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Sj-r: High school ‘pipeline’ program produces first crop of medical students

A program begun 10 years ago to encourage Springfield-area high school students interested in becoming doctors and to help diversify the medical profession has begun to yield tangible results — by producing medical students.

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Melanin in Medicine

https://anchor.fm/melanin-in-medicine/episodes/Episode-22-LifeMCAT-Advice-from-Tare-and-Masters-Degrees-e3sb6u/a-acj28h ‎Melanin In Medicine: Episode 22: Life/MCAT Advice from Tare and Masters Degrees on Apple Podcasts‎Kia journeyed back to Carbondale IL to attend her post baccalaureate banquet! There she interviewed her good friend Tare who will be matriculating this fall to medical school! Be sure to follow her journey on her blog Prescribed by Tare… Continue reading Melanin in Medicine

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MCAT Prep Tips pt. 1

I had a lot to say about this topic because of my personal experience of taking the MCAT exam 3 times! I learned that good MCAT test preparation is not just about the exam itself. A lot of preparation and research should be done prior to actually sitting down to study...

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5 Tips for pre-med Sophomores in College

As you probably guessed, having clinical exposure is very critical to building your resume as a med school applicant but also as a med student and then physician. However, this does not necessarily mean that you have to become a physician scribe or...

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5 Tips for Pre-Med Freshman in College

Now is a good time to put together a list of pre-med prerequisites that you MUST take. They vary slightly from each medical school. For example, some schools require 2 semesters of Organic chemistry while some will allow you to substitute one of those semesters for a semester in Biochemistry. The AAMC...

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So you want to be a doctor?

We all can probably agree that medicine is NOT for everyone. All the same, before you begin to make any progress towards becoming a physician, you should first make up your mind about whether or not you really want to pursue that path: Success has no place for indecisiveness. It is also imperative that your intensions and expectations are well founded...