Sort of. High school students can apply to BS/MD programs. If accepted, students will embark on a program that lets them go straight to medical school after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree without applying to medical school. The length of these programs varies; some are six years, some are seven, and others are eight.

For high school students who know that they want to pursue medicine, this is a great option. They do not have to worry about whether they will get accepted into medical school or not, and in some cases may not have to take the MCAT exam.

However, the transition into the MD program is in most cases provisional. Students must keep a certain GPA while they pursue their bachelor’s, stay out of criminal activity, etc.

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