Posts tagged job shadowing
Understanding PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness)

This post will focus on one of the most popular and well-known (but often poorly understood) programs for student loan management, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). PSLF offers a tantalizing promise: tax-free forgiveness of student loans after ten years of qualifying payments.

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The Reality of Medical School Debt

If you are considering attending medical school in the United States, you’ve almost certainly wondered how you are going to pay for it. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, 76 percent of graduating medical students took out loans in 2017; for those who did, the median level of debt reached $192,000.

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The 5 Books Every Pre-med Student Should Read

Medical school admissions committees want to recruit well-rounded students who can demonstrate that their knowledge goes beyond the basic scientific prerequisites; medical schools are attracted to students who know “a little about a lot.” One of the best ways to develop this understanding is to read often and broadly.

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Choosing a Career in Medicine: Are You Destined for Beautiful Days of Saving Lives?

Choosing to pursue a career in medicine presents a substantial time and financial commitment. Here’s what you should consider to determine if it is the right career for you.

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The DOs and DON’Ts of Shadowing a Doctor

Shadowing physicians is an important element of the pre-med years. In addition to giving prospective medical students a feel for what the work of a doctor is truly like, shadowing provides exposure to a range of specialties while developing professionalism skills. That being said, here is a list of DOs and DON’Ts that will help you get into the right mindset for shadowing as a pre-med:

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