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Adam Aponte, MD

Published Sept. 29, 2015, 1:47 p.m.

Dr. Aponte shares stories about his underprivileged background on a radio show in New York City.

Chigozirim Ekeke

Published Sept. 1, 2015, 6:54 p.m.

After being discouraged and teased about his Nigerian heritage growing up, Chigozirim shares his journey to medical school with students from his hometown.

Dani Sova

Published Sept. 1, 2015, 7:13 p.m.

How Dani balances rabbinic studies, parenthood, and medical school.

Kofi Mensah

Published Sept. 1, 2015, 6:59 p.m.

Kofi's work with children with terminal illnesses led him to pursue an MD and a PhD

Sunny Jha

Published Sept. 1, 2015, 8:01 p.m.

How Sunny gained admission into medical school despite his below average GPA.

Marciana Lee Laster

Published Sept. 1, 2015, 8:09 p.m.

Marciana balances competing in Miss America pageants with attending medical school.

Ricci Regina Rivera Sylla

Published Sept. 1, 2015, 7:59 p.m.

Ricci was rejected the first time she applied to medical school. Luckily, a program at her state's medical school helped her figure out why she didn't get in.

Blake Charlton

Published Sept. 1, 2015, 7:55 p.m.

After "riding the short bus to second grade," Blake was inspired to overcome his disability, publish a novel for young disabled people, and then go to medical school.

Shani Muhammad

Published Sept. 1, 2015, 7:03 p.m.

How Shani and her husband coordinate their schedules so that she can achieve her dreams of being a great parent and doctor.

Wells LaRivière

Published Oct. 9, 2015, 5:34 p.m.

Wells found inspiration in his experience as a patient of polycystic kidney disease and receiving a kidney transplant at age 17.

Nicholas Beam

Published Oct. 23, 2015, 5:35 p.m.

Nicholas encourages pre-meds to explore interests outside of medicine because they will make you a better doctor and person in the long run.

Jeff Mahlum
Jeff Mahlum

Published Oct. 23, 2015, 5:34 p.m.

Following an injury that left him paralyzed from the chest down, Jeff wasn't sure if he'd be able to go to medical school, but he continued to pursue his dream.

Aaron Hollis Palmer
Aaron Hollis Palmer

Published Oct. 23, 2015, 5:32 p.m.

Aaron grew up in project housing and dropped out of college twice before applying to medical school.

Sarah Mongiello Bernstein

Published Oct. 23, 2015, 5:31 p.m.

Sarah talks about overcoming her illness and tells others that it's okay get to medical school on their own timeline.

Allison Lyle

Published Oct. 22, 2015, 7:57 p.m.

Allison got accepted on her fourth application to medical school. She shares mistakes from her first three applications and how she stayed motivated.

Amanda Colbert

Published Oct. 22, 2015, 6:53 p.m.

Amanda talks about the importance of supportive family and friends and not giving up on medical school.

Edmond Irankunda

Published Oct. 22, 2015, 6:31 p.m.

Growing up as a refugee in Africa, Edmond was motivated by the need for health care. During nursing school, he wanted to keep learning so he decided to pursue medical school.

Jaclyn Dovico

Published Oct. 21, 2015, 6:14 p.m.

Jaclyn left her career in finance to pursue a career in medicine. Now she balances medical school with being a parent.

Clay Downey

Published Oct. 21, 2015, 5:46 p.m.

Clay had a business degree, no science prerequisites, and no experience in a health care setting, but he decided to pursue a career in medicine anyway.

The Rev. Suzanne Watson

Published Oct. 20, 2015, 6:19 p.m.

After a career in the church, Suzanne decided to pursue medicine at the age of 48. She says you're never too old to live your dreams.

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