• How to Distinguish Yourself as an MD/PhD Applicant

    Applying to medical school has largely become a structured process composed of elements ranging from demographic information to details regarding research experience as well as extracurricular activities. Despite the organization and infrastructure i...

  • The Path to Earning a Dual Degree

    We sat down with Dr. Jasmin Scott-Hawkins to discuss her personal journey in choosing an MD/MPH program and the 5 stages of the selection process that ultimately took a year to tackle. Similar to the medical school application process, she made a lis...

  • 3 Things To Emphasize for the Non-Traditional Med School Applicant

    We sat down with Dr. Tina Han, a current resident in General Psychiatry at the LAC+USC Medical Center, to learn more about her experience as a non-traditional medical school applicant. Like many of us, she faced a lot of hurdles in her journey to med...

  • Show, Don’t Tell: Writing About Your Experiences in Your Personal Statement

    Throughout the admissions process, there’s no doubt you will be asked to reflect and write about the experiences you’ve had that drove you to pursue a career in medicine. While brainstorming with other applicants, searching for tips and examples on t...

  • Humility and Its Role in Medicine

    In a field where confidence is key to success, humility in medicine is almost seen as a weakness. But often times, our own definitions of humility fall short of what actual humility is. What exactly is humility and what role does it play in medicine?...

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