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Is a research program worth it?
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I am a rising Junior in high school, and recently been introduced to the concept of research and how medical schools value this greatly. I've been trying to find research programs that don't cost much because medical school is expensive. But I don't entirely have an idea of what I want to research. Is it worth it to spend money on research, and will it look bad on my application for medical school?

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8 months ago

Hey there @iayushisah!

Doing summer research can be a valuable thing to add to a college application profile, especially if you are pursuing medicine in the future! It looks impressive, shows that you have commitment to your passions, and aren't afraid to do a lot of hard work. A lot of med school applicants do summer research work.

Here's an article I found if you want to read more:

medschoolinsiders.com/pre-med/five-tips-for-success-on-summer-research/#:~:text=Performing%20research%20over%20the%20summer,or%20more%20summers%20doing%20research.

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