A Guide to Medical School Admission: A Straightfoward Guide to Getting into Medical School

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CRC Press, Jun 15, 1997 - Medical - 122 pages
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This is a detailed, practical guide to gaining admission to medical school. The book takes the prospective medical student through the entire process step by step, with chapters covering: academic preparation; the personal statement; summer programmes; MCAT; submitting an application; types of medical schools, including podiatric, allopathic and osteopathic; important addresses and post-baccalaureate programmes; financial aid; testing agencies; publications; medical school curriculums; and course outline by year.
 

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Good advice for those without a family member or friend in medicine to point you in the right direction, however this book is quite outdated. Many things are the same. Do great on the MCAT, have at least a 3.0, and have a decent amount of community service activity. Simple as that.

Contents

A special note from the author
1
Academic preparation is a necessity that you should want
7
Personal statement of intent preparation and background
20
MCAT registration and the test
30
Are you ready?
38
Types of medical schools
48
Financial aid
94
Testing agencies
102
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