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Importance of a Summer Research Program

Importance of a Summer Research Program

If you are a premed, you do not want to waste any summers doing nothing. There are many things that you can do in the summer, but very few activities that are more rewarding or beneficial to your medical career than a formal summer research program. If you are not convinced, here are five reasons that demonstrate the importance of ...

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Premed Myths

Premed Myths Part 1

As a premed, you may get various advice from counselors, friends, family, websites or anybody else who is willing to help you. But how do you know what is true or not? Here is a list of premed myths that should be clarified.

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Why Should I Volunteer?

Why Should I Volunteer?

“Why should I volunteer? I heard all you do is clean rooms, shuttle papers, greet patients and/or hand out food. You can’t really gain any significant clinical experience. I will most likely do it but only because it is an unofficial requirement for medical school. Hopefully I can work in a hospital or clinic, maybe as a medical assistant or ...

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