Medical School Survival Tips
Learn how to build relationships with mentors, make time to explore all your medical career options, manage your finances, take care of your physical and mental health, and more.
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Tips for Surviving Medical School
Seven things you can do to make the most of medical school.HTML, Fact Sheet, K-12, Medical School, Entering Year Student, Pre-Med , Attending Medical School, Choosing a Medical Career, Medical Training, Enrichment Programs, Extracurricular Activities
Medical School Timeline
Take a look at the major milestones from M1-M4, including when to begin planning for clerkships and the right time to request letters of recommendation for residency applications.
10 Tips for Managing Your Money During Medical School
Get tips for money management and wise student loan borrowing during medical school.PDF, Free, Medical School, Pre-Med , Attending Medical School, Credit, FIRST Publication, Loans, Loan Forgiveness, Loan Repayment, Managing Money, FIRST
FIRST Financial Aid Fact Sheets
Read these short articles about common financial aid topics important to pre-med students, current students, and residents.HTML, Article, Pre-Health, Applicants, Residents, Medical School, Entering Year Student, Exiting Year Student, Pre-Med , Financial Aid, FIRST
An overview of board exams, when to take them, and why they matter.
Eight Tips on Money Management for Entering Medical Students
Understanding how to manage your money is critical for financial success. Follow these eight basic tips to start your medical career off right.HTML, Fact Sheet, Applicants, Pre-Med , Applying to Medical School, Preparing for Medical School, Debt Management
Summer Makeup Course Directory
The Summer Makeup Course Directory lists opportunities for summer course work at U.S. medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).HTML, Article, Medical School, Medical School, United States, Attending Medical School, Medical School, Medical Training
Taking a Break from Your Medical Education
Some medical students decide to interrupt their medical education to accommodate educational goals or special circumstances. It is important to know how to handle a leave of absence. Carefully consider the ramifications of how such a break in your education may delay graduation or other milestones...HTML, Article, Medical School, Loans, Loan Repayment, FIRST
Transfer Policies of U.S. Medical Schools
Transfer information is now included as part of the subscription to the Medical School Admission Requirements® (MSAR®). There is a listing of accredited U.S. medical schools that accept transfer students along with contact information.
"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.HTML, Article, Applicants, Students, Medical School, Applying to Medical School, Attending Medical School, Choosing a Medical Career, Medical School, Advocacy, Career Guidance, Career Networking
Guidelines for Use of Medical Interpreter Services
Medical students can use this resource when interacting with patients with limited English proficiency. It provides basic guidelines for needs assessment and tips for working with a medical interpreter.PDF, Guide, Medical School, Attending Medical School, Medical School