Students and alumni share advice on becoming a competitive candidate for a health professions school, including tips on the application process, test preparation, extracurricular and volunteer experience, time management, and more.
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Very few people take the MCAT exam once and come away with a fantastic score the first time. As a three-time veteran of the marathon that is MCAT exam day, I found the best strategy is developing a study schedule and sticking to it.
Be flexible with the pre-med time frame—taking a year off (or two or five) between undergrad and grad for another degree or job only prepares you to be an even better physician.
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