a cheerleader; a mentor is a facilitator; a mentor is a motivator, and sometimes even a nudge. But, first and foremost, a mentor has your best interests at heart," says one expert.
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Parent's Guide: Helping Your Student Apply to Medical School

With college students busier than ever, sometimes an applicant’s parent(s) will get involved to try to help with the medical school application process. This fact sheet is not meant to be a comprehensive guide; rather, it provides tips and best practices to help parents navigate the medical...
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Getting Married During Medical School or Residency

Some students and residents may decide to get married during their education or training periods, and though it is no secret that marriage is a life-changing experience, it is especially important for medical students and residents to understand the ramifications it will have on their...

What It's Like to Get Married During Medical School

A medical student answers questions about what it was like to get married during medical school.
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Dealing with Application Anxiety

Applying to medical school can feel overwhelming at times, but it doesn’t always have to feel that way. It’s normal to feel anxious about the process, but there are resources to help you manage stress and keep yourself on track.