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How to Ask to Shadow a Doctor: A Comprehensive Guide

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Medical School Extracurricular Activities: An In-Depth Guide to Shadowing, Volunteering, Research, Clinical Experience and Leadership

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Summer Research Opportunities for Pre-Meds in California

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Sample Research Interest Letter for Pre-Meds

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How to Get Financial Aid for Advising, Tutoring, and Clinical Travel

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A Guide to Clinical Experience and Clinical Travel for Pre-med Students

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Is Research Necessary to Get into Medical School?

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Medical Shadowing: What to Do When You Have the Chance

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Essential Skills for Every Pre-Med

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What Should You Do When Shadowing a Doctor in a Competitive Speciality?

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How to Get the Most out of Shadowing a Physician – Advice from Dr. Harvey Katzen

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The Pre-Med Journey

The Pre-Med Journey: What it Takes to Get into Medical School

Thinking about applying to medical school? Discover what high school students need to know about obtaining a career in medicine.

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Successfully Planning for the USMLE Step 1 and 2 CK

Successfully Planning for the USMLE Step 1 and 2 CK

Get ready for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 with this free guide to study planning and resource utilization.

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100 MCAT Study Tips

100 MCAT Study Tips

Taking the MCAT? These 100 tips and tricks will help you ace the MCAT.

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