How To Apply To Medical School: Making Experiences Relevant to Your Application

Posted by Adrienne Raphel on 8/19/15 11:00 AM

It's time to get creative!

During college, you spent countless hours down in the newsroom as the managing editor of the student paper. You’ve got a black belt in karate. You’re a competitive Scrabble player. You’ve been a Sunday school teacher for nine years. You want to tell the medical school committee about these experiences because they’re such an integral part of your life, and they make you stand out from the crowd—but they’ve got nothing to do with hospitals and labs. How do you make your passions relevant, even if they seem totally unrelated to the skills you need to demonstrate?

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When to Send Updates About the Medical School Process

Posted by Nikita Saxena on 8/14/15 11:00 AM

Oh, the things you'll do!
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Medical School Admissions: The Truth About Med School Costs

Posted by Ethan MacKenzie on 12/12/14 10:00 AM

At last, you can sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labor. 


Last spring thousands of newly minted doctors all over the country graduated, marveling at the knowledge they had accumulated in 4 surprisingly short years. They also marveled, however, at the debt they had accumulated. With medical school debt levels increasing faster than inflation, the cost of attendance is becoming an important consideration for those applying to medical schools. While we're happy to offer MD admissions coaching options, let's make sure you are fully informed before you dive in.

If you find yourself in the position of considering medicine against other career options, here are some basic facts about the financial costs of medical school for you to mull over. 

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Medical School Admissions: Dos and Don'ts of the Med School Interview

Posted by Zoe Sansted on 10/29/14 9:30 AM

Your actual med school interview might not be this bad, but it won't be a cakewalk, either.

 

So, you got an interview. Congratulations!

You made it through years of classes, hours of MCAT tutoring, and an endless medical school admissions process all to get here: the interview. Here are some tips to get you through that stressful but fun and exciting day!

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Medical School Admissions: How to Be Pre-Med and Still Enjoy College

Posted by Josie Fisher on 9/19/14 10:28 AM

You can DO it. Young Hasselhoff believes in you.

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MD/MBA Admissions: Q&A with the Director of Harvard’s MD/MBA Program

Posted by Sally Tan on 9/17/14 9:58 AM

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How Can I Study Abroad as a Pre-Med?

Posted by Katharine Van Schaik on 8/27/14 10:37 AM

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Medical School Admissions: Is Osteopathy an Alternative to Med School?

Posted by Sally Tan on 8/11/14 10:03 AM

Unlike Dr. Nick, Osteopaths are real doctors.

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The MCAT Tutor: Free Body Diagramming, Jedi-style

Posted by Jack the MCAT Slayer on 5/12/14 10:03 AM

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Medical School Admissions: Getting the Application Essay Right

Posted by Jack the MCAT Slayer on 1/27/14 8:54 AM

One alternative to applying to medical school. 

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