Mara came to college with a passion to be a doctor. Her parents and friends told her college was a place to find herself, to make friends, maybe find love, so she signed up as a biology major-- though the college had been on the US News and World Report’s list of best Midwest colleges, it was too small for a Read more
The New York Times reported in 2012 that 15% of students going to medical school had completed a post bacc program, and from 2009 to 2012, the number of postbac premed programs had grown 45%. Post Bacc programs have continued to expand ever since, which allows for many people who might have been excluded to become excellent doctors (or dentists, vets or other medical professionals). Read more
Doctors, indeed all medical professionals serve patients across cultures. It’s the nature of our global community. It’s the reason why so many future medical professionals now seriously consider international medical schools. Of course, future professionals want to balance cost -- medical school has become increasingly debt-filled-- and reputation, because quality education ma
Not all medical students are same. You may be ready to begin medical school but don’t fit into the category of "traditional medical school applicant." For instance, have you:
When Neil Kondamuri realized he wanted to leave his career in health policy to be a doctor, he knew he’d need a post-bacc preparation. He’d need to dip back into the rigorous science courses that medical schools require at admission. He’d need some experience. And, then there were the MCATS to pass. Lucky for him, he could could cobble together a DIY post-bacc at his local university. He int
There are a dizzying array of options for aspiring medical students in the United States. Some may work better for you than others so it helps to know which of the typical paths fits you best.
Option 1: 4-year Baccalaureate in Science or Sub-field of Medicine
Since few US colleges offer an official ‘pre-med’ undergraduate degree, freshmen who know they
A post-baccalaureate premedical program, or "post-bacc" program, is a great option for students who are interested in attending medical school and have taken off a year or two in between their undergraduate programs and professional school. Post-baccalaureate programs are specifically designed to help students transition from undergrad to professional school, as well as increase t
In today’s world, many students wish to become doctors. After high school, they begin looking for the best and the most affordable place to study medicine. Selecting the best medical school or medical university can be a very difficult task. If you are one of the students looking for affordable, international medical school options, Poland should be at the top of your list.
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The world of health care changes every day. Here at Hope Medical Institute, we know that the physician's role in the health care system continually changes as well. Whether you are enrolled in our 4 year MD program or six year medical degree program, HMI will prepare you to take on new challenges without forsaking the medica
At Hope Medical Institute, we pride ourselves on the care we have put into designing our 4-year and 6-year medical degree programs. We believe that the education provided by these programs will help to prepare our students for their future careers as doctors. Many students come to us sure that they would like to help h