Getting into Medical School For Dummies

Author: Carleen Eaton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118460049

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 9953


Your plain-English guide to getting into the medical school of your dreams Getting accepted to medical school is a long and rigorous process 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. By providing you with concise information about preparing for and applying to medical school, Getting into Medical School For Dummies prepares you for the application process. 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. Takes you through the often-overwhelming process of applying to medical school Explains what medical schools and admissions committees are really looking for Provides plain-English explanations of complicated medical school admissions processes If you're one of the over 40,000 students who apply to medical school each year and need help sorting through the admissions schedule, writing statements of intent, and preparing to take the MCAT, Getting Into Medical School For Dummies has you covered!

Applying to Medical School for the Non-Traditional Student

From Decision to Admission - Interviews With Successful Applicants

Author: Bryan Goss,Peter Goss,Beverly Goss

Publisher: Bryan Goss

ISBN: 9780966394405

Category: Medical

Page: 201

View: 5634


This book looks at the first-hand applications of MBA students from Kellogg, Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton, in which they discuss their backgrounds and experiences of applying to an being accepted at top medical schools. From taking the GMAT to studying to work experience, letters of recommendation, application essays, interviews, and more, this guide covers the entire process.

On Becoming a Doctor

Everything You Need to Know about Medical School, Residency, Specialization, and Practice

Author: Tania Heller

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402247606

Category: Study Aids

Page: 224

View: 1470


Everything They Don't Tell You, Everything You Need to Know Becoming a doctor is so much more than acing your MCATs, living through med school, then getting the perfect residency. It is a career that demands long hours on little to no sleep, constant continuing education, and a tough decision about which of the many types of medicine you want to practice. But with the right guide, you can make the right choices each step of the way. On Becoming a Doctor calmly and thoroughly walks you through each academic, physical, and emotional step you'll take on your way to a successful career in medicine, and it includes interviews with many different specialists to help you choose a medical path. This Essential Insider Advice Will Show You: Financing all of the costs of medical school The ups and downs of working with insurance companies Perspectives on a variety of medical fields The educational, physical, and emotional realities of the journey Interviews with doctors in many different specialties Working with other doctors and the administration On Becoming a Doctor covers everything you need to know about medical school, residency, specialization, and practice.

Med School Confidential

A Complete Guide to the Medical School Experience: By Students, for Students

Author: Robert H. Miller,Dan Bissell, M.D.

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1429907185

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 5073


Med School Confidential from Robert H. Miller and Daniel M. Bissell uses the same chronological format and mentor-based system that have made Law School Confidential and Business School Confidential such treasured and popular guides. It takes the reader step-by-step through the entire med school process--from thinking about, applying to, and choosing a medical school and program, through the four-year curriculum, internships, residencies, and fellowships, to choosing a specialty and finding the perfect job. With a foreword by Chair of the Admissions Committee at Dartmouth Medical School Harold M. Friedman, M.D., Med School Confidential provides what no other book currently does: a comprehensive, chronological account of the full medical school experience.

Getting Into Medical School

The Premedical Student's Guidebook

Author: Sanford Jay Brown

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764134470

Category: Study Aids

Page: 335

View: 378


Family Practice and Preventive Medicine, Fort Bragg, CA. Presents advice from a medical doctor on how to increase chances of admission to medical school. Topics include choosing a college, the medical college admission test (MCAT), applying to a medical school, how medical school admissions committees evaluate applicants, and more. Previous edition: c2001. Softcover.

Insider's Pre-Med Guidebook

Advice from Admissions Faculty at America's Top Medical Schools

Author: Matthew Peters,Byron Lee,Andrew Ko

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781514300220


Page: 274

View: 6302


What does it take to get into medical school? For the first time, admissions committee members from elite medical schools in the United States share their perspectives and unique insights on how the selection process works and how decisions are made as to who gets in and who does not-and you will be surprised. This book gives an unprecedented insiders' perspective from those who have actually made the final decisions. Every aspect of the admission process is addressed in this book. See timelines that tell you what to do and when. Learn how to pick extracurricular activities that enhance your application while avoiding ones that are a waste of time. Understand how to prepare for the 2015 MCAT and the new multiple-mini interviews (MMI). See graphs that show you what GPA and grades are needed for admission depending on your ethnicity. View lists of medical schools that take a high proportion of out of state applicants. Learn what to do if you are rejected on your first application attempt.

The Medical School Admissions Guide

A Harvard MD's Week-by-week Admissions Handbook

Author: Suzanne M. Miller

Publisher: MDadmit

ISBN: 1936633779

Category: Education

Page: 183

View: 6913


Lovable Clover Twig is back, and now she's traveling along the Perilous Path to try and save her little brother!Clover Twig-clever, neat, responsible-is still in the employ of Mrs. Eckles - chaotic, cantankerous, and a witch. One day, Granny Dismal, a witch from the neighboring village, warns them that the Perilous Path has been seen in the woods. The Perilous Path has been around for ages and every witch in town is familiar with its lures and tricks, but it's all new for the sensible Clover Twig and her clumsy friend Wilf. When little Herby, Clover's baby brother, goes missing, Clover and Wilf must take their chances on the Path and rescue him from the clutches of Mrs. Eckles' evil sister, Mesmeranza.

Getting Into Medical School 2018 Entry

Author: James Barton,Simon Horner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911067290


Page: 208

View: 4503


Medicine is an incredibly popular career choice and competition for university places is tougher than ever. This new edition covers everything applicants need to know to secure their place at medical school, including advice on preparing a winning application, up-to-date topical medical issues, and details of the BMAT and revised UKCAT tests.

UKCAT For Dummies

Author: Chris Chopdar,Neel Burton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111877048X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 400

View: 2605


Fully updated to include the review materials and practice you need for the new Situational Judgment Test The expert advice, instruction, review and practice students need to score high on the UKCAT. If you’re planning on applying to medical or dental school, the new edition of UKAT For Dummies provides a proven formula for success. It’s packed with practice questions, in-depth answers, and strategies and tips for scoring well on each of the test sections, including the Situational Judgment Test and the new question types introduced for the Verbal Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning test sections.

Get into UK Medical School For Dummies

Author: Chris Chopdar,Neel Burton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118450426

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 1603


Get the book and get into medical school. Sound simple? Well, it isn’t. But Get into UK Medical School For Dummies contains the information you need to get ahead of the competition and give yourself the best possible shot at success. Doctors Chris Chopdar and Neel Burton guide you through the entire process from deciding whether a career in medicine is right for you to sitting for interviews. Along the way, they provide the proven advice and coaching that has resulted in hundreds of acceptance letters on topic such as: Why choose medicine (and why you may decide not to) Long term planning — The A-levels, extracurricular activities, volunteer opportunities, and work experience that can make you a more attractive candidate; and what to do if you’re lacking in these categories Personal statement — Plenty of insight and examples to help you create a winning and — truly personal — personal statement Research — Put together a plan that ensures you find a university that’s right for you Test preparation — An overview of the UKCAT and BMAT, preparation strategies, and sample questions The interview — Common questions, how to tackle them, and the importance of body language The decision — Tips on choosing between multiple offers!

Getting Into Medical School

A Comprehensive Guide for Non-Traditional Students

Author: Christopher A. Perez

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781500724320

Category: Medical colleges

Page: 146

View: 7539


In today's college landscape, the majority of undergraduates are considered non-traditional students as many have a job, attend school part-time, and/or maintain a family. In essence, non-traditional students are no longer considered "non-traditional" but instead are viewed as the norm.This book was written to serve as an essential guide to help non-traditional students who have decided to change their career path and pursue a career in medicine. GETTING INTO MEDICAL SCHOOL: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS directs the reader in all the necessary steps needed to become a successful pre-med student and medical school applicant.The book will effectively discuss:* How to balance school, work, and family time* The advantages and disadvantages of attending a community college before a four-year institution* The sections of the MCAT and how to properly prepare for it* Allopathic Vs Osteopathic medicine* The medical school applications services available (i.e. AMCAS, TMDSAS, AACOMAS) * The medical school interview process and tips for a great interview * And much more!

The Pre-Med Survival Guide

A Complete Guide to College for the Future Physician

Author: Tyler Scaff

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781512027921


Page: 170

View: 3754


The difficulties of medical school are well known, but little has been written on what comes before medical school: the four years of college as a pre-med. In this essential guide, medical school acceptee and graduating pre-med Tyler Scaff explores all facets of life as a college student, and especially as one who plans on applying to medical school. Relationships, academics, applications, and the dreaded MCAT are all discussed in thorough and entertaining ways in The Pre-Med Survival Guide.

So, You Want to Be a Physician

Getting an Edge in Your Pursuit of the Challenging Dream of Becoming a Medical Professional

Author: Edward M. Goldberg

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781482684469

Category: Study Aids

Page: 124

View: 4412


The journey to becoming a medical professional is laden with a variety of challenges, including acing your personal statement in the application and impressing medical school staff during the interview. So, You Want to Be a Physician offers first-hand examples from aspiring medical students the author has mentored, including actual interview questions, personal statements, and practical advice on how to master the art of the interview.

MSAR 2013-2014

Getting Started: Medical School Admission Requirements

Author: Association of American Medical Colleges

Publisher: Assn of Amer Medical Colleges

ISBN: 9781577541141

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 1575


MSAR: Getting Started is a publication designed to help you prepare for and apply to medical school. Medical School Admission Requirements, or MSAR, contains chapters on deciding if a career in medicine is right for you, how to prepare for medical school during your undergraduate years, and an overview of what is learned in medical education and MD/PhD programs. MSAR also provides details about the MCAT exam and AMCAS application, how to choose the right school, how to apply, how admissions decisions are made, information about diversity in medical schools, financing, applicant and matriculant data, and more. Please note: MSAR: Getting Started does not include individual medical school or program profiles. Comprehensive medical school and BS/MD program profiles are only available in the MSAR Online.

BS/MD Programs—The Complete Guide

Getting into Medical School from High School

Author: Todd A. Johnson

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 0983213259

Category: Study Aids

Page: 290

View: 3278


Written by a college counselor who has helped hundreds of students like you become the strongest candidate for BS/MD programs. Includes: • How to find the best program for your needs • The types of essay questions asked by BS/MD programs • Questions asked during medical school interviews • How to be the strongest possible candidate This is the most current and complete guide to BS/MD programs available anywhere. For every program it includes: • Contact information • Application deadlines • Program details • Application requirements • Acceptance rates • Whether it admits international students If you want to get into a BS/MD program, read this book.

Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies

Author: Karen Smiley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111898255X

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 5872


Your complete guide to a career in medical billing and coding, updated with the latest changes in the ICD-10 and PPS This fully updated second edition of Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies provides readers with a complete overview of what to expect and how to succeed in a career in medical billing and coding. With healthcare providers moving more rapidly to electronic record systems, data accuracy and efficient data processing is more important than ever. Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies gives you everything you need to know to get started in medical billing and coding. This updated resource includes details on the most current industry changes in ICD-10 (10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems) and PPS (Prospective Payment Systems), expanded coverage on the differences between EHRs and MHRs, the latest certification requirements and standard industry practices, and updated tips and advice for dealing with government agencies and insurance companies. Prepare for a successful career in medical billing and coding Get the latest updates on changes in the ICD-10 and PPS Understand how the industry is changing and learn how to stay ahead of the curve Learn about flexible employment options in this rapidly growing industry Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides aspiring professionals with detailed information and advice on what to expect in a billing and coding career, ways to find a training program, certification options, and ways to stay competitive in the field.

Becoming a Physician

Medical Education in Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Author: Thomas Neville Bonner

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801864827

Category: Medical

Page: 412

View: 7917


"A lucid map of the changes in pedagogy over two hundred years in four major centres of learning in the western world." -- English Historical Review

The Premed Playbook Guide to the Medical School Interview

Be Prepared, Perform Well, Get Accepted

Author: Ryan Gray

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 1683502167

Category: Study Aids

Page: 215

View: 2782


The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Interview is the only book needed to prepare premed students for their medical school interviews. Through interviews with Admissions Committee members and others, Dr. Gray has compiled the most comprehensive book on this subject. Premed students want to know what to expect, but more importantly they need to see examples of what successful applicants have done. The Premed Playbook not only gives them close to 600 potential interview questions, it also gives them real answers and feedback from interview sessions that Dr. Gray has held with students.

The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions 2017

How to Prepare for and Apply to Medical School

Author: Association of American Medical Colleges

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781577541707

Category: Medical colleges

Page: 138

View: 3737


This guide helps you get started on the right path to medical school. You'll find help deciding if a career in medicine is right for you, how to prepare for medical school during your undergraduate years, and an overview of medical education and MD/PhD programs. Plus, you'll find information about the MCAT exam and AMCAS application, how to choose the right school, how to apply and prepare and what to expect, how admissions decisions are made, information about diversity in medical schools, financing, applicant and matriculant data, and more.--