Started From the Bottom: The Uncommon Things I Learned Going From the Bottom of My College Class to the Top of My Medical School

In college, I was a scholastic disaster. I had a science GPA below 3.0 and an MCAT in the mid 20s. I applied to an overseas medical school and was put in a post-bacc program, with entrance contingent on receiving a 3.5 GPA on five nearly medical school level classes.

Fast-forward to the end of medical school and I graduated magna cum laude, the president of my medical school’s honor society, and with 250s and 260s on the Step 1 and Step 2 USMLE, respectively.

All because of the study strategies I developed.

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