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At its recently held White Coat Ceremony, medical students at the American University of St. Vincent School of Medicine (AUS) were reminded of the need to give selflessly and to care for others. In keeping with this pledge, some students from the institution, in collaboration with organizers of the Roman Catholic’s Soup Kitchen, paid for and distributed 1000 lunches to persons in Kingstown. Primarily, the homeless and other less fortunate individuals were recipient of these

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Becoming a Doctor

Posted by admin on February 18, 2016
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Across the world, and especially in the United States and Canada, growing and aging populations have resulted in an increased demand for physicians. However, there are many obstacles that prevent medical school graduates from becoming practicing doctors. Our blog will guide students through the medical school  experience from premed to medical school graduation, residency and licensure. This week’s blog will focus on the premed program and how it influences your success in a medical career.

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MCAT

Posted by admin on February 18, 2016
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Category : AUS-Blog

Our blog is designed to answer your questions about being a premed student, becoming a doctor, residency and licensure. We’re going to continue discussing the path of premed students this week. Many US and Canadian students choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree, but it is not a requirement for admissions to AUS. In fact, AUS offers a two year premed program on the same campus as our medical school, which exposes students to the environment,

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Personal Statement

Posted by admin on February 18, 2016
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Have you ever been invited to tell a story from your life? Which stories did you choose? Was it a story that reflected the person you’ve become or the journey you’ve traveled? In this blog we wish to aid you in representing yourself and your story to this prospective medical school. Generally, for the MCAT application there are two types of personal statements that you will encounter. The AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) has

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Phone Interview

Posted by admin on February 18, 2016
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Felicitations! You have passed the harrowing exams, told your story well and now you’re signed up for an interview. As the process is nearing the finish line, assure to strive for excellence. The phone interview is an important step, and allows for a more personal representation of your application. We at AUS wish to bring you some fresh insight to ensure a successful phone interview by focusing on three key points: research, environment, and confidence.

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After Interview Follow-up

Posted by admin on February 09, 2016
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American University of St. Vincent is dedicated to ensuring the success of their students, even in the application process. We’ve covered the MCAT, Personal Statement, and Interviews; now we wish to see you succeed. With your in-person interview completed, there are a few follow-up steps you can take to ensure further success. The first step we recommend is sending personal thank you cards to your interviewers. This displays your appreciation for time of the administration

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In-Person Interview

Posted by admin on February 09, 2016
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If you’re now scheduled for an in-person interview, congratulations! Your phone interview was a success, and now it is imperative to make a good impression person to person. We wish for your success in these interviews, and want to give some tips for a great interview. Preparation is yet again the cornerstone for an advantageous interview. It is recommended that you conduct research on the school, your major, the professors, etc. To have a firm

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