Pre-Med Study Abroad Programs

As a pre-med student, we know you're committed to your education -- and to help others in your future career. Studying abroad as a pre-med student is certainly possible, and can be an important component of your academic career, opening doors and introducing you to new ways of thinking about medicine and humanity.

Choosing A Pre-Med Study Abroad Program

As a pre-med student, you may wonder: "can I study abroad?" In short, yes! Pre-med students can -- and do -- study abroad every semester, all over the world!

As you compare pre-med study abroad programs, keep several issues in mind:

  • Does this study abroad program help me fulfill academic requirements I need in specific subjects?
  • How does this pre-med program fit into my professional career?
  • Will my semester abroad help me become a more well-rounded doctor?
  • What will this study abroad program teach me about medicine and working with patients?
  • What do other students say about this program?

Perhaps one of the most important questions, this last question provides you with valuable knowledge about fitting study abroad into your education and medical career.

Best Time to Study Abroad in Pre-Med

Being a pre-med student means planning ahead! You likely already know exactly which courses you'll be taking for most of your time in university; start planning for study abroad right away if you want to make it happen. If you're a Freshman already researching study abroad programs for pre-med students, you're on a good timeline. If you're a sophomore, start planning right away!

While can (and should) study abroad as a pre-med student whenever it fits in your schedule, you'll have the most options if you go abroad during the fall of your third-year (in a four-year degree program). This particular semester is well-timed for pre-med students to spend a semester abroad and meet your on-campus academic requirements.

Studying Abroad & Med School Applications

Anymore, med schools expect high academic performance from all applicants; that alone is not enough to make you stand out on a med school application.

Studying abroad is a great way to add an extra dynamic to your application, essays, and interviews during the med school application process. When you can speak about different medical philosophies around the world, reference knowledge you've gained from professors in China or from patients in Costa Rica, and understand how medical car varies between cultures, you'll have a much better chance of shining brightly as your application is considered for admission.

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