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Ask Admissions - Want Your Medical School Interview to Make a Lasting Impression?

Here's How to Prepare Yourself

Admissions Advice from Regional Director of Admissions, Lisa Miller

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.


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Student Spotlight - Sara Maria Jensen

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.


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7 Practical Tips Every Medical Student Should Know

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.


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Top Tips for Picking your Medical Specialty

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.

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Thinking of Going to Medical School, Here Are Some Commonly Asked and Answered Questions

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. 

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8 Ways to Improve Your Medical School Application

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. 

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The Trinity Think Tank: Increasing Research Opportunities and Awareness on Campus

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.

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5 Most Popular Fields of Medicine in 2020

There are dozens of medical specialties from which new 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.

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Trinity, Transfers, and the Changing Face of International Medical Schools

There are quite a few medical schools operating in the Caribbean. This has been a source of everything from hope and opportunity to stress and uncertainty over the past half century or so for US and Canadian students. And while we obviously think that we're the best choice for anyone considering an international medical education, we wanted to take an opportunity to discuss a major ally of ours in the fight for quality: The ECFMG. 

Today, we're going to discuss what the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) actually is and what it isn't. We'll also get into how they're making the Caribbean a better place for students considering an education abroad. (You will be unsurprised to find that Trinity ticks all of their boxes as one of the best schools in the region).

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Trinity School of Medicine Releases Fall 2018 Admissions Interview Schedule

Trinity School of Medicine's Fall interview schedule opens the door to students that want to begin their MD program in January, May or September 2019. This is a critical time saver for students who want to start their medical journey sooner rather than later, and don't want to  delay their future rolling the dice with another admission cycle in the US or Canada. 

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