Deciding if a medical career is right for you:
Applying to Medical School with AMCAS (The American Medical College Application Service):
Medical School Application: Understanding the Process:
Personal Statement or Essay (What it is and how to write it):
Advice from Johns Hopkins on Personal Statement:
Taking the MCAT exam:
Preparing for Medical School Interviews:
Pre-requisite courses for Medical School Admission:
Medical schools require the applicants to have successfully completed courses under the following broad categories.
Biology: One academic year (8 credit hours) of general biology or vertebrate zoology with labs.
Chemistry: One academic year (8 credit hours) of general chemistry or inorganic chemistry with labs.
Physics: One academic year (8 credit hours) of physics with labs.
Organic Chemistry: One academic year of organic chemistry with labs (8 credit hours) OR one semester of organic chemistry with labs (4 credit hours) plus one semester of biochemistry (4 credit hours).