Barron's Guide to Medical and Dental Schools (Barron's Guide to Medical and Dental Schools) (10 PAP/CDR)

Barron's Guide to Medical and Dental Schools (Barron's Guide to Medical and Dental Schools) (10 PAP/CDR)

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Table of Contents

        List of Tables                             ix
List of Sample Documents ix
Acknowledgments and Dedication x
Preface xi
Abbreviations xiv
Part One MEDICINE 1 (482)
Medicine as a Career 3 (8)
On being a physician 3 (1)
Why study medicine? 3 (1)
Historical overview 4 (1)
The need for physicians 5 (1)
Physician supply: current debate 6 (1)
Desirable attributes for a medical career 7 (2)
The challenge to becoming a physician 9 (2)
Preparing for College 11 (13)
High school: an overview 11 (1)
Program of studies 11 (1)
Selecting a college 12 (1)
Getting into college 13 (3)
The essay: your personal statement 16 (4)
Extracurricular activities 20 (1)
The interview 21 (1)
Recommendations 22 (2)
Preparing for Medical School 24 (40)
Program of studies 24 (5)
Succeeding in college 29 (14)
Extracurricular and summer activities 43 (4)
The premedical advisor and/or committee 47 (3)
Postbaccalaureate programs 50 (6)
Humanistic aspects of premedical education 56 (8)
Applying to Medical School 64 (42)
General considerations 64 (3)
Selection factors 67 (6)
The application process 73 (7)
Recommendations 80 (2)
The interview 82 (7)
The selection process 89 (2)
Acceptance 91 (3)
Ranking of medical schools 94 (1)
Rejection 94 (6)
Special educational programs 100(5)
Canadian medical schools 105(1)
The admission process: timetable 105(1)
The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) 106(84)
Overview of the MCAT 106(1)
Importance of the MCAT 107(1)
Contents of the MCAT 108(3)
Preparing for the MCAT 111(5)
Reference data for model test 116(7)
Model MCAT 123(65)
Hugo R. Seibel
Kenneth E. Guyer
Scoring of the MCAT 188(1)
Scoring your model MCAT performance 188(2)
Medical Schools 190(24)
Basic data on medical schools 190(24)
Medical School Profiles 214(151)
In-depth medical school profiles 214(151)
Opportunities for Women 365(9)
Historical overview 365(1)
Women's health issues 366(1)
Medicine: a career for women 367(1)
Doors are open 368(1)
Admission to medical school 368(1)
The woman physician: a status report 368(4)
Unique challenges for women in medicine 372(1)
Financial aid and support sources 373(1)
Opportunities for Minorities 374(12)
Minorities in medicine: historical 374(1)
perspective
Doors are open for minorities 374(1)
Admission of minorities: a status report 375(3)
Current challenges 378(1)
Financial aid for minority students 379(1)
Summer programs 380(6)
Financing Your Medical Education 386(6)
The current financial aid crisis 387(1)
Successfully managing educational 388(1)
indebtedness
Scholarships and loans 389(3)
Medical Education 392(19)
Evolution of the medical curriculum 392(1)
The traditional curriculum 393(3)
The curriculum in transition 396(2)
The new medical school curricula 398(3)
Attrition in medical school 401(1)
Preparing for medical school 402(7)
The making of a physician 409(1)
United States medical licensing 409(2)
examination
Postgraduate Medical Education 411(13)
Incorporating the residency and internship 411(1)
Resident matching program 412(1)
Residency training 413(4)
Fellowship training 417(2)
Improving postgraduate training 419(1)
Challenges in training 419(1)
New trends in medical specialties 420(3)
Physician employment opportunities 423(1)
Foreign Medical Study 424(13)
Admission 424(1)
Transfer to U.S. schools 425(1)
Internship and residency 425(1)
Fifth Pathway opportunities 426(1)
Requirements for residency and/or practice 427(1)
Selecting a foreign medical school 428(1)
Foreign medical schools 429(8)
Osteopathic Medicine 437(24)
Basic philosophy 437(1)
Educational data 438(1)
Admission prospects 439(1)
Internship, residency, and practice 439(1)
Relationship between osteopathic and 439(1)
allopathic medicine
Financial assistance 440(1)
The osteopathic scene in a nutshell 440(1)
Osteopathic medical school profiles 440(21)
Medical Practice 461(13)
Physician-patient relationship 461(2)
Clinical skills 463(1)
Diagnosing disease 464(1)
Patient care 465(1)
Assessing treatment 465(1)
Accountability 466(1)
Guidelines to practicing medicine 466(1)
Teaching and research 466(1)
Types of practices 467(4)
Professional hazards 471(1)
Physician remuneration 472(2)
Physicians and Medicine in the Twenty-first 474(9)
Century
The challenge 474(2)
Premedical education 476(1)
Admission to medical school 476(1)
Medical school education 477(1)
Medical students 477(1)
Medical practice 478(1)
Specialists versus primary care physicians 479(1)
Medical litigation crisis 480(1)
Cybermedicine 480(1)
Medical informatics 481(2)
Part Two DENTISTRY 483(115)
Dentistry as a Career 485(5)
Why study dentistry? 485(1)
The need for dentists 485(1)
Today's trends in dentistry 486(1)
Dental specialties 487(1)
Is dentistry for you? 488(1)
Dentistry as an alternative to medicine 489(1)
Preparing for and Applying to Dental School 490(7)
Educational preparation 490(1)
Application procedures 490(2)
Admissions criteria 492(5)
The Dental Admission Test (DAT) 497(11)
Importance of the DAT 497(1)
Contents of the DAT 498(1)
Preparing for the DAT 499(1)
Sample DAT questions 500(7)
Scoring of the DAT 507(1)
Canadian DAT 507(1)
Opportunities in Dentistry for Women and 508(4)
Minorities
Doors are open for women 508(1)
Minorities in dentistry 509(3)
Financing Your Dental Education 512(3)
The current financial aid crisis 512(1)
Scholarships and loans 512(3)
Dental Education 515(5)
Dental curriculum 515(3)
Other educational programs 518(1)
Postgraduate training 519(1)
Dental Schools 520(78)
The dental scene in a nutshell 520(12)
In-depth dental school profiles 532(66)
APPENDIX A A Self-assessment Admission Profile 598(3)
APPENDIX B Medical School Application Forms 601(11)
Sample Application from a non-AMCAS School 602(4)
AACOMAS Application Form 606(6)
APPENDIX C Sample Essays for AMCAS Application 612(26)
APPENDIX D Major Professional Organizations 638(5)
APPENDIX E Alternative Medical Terminology 643(2)
APPENDIX F Tracking Tables 645(11)
APPENDIX G Regional Maps 656(4)
APPENDIX H Medical and Dental Admissions and 660(2)
the World Wide Web
APPENDIX I Glossary 662(3)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 665(2)
INDEXES
Medical School Profiles 667(3)
Osteopathic School Profiles 670(1)
Dental School Profiles 670(2)
Subject 672