Pre-Med

Resources for pre-med students applying to medical school this year, next year, or just curious about what it will take to apply someday.

  • Beat the Crowd and Get a Chance to Win The Ultimate Pre-Med Prize

    Beat the Crowd and Get a Chance to Win The Ultimate Pre-Med Prize

    Sign up for the latest news and updates and you could get early access to our mobile app—and much more!

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  • Nutrition Wellness

    Nutrition Wellness

    PODCAST - In this episode, Morgan introduces Rebecca who, after speaking with local dieticians, nutritionists, and other experts in the field of health and wellness, shares some tips and tricks...

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  • All the information you need about Canada's 17 medical schools

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  • We're Going Mobile!

    We're Going Mobile!

    onboardMD is getting ready to launch a new mobile app that will empower med students, residents and new-to-practice physicians across Canada...

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  • How Are You Going to Pay for Med School?

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  • Financing your education

    Financing your education

    When you hear talk of the steep price of a medical degree and the huge debt load you can expect after graduation, keep it in perspective. This may be a common experience, but it is not shared...

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  • Your path from pre-med to medical school, residency and into practice

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  • Want to chat with an Early Career Advisor?

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  • The Best of the Internet: Back to School Edition

    The Best of the Internet: Back to School Edition

    News, tips, and tools to get you ready for another successful semester The weather is getting cooler. The leaves are starting to change. The excitement – and anxiety – is starting to build. That...

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  • Reducing Your Debt: Key Questions and Answers

    Reducing Your Debt: Key Questions and Answers

    To help make your debt-reduction goals possible, here are some frequently asked questions that relate to debt and repayment plans, as well as how your credit history may be impacted.

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  • Assess your chances of getting into medical school!

    Do you qualify?
  • Future Leaders Profile: Yaeesh Sardiwalla

    Future Leaders Profile: Yaeesh Sardiwalla

    The sense of trust between patients and doctors is something that Yaeesh Sardiwalla, a fourth-year medical student at Dalhousie University, thinks about a lot.

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  • How soccer can unite the world

    How soccer can unite the world

    From improving health and wellbeing, to bringing cultures together, the sport of soccer has the power to change things for the better. The chill in the spine as you stand on the pitch wearing a...

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  • Top 5 most popular posts this month

    Top 5 most popular posts this month

    Information, insights, and inspiration to simplify your complicated life Sometimes the best way to take care of your patients is to take care of yourself.

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  • Out of the classroom, into the community

    Out of the classroom, into the community

    How finding time for real-world experiences can make you a better doctor. With our first year of Medical School at Dalhousie behind us, we were excited. New clinical experiences lay ahead of us....

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  • Football dreams do come true

    Football dreams do come true

    A doctor’s journey from Cairo to Team Canada. Growing up in the suburbs of Cairo, Egypt, football was an integral part of our lives. The kids in my neighbourhood played, watched, ate, and breathed...

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  • Want to know what to expect from med school interviews?

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  • Put your best self forward

    Put your best self forward

    The simple secret to conquering the MMI and getting into medical school From start to finish, applying to medical school is a stressful process—but there’s nothing that makes an applicant’s blood...

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  • Student Debt: Only Borrow What You Need

    Student Debt: Only Borrow What You Need

    Embarking on a career in medicine is both exciting and rewarding. It can also leave you with a high level of debt after graduation if you’re not careful with managing your expenses and borrowing...

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  • When doctors take to the pitch

    When doctors take to the pitch

    The unexpected benefits of playing on Canada’s Medical Football Team I’ve always hated getting spam in my inbox—but the truth is, if it wasn’t for a piece of spam email, Canada’s Medical Football...

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  • The three lessons I learned from cancer

    The three lessons I learned from cancer

    A medical student comes face to face with the most unexpected illness—his own You never think it’s going to be you. As medical students, we often get caught between thinking we’re invincible and...

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  • Why I’m becoming a physician

    Why I’m becoming a physician

    From the military to med school, how I learned to be comfortable with being uncomfortable in order to help those who need it most. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was January of 2007, and...

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  • What it’s like when you don’t match

    What it’s like when you don’t match

    How my fifth year of medical school turned out to be the most important. Throughout my fourth year of medical school, I prepared myself to become the best candidate for General Surgery that I...

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  • Unexpected, unspoken, super-secret lifehacks for surviving med school

    Unexpected, unspoken, super-secret lifehacks for surviving med school

    Forget the usual advice—here are the real tips and tricks that will get you through your program with your soul intact. Run a quick Google search and you’ll find that there’s no shortage of...

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  • 4 financial challenges facing medical residents

    4 financial challenges facing medical residents

    Residency is a significant milestone, it's one of the most demanding stages of your career, yet you also need to focus on these four key financial issues...

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  • Good for the patient, good for the soul

    Good for the patient, good for the soul

    Why health advocacy matters now more than ever. Within the medical community, the term “advocacy” is thrown around quite frequently in conversation. In general, there is agreement that health...

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