Biomedical Graduate School: A Planning Guide To The Admissions Process

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Many undergraduate students who have an interest in science careers do not receive appropriate information on how to identify potential career options or maximize opportunities during different periods in their academic development. Guide to Biomedical Graduate School Admissions identifies what college students need to do throughout their undergraduate education to become competitive for and be accepted into biological or biomedical PhD or MD-PhD programs. This book guides students step-by-step through the many ...
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Overview

Many undergraduate students who have an interest in science careers do not receive appropriate information on how to identify potential career options or maximize opportunities during different periods in their academic development. Guide to Biomedical Graduate School Admissions identifies what college students need to do throughout their undergraduate education to become competitive for and be accepted into biological or biomedical PhD or MD-PhD programs. This book guides students step-by-step through the many facets of the graduate school admissions process, including helping students identify potential career options, the interview process and how to maximize their academic credentials, determining which extracurricular activities and research experiences they need to attain, and much more. Guide to Biomedical Graduate School Admissions is a must-have resource for the undergraduate student planning to successfully move on PhD or MD-PhD program.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763760007
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/24/2008
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 167
  • Sales rank: 1,124,117
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 There Are So Many Career Pathways in Science: How Do You Identify Your Options? 1

Ch. 2 How Much Education Do You Need? 9

Ch. 3 Preparing for Graduate School as an Undergraduate 27

Ch. 4 Undergraduate Research Experience: How to Get Started 35

Ch. 5 Selecting Where to Apply to Graduate School or Medical School 63

Ch. 6 The Application Process for PhD and MD-PhD Programs 77

Ch. 7 Getting Past the Paper Applications: The Interview Process 101

Ch. 8 Appointment Processes for PhD and MD-PhD Programs 127

Appendix A Timeline for Advanced Degree Applicants 137

Appendix B Book and Website References 143

Glossary 163

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