Pre Med Basics
- Pre-requisites for Medical Schools. These are the undergraduate classes you need to take to apply to most medical schools.
- American Association of Medical Colleges
- American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
- AspiringDocs.org List of Helpful Links
- Top Ten Pieces of Advice for Pre Med Students – A great list from VitumMedicinus, a medical student.
- Student Doctor Network – Want a place to interact with other crazy pre med students? This place is for you. Also useful for reading perspectives of students and residents further along the pre med journey. I prefer to use it for this reason.
Perhaps the most dreaded part of the pre med journey. Be not afraid.
- The Basic MCAT Overview – A brief guide to what the MCAT is all about.
- MCAT home page
- 2010 MCAT Test Dates
- MCAT Registration
- MCAT Question of the Day
Medical School Application
- American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) – Registration and instructions for applying to MD schools.
- American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS) – Application instructions to apply to DO schools.
Best Books for Pre Meds
These are books that I have either read and used or heard great things about.
- Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World
- Planning a Life in Medicine: Discover If a Medical Career is Right for You and Learn How to Make It Happen (Career Guides)
- Med School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Medical School Experience: By Students, for Students
- Essays That Will Get You into Medical School
- Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance
- How Doctors Think
Pre Med and Med Student Blogs
- Medaholic – Medical Student
- A Med school Memoir – Medical Student
- Vitum Medicinus – Medical Student
- The Impossible Pre Med – Pre Med Student
Pre Med Forums
- StudentDoctor.net pre-Allopathic forum (MD)
- StudentDoctor.net pre-Osteopathic forum (DO)
- The Best Pre Med Forums