High School

Last Updated: 03/17/15

High School to Medical School: What to Consider

In high school and wondering about how to become a doctor? This is the page for you! You’ll have to get through college before you can begin medical school, but there is plenty you can do now to start preparing. It’s never to early to get a head start. Start with the links below to learn everything you can do to get from high school to medical school.

  • Is Medicine for Me? – This is where we describe the process of becoming a doctor. We cover how many years you’ll spend in school, what training is like, and more. This is a must-read if you are wondering if medicine is the right career for you. We recommend all students start here.
  • High School Courses for Medical School – Here we discuss what courses you should be taking in high school to start preparing yourself for medical school.
  • How to Find and Choose a Pre Med Degree Program – You’ll find everything you need to know about picking the right premed program for you right here.
  • Seven Year Medical Programs – Ambitious and positive you want to be a doctor? Then you should consider the programs we describe here that allow students to complete medical school a year ahead of schedule.