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3 keys to successful upskilling

by PRP Group, on 10/31/2022

College Recruiter PRPI’m balancing contract work with going to medical school, and you can, too!

Like many others, I took time during the pandemic to consider my career. I have a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, but I have always had an interest in medicine, so I did a lot of reading about medical issues. This inspired me to consider medical school so that I could potentially have a greater impact on other people’s lives. I was not alone on my path to upskilling: By April 2022, graduate-level degree programs in public health had drawn almost 24,500 applicants—a 40% increase from 2021, according to the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. Medical schools saw an 18% jump in applicants in 2021 compared to applicants in 2020, and there are currently historical increases among underrepresented minorities. 

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