Med School Life

Med School Life

Dive into topics surrounding medical school, study tips and more.

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Study Tips

 Get medical school studying tips from those who know it best: current and recent students!

How to study for emergency medicine

How to Study for Emergency Medicine

When people think of Emergency Medicine (EM), they think of the rush. It’s one of the most fast-paced, stressful environments in the hospital. That means the adrenaline rush here is unlike any other rotation. But before you can practice in the field, you need to study it, which can be a bit confusing.

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How to study physiology

How to Study Physiology

Students are taught physiology as early as high school. They learn things from the heart’s function to the processes in a cell. So when you begin to study this subject, you at least have some understanding of how the body works. Unfortunately, it only gets more complicated from here. That’s where this article comes in.

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How to do a Primary and Secondary Survey [ABCDE & AMPLE]

When it comes to emergencies, time is of the essence. Once a patient comes in, you need to be quick and efficient. If you miss something important, the patient could deteriorate. If you’re too slow, you could even lose the patient. It’s a lot of pressure, but with some handy mnemonics, emergencies can become more manageable.

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How to study pathology

How to Study Pathology

Diseases are essential to studying medicine: if they didn’t exist, we’d be out of the job. So, it’s our task to identify and treat them. Unfortunately, there are several thousand diseases, and you’re asked to learn as many as possible. So, we’re here to help turn one of the broadest subjects in medical school into something more digestible.

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Life in Medical School

Want to know what it’s like to be a med student? Read about the experiences and learnings of current and recent students!

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Bringing the Spirit of Pride Month Into Healthcare

Pride Month is all about celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and advocating for their rights—and the medical field is no exception to this. In the world of healthcare, we’ve got some work to do to make sure our care is inclusive and respectful for everyone, no matter their gender identity or who they love.

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The Best Medical Shows on Netflix

The hospital is where people can experience their best and worst days of their lives. That’s why medical shows are chock full of suspense, drama, comedy, and even some horror. In that way, medical shows can rake in views unlike any other genre. So here are some shows where you can experience medical life from the comfort of your own home!

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Tiktok and the med student community 

TikTok and the Med Student Community 

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped how we interact with the world. One of the most significant behavioral changes I have noticed since the pandemic is that social interaction through the internet has been encouraged more now than ever before.

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How to Conduct Research During Medical School

Whether you’re just getting started in medical school, or are nearly ready to submit your residency applications, most medical students will need to grapple with the question of whether or not to participate in research during their education.

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The Best Books for Medical Students

Books will always be part of the process when you’re a medical student. You probably have stacks of textbooks in your room, but what about narrative books? The ones written by doctors or students like you. Today, we’re not going to talk about the seemingly endless textbooks. Instead, let’s talk about books that ignite your passion for medicine and for life.

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Medicine and Media: How Real are Doctors in Movies?

We all have this idea of what a doctor is or should be. They save lives, can work under pressure, and even have spicy hospital love lives! But is that really true? Do medicine and media really mix? Or are doctors we see in movies and in media different from what they are like in real life?

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Thinking about going to medical school? Find out how to get there – and how to prepare!
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How to Study for the MCAT

If you plan on going to medical school, it’s important to not only complete all the required medical school prerequisite coursework but also to take the MCAT. The MCAT is a vital aspect of the medical school application and you cannot apply to medical school without it!

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What is a Good MCAT Score – and What Does it Mean?

What is considered a “good” MCAT score? What is an “average” MCAT score? Or, what MCAT score do I need? It is important to note that the MCAT is not the only thing reviewed by medical school admissions, but it is an important part of the application. Given it is a high-stakes test, such questions run through almost every applicant’s mind.

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Preparing for medical school

Preparing for Medical School

You passed the MCAT or the medical school entrance exam of your country. Congratulations! Just because you passed doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods just yet… After passing my country’s National Medical Admissions Test (NMAT), I was relieved. But at the same time, I felt like I couldn’t rest because there was still a lot I had to do. So let’s get into some of the things that still need to be done:

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Should I Go to Medical School?

If you’re thinking about becoming a medical student, then great! The world could use more doctors. You may have heard that medical students give their best years, and acquire mountains of debt, just to study hours on end about diseases affecting people they’ve never met. A lot of it is true, but that’s only part of the story. It’s time to dispel some hesitations and answer some of the most common questions about the medical school experience.

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Interview Series: Pandemic Perspectives

See how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected medical students all over the world, and how they found creative new ways to thrive in their everyday studying life.

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Students must complete a 4-year bachelor’s program along with premed requirements, and score well on the MCAT to qualify for most med school admissions. 
Medical education in the United States is a 4-year graduate program.

“Medical school is a marathon, not a sprint.” We know med school isn’t easy – but what makes it so hard? From fast-paced study schedules and huge amounts of study material to difficult exams and high-pressure clinical situations, there are a lot of challenges waiting for medical students. But with the right tools and tips, it can be done! 

Medical education fees vary across countries and even schools. According to educationdata.org, the average cost of med school in the US is $54,698 per year. Learn what to expect and how to deal with the cost of medical education here

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