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The MCAT test date: thinking about moving it to later

It is not easy to fit an MCAT administration into the productive, multi-project life of a premed. Here are some questions I have been receiving from people who scheduled the test for April or May and now think they may

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The MCAT test date: thinking about moving it to later

It is not easy to fit an MCAT administration into the productive, multi-project life of a premed. Here are some questions I have been receiving from people who scheduled the test for April or May and now think they may

You have a personal statement draft: Now what?

After you have drafted your PS a few times, when you have a great start on a truly distinctive topic and associated theme, ask someone to identify the “gemstones” in your writing. These are the things that will stay, the

You have a personal statement draft: Now what?

After you have drafted your PS a few times, when you have a great start on a truly distinctive topic and associated theme, ask someone to identify the “gemstones” in your writing. These are the things that will stay, the

Mistreatment in Medical School: Is Humanism a Remedy?

Originally posted on AM Rounds:
Editor’s Note: Below is the third in a four-part series on trainee mistreatment. Check back for additional perspectives on this issue. Be sure to read the collection of articles on the topic in our May issue. By: Molly Blackley…

Mistreatment in Medical School: Is Humanism a Remedy?

Originally posted on AM Rounds:
Editor’s Note: Below is the third in a four-part series on trainee mistreatment. Check back for additional perspectives on this issue. Be sure to read the collection of articles on the topic in our May issue. By: Molly Blackley…

The Power of Humanities and Storytelling in Medical Education

Originally posted on AM Rounds:
by Daniel George, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania Storytelling is central to the human experience. In fact, it is quite likely that our human ancestors survived, in part,…

The Power of Humanities and Storytelling in Medical Education

Originally posted on AM Rounds:
by Daniel George, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania Storytelling is central to the human experience. In fact, it is quite likely that our human ancestors survived, in part,…

Sneak Peek from Academic Medicine: Google vs. Evidence-Based Summary Resources

Originally posted on AM Rounds:
Later this month, Academic Medicine will post its published ahead-of-print articles for the June 2014 issue. To tide you over until then, here’s a preview of a research report by Sarang Kim and colleagues. Searching for Answers to Clinical Questions Using…

Sneak Peek from Academic Medicine: Google vs. Evidence-Based Summary Resources

Originally posted on AM Rounds:
Later this month, Academic Medicine will post its published ahead-of-print articles for the June 2014 issue. To tide you over until then, here’s a preview of a research report by Sarang Kim and colleagues. Searching for Answers to Clinical Questions Using…

Yes. Answer these questions and you are on your way to a great personal statement

These questions cover the gamut of what medical school selection committees want to know about you. Always include a few experiences, because medical school selection, just like medicine, is evidence-based.  Your experiences are your evidence for the more general statements

Yes. Answer these questions and you are on your way to a great personal statement

These questions cover the gamut of what medical school selection committees want to know about you. Always include a few experiences, because medical school selection, just like medicine, is evidence-based.  Your experiences are your evidence for the more general statements

Yes: You will produce an effective personal statement

Medical school review of the personal statement happens at different points in the selection process–often more than once. The medical school uses this humble document to let you have free reign to tell them who you are, why you want

Yes: You will produce an effective personal statement

Medical school review of the personal statement happens at different points in the selection process–often more than once. The medical school uses this humble document to let you have free reign to tell them who you are, why you want