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Question of the Week: Legitimate Online Premed Advice Friday, May 14, 2021 What are the best online premed advising resources?
Question of the Week: Postbac Record Enhancer Programs Friday, May 7, 2021 Is it better to do undergraduate science courses or a graduate program to raise my GPA for med school?
Question of the Week: Converting the Autobio to a Personal Statement Friday, Apr 30, 2021 How do I use my autobiography to create a personal statement?
Question of the Week: Med schools that emphasize work with underserved populations Friday, Apr 23, 2021

Q: I’m about to apply to medical school and I know that I want to dedicate myself to working on issues like equalizing access to healthcare and caring directly for underserved patients. Every medical school seems to say they care about this, but how can I tell which ones really do?

Question of the Week: Med School Financial Aid and Family Contribution Friday, Apr 16, 2021 Do I have to disclose my parents' financial info, if they aren't contributing to my med school education?
Question of the Week: Healthcare Experience Abroad Friday, Apr 9, 2021 Is it worth paying out of pocket for healthcare experiences abroad?
Question of the Week: PDF'ing Writing Sem Friday, Apr 2, 2021

Question: I know it’s generally advised against taking prerequisite courses PDF, but if I plan on taking two other English classes that aren’t PDF, would PDFing Writing Sem be ok?

Question of the Week: Medical School Stats Requirement Friday, Mar 26, 2021 Does the Quantitative Methods in Cell and Molecular Biology (MOL 290) fulfill the stats requirement for medical school?
Question of the Week: Moving Up in My Activities Friday, Mar 19, 2021 Is an upward progression in position necessary or desired when working with an organization?
Question of the Week: Drop vs PDF for CHM 202? Friday, Mar 12, 2021

Question: Hi HPA – I’m a first-year not doing well in my Gen Chem class this semester and it’s taking so much time that I’m afraid that it’ll bring down my performance in all of my classes. I’m thinking about dropping it, but since I’m halfway through, I’d rather just get it over with and PDF. Is that advisable?