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Nobody knows medical schools better than The Princeton Review.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO MAKE A CRUCIAL DECISION

The Complete Book of Medical Schools gives you the facts about admission requirements and curriculum at the 125 U.S. and 16 Canadian accredited allopathic schools and 19 accredited osteopathic schools. It also provides answers to all the practical questions you should ask about every medical school to which you consider applying.

-How much clinical exposure can you expect during pre-clinical years?
-What is the grading/promotion policy?
-Are there special programs for members of minority groups?
-How much financial aid is available?

You’ll also get the basics, like snail mail and email addresses, telephone numbers, admissions deadlines, tuition figures, and more.

PLUS, A SPECIAL SECTION FOR NONTRADITIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an applicant who is more than a couple years out of college, you probably have plenty of questions about getting into medical school. Inside you’ll find:

-The financial and personal implications of being a nontraditional student
-Which schools are best for nontraditional students
-Where you can complete your post-bacc, pre-med requirements
-How to survive the MCAT

Plus, follow eight nontraditional students through the entire process, from application to acceptance.

Dreading the interview? With this book you won’t need to. We prepare you for the selection committee by telling you what you can expect to be asked, from tried-and-true favorites to off-the-wall questions that might catch you off guard.

"Our Best 357 Colleges is the best-selling college guide on the market because it is the voice of the students. Now we let graduate students speak for themselves, too, in these brand-new guides for selecting the ideal business, law, medical, or arts and humanities graduate school. It includes detailed profiles; rankings based on student surveys, like those made popular by our Best 357 Colleges guide; as well as student quotes about classes, professors, the social scene, and more. Plus we cover the ins and outs of admissions and financial aid. Each guide also includes an index of all schools with the most pertinent facts, such as contact information. And we've topped it all off with our school-says section where participating schools can talk back by providing their own profiles. It's a whole new way to find the perfect match in a graduate school."

Here in one compact volume is a personal medical reference guide you can turn to with trust. The fully expanded and revised sixth edition of The Bantam Medical Dictionary provides the most up-to-date medical information in an easy-to-access format specifically designed for general readers, students, and health-care professionals. Compiled and reviewed by a distinguished team of more than forty doctors and experts, this essential reference covers the entire domain of the health sciences, defining more than 11,000 medical terms and concepts in all the major medical and surgical specialties. You’ll find commonly prescribed drugs described, along with their generic and brand names, as well as definitions of frequently used medical abbreviations and acronyms. Comprehensive and clearly written, this is the only medical dictionary you’ll ever need.


From the Paperback edition.

The completely revised and expanded fifth edition of THE BANTAM MEDICAL DICTIONARY maintains its position as the essential medical reference for consumers, clearly defining more than 11,000 medical terms and concepts in all the major medical and surgical specialities. Compiled and written by a team of over forty doctors, this accessible guide features clear writing, more than 150 labeled line drawings, and cross-referencing for easy use.

The fifth edition includes:

*New entries on specialties such as genetic testing, genetic diseases and congenital disorders
*Cross-references between generic and brand names for the most commonly prescribed drugs, and the latest on disease-specific drugs for treating cancer, AIDS and HIV, diabetes; anti-inflammatories, antidepressants, glaucoma, and many others
*New and updated entries on illnesses and diseases such as SARS, West Nile fever, syndrome X, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.
*Pub history: First Bantam edition in 10/82; revised in 3/90; 3/96; 4/00


From the Paperback edition.

This all-in-one, up-to-date career and professional reference provides a comprehensive survey of integrative, alternative and complementary medicine therapies, their study and practice, for students as well as holistic practitioners. It covers the 11 major medical licenses – including natural and allopathic medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic, body and mind therapies and nursing – and 50 non-degree modalities such as ayurveda, herbal medicine, midwifery, biofeedback and yoga training. Modality history, philosophy, basic techniques and methods of each discipline are surveyed, along with career and training opportunities, licensure guidelines and salary information. With over 2,500 entries, it also features continuing education and postgraduate studies, conference and retreat centers, online resources and social networks, associations and research institutes, and major periodicals and publications. This book is a must-have desk resource for career seekers, students, holistic-minded healers and anyone interested in seeking out integrative medicine techniques and practitioners for themselves.