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Month: May 2009

The Essential Guide to Choosing the Right Medical School for You

With medical school decisions coming out, I thought I would share my thoughts on How to Decide which Medical School is Right for You

There are 17 medical schools in Canada, 130 in the United States and many more overseas. In order for you to differentiate each school, you should definitely have certain criteria and boundaries. Every person has their own set of values but if you know ahead of time what they are, it will make applying to and choosing a medical school to attend much easier.

This topic is not a new one and I have drawn from several sources to compile this post. There will be many similarities between choosing a medical school and choosing a undergrad institution. If you want more resources, I have provided several links at the end of this article.

The Most Important Factors to Consider when Deciding on a Medical School

  1. Location
  2. Academics
  3. Finances
  4. Student Life
  5. Personal