Five Steps to Follow Once You Have Been Accepted to Medical School


As the seasons change so do the fortunes of aspiring medical students. Some of you, no doubt, are still eagerly anticipating your first interview. The lucky ones are holding acceptance letters in their hands. Congratulations! The hardest part is over … Continue reading

Ask Survivor DO: Will incompletes hurt my application?


As always I am grateful to receive your questions. Let’s look at one that I received recently from a reader. We’ll call him “Incomplete”. Incomplete had a number of questions regarding his major, research and gaining clinical experience. Most importantly … Continue reading

Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Starting Medical School

Ready! Set! Go!

Interview season is winding down and more and more budding physicians are clutching tightly to their hard-fought medical school acceptance letters (congratulations, you earned it!). I thought now would be an opportune time to reflect back on what I wish I had known … Continue reading