U.S. News & World Report Ultimate Guide to Medical Schools

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Sourcebooks, Inc., 2008 - Study Aids - 368 pages
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#1 Bestselling Guide to Medical Schools
Choose the Right School and Get In!

The U.S. News Ultimate Guide to Medical Schools will help you choose the school that best meets your needs - and make the cut. Expert advice, plus up-to-date profiles of the nation's med schools, give you what you need to make smart decisions about your future.

This step-by-step guide covers:

  • How to choose the right program
  • A look inside fi ve top medical schools
  • How to get in and pay for it all
  • One student's fi rst-year diary
  • Foreign medical schools that welcome American students

Profiles of the country's M.D. and DO programs, including:

  • Tuition and financial aid information
  • MCAT scores, average GPAs, and acceptance rates
  • What's special about the curriculum
  • Graduates' residency choices

Plus, exclusive U.S. News lists that answer these questions:

  • Who's the priciest? Who's the cheapest?
  • Which schools award the most and the least financial aid?
  • Which are the largest and smallest medical schools?
  • Which get the most research money? Which get the least?
  • Whose graduates have the most debt? The least?
  • Which schools have the most minority students? The fewest?
  • Which schools turn out the most primary care residents? The fewest?
  

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Contents

Introduction
ix
A Med Students First Year
1
Which Is the Right School for You?
7
Inside Five Top Schools
21
Getting In
35
Finding the Money
47
What If You Dont Get In?
55
Other Choices Other Paths
61
Which get the most research money? Which get the least?
90
Which get the most research money? Which get the least?
92
Whose graduates have the most debt? The least?
93
Whose graduates have the most debt? The least?
94
Which schools have the most minority students? The fewest?
95
Which schools have the most minority students? The fewest?
96
Which schools turn out the most primary care residents? The fewest?
98
Which schools grads are most likely to stay in state? The least likely?
100

How Do the Schools Stack Up?
77
Which are the hardest and easiest medical schools to get into?
78
Whos the priciest? Whos the cheapest?
81
Which schools award the most and the least financial aid?
84
Which schools award the most and the least financial aid?
86
Which are the largest and smallest medical schools?
87
Which are the largest and smallest medical schools?
88
Ultimate Medical School Directory
103
How to use the directory
104
Albany Medical College
106
Alphabetical Index of Schools
364
Index of Schools by State
365
About the Authors Editors
368
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Founded in 1933, Washington D.C. -based U.S. News & World Report delivers a unique brand of weekly magazine journalism to its 12.2 million readers. In 1983, U.S. News began its exclusive annual rankings of American colleges and universities. The U.S. News education franchise is second to none, with its annual college and graduate school rankings among the most eagerly anticipated magazine issues in the country. Founded in 1933, U.S. News & World Report delivers a unique brand of weekly magazine journalism to its 12.2 million readers. In 1983, U.S. News began its exclusive annual rankings of American colleges and universities, now among the most eagerly anticipated magazine issues in the country.

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