Medical school applicants who struggled on the MCAT or took premed courses more than a few years ago may want to consider a postbac program.
Only half of new medical school students in 2015-2016 majored in biological sciences as an undergrad.
Applications to new medical schools aren’t necessarily going to be any easier than those for older programs.
The cost for in-state students to attend one of these medical schools is less than $23,000 a year, U.S. News data show.
Competitive law and medical schools may be more hesitant to accept them than other disciplines, experts say.
Of the 17 newest medical schools with full accreditation, half are near the East Coast.
Students taking a gap year before medical school could save more money – but they might lose good study habits.
A lack of interest in volunteering is one reason you may not want to pursue a medical degree.
New recruitment strategies are helping medical schools boost diversity in the classroom.
Try to acclimate and adjust before medical school classes begin.