Why Do Women Drop Out of Premed More Than Men in the US?

By |2019-10-01T14:31:19-04:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: Diversity In Medicine, Getting Into Medical School|Tags: , , |

According to a recent study, women drop out of premed more than men. This is even the case when they are earning high grades in college and have high GPAs, just like their male peers. So, why do men drop out less? Why Do Women Drop Out of Premed More Than Men? Photo by Sarah Pflug from Burst Researchers report that girls in high school have more interest in practicing medicine than their male counterparts. They also earn better grades than the boys and go to college after graduation at higher rates. Wouldn’t that lead you to believe that more women complete premed programs and take the MCAT? Surprisingly, according [...]