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12/06/2016 14:19:58 - (David)
What is a D.O.?
12/06/2016 14:21:53 - (David)

Are you seriously considering medical school? You may find that your qualifiers might be just under what the top medical schools in the country are seeking, yet you still have a burning desire to serve the public in the medical field. Are there other options to consider besides pursuing a degree from a Caribbean school?

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11/23/2016 13:48:27 - (David)
Don't Miss Our December Newsletter!
11/23/2016 13:48:32 - (David)

This edition of our free, monthly newsletter will be released on Thursday, December 1 and include these items:

  • Video: Taking the MCAT Multiple Times
  • Unskilled Volunteers Putting Patients at Grave Risk
  • Start Thinking About the 2017 MCAT Now
  • Medical School Post of the Month
  • The Insider Edge is a free monthly newsletter that we email to subscribers once a month. Signing up is easy – just click here.

    11/22/2016 11:27:07 - (David)
    Showcasing your extracurricular activities
    11/22/2016 11:28:00 - (David)

    Activities and interests can make a great impact on a medical school application, if the student has a grasp on how they can be shown as assets to their story, rather than just a list of accomplishments. Students have a wide variety of interests and experiences; they don't need to be medically-oriented in order to be 'relevant' to an admissions committee.

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    11/16/2016 15:41:57 - (David)
    UConn's new medical school curriculum
    11/16/2016 15:42:56 - (David)

    The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is launching a new curriculum known as M Delta. The name stands for Making a Difference in Education, Learning, and Teaching Across the Curriculum and it highlights three key areas for students: exploration, clinical immersion and transformation. Like many other new curricula, M Delta provides students with earlier opportunities for clinical experiences. The link above explains M Delta’s three stages and also contains some videos for further clarity on what the new program entails.

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    11/15/2016 16:15:01 - (David)
    Should You Say 'Thank You'?
    11/15/2016 16:15:57 - (David)

    According to a recent New York Times article, thank-you notes have become a new frontier in the admissions process. Stories abound lately of prospective students sending not just a standard 'thank you' message, but that of kitsch – M & Ms in school colors with a quirky message, eye-catching stationary, and even ones from parents of the applicant.

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