Will

Born and raised in the UK, Will went into medicine late (31) after a career in digital marketing and journalism. He's into football (soccer), learned Spanish after 5 years in Spain, and has had his work published all over the web. Read more.

What Percentage Of Medical Students Become Doctors?

What Percentage Of Medical Students Become Doctors?

It might be surprising to think about but not all medical students go on to become doctors. According to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), its estimated that around 80-90 percent of med students graduate. With an even greater percentage (96%) successfully completing six-year programs. Beyond this data however, it’s difficult to …

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How To Memorize Pathology

How To Memorize Pathology (Forget the 1000+ Page Textbooks)

How to memorize pathology? Everyone has their own take…. My preferred way to memorize pathology is with a combination of intensive flashcard use and plenty of practice questions. This approach leans heavily on the principle of active recall, ensuring you build your long term memory of various diseases and their key presentations. This is a …

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Med Student Stereotypes

Med School Stereotypes (The 21 types of medical students You’ll Meet)

Spend anytime as a med student and you’ll notice very different breeds of people. Some have endearing quirks, others are just plain strange. Either way, med school stereotypes, of which there are quite a few, abound. Personally, I straddle quite a few of the 21 characteristics on this (by no means exhaustive) list. It’s largely …

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Famous Medical School Dropouts

10 famous medical school dropouts (Darwin, Gasol And More!)

Failing medical school need not be so daunting. Plenty of people, from worlds as diverse as elite sports, literature, entertainment and exploration, have done just that. All while making a name for themselves anyway. Famous med school dropouts you might not know about? Charles Darwin Roald Amundsen Andre Breton Jonathan Safran Foer Pau Gasol And …

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