There’s a common misperception that students who want to go to medical school need to major in the sciences — or that students who want to go into business, or get a MBA, need to major in business.  Both assumptions are wrong.  In fact, a humanities major makes applicants to medical school more attractive to admissions committees.  History majors have a higher acceptance rate into medical school than biology majors!  For more on the relationship between history and the humanities to medical and professional school admissions, look here.

Posted on October 30, 2014