Does Your Medical School Application Include Enough Clinical Experience?
This post was written by our friends at medschoolpulse.com
You block off an entire Sunday afternoon to tackle the beast that is the AMCAS—the centralized medical school application. You’ve assembled your transcripts and resumé, you’ve taken the photo you’ll upload, and you’ve ensured your letters of recommendation were submitted. You’re clicking through the online form, filling in the boxes with your accomplishments and accolades, until you get to the page titled “Volunteering and Shadowing.” You stop there, realizing that the time you spent shadowing your family doctor over the summer adds up to a paltry 20 hours—not exactly the kind of clinical experience that’s bound to impress an …
March 02, 2015