Why Study Medicine?
This specifies whether the school offers an MD or a DO. Both are qualified to prescribe medication and perform surgery, but DOs take a holistic approach to medicine. They however have to be recognized after meeting a set criteria by a central regulatory authority called Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) in Islamabad There are almost equal number of government and private medical colleges and universities, with their number exceeding 50. Admission to a government medical college is highly competitive.
In October 1775 Dr. Morgan was appointed medical director of the Continental Army; the following summer Dr. Shippen was appointed director of a camp in New Jersey, and in 1777 replaced Morgan as the head of medical affairs in the army – leading to sustained hard feelings between the two men.
There is an early decision program at some schools – though I do not think that it would be particularly beneficial to international students to take advantage of it, and so I would not recommend it – better improve your chances by applying broadly than specifically to only one school (where, by default, your chances are slim, be it anywhere), and then once rejected, sending the rest of your applications late in the application cycle.
I would suggest that you look at various sections of this blog, where you can find most of the information you are looking for – including the pre-medical requirements and information about financing your medical education as an international student.
These rumors circulate in different forms but I think I can sum them up in two: 1) that medical school admissions at the University of Utah favor less-qualified non-LDS women and minorities over higher-qualified LDS white males and 2) that there is a bias against Utah residents.