Do Medical School Rankings Really Matter?

Let’s talk about medical school rankings. What are the best medical schools? Do they exist? Does it really matter? The short answer is no!  There are so many medical schools and it seems like a new medical school is popping up every day. With so many choices, it’d be helpful to know on what basis […]

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The Hardest Thing About Being a Black Medical Student is…

Donate here ! On April 17-21, 2019, over 20 members (including myself) of the Student National Medical Association are planning to attend The Annual Medical Education conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During this conference, we will be trained and exposed to various physician mentors and enrichment opportunities necessary for our advancement as future doctors. ⁣ ⁣ […]

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Whew Chile! The Medical School Microaggressions​

The irony of medical school is that many of us have been admitted to medical school based on the merit of our passion to save lives.  Many of us have portrayed a montage of the selfless human being that will be dedicated to the underserved in our personal statement and admissions interview. While this is […]

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How to Increase Your GPA Every Semester

So, it’s the end of your undergraduate semester and you worked pretty hard or maybe you didn’t work as hard as you’d like. But, you go and check your transcript online and you see that your GPA is pretty low. It’s not the GPA that you were expecting. Before we start to cry and panic, let’s […]

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1 Simple Trick to Boost MCAT Scores (GRE, NCLEX, LSAT, too)

Do you consider yourself a bad test taker? Are you feeling anxious about taking standardized exams? Do you want to see your MCAT scores soar into the 95th percentile? Please note, this advice applies especially to MCAT takers, but will apply to virtually any entrance examination including but not limited to the  GRE, NCLEX, LSAT […]

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