5 Memory-Boosting Tips for Medical School

Prospective medical school students can practice these techniques for medical school success. The Association of American Medical Colleges offers practice questions to help premed students prepare for the MCAT. (Tokyo Space Club/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images) There is still great emphasis on memorization during medical school from year one through graduation. Whether quizzes, presentations of patient cases or national board examinations, …

Study Hints and Tips for Medical Students

Every medical student has their own study strategy when it comes to organizing the volume of study material per hour and per day. The material presented in medical school is much more difficult than many challenging undergraduate courses because it requires active learning.  Active learning involves making decisions about the material such as “what is most important?” and “where does …

10 Tips on Getting Into Med School

Medical schools are highly competitive. The national acceptance rate is 43 percent, according to data compiled by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Use these top 10 tips from doctors and medical students to help you prepare. 1. Get Some Medical Experience on Your Résumé Job shadow with doctors and other medical professionals. Admissions committees …