Why You Should Attend The 2021 National Pre-Health Conference

Healthcare is an essential part of life and carries a high demand for diligent workers. … Read more

What To Do Before You Start Graduate School

It takes a lot of work to get accepted to graduate school as a healthcare … Read more

TMDSAS: What It Is and How To Prepare

TMDSAS

The Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service, TMDSAS, is the common application service for all state-funded medical, dental, and veterinary schools in Texas. Started in 1968 to serve schools of The University of Texas System, TMDSAS now provides services to professional schools across four university systems (The University of Texas System, Texas A&M System, Texas Tech System, and University of North Texas System).

As the centralized application processing service for all public medical, dental, and veterinary schools in the State of Texas, we simplify the application process for both the applicants and the participating schools by providing one standardized application. The applicants benefit by completing one application at an affordable, flat-rate price: $165.

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How to Create and Live On A Student Budget

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It’s a fact of life: you need money to pay expenses that allow you to live comfortably. When you’re attending school, you may use your financial aid as your “income” and, therefore, you will want to manage that money wisely. The less money you borrow now, the less money you will need to repay—including interest—after graduation. 

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Not a Single-Species Affair: How Non-Human Life Impacts Human Medicine

non-human life

As a first-year medical student, I lived near a veterinary program. The comparison often made—by both med and vet students, as well as community members—was that med students studied humans, whereas vet students studied everything else. Of course, in its practical aim, medicine is exclusively about people. We undergo a serious study of human biology so as to meet the responsibility of caring for other human beings, and the central challenge of medicine is matching that knowledge to the unique experiences of our patients. We should be careful, however, not to underestimate the importance of non-human life for that purpose. As a scientific endeavor, human medicine is predicated on knowledge of many different types of living things, whether we consider the ecology of our bodies or the pharmacology of our cures. Moreover, the humility of its practitioners stems from recognizing the mutual dependence of human life and the rest of the biosphere. In short, medicine is a multi-species affair.

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Protecting the World’s Food Supply, One Student at a Time: An interview with Jacque Pelzer, DVM

From building surfboards to helping veterinary students achieve their goals, Jacque Pelzer’s career path was … Read more