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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

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When to Take the MCAT (for Traditional Students)

It finally happened! The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) just released all the MCAT test dates for 2023. Since traditional students have to balance their MCAT exam studying with a full course load, I will answer a few common questions I’ve encountered as a Blueprint tutor. Throughout this article, remember the following two rules:

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How to Make Your Experiences As a Pre-Med Count for Your Medical School Application

With the competitiveness of medical school admissions, pre-med students are constantly looking for ways to “get ahead” and improve their application. We commit hundreds of hours to volunteering and gaining clinical experience while taking on a full course load. We conduct research and work part-time while also taking anatomy and organic chemistry. We work hard—really

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Planning Your Junior Year of College As a Pre-Med

Well, it’s August now… That “back-to-school” feeling is in the air. You’re halfway through college, and just two more years (or more if you’re like me) stand between you and graduation. But you’re a pre-med student, which means you’re just getting started. College, medical school, residency, fellowship… The road ahead looks daunting, and you wonder

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Blueprint and Sketchy Have Teamed Up

Blueprint MCAT, the leader in MCAT prep, has joined forces with Sketchy, the test prep resource beloved by medical students that’s now taking diving into the MCAT world.

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