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Why do you need an MD and a PhD?

Posted by Elliot on 2/10/21 12:00 PM

Applying to MD-PhD programs is always about striking a balance.  As an aspiring physician-scientist, you are in a unique situation that is necessarily distinct from straight MD and straight PhD applicants.  Being able to tactfully and thoughtfully navigate this balance is fundamental to being a successful MD-PhD applicant, particularly during the interview phase of the application process.

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Tags: MD/PhD admissions

How to Join a Research Lab

Posted by Elliot on 3/4/20 11:00 AM

Experience conducting research is an important criterion for admission to graduate school, medical school, and industry jobs, yet finding and obtaining a research position can be challenging for many undergraduates. Without background or experience it can be intimidating to reach out; however, by following some simple steps and tips outlined below, students can set themselves up to find and become involved in a fulfilling and meaningful research endeavor.

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Tags: graduate admissions, graduate school