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Is Your Med School Success Directly Affected by Your MCAT Scores?

By |2019-07-17T17:35:11-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Getting Into Medical School|Tags: , |

The MCAT is just one of the principal elements used when considering whether a person should be admitted into medical school. However, getting a high score doesn’t necessarily mean you’re on your way to becoming a great doctor. So, what are the factors that show how well a potential medical student may do as a medical student? Here are some stats. MedSmarter Instructor & Student Advisor Dr. Marc Cray MCAT’s Impact on Medical School Success Stats from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) show that in 2018-2019: Students who enrolled into medical schools averaged 511.2 on the MCAT 98% of students who scored between 510-513 on the MCAT advanced from [...]

The Story of Arpan Doshi: UK’s Youngest Doctor Ever

By |2019-07-15T21:19:56-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Becoming a Doctor After High School, Medical News|Tags: , , |

When Arpan Doshi graduated from the University of Sheffield in July 2017, he was well on his way to becoming the United Kingdom’s youngest doctor. At the young age of just 16, he completed his French Baccalaureate. By 17, he was accepted into Sheffield’s medical program. Just 31 days before his 21st birthday, he received both Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees. Beating Rachael Faye Hill by only 18 days for the title of the youngest doctor in the UK. Arpan Doshi Dreams of Becoming a Doctor as a Child According to a BBC report, Doshi said: “From an early age I was fascinated by how the human body worked and it’s good to [...]

Akrit Pran Jaswal: Transforming a 7-Year-Old Boy into a Successful Surgeon

By |2019-07-15T21:16:04-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Medical News|Tags: , , , , |

At the early age of just seven years old, Akrit Pran Jaswal proved to the world that he was indeed a medical genius. Even as a toddler, people who knew him understood he was destined for something great. By 10 months old, Akrit was already talking and walking. And he was already reading and writing like an adult by the age of just two. Akrit Pran Jaswal performed successful surgery on girl when he was just 7 years old. Image Source: Beyond 2010 7-Year-Old Akrit Jaswal Performs World-Famous Surgery Akrit Jaswal and Oprah Winfrey When Akrit was just seven years old, he became famous across the globe. The [...]

Studies Show Future Doctors Should Start Prepping as Early as Age 7

By |2019-07-12T16:38:06-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Becoming a Doctor After High School|

Have you always dreamed of raising children that grow up to become doctors? Well, experts say you should start encouraging them to learn about the world of medicine at the age of seven. As a parent, there are things you can do to start encouraging your child to practice medicine early on in life. Allow them to meet medical professionals and encourage conversations with their own pediatricians and other physicians. Take them to visit universities that offer science workshops and practical medicine courses. Encourage them to take part in summer internships programs for teens and children each year. Image by Владимир Берзин from Pixabay Helping Disadvantaged Children Prepare to Become [...]

How Parents Can Help Prepare Their Children for Medical School Now

By |2019-07-12T15:40:53-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Becoming a Doctor After High School, Getting Into Medical School|

As a parent, you see the potential in your children. You know early on when one has the skills, ability and determination to become a doctor someday. So, we’re offering some tips to help you help your child get into medical school. There are certain skills you can help your child foster, such as persistence, balance and resilience. You need to be prepared to help your offspring choose the right college for their future medical careers. Your child also needs to choose the best extracurricular activities and college major to successful take the journey toward getting into medical school. Summer Medical Programs for High School Students in Atlanta Offered at Emory School [...]

5 Common Questions Asked After Landing a Residency

By |2019-07-12T14:25:27-04:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Residency Resources|Tags: , , |

As you continue your journey of becoming a doctor in the US, you need to know the best ways to prepare for your residency. Here are some very common questions medical students have about upcoming residency programs. 1. How do I find housing in the city of my residency? Residents can’t afford to take time off for reasons like transportation problems and bad weather. During your travels to the hospital, take time to notice roads close to the medical institution. Try to find an apartment along that route. If you use public transportation to get to the hospitable, research nearby buses and trains. Then, look for rentals near the hospital that are [...]

How to Make Yourself Marketable Among Residents Competing for Physician Jobs

By |2019-07-12T13:31:00-04:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: , |

You need an outstanding med school education and high-quality clinical skills to become a successful physician. These days, all job markets are tight, including those within the medical industry. That means you have some stiff competition when it comes to qualifying and winning a job that helps develop your career. It takes a competitive edge to receive good employment offers. But what does it take to build that competitive edge, so you land the position of your choice, or at least one that brings value to your career? We have some tips for you. Photo by Miguel Arcanjo Saddi from Pexels Attain a Wide Range of Work Experience Think of [...]

Top Pre-Med, Medical Student & Graduate Resources: July 2019 Edition

By |2019-07-01T16:33:47-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog Post Roundups|Tags: , , , , |

MedSmarter Blog Roundup June 2019 Hot Blog Topics You May Have Missed We've spent the past month producing some high-quality YouTube videos and blog posts for both pre-med and med school students. These are some of the hot topics that our readers and subscribers made popular throughout June.Visit the MedSmarter YouTube Channel. 2019 Summer Medical Internships for High School Students Who Want to Become Doctors Know a teen planning to pursue a career in medicine? There are summer research programs that offer medical internships for high school students. So, teens can start preparing for to become doctors now, while still in school. BLS Certification: American [...]

How to Have a Successful Residency Interview That Gets the Job Done

By |2019-06-27T16:27:26-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Residency Resources|Tags: |

Congratulations! You’ve finally made it to the residency interview process. All your years of hard work and dedication are finally paying off. Now it’s time to show the residency interviewer that you’re the right candidate for the job. But residency interviews are much more intense than job interviews in other industries. You must prove your interest and skills in a particular specialty match the program needs. So, here are some tips to help you get through the interview process while standing out above the competition. Make Sure Your Residency Application Is Strong You need to have a strong ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) application to really stand out. That means getting high [...]

8 Tips for Choosing a Medical School That Meets Your Residency Goals

By |2019-06-27T15:33:37-04:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Getting Into Medical School, Residency Resources|Tags: , |

If you want to become a doctor in America, you must attend medical school. Each school has its own amenities and special programs to help you succeed as a future physician. The med school you choose could directly affect your chances of landing the residency of your choice. 8 Residency Tips for Med School Applicants So, how do you know which medical program is right for your future? What questions should you ask before indebting yourself to a long-term program? 8 Tips for Choosing a Medical School That Meets Your Residency Goals. Photo by Vidal Balielo Jr. from Pexels. Here are eight tips to help you make an educated decision [...]

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