Genetic Counseling Toolkit for Students
Interested in becoming a genetic counselor? Not sure where to start? We have you covered!
Check out the resources below to learn more about the field and prepare for applications.
Considering A Career In Genetic Counseling: What To Know, Read and Listen To
Basics of Genetic Counseling
DNA Today Hosted By Kira Dineen
Patient Stories Hosted By Grey Genetics/Eleanor Griffith
My Gene Counsel Relevant Blog Sections
Pursuing A Genetic Counseling Career: Make it Happen With Our Resources
Guides To Become A Genetic Counselor
GenomeWeb – Sign up for a free account and stay up to date on genetics news
Journal of Genetic Counseling – Check with your university to see if you have free access
Check out more book recommendation from genetic counselors.
Process Specific Blog Posts/Podcast Episodes
DNA Today Episode #87 Genetic Counseling Grad School Apps (Part 1) – Features application process advice and experience from 50+ genetic counseling students in the class of 2020 (first year of the match system)
Online Forums & Social Media
My Gene Counsel’s Twitter List with over 575 Genetic Counselors
Crisis Text Line (very popular)
Hole In The Wall Gang Camp – For Kids With Serious Illnesses
Camp Erin – For Kids Grieving The Loss Of A Loved One
Magoosh – GRE Study Tool
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