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  • Women Interviews

    What To Wear To Med School Interviews: Women

    They say you never truly get a second chance at a first impression, and the typical medical school interview, being 30-45 minutes long, is no different. A large part of making a good first impression is dressing professionally for the interview. Whil...

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    Medical School Gap Year Fear

    Premeds fear that taking a gap year before medical school will distract from their career goal to become doctors. I offer that this is the best possible outcome of your gap year. I am frequently asked about taking gap years. I took four. (Two of thos...

  • Weigh In

    Weekly Weigh-in: Taking a Gap Year

    Welcome to PDr’s Weekly Weigh-in! Each week, we ask medical students and physicians to weigh in on some of our most frequently asked pre-med questions. This week’s question: What factors contributed to your decision to apply straight in or take a gap...

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    5 Ways Premeds Should Choose Extracurricular Activities

    It’s no secret that it takes more than a high GPA and MCAT to get into medical school. Medical school admissions committees carefully examine each prospective student’s application to see what kinds of extracurricular activities he or she was involve...

  • Weigh In

    Weekly Weigh-in: The University Secondary Essay

    Welcome to PDr’s Weekly Weigh-in! Each week, we ask medical students and physicians to weigh in on some of our most frequently asked pre-med questions. This week’s question: How did you approach “the university secondary essay” on your secondary appl...

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