Trends have a way of shifting over time. We see it with foods, music, and even education. Taking a gap year is a prime example. Stepping away from formal education for a year or two used to be something only high school graduates did, but more and more students finishing their college education have started taking a gap year before medical school. Some use it as a way to relax and refresh.
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Since COVID ended his in-person classes months ago, so many aspects of medical education have changed — from strict safety protocols to dramatically different modes of learning. Students are resilient. Now, a new year is beginning. Though the virus is far from contained, experts note that medical education still needs to keep rolling forward. Across the country, leaders in medical education are churning out creative ways to balance training future physicians with ensuring the safety of students, patients, staff, and communities. Some schools have already launched the academic year, and others will do so by September.
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We started talking at a school-wide social that I had organized. At the time, Alan was a second-year student and I was a first year student. We got married five months before graduation, which was the ideal time for us.
When it's time to choose a medical school, the process and options can be overwhelming, from selecting the right program, applying, and interviewing to managing loans and passing board exams. It can be expensive, time-consuming, not to mention the competitive process, but there are ways to navigate the system. International medical schools—such as Ross University in Barbados and other accredited schools in the Caribbean, as well as Mexico, Asia, and Australia—offer a way to pursue your passion for medicine without having to wait for spots in domestic schools to open. In fact, one quarter of physicians in the U.