Medical Careers

Click on an image to find out more about our accomplished alumni working in medicine

What does it take to enter and succeed in medical school?

  • motivation and intelligence
  • well-rounded high school and college education, including classes related to the study of human beings
  • completion of college prerequisites for medical school entrance
  • good academic performance: high grade point average—usually, between 3.5 and 4 on a 4-point scale
  • preparation for and timely and successful performance on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
  • evidence of motivation for medicine, of interest in service, and of leadership
  • good recommendations
  • timely applications to medical schools
  • good communication skills

—The American Medical Association

How to prepare for a career in medicine or health care? Attend a liberal arts institution. We'd like to introduce you to just a few of the graduates who are successful professionals in health and medicine, thanks to their St. Lawrence education.

Pre-Health Programs

Johnson Hall of Science

Research & Special Opportunities

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