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2017 Best Medical Schools

Students who dream of donning a white coat can explore separate rankings of the top medical schools for primary care and research. To produce the rankings, U.S. News collects data on student selectivity, faculty resources and more from both allopathic and osteopathic medical schools. See the methodology »

Medical School Advice

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Applying to Medical School

Use our tips, rankings and more to navigate the medical school application process.

Quiz: Are You Ready to Apply for Medical School?

Timeline: When, How to Apply to Medical School


MCAT Test Prep

Read MCAT tips and advice to master test prep, from start to finish.

Quiz: Are You Ready for the Redesigned MCAT?

Match MCAT Prep to Your Learning Style

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Paying for Medical School

Get tips to cut medical school costs and learn which programs offer financial aid.

Cut Down on Medical School Application Fees

Less Common Ways to Decrease Medical School Costs

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