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The #1 Most Overrated Factor for Getting into Medical School

The #1 Most Overrated Factor for Getting into Medical School

By: Ryan Kelly

“Ivy-Covered University is my top choice, because it's good for pre-med.”

I've heard this sentence countless times from high school seniors - and their parents - who believe the conventional wisdom: that there's a list of schools that are good places to be pre-med. Attending one of these schools will supposedly make your medical school dreams come true.

But how were the colleges on this proverbial list chosen?