Dr. Tommy Martin is a graduate of St George’s University (SGU) in the Caribbean and currently a med-peds resident physician training in Arkansas. This is the truth about Caribbean medical schools.
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0:42 – Who is Tommy Martin?
1:08 – Why did you choose Caribbean vs MD or DO?
3:35 – Did you consider other international MD options in Europe?
4:35 – Going to the Caribbean is usually reserved for students who weren’t able to get into US MD/DO Programs
5:47 – Age Tommy started applying
6:13 – Student can’t get into US MD – when should they apply to Caribbean or DO?
10:58 – What are the pros and cons of going Caribbean?
14:11 – Comparing expenses
15:10 – What are some of the things you enjoyed about the Caribbean?
18:27 – Discussion about match rate/attrition rate and nuances about student caliber vs institution muddying the picture
21:55 – What are misconceptions that people have about going Caribbean?
24:29 – Would you do it again?
26:11 – Final remarks
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