Preparing for and applying to medical school is an extensive process. From completing prerequisite courses and other important requirements to assembling application materials and participating in med school interviews, there’s a multitude of factors to keep track of.
According to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), more than 60,000 candidates applied to Doctor of Medicine (MD) programs for the 2021-22 academic year, an increase of nearly 18 percent from the year prior.
As a pre-med hopeful looking to stand out from the crowd, it’s no wonder you’re seeking medical school admissions advice. Learning more about the application process can help you gain insight into what MD programs are looking for so you can become a competitive candidate for admission.
St. George’s University (SGU) has done an in-depth exploration with a series of articles that highlight the various aspects of medical school admissions. We’ve compiled this list of handy admissions resources to help support you as you prepare for application season.
Med school admissions requirements and criteria
Medical school application process
Apply to medical school with confidence
As you inch closer toward your goal of being admitted into a high-quality MD program, you’ll need to begin planning ahead to complete the med school requirements you’ll encounter during application season. You now have the resources you’ll need to effectively navigate the process.
If you’re considering the School of Medicine at SGU, it’s worth noting that SGU has been the largest provider of doctors into first-year US residencies for nine years running.* But that’s just one of many factors that draw medical students to SGU.
To learn more about the ways the institution sets its students up for success, visit our article “10 Surprising Facts About the SGU School of Medicine.”
*As the medical school graduating the largest number of students annually, SGU places the largest number of graduates into residency programs each year, based on internal SGU graduate/expected graduate and residency placement data as of March 2023.