Should You Go to MD or DO School? 20 Questions to Ask Yourself
The medical school admissions process is not easy by any means — and it’s only getting more competitive. From an increasing number of applicants every year to over half of the entire applicant pool receiving only rejections last year, it might be time to look at some other options. To stay on the safe side, consider a few DO or Doctors of Osteopathic medical schools. It’s understandable if you’re not ready to let go of that MD dream, but it’s definitely helpful to understand what makes DO schools different from MD programs so that you can keep your options open.
To help you understand which type of medical school better fits your application strategies and hopes for the future, we’ve asked questions to help guide you. Who knows? You might not even have realized that DO may be the correct route for you.