The Supreme Court's decision to end race-based admissions policies at colleges and universities took the top spot in our list of most popular newsletter articles of 2023. Want to catch up on other key topics from this year? Check out the full list below.
- The U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Race-Conscious Admissions — What Happens Next?
Geoffrey Young, PhD, senior director of transforming health care workforce at the AAMC, shares how the AAMC will continue to advocate for applicants and students after the Supreme Court rulings on race-conscious admissions.
- Applying for the SHPEP Program? Here Are 5 Application Tips and Ways to Stand Out
The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. Submit your application by Feb. 5, 2024, to be considered for next year’s program.
- What’s New in the 2024 AMCAS® Application
Each year the AAMC shares information on any new or updated items for the upcoming application cycle. We plan to share similar updates in the spring of 2024.
- MCAT® Exam Registration 101
Registration is now open for January-June 2024 MCAT® exam dates. Read this article for tips to make your registration process efficient and smooth.
- Identifying Medical Schools With Robust LGBTQ+ Support Systems
Here are some features and key criteria of medical schools that have strong LGBTQ+ support systems and communities.
- Updated Premed Competencies Are Essential for Aspiring Medical Students
Learn about the updated premed competencies for entering medical students, which will be used by admissions committees in the next application cycle.
- How to Stay Grounded While Applying to Medical School
Learn four tips for combatting stress while navigating the medical school application process.
- Four Medical Student Tips for Preparing for the MCAT® Exam
A second-year MD-PhD student shares her experience preparing for the MCAT exam.
- Translating Premedical Experiences Into Clinical Skills
Third-year medical student Michael Foster shares how his experiences as a camp counselor, math instructor, and college tour guide prepared him to become a physician.
- Ignore the National Rankings and Make Your Own School List
While it’s tempting to determine a school’s fit based on their average MCAT scores and GPAs, there’s a multitude of factors to finding the best fit for you.