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Publisher Comments:

I have advised countless medical students and applicants over more than two decades and I repeatedly found myself agreeing with the advice given by the Daneks. --Michael V. Drake, M.D.Professor and Associate Dean, School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco

""These authors have the experience, knowledge, and writing skills to lead the lost through the maze of uncertainties of medical schools and beyond.""--Robert H. Shapiro, Ph.D.Academic Dean and Provost U.S. Naval Academy

""Any student thinking about a career in medicine should have this book.""--Tyrone D. Taborn Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Career Communications Group, Inc.

Here, at last, is the book that will help you realize your dream of a career in medicine. Whether your goal is to work in a busy city hospital ER, as a country doctor, or in research, here you'll find innovative ways to actively plan and tailor your medical school education to meet your specific needs. Explore your many options with:

* Straight facts on the medical school admissions process

* Up-to-date information on the MCAT

* Advice on selecting the right medical school

* The current medical trends and the most attractive specialties

Synopsis:

"I have advised countless medical students and applicants over more than two decades and I repeatedly found myself agreeing with the advice given by the Daneks." --Michael V. Drake, M.D.Professor and Associate Dean, School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco

"These authors have the experience, knowledge, and writing skills to lead the lost through the maze of uncertainties of medical schools and beyond."--Robert H. Shapiro, Ph.D.Academic Dean and Provost U.S. Naval Academy

"Any student thinking about a career in medicine should have this book."--Tyrone D. Taborn Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Career Communications Group, Inc.

Here, at last, is the book that will help you realize your dream of a career in medicine. Whether your goal is to work in a busy city hospital ER, as a country doctor, or in research, here you'll find innovative ways to actively plan and tailor your medical school education to meet your specific needs. Explore your many options with:

* Straight facts on the medical school admissions process

* Up-to-date information on the MCAT

* Advice on selecting the right medical school

* The current medical trends and the most attractive specialties

Description:

Inlcudes bibliographical references (p. 210-212) and index.

About the Author

JENNIFER DANEK, a student at the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, is the recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Public Service and the Thomas N. Burbridge Award for her work with incarcerated youth. She plans to work in adolescent medicine and public health.

MARITA DANEK, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Counseling at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C., has been counseling and educating students for nearly three decades.

Table of Contents

MEDICINE TODAY: A CALLING OR A CAREER CHOICE?

The Challenge of Choosing.

Understanding the Practice of Medicine.

Specialties in Medicine.

Practice Settings.

THE PRE-MEDICAL YEARS.

Choosing Your Undergraduate School.

Loving Your Years as an Undergraduate.

Maximizing Your Potential: Skills and Qualities.

A Fresh Start on Academics.

ENTERING MEDICAL SCHOOL.

The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT).

Choosing a Medical School with Peter Muennig, M.D.

The Application Process.

The Interview.

Making the Transition to Medical School with Peter Muennig, M.D.

Appendices.

References and Suggested Readings.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471121664
With:
Danek, Jennifer
Author:
Danek, Jennifer
Author:
Danek, Marita
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Medical sciences
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Medical colleges
Subject:
Education & Training
Subject:
Occupational and educ. information
Subject:
Medicine -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Education, Medical.
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Medical colleges -- Admission.
Subject:
Business-Careers
Subject:
Personal Career Development
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
30
Publication Date:
January 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , "I have advised countless medical students and applicants over more than two decades and I repeatedly found myself agreeing with the advice given by the Daneks." --Michael V. Drake, M.D.Professor and Associate Dean, School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco

"These authors have the experience, knowledge, and writing skills to lead the lost through the maze of uncertainties of medical schools and beyond."--Robert H. Shapiro, Ph.D.Academic Dean and Provost U.S. Naval Academy

"Any student thinking about a career in medicine should have this book."--Tyrone D. Taborn Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Career Communications Group, Inc.

Here, at last, is the book that will help you realize your dream of a career in medicine. Whether your goal is to work in a busy city hospital ER, as a country doctor, or in research, here you'll find innovative ways to actively plan and tailor your medical school education to meet your specific needs. Explore your many options with:

* Straight facts on the medical school admissions process

* Up-to-date information on the MCAT

* Advice on selecting the right medical school

* The current medical trends and the most attractive specialties

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