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2013-10-31 23:23:53

British company Gap Medics has successfully organized hospital placements for thousands of pre-medical students since 2009. In September 2013, the company established its U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, CA, to expand availability to American students. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Founded and headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, Great Britain, Gap Medics has sent pre-medical students to observe clinical work overseas for almost five years. Last month, the company...

2013-09-05 11:35:51

Textbooks give short shrift to big issues like evolution College biology textbooks cater to the needs of pre-med majors and not those of the majority of students who take introductory science classes, a new study reveals. A text analysis of eight commonly used biology textbooks found that all of them closely follow the curriculum suggested for pre-med students by the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). That means the texts put a heavy emphasis on molecular and cellular biology,...

2013-08-30 23:00:10

John Davy, a Liberty University senior biochemistry and molecular biology major, received a 40 on the Medical College Administration (MCAT) test (the entrance exam for medical school) in May, placing him in the 99.8 percentile for test takers nationwide. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 As Liberty University prepares to matriculate its first class of medical students next fall in its College of Osteopathic Medicine, undergraduate students in the Department of Biology & Chemistry...

2013-03-17 23:01:58

M.D. International Studies Bring Innovative Pre-Medical Courses New to US Market (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 M.D. International Studies, the popular international provider of pre-medical education courses for aspiring medical students around the world, is bringing their innovative pre-medical course program to America. These courses are world renowned for their ability to successfully prepare students for difficult international medical school entrance exams and the pre-clinical years of study....

2013-02-27 23:01:21

Serving as a prequel to Dr. Suzanne M. Miller´s global best-selling ℠The Medical School Admissions Guide´, ℠How to be Pre-Med: A Harvard MD´s Medical School Preparation Guide for Students and Parents´ describes the pre-med route from start to finish using Dr. Miller´s Six Buckets model. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 The pre-med journey is easily the most competitive academic path in the U.S. Millions of undergraduate students start out as...

2012-03-20 23:02:58

Pre-med students who have under-performed academically may still have a chance to fulfill their dreams of becoming physicians thanks to the much anticipated eBook by Dr. Miller, "How To Get Into Medical School With A Low GPA." Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 "How To Get Into Medical School With A Low GPA," the aptly named eBook, is a follow-up to Dr. Miller´s acclaimed 2010 book, "The Medical School Admissions Guide: A Harvard MD´s Week-by Week Admissions Handbook," which...

2010-09-14 23:46:52

Dorothy A. Andriole, M.D., and Donna B. Jeffe, Ph.D., of Washington University, St. Louis, conducted a study to identify demographic variables prior to medical school acceptance associated with outcomes for medical school students. The study used data from a 1994-1999 national cohort of 97,445 students accepted to medical school who were followed up through March 2009 and had graduated, withdrawn, or were dismissed. The authors found that "lower scores on the Medical College Admission Test,...

2010-09-14 23:32:38

Students who enter medical school with high debt levels, low scores on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) or who are non-white are more likely to face difficulties that may prevent graduation or hinder acceptance into a residency program if they do graduate, according to a nationwide study of students enrolled in MD programs. The research, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is reported Sept. 15 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study of...

2007-06-27 06:00:45

By Cheesman, Kerry French, Donald; Cheesman, Ian; Swails, Nancy; Thomas, Jerry A survey of biology departments in 1990 led to publication of a de facto curriculum for the training of undergraduate biology majors. Knowledge of the biological sciences has changed considerably since then, and the present study attempts to find out whether or not undergraduate requirements have changed as a result. In fact, little has changed, although the molecular areas of biology are more likely to be...


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