Medical School Packing List – A Checklist for You! | MedSchoolCoach

Medical School Packing List – A Checklist for You!


Posted in: Medical School Advice

Whether you’re a med student planning to live in a dorm or off-campus, you’ll need all the creature comforts of home wherever medical school is taking you. In addition to your standard school supplies, you’re going to need some specialized supplies for medical school.

We’ve compiled a comprehensive, categorized medical school packing list below.

And while they can’t really be packed, a comfy reading spot, quiet study location, and an outlet for stress will all be critical in medical school. Congrats, and good luck.

School/Home Office Supplies:


Medical School Supplies:

Having your own medical supplies ensures you have quality equipment and don’t have to borrow from the school lab.


Supplies needed or recommended may vary by school, so check with your school before making major purchases.

Tech Supplies:


















Important Documents:








MedSchoolCoach Helps You Through Medical School – And Beyond!

Congratulations on your acceptance to medical school! When it’s time to start studying for USMLE/COMLEX board exams, MedSchoolCoach is here to help with personal tutoring that has helped countless students raise their scores by 23-55 points! Schedule a free consultation and see how we can help you.



Love travel? We’re proud to be able to offer many opportunities in the industry such as this clinical student travel program.


Recent Blog Posts

View All Posts
medical students examining a body

Combined Undergraduate and Medical School Programs

Combined undergraduate and medical school programs are very popular and becoming more so everyday. They are so very competitive. The[...]

calendar-icon January 25, 2017
Common Myths about Medical School

Common Myths about Medical School

A mere three years after graduating high school and joining a 7-year combined BS/MD program, I found myself on the[...]

calendar-icon April 5, 2017
Group Of Female High School Students Working Outdoors

What Medical Schools Accept AP Credits?

AP Credit for Medical School Database Do Medical Schools Accept AP Credit for Pre-Requisite Classes?AP (Advanced Placement) Credits AP credit[...]

calendar-icon October 31, 2021


View all guidebooks
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.

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.

100 MCAT Study Tips

100 MCAT Study Tips

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