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Getting Into Medical School 9TH Editionby Sanford J Brown
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Here is sound advice from a medical doctor on how to increase your chances of admission to medical school. He suggests ways to begin preparing while you're still a college undergraduate. He offers step-by-step guidance on taking the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test), applying to medical school, and making a good impression during the very important admission interview. He also explains how a medical school admissions committee evaluates applicants, and describes summer programs for premeds. A school directory lists up-to-date tuition costs, academic standards, and application and enrollment information for more than 120 accredited medical colleges across the country. New in this edition is information on getting into osteopathic schools and an updated list of web sites that provide helpful information to medical school candidates.
Getting into medical school is a demanding process, with less than half of all medical school candidates gaining admission. The updated 10th edition of this reliable guide advises prospective medical students on the undergraduate courses they should take, then takes them step-by-step through the process of taking the required Medical College Admission Test, applying to medical school, getting past the personal interview, and doing well as a medical student. This edition also offers new information on getting into osteopathic schools, and presents an updated list of websites that provide valuable information to medical school candidates.
Admission to medical school is highly competitive, with only about one out of three applicants gaining acceptance. The new edition of this tried-and-true guidance book tells prospective medical students how to prepare--recommended undergraduate courses, taking the Medical College Admission Test, applying to med school, getting through the all-important personal interview, and alternatives open to students who have been rejected. Also included is a directory of American medical schools and summer programs, and an up-to-date list of web sites offering valuable information to medical school candidates.
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