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Our mission is to give medical students an edge to success by providing an all-inclusive guide for navigating medical school and applying to residency. This site is specifically tailored to assisting individuals interested in maximizing their potential.

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What To Do With the Months Before Medical School
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Mentoring Up: General Principles
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My Approach to Making a Rank List
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Our Content

No matter where you are in your medical school journey, we have resources and advice to assist you.

Pre-Clinical Years

Develop good study habits early and excel in your didactic learning.


Beginning to work with patients is exciting. Here’s how to succeed.


Use scientific inquiry to enhance your education and strengthen your CV.

Board Exams

Helpful tips for navigating the USMLE licencing exams.

Residency Applications

You’ve decided on a career. Let’s get to your number one choice.

Interview Prep

Common questions and helpful strategies for performing well on interview day.

Financial Resources
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Learn the principles of saving money and minimizing debt while in school.

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Resources for international medical graduates.

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Take time for yourself. Tips on mindfulness and well-being.

Creating Your Edge

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  • Set personal goals
  • Assess your strengths
  • Mitigate your weaknesses
  • Find your edge
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Dr. Carter J. Boyd, Founder, Med Student Edge

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