Category Archives: Medical school

Getting Ready for Grad School

Getting ready for college is a big task, and certainly important—but getting into grad school can be equally as important and much more difficult. Depending on the type of program you’re pursuing, there’s likely a test you’ll need to take as part of the admission process. Whether it’s the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT, Sandweiss…
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April 23, 2011 Panel Proposes Big Changes to the MCAT

Now no one panic; this won’t be happening for years, 2015 at the earliest. But it’s an interesting prospect. Inside Higher Ed reports that a special panel has proposed the following changes to the MCAT: Eliminating the writing section, which medical schools tend not to consider closely Adding a behavioral and social sciences section to reflect “the evolving nature…
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Five Advanced Degrees Still Worth the Debt

  From Kiplinger, five graduate degrees that tend to pay off in the end: M.D.    Physicians’ incomes range from about $188,000, on average, for family practitioners to more than $485,000 for orthopedic surgeons. As the population ages, job prospects for physicians will continue to be robust. Master of Public Health.    Average income: $90,970. As the health…
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