The High School Doctor: The Underground Roadmap to 6, 7, and 8 year Accelerated/Combined Medical Programs (BA/MD) in the United States

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9780759666214: The High School Doctor: The Underground Roadmap to 6, 7, and 8 year Accelerated/Combined Medical Programs (BA/MD) in the United States

Five years in the making, The High School Doctor is the premier resource written for high school students interested in the medical field. Every year, approximately 20,000 college students apply to medical school. Only a fraction of those students are accepted each year, making medical school a highly competitive option. The application process can be quite stressful and expensive. In addition, every student must take an examination called the MCAT or Medical College Admissions Test before applying. However, all of these steps can be bypassed.

Did you know that you can have conditional acceptance into medical school right after high school? Nearly 50 universities across the nation accept high school students conditionally into medical school right from high school. This route can save thousands of dollars, bundles of stress, and loads of time. Not all of these programs are very well advertised nor are they well known. Knowledge of these programs and the steps to take to get into them will make you a competitive applicant.

The High School Doctor is the premier resource and tool kit for getting into an accelerated/combined (BA/MD) medical program. There are unique never before seen program descriptions of each BA/MD program. The authors describe the paths to a successful application and interview. In addition, the book contains information on choosing the right college for you, financial aid opportunities that you couldn't imagine, and unique post-cards that you can tear away and put into the mail box for all of the BA/MD programs. This book will save you hundreds of dollars and time!

The High School Doctor is the only resource written by physicians who have gone through the process. Then don’t miss out on an opportunity that can put you on the fast track towards medical school.

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The fastest selling medical reference book of our library, "The High School Doctor" has helped thousands of high school students achieve their dream of attending an accelerated medical program.

About the Author:

Nagendrasai Koneru, MD; Vineet Arora, MD; Omar Wang, ATC:

Nagendra Sai Koneru, MD

Although born in Hyderabad, India, Nagendra Sai Koneru moved to Chicago at the age of three. Nagendra is the son of Dr. Nagabhushanam and Srimani Koneru. He attended Hoffman Estates High School in Illinois where he was active in Newspaper, Math Team, and Tennis. He was awarded the MVP award for the varsity team during his sophomore year for tennis, an award normally given to Seniors. He qualified for the state tournament during his senior year and finished in the top thirty for the state of Illinois. Nagendra was also an active member of the National Honor Society. He volunteered at the local Hospital for four years and taught Hispanics mathematics at the YMCA for two years. Nagendra eventually graduated in the top five percent of his class as an Illinois State Scholar and was accepted into the eight year BA/MD program at the University of Missouri-Columbia as a Conley Scholar.

During his career at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Nagendra was active in leadership roles. He was a newspaper reporter for the local paper The Maneater. Nagendra matriculated into the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine where he founded the first Radiology student interest group. He is currently a resident at Northwestern University.

Vineet Arora, MD

Originally from Rockville, Maryland, Vineet Arora remained relatively local in during her undergraduate years in Baltimore, at the Johns Hopkins University. During her career at Washington University in St. Louis, she cofounded and served as the editor for the student newspaper Auscultations, chaired the faculty nobel laureate social society to improve faculty student interaction, and taught local elementary school students about the perils of drug and alcohol abuse. During a panel for Washington University undergraduates interested in medicine, she addressed many questions facing medical school applicants, and life in medicine. It was after this panel that she started to compile the initial research and write the first chapters of the High School Doctor. During residency, she continued her interest in advising premedical students at the University of Chicago via panel discussions for undergraduates. She recently completed her internal medicine at the University of Chicago and will be serving as the chief medical resident for the University of Chicago in 2002. Currently, she is jointly completing a general medicine fellowship and a Masters in Public Policy with a concentration in healthcare policy.

Omar Wang, ATC

For the past seven years as an athletic trainer, Omar has had the opportunity to work with a number of physicians who specializes in Orthopedics and Internal Medicine. Currently, Omar is in his second year working as an Assistant Athletic Trainer for Mercer University located in Macon, Georgia. He is also currently working on his second Master's Degree in Business Administration. Before coming to Mercer University, he was at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida working as the Men's Basketball Athletic Trainer. In May 1996, he received his Bachelor's Degree in Movement Science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. For two years at the University of Michigan, he worked as a student athletic trainer. Omar is a native of South Barrington, Illinois. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, American Red Cross, and the Georgia Athletic Trainers' Association. He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a personal trainer by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

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