Dr. Manuel Schydlower: Getting into med school requires more than MCAT - El Paso Times
This summer marks exactly two years since we accepted our inaugural class of medical students into our new Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. That class will graduate in 2013. Our curriculum is at the cutting edge of the latest in medical education, and there is much interest, especially locally, from students, community members and even soldiers, in wanting to apply to our medical school.
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