Blueprint MCAT Blog: Med School Admissions

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Medical Schools That Don’t Require the MCAT
You didn't hear it from us, but there are accredited medical school programs in the U.S. that don't require you to take the MCAT. What's the catch? Read this article to find out! READ MORE
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Exploring M.D. Dual Degree Programs
Are you an academic weapon? Thinking about getting two degrees by the time you graduate medical school? We look at the pros and cons of dual degrees and some common programs to help you decide if it's right for you. READ MORE
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Best Electives for Pre-Med Juniors
Will an elective in the History of Quidditch look good on your medical school application? It might. READ MORE
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Top Medical Schools: How to Choose the Best Med School
Is there such a thing as a "top" or "best" medical school? Find out if rankings really matter when choosing a medical school. READ MORE
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Planning for Medical School During Your Senior Year of Undergrad
It is not just applicants who intend to enter medical school right after graduating from college who need to plan ahead for their med school applications. There are many things pre-med students can think about during their senior year of undergrad, whether they are going straight into medical school or taking a gap year or READ MORE
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How Many Letters of Recommendation Do You Need for Medical School?
In addition to the stress of  taking Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) prep courses and taking the MCAT, requesting letters of recommendation can also bean anxiety provoking process. To make matters even more challenging, medical schools can vary widely in their requirements. So, how many letters of recommendation do you need for medical school?  Schools READ MORE
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Do Medical Schools Look at Your Highest MCAT Score?
Do Medical Schools Look at Your Highest MCAT Score? By Nikhil Jaganathan The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a beast of an exam, and calculated decisions and adequate knowledge about setting goals is fundamental. One of the most commonly asked questions regarding MCAT preparation is how medical school admissions offices view your MCAT score. READ MORE
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Applying to Med School with a Low GPA 
Maintaining a high GPA throughout college is certainly no easy task. Some professors make it their mission to craft incredibly difficult courses, family life tosses you its ups and downs, and on top of everything, there might be a global pandemic to navigate. Although your average GPA may not have turned out as high as READ MORE