Trinity School of Medicine, on Jan 14, 2021 8:30:00 AM
This article has been updated to provide the greatest relevance & timeliness for our readers. It was originally published June 2020.
Getting into medical school is a challenge in and of itself. Once you're in, how do you successfully stay afloat? Is there a wrong method of studying? How can you avoid burning yourself out? What are some of the best study practices? Will you ever have any free time?
We've compiled a list of the top seven things that can either make or break any medical student:
Let's go through the most important tips.
There’s no doubt that each medical student has their own story. For Heather Dill, growing up in an unorthodox setting helped mold her ideas and views as a young child. Overcoming obstacles and moving around hurdles, have built an amazing set of character strengths for this future medical doctor.
Heather’s story reflects how Trinity seeks the right fit of diverse and extraordinary medical students to become a part of it’s top accredited medical school.
Trinity School of Medicine, on Jul 10, 2020 5:35:09 PM
The entire medical school admissions process can be cumbersome, challenging, and at times, stressful; this is a critical and crucial part of the admissions process. Depending on the school, some of the admissions steps will vary, so make sure you follow each medical school's instructions. Generally speaking, each school will want you to upload your entire application packet, this too can be done several ways, all depending upon the school. Knowing how to make a lasting impression during your medical school admissions interview can make a significant difference in being put through to the next round, ultimately playing a critical part in determining who gets an invitation, and who does not. Directors of Admissions have an abundant amount of insight, knowledge, and drive, to peel back the layers of academic success, giving you invaluable experience through the admissions interview.
Raised in a Latin American household, Sara Maria Jensen broke molds. She showed the world her unwillingness to take no for an answer from an early age. It's this steadfast determination that will continue to serve Sara Maria well as a future physician, and as she gears up to begin her 4th year as a medical student at Trinity School of Medicine. Trinity students exhibit a level of drive and commitment that can’t be ignored. Recently, Sara Maria became the top choice for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), serving as the organization's Reproductive Health Fellow. This distinguished role allows Jensen to share her passion and raise awareness for women's reproductive health.
Are you considering medical school? Do you know what area of medicine you'd like to call your specialty? Do you have a few specialties in mind, and don't know how to decide which one is "the one"?. Perhaps, you know your calling is to become a doctor, but you have no idea what area of medicine you'd like to specialize in. If you're in any of these categories, or somewhere in between, you're not alone, and Trinity is here to help.
Trinity School of Medicine, on Jun 4, 2020 4:27:01 PM
Update: October 29, 2020
With all of the things that make you uniquely you, the same is true about each medical school. While researching medical schools, you'll want to find one that fits all of your needs. We have compiled a list of most asked questions, with answers, to narrow down your choices.
Trinity School of Medicine, on May 28, 2020 1:39:42 PM
Applying to medical schools is often a stressful time in a would-be doctor's life. After all, it can feel like your whole future hangs in the balance, and as though you have no control over the outcome. The good news is that you do have some control over the results until you submit your final documents.
Trinity School of Medicine, on May 21, 2020 4:50:53 PM
Participation in medical education research has become necessary for almost every doctor; as a result, many medical students are choosing to participate in medical education projects as part of their medical training. Students are investing more time upfront to better understand what opportunities are available to them.
Updated: October 7, 2020
There are dozens of medical specialties from which new medical school graduates can choose. From abdominal radiology to vascular surgery, the Association of American Medical Colleges lists more than 120 specialties and subspecialties. What draws each doctor to their specialty varies, but some common considerations are: type of patients, work-life balance, demand for the specialty, and average salary. Below are some of the top specialties of 2020 based on those needs.