Cornell University

Health Careers Stories

"Bill: Taking a Gap Year Before Medical School"


Bill felt confident about reaching his goal of becoming a doctor. At the end of five semesters at Cornell he had a 3.6 GPA. He had also been active in research. The spring semester of his junior year he registered with the Health Careers Evaluation

"Michael: An Alternate Path to Medical School"


Michael came to Cornell with an excellent high school record. At Cornell he dove into activities, joining two student organizations and an intramural team. He was taken aback when his first semester GPA at Cornell was a 3.0 and his spring semester GP