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If you decide you're ready to pursue medical school, let us help you pick classes, find opportunities to boost your resume, and plan for your future career.

In This Section

Path to Med School
See the steps needed to plan your academic schedule, prepare for tests, and participate in extracurricular activities.

Required Courses
View the courses required for application by most med schools.

Application Materials
Information and prepping tips on the MCAT, personal statment, and letters of recommendation.

Choosing a Med School
Considerations and resources for choosing the best school to fit your career goals.

Can't find what you're looking for? Review our list of common pre-med questions.

Admission Factors
Review what makes a competitive applicant.

See preparation resources and registration information for this required admission exam.

Learn about the med school interview process and how to prepare.

Gap Year
Learn about options and programs for the break many students take before starting med school