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6 Ideas for a Great Gap Year

Thinking about taking time off before medical school? Find out how to make the most of it!

Teach For America: A Good Gap Year Before Medical School for you?

Thinking of taking a gap year? Teach for America might be a good option for you. Find out if it is by reading more.

The Ultimate Guide to Medical School Extracurriculars: Clinical Experience

Direct patient exposure is non-negotiable when it comes to applying to medical schools. Make sure you have an understanding of why this matters, how much experience you need, and what kind of activities to participate in.

The Ultimate Guide to Medical School Extracurriculars: Research

Basic science or clinical? Do I need to do research? Get all the details about research involvement requirements, suggestions, and tips as you consider applying to medical school.

The Ultimate Guide to Medical School Extracurriculars: Leadership

Becoming a physician is de facto becoming a leader in a certain sense. Demonstrating leadership can come through a variety of experiences and activities. Learn everything you need to know about leadership and medical school applications.

The Ultimate Guide to Medical School Extracurriculars: Service

Get all the details about service and volunteer involvement requirements, suggestions, and tips as you consider applying to medical school.

The Ultimate Guide to Medical School Extracurriculars: Shadowing

Shadowing a physician gives you an idea of what a day in the life is like. Find out why this matters and how much you should focus on seeking out these experiences.

The Ultimate Medical School Extracurricular Guide

Learn more about exactly what you need to do to make sure your extracurricular activities standout through our multi-part series. We break it all down for you: tips, which experiences are important, and how much involvement you need.