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AMSA Career Development Program

Welcome to the AMSA Career Development Program, designed to help physicians-in-training along all aspects of their career paths.

DISCLAIMER: The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) provides this information strictly as a courtesy service to medical students to help them in their search for a residency program. The comments provided are solely the impressions and opinions of individuals and DO NOT represent any formal evaluation, or opinion, of AMSA about a particular institution or training program. As such, AMSA cannot assume any responsibility or liability for the veracity, or helpfulness, of the information provided. AMSA encourages students to develop their own final impressions and opinions of potential residency programs based on personal experience, exposure, and direct dialogue with programs of interest. Inasmuch, the organization applauds those people providing comment for their willingness to share information with their peers and welcomes their honest and helpful perspective.



  • Medical School Student Reviews
    Learn about medical schools directly from the students who go there! This review is a MUST and will give you insight to the school you're applying to as well as specific questions and situations to be looking for. VERY helpful on interviews and when deciding on a school!

  • Charting a Course to Medical School 
    A step-by-step process, including lists of traditional classes from freshman year in college, to how to register for the MCAT, financial aid, non-traditional applicants, where to find the actual application to medical school, minority applicants and how to choose a medical school that's what YOU want! Includes information on writing a personal statement. A well-written personal statement can make the difference in your acceptance at the medical school of your choice.

  • PreMed Rx: What do you know about getting into medical school? 
    Who gets into medical school? What do I have to do to get in? Paul Jung, M.D. published a series of articles for premeds in The New Physician magazine. Learn the best way to get the acceptance letter you want.