The pre-med student’s search for a undergraduate program is different than many other majors, as their undergraduate decisions hold a heavy weight on their future medical career. For a few high-achieving students, there’s a fast track option to their career as a physician.
Direct medical programs, or BS/MD or BA/MD programs, move students directly from their undergraduate program into a doctoral medical program, often without requiring an MCAT test. These direct programs are often completed in just seven years rather than the traditional route of eight years, while a few programs are as short as six years.
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