BS/MD

How to Choose a College to be Pre-Med

How to Choose a College to be Pre-Med

“It’s not about finding the best college; it’s about finding the best college for you.”

If you’re a high schooler or parent looking for college admissions guidance, you’ve probably stumbled across this advice before.

It sounds nice, but when taken in a vacuum, this advice is patronizing and unhelpful. It’s especially unhelpful for hopeful pre-meds with long-term ambitions of medical school.

What’s Wrong with Guaranteed Acceptance to Medical School? 3 Surprising Downsides to BS/MD Programs

What’s Wrong with Guaranteed Acceptance to Medical School? 3 Surprising Downsides to BS/MD Programs

By: Ryan Kelly

A guaranteed ticket into medical school, you say? With no MCAT? No lengthy personal statement? No letters of recommendation or secondary essays?

You might be saying, “Sign me up!”

Sorry, pre-meds; there’s no helping you here without a time machine.  BS/MD programs are only for high school students about to fill out their college applications this fall.