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Table of Contents
|Preface to the Second Edition||p. vii|
|Becoming a Doctor-What Does it Mean?|
|Is Medicine Right for You?||p. 3|
|The State of Medicine in the United States||p. 9|
|Starting Your Path to Medical School||p. 39|
|The MCAT||p. 55|
|Premed FAQs||p. 69|
|Choosing Schools||p. 79|
|Building the Right Application||p. 99|
|Writing the Right Personal Essay||p. 117|
|The Interview||p. 125|
|Advice for the Older Applicant||p. 135|
|Allopathic, Osteopathic, or Both?||p. 139|
|Admissions from the Medical School Perspective||p. 145|
|Making Your Final Decision||p. 153|
|Preparing for Medical School||p. 163|
|Understanding the Curriculum||p. 187|
|Transferring Medical Schools||p. 223|
|Board Exams||p. 233|
|Clinical Clerkships||p. 247|
|The Path to Internship and Residency||p. 277|
|About the Author||p. 323|
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