I have a number of friends with their children graduating high school and needing to choose what medical schoool they want to attend. I don’t feel like diving into what medical school is best but I did think I could bring up a different question. What medical forum for students is the best one out there? As you go through years of university what place online has the most active and understanding community to get you involved?
After doing some research these are the ones I believe to be the most active and popular. Most are not run by a single college but designed for students from a number of different schools across the world. It’s nice to have a different perspective than just your own local colleagues.
I am setting up a poll for my audience to vote and let me know which forum they believe is the best. The forum that receives the most votes will receive a full interview featured on this site highlighting the story behind how the forum was started and how they continue to make it widly succussful. They will also receive a badge in my right navigation for 1 year that says “Most Popular Medical Student Forum” ad that is valued at $500. Feel free to leave a comment if you feel I left out a significant leader in this space. This contest will run through Febraury 28th, 2013. Here is a quick list and how many pages of content they have created:
MedicalGeek.com 98,600 pages
MedicalTalk.net 263,000 pages
MedStudentsOnline.com.au 21,500 pages
NewMediaMedicine.com 215,000 pages
StudentDoc.com 112,000 pages
StudentDoctor.net 8,600,000 pages
TheStudentRoom.co.uk 12,100,000 pages (They won by 75%+ of the votes from over 1,000 people) – See an exclusive interview with the editor here.
The poll is sorted alphabetically, look forward to seeing who is your favorite!