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Getting into Medical School For Dummies Paperback – 20 May 2013

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  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 368 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1118424271
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1118424278
  • Customer reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 151 ratings

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From the Back Cover

Learn to:

  • Grasp the step-by-step process and timeline of applying to medical school
  • Understand what medical school admissions committees are really looking for
  • Navigate the MCAT and get ready for test day
  • Create your best medical school application

Clear, expert advice on applying to medical school

Getting accepted to medical school is a long and rigorous journey, and many students find they need help. If you're one of these students, Getting into Medical School For Dummies is the perfect tool to help you through the process and realize your dream. Written by an industry expert, it gives you a distinct advantage in the competitive medical school admissions process, preparing you for every step and helping you create your best application.

  • Premed 101 -- find expert guidance on picking a major, choosing premedical courses, and making the most of your time outside the classroom through extracurricular activities
  • Sort it out -- get an overview of the application process, plan for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), and put together a list of target schools that are a good fit for you
  • Weigh your options -- explore osteopathic medical schools, get familiar with dual-degree programs, and investigate international medical schools
  • Get ready to go -- discover the cost of medical school, plan a budget, and get to know the types of financial aid available to medical students

Open the book and find:

  • A timeline of the application process
  • Tips for tackling the MCAT
  • Advice on finding the best medical school for you
  • Guidance on putting together your best application
  • What to expect on interview day
  • Considerations for applicants with special circumstances, such as nontraditional applicants and reapplicants
  • Help with starting medical school on the right foot

About the Author

Carleen Eaton, MD, has used her expertise in admissions and test preparation, as well as her experiences as an applicant who received acceptances to top-ranked medical schools, to guide hundreds of applicants successfully through the medical school admissions process. She is the founder of prehealthadvising.com, a medical school admissions consulting firm.

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