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Debunking 5 Med School Myths

by Amanda Tosi, M.D. So, all your hard work and Blueprint Prep’s med school prep has finally paid off. Now, it’s time for you to start med school. So, what is life like as a medical student? Like most med students, I have watched my fair share of Grey’s Anatomy and Scrubs. These shows are

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Med School vs. Nursing School: Which Is the Better Fit for You?

For anyone interested in going into public health, you have an array of options when it comes to your specialization and the particular way that you want to help people improve their health and take care of themselves. Your pathway to becoming a healthcare provider will include making a lot of choices, and the first

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20 Medical School Interview Questions You Should Prepare For

You’ve finally made it to your first round of interviews with medical schools. You persevered through the MCAT and those challenging pre-med courses and came up with a few effective strategies to ace your exams. Similar to your coursework so far, it’s essential to be strategic when approaching your medical school interviews. It’s common for

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A Path To Medical School For Non-Traditional Students

There is a reason “playing doctor” is something most kids do growing up. Being a physician is a career that many people believe to be the ultimate “job.” Taking care of another human being during their most vulnerable time is an amazing privilege that few people get to experience. For different reasons, many people give

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Medical School Application Timeline

Applying to med school requires thought, planning, and preparation. Though the decision that you want to become a doctor can be made overnight, preparing takes much longer. This article will discuss the application process, prerequisites, and timeline to follow when applying to medical school. How to Decide if Medical School is Right For You Think

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3 Way to Make Your Medical Application Stand Out

You’ve completed your pre-med academic requirements. You’ve worked hard for a good GPA and MCAT score. You’ve gathered your letters of recommendation and now it’s time to start your med school application. In order to get called in for an interview, you need to catch the eye of the admissions officer reading you. Here are

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Med School Admissions Webinar Recording

Bryan Schendeker, Next Step’s MCAT Director, conducted this webinar to give an in-depth overview of the MCAT. You can check out the recording of this webinar below. The MCAT is a huge piece of your application and should not be taken lightly. This exam is more important to med school than the SAT is to

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