Applying to Med School
March 1, 2010

Thoughts Near the End of Interview Season

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Most schools finish up interviews by early spring and, although some interview invitations may still be extended, a lot of the action is over for this... Read more
Pre-Health Life
February 22, 2010

Planning your Premedical Coursework

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Planning your coursework as a premedical student can be a complicated matter: you need to make sure that you have all the prerequisites for medical school... Read more
Applying to Med School
February 15, 2010

MD-PhD Programs

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. For applicants who are considering a career combining both medicine and research (a “physician scientist”), completing an MD-PhD program may be a good option.  Besides grad... Read more
Applying to Med School
February 8, 2010

Making Your List of Schools

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Choosing schools is one of the more enjoyable aspects of applying to medical school. It gives you a chance to imagine yourself beyond the admissions process,... Read more
Applying to Med School
February 1, 2010

Applying to D.O. Schools

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. (Updated August 2014) Traditionally, each set of schools have had their own application process and residencies, the accrediting agencies have recently agreed to a single system... Read more
Applying to Med School
January 25, 2010

Medical School: The Personal Statement – Getting Started

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. To a writer, there is nothing more intimidating than being faced with a blank screen. That sight induces the average person to check their e-mail, browse... Read more
Test Prep
January 11, 2010

The MCAT Verbal Reasoning Section

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. This week, I am focusing on the section of the MCAT that is most often dreaded by test takers: verbal reasoning. After years of science classes,... Read more
Test Prep
January 4, 2010

The MCAT – When Should I Take It?

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Now that you’ve recovered from finals and celebrated the New Year, it’s time to focus on your application. If you are applying to med school in... Read more
Applying to Med School
December 21, 2009

All About Medical School Waitlists

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. The committee has rendered its decision. You have completed your interview and, at last, you receive an e-mail or a letter from the school. Are you... Read more

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