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There's a story behind every application. Read about some of the inspiring journeys others have made from applicant to medical student to physician.

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Issac Duggan shares his journey to medical school.
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Isiah Duggan shares his path to medical school.
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Her sister's cancer diagnosis, an unsuccessful first application cycle, and a pivot to study aviation were all milestones along Deena’s path to medicine.
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Shira Lanyi shares her journey to medical school
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Bridger decided becoming a doctor would allow him to have a bigger impact in improving the health and wellness of people in his home state of Montana.
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Breaking Through Barriers
Sotonye’s journey to medical school was one of resilience, determination, and perseverance.
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As an openly gay med student, and now physician, Carl is an advocate for LGBTQIA+ health at the national policy level.
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Luis took the MCAT exam five times and applied to medical school twice.
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Dr. Lynne Holden is the co-founder and President of Mentoring in Medicine, Inc.®
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Marianne was inspired to serve in US Military Medical Corps after volunteering at a military hospital in Ukraine during her Fulbright Fellowship.
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