Fifth-semester student, Adeline Nord, hosted a Facebook live session to answer frequently asked questions from prospective medical students at MUA and share her personal experience of the school.
Having chosen MUA for its small class sizes and offering of FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as well as a curriculum that runs parallel to U.S. programs, Adeline explains how studying at MUA has confirmed her love for the medical field.
Adeline gives a personal account of her educational journey, having studied health science at Florida Gulf Coast University before starting the MD program at MUA. She explains how important the personalized education received at MUA has been for her progression and how at MUA you are seen as an individual rather than a number, which she had never experienced in education before. This highlights how much the school cares about the success of its students.
Adeline describes some of the best things about studying at MUA, from life on Nevis Island to the practical learning experience. She explains that the professors create a great learning environment through their passion for teaching and commitment to students who they always have time for. She describes the professors as a support system that has been fundamental to the skills and knowledge she has gained during medical school.
The use of cadavers in the labs during anatomy classes is also something that makes MUA stand out according to Adeline. This hands-on learning experience allows students to flourish during clinical rotations and progress faster due to the confidence gained using cadavers in the labs.
When it comes to Nevis Island, Adeline explains that there is something for everyone. With world-renowned scuba diving spots, hiking trails, and water sports, the island is a haven for active students looking to escape the books for a while. There are also museums showcasing the island’s rich history and countless bars and restaurants to suit everyone’s desires.
While answering several questions, Adeline talks through a day in the life of a medical student and how MUA prepares students for the USMLE Step 1 exam, among other important topics for aspiring medical students.
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