Taken the MCAT, heading to medical school, wanna know what medschool's like? Here's the scoop.
1st year / MS1
- orientation: be happy about getting into med school, have fun, meet people, enjoy the free food, and be happy about getting in.
- white coat ceremony: get your white coat, take photos, your parents being happy that you got into med school.
- classes: learn biochemistry, pass tests
- soft classes: learn about social aspects of medicine, write a few essays
- anatomy: dissect on real corpses
2nd year / MS2
- classes: learn about diseases, pass tests
- usmle step 1: the MCAT equivalent for medical school
3rd year / MS3
- check out our doctor app. It'll tell you exactly what to do for any given patient.
- the wards / rotations / clerkships: the GPA equivalent for medical school. See patients, impress attendings, get letters of recommendation.
- the shelf / NBME: final exams for each clerkship
4th year / MS4
- USMLE step 2 CK
- AI or acting internship: see patients, impress attendings, get letters of recommendation
- USMLE step 2 CS (everyone passes)
- ERAS application: the AMCAS equivalent for medical school
- interviews: why medicine subspecialty? why here? Why should we accept you?
- NRMP / the match: the online application where you rank the schools you interviewed at.
- Hippocratic oath
- USMLE step 3 (everyone passes)