Overview of Medical School

Welcome to the lesson on Medical School. In this lesson you’ll learn about the typical course of medical school, along with how it is paced, and how rigorous the entire process is. It’s important to keep in mind that Medical School is very unlike college and high school.

As a professional school Medical School requires a tremendous amount of focus and energy just to pass. You’ll find that everyone going to medical school was previously at the top of their class. Do you know what happens when you put a bunch of people at the top of their class in a room together? It forms a new normal distribution. That means some people will be average, some at the bottom, and some at the top. Still, everyone in that classroom is on their way to becoming a doctor!

This Lesson Has 3 Tasks

  1. Read our Article on Medical School. Most pre-medical students only have a vague understanding of what actually takes place in medical school. In this article we’ll go over, generally, what you’re in store for as a medical student!

  2. Assignment 1: Read this article on PBL Curriculums. A PBL or Problem Based Learning Curriculum is a very popular option for medical school and many programs have you apply in advance.

  3. Take the Exam Below!

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