Education

Getting into residency: What medical students need to know

by James Lamberg

When medical students are applying for residency positions, what do program directors care about most? This may become the ultimate question for many students on clinical rotations.

Thankfully, publications exist to help answer this very problem.

Unfortunately, many students are not aware of this published information. In a 2005 article from Medical Education Online titled “Residency Selection …

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Real life example of medical school debt

by Pierce Hibma

Want to really understand the reality of US medical education debt? Then allow me to pull back the curtains to expose the financial monster that awaits me after I earn my MD.

I am a third medical student at a private medical school in the Midwest. Fortunately, I was able to graduate from college without any financial debt …

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