3012, 2012

Can Research make up for Bad Grades When Applying to Medical School?

By |December 30th, 2012|Grades|1 Comment

If any portion of your application is unsatisfactory it can be difficult to get an interview invitation, however it is not impossible. Having other parts of your application that are […]

2812, 2012

Do I Need a Paper to Get Into an MD-PhD Program

By |December 28th, 2012|Research|0 Comments

There seems to be a prevailing wisdom among pre-meds that only students with publications can get into top tier MD-PhD programs. I would like to put this myth to bed. […]

1309, 2012

Medical School Application Myths

By |September 13th, 2012|Academic, Admissions Tips, Excurricular Activities, Research|3 Comments

Everyone and their Uncle has advice for you about how to fill out your medical school applications. The problem is, many of these people have never gone through the process […]

109, 2012

College courses that are helpful in medical school

By |September 1st, 2012|Academic, Courses, Uncategorized|1 Comment

When filling up your course roster for next semester you might want to consider using some of your elective space for some courses that can be of use later on […]

3108, 2012

How will a “W” on my transcript affect my medical school chances?

By |August 31st, 2012|Academic, Grades|1 Comment

A reader recently sent in the following questions:

Dear Miriam,

I am a sophomore in college. I usually take a moderately heavy course-load and am doing well, earning mostly A’s and A-‘s. […]