At Ratio 21, we're reinventing high school extracurriculars for the 21st century. In this program, you'll learn directly from med students, residents, and practicing doctors about what it takes to become a doctor and how to best prep for college.
Before this program, I had never had medical students share advice on the process of applying for medical school, residency and after. Some of the activities the visitors did with us required us to put ourselves in the shoes of a doctor, and these experiences really contributed to me assuring myself that I do truly want to go into the medical field.
I loved the Ratio 21 pre-med program. I was intrigued to meet different doctors and their lifestyles. The flexible, asynchronous schedule for meetings was the best choice, and really made this program worthwhile. The final research project was another awesome way to go in-depth into a specialty of our choice. I would highly recommend it.
Ratio 21 Medical Bootcamp was life changing and really gave me a better look into the medical field. I learned so much and the case studies were so interesting and inspirational to me because I knew that was what I wanted to be part of. I loved talking to real professionals.
I highly recommend this course for high school students to learn more about what it's like to pursue a career in medicine. It is a long path but a very rewarding career, so knowing if this is something that might interest you early on will give you a great head start in college.
I wish I had this opportunity in high school! So much of what I knew about medicine was through chance encounters with doctors and sporadic shadowing opportunities. I wish I had access to a structured summer program like this as an intro to the field.
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