Get Ready for Your White Coat
Becoming a doctor is a rewarding, but difficult process.
The first major step? Getting accepted to medical school.
Good grades and high scores are not enough to guarantee admission. Medical schools are looking for something more. While there are many resources that explain the mechanics of the admissions process, this guide goes a step further and highlights the intangible qualities that admissions committees REALLY desire.
In Get Ready for Your White Coat: A Doctor’s Guide on Getting into the Best Medical Schools, Dr. Olatokunbo Famakinwa shares her knowledge of the qualities that are important for a career in medicine. Drawing on her own experience and her years of advising hundreds of students, Dr. Famakinwa explains the importance of traits like integrity, empathy, and intellectual curiosity in medicine and how an aspiring doctor can work to develop these attributes.