Tag: Premed

Should Medical School Be This Competitive?

Should Medical School Be This Competitive?

Something doesn’t seem right. On one hand, we have alarming statistics about the physician shortage across the United States, and on the other hand, it’s incredibly difficult to become a doctor. In fact, some of the more competitive medical schools in the U.S. accept less than 4 percent of applicants. We need more doctors, but …

AVOID These Financial Mistakes | Pre-Med & Medical Students

AVOID These Financial Mistakes | Pre-Med & Medical Students

Contrary to popular belief, doctors are not filthy rich. In fact, finances are a huge stressor for many medical students, residents, and even attending physicians. Between the opportunity cost, raising cost of tuition, and increasing interest rates on student loans, it’s easy to see why becoming a doctor isn’t as financially favorable as it once …

7 Surprising Facts About Doctors

7 Surprising Facts About Doctors

Whether from TV shows or elsewhere, the public perception of what it means to be a physician is often woefully inaccurate. From personality to intellect, motivations and biases, much of what you think you know about doctors is probably wrong. So what is true and what is false? We’ll separate the fact from fiction. Dr. …

5 HARDEST SPECIALTIES to Get Into

Have you ever been confused when people talk about certain medical specialties being competitive? Me too. In this video, we’ll go over the official statistics and explore which are the most competitive and desired specialties. What’s going on guys, Dr. Jubbal, MedSchoolInsiders.com. For those of you who don’t know, I graduated medical school in 2017 …

Doctor Stereotypes by Specialty | Fact vs Fiction [Part 2]

Internal medicine doctors are dorks, emergency medicine physicians are cowboys, and dermatologists care about nothing more than money. What’s the truth about doctor stereotypes, and what is more fiction than fact? Let’s find out. Dr. Jubbal, MedSchoolInsiders.com. You voted for it, and here it is. Welcome to part 2 of the doctor stereotypes series. In …

AVOID These Financial Mistakes | Pre-Med & Medical Students

Contrary to popular belief, doctors are not filthy rich. In fact, finances are a huge stressor for many medical students, residents, and even attending physicians. Between the opportunity cost, raising cost of tuition, and increasing interest rates on student loans, it’s easy to see why becoming a doctor isn’t as financially favorable as it once …

What I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Doctor

What I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Doctor

It felt like yesterday that I was a pre-med in college and eager to begin the journey of becoming a doctor. Now that I have my M.D., I’d like to share with you some realities that you may not be aware of. These are the things I wish I knew before I became a doctor. …