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10 Things to Do to Prepare for Applying to Medical School

Here are ten things to keep in mind this year, whether you’re applying to medical school, taking a gap year, or just starting to pursue a career in medicine.

Getting Into Medical School: AAMC Resources for PreMed Students

The AAMC offers trusted resources and services to help you navigate the journey from pre-med to residency and beyond.

Medical School Assessment for Applicants

A worksheet to determine which factors are important to you before applying to medical school. For more worksheets like this one, get the Official Guide to Medical School Admissions which includes access to more fillable worksheets on our website.

Medical School Requirements Progress Report for Applicants

The Medical School Requirements Progress Report for applicants worksheet helps students keep track of completed premed coursework in the courses that are required by many medical schools. For more worksheets like this one, get the Official Guide to Medical School Admissions which includes access to...

Medical School Interview Worksheet

The Medical School Interview worksheet form helps applicants plan the questions they would like to ask during medical school interviews. For more worksheets like this one, get the Official Guide to Medical School Admissions which includes access to more fillable worksheets on our website.
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Advisor Corner: Advice on Applying to the Application Cycle

We asked five pre-health advisors what their advice would be to a pre-med student applying for an application cycle. Here’s what they had to say.
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Go to a Pre-Med Conference. Here's Why

Attending a pre-med conference or recruitment fair is a good way to learn about multiple schools, programs, and admissions requirements all in one place. You’ll be able to meet lots of medical school admissions professionals and talk to them about the specific opportunities at their school.

Post Undergrad: Getting Ready for Medical School or a Gap Year

For many students interested in a career in medicine, the period after the final year of undergraduate education represents a time of transition to medical school or to furthering their experiences and their education in preparation for applying to medical school.
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Making the Most of Your Gap Year

A "gap year" is the period of time between the end of your undergraduate education and the start of medical school. In fact, a gap year might be a year or more, depending on each person’s particular circumstances.

Transitioning to Medical School

Answers to your questions about transitioning into medical school.
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Making the Transition to Medical School

You've taken the MCAT exam, applied to medical school, received an acceptance (or two!), and finally decided which school you are going to attend. Now it's time to prepare to start medical school.

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