Posts Tagged ‘Caribbean Medical School’

Questions for a Student with a Low Undergrad & Postbac GPA

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session¬†43 In this episode, Ryan tackles the issue of a student who is struggling with very low undergrad and postbac GPA scores and a low 2015 MCAT score. Find out what options you could possibly take when facing this kind of situation. Your questions, answered here on the OldPreMeds…

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Caribbean Medical Schools – What You Need to Know

Welcome to the Caribbean! One of the most popular vacation destinations in the world.

Welcome to medical school! One of the most rigorous experiences in your life.
 
Two separate statements. When standing on their own, they are both true. When put together though, does the Caribbean make medical school a vacation?
 
There are currently 60 Caribbean medical schools that you can attend, as of 2011. One might think that this vastly increases your chance of being a doctor since there are only 137 M.D. and 26 D.O. medical schools in the U.S. You must understand that these schools are not all up to the standards of U.S. schools, although there are a few well known schools that have been graduating medical students for some time now, who are now successful physicians practicing all over the country.

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