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  • Q&A with Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS, Limb Salvage Specialist

  • Created March 8, 2018 by Christy Crisologo
  • Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS, is a professor in the Plastic Surgery Department at UT Southwestern and an attending physician at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, TX. He specializes in limb salvage, using his surgical and wound healing expertise to help patients—especially those with diabetes—who have been told that amputation is the only...VIEW >
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  • What Really Matters When Choosing Your Medical School

  • Created March 5, 2018 by Stacy Meyer
  • Many students don’t realize that residency match should be top of mind when choosing their medical school. Even though residency is several years away, your time spent as a medical student will determine the fate of your residency. This is because residency directors have various criteria that they look for in their future residents, and...VIEW >
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  • Creating Your Rank List for Match Day

  • Created January 16, 2018 by Q Lee, DO
  • This time of year medical students are beginning to think of where they may match for residency. At this point in the application cycle, most candidates have completed a number of interviews and have an idea of what characteristics make up their ideal program. However, many candidates consider only a handful of major criteria when...VIEW >
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  • 6 Steps to Create an MCAT Study Plan

  • Created January 11, 2018 by AAMC Staff
  • To say you are busy may be an understatement! You’re balancing a full course load, work obligations, extracurricular activities, friends and family—it’s a lot to juggle. It’s no wonder that when it comes time to take the MCAT exam, students want to know what the best way to prepare is....VIEW >
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  • 4 New Year’s Resolutions for MCAT Test-Takers

  • Created December 13, 2017 by Cassie Kosarek
  • Plotting out your course of study in anticipation of any MCAT test date is difficult enough, but between November and the beginning of January, this task may be even more challenging. In the midst of holiday shopping, holiday cooking, gatherings, and festive sweaters, medical school hopefuls might find that their MCAT prep books accumulate a...VIEW >

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