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Top 5 Tips for Medical School Applicants

This post is a contribution from our friends at Code Blue Essays. If you are planning to become a physician, you are likely very aware that it is a long and difficult journey. The first major hurdle is getting into medical school. Most students who apply to medical school are not accepted. Some applicants who […]

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Admissions Tips for Getting Into Your Dream Medical School

This post is a contribution from our friends at IngeniusPrep. The road to medical school is a long one. You need to chug through difficult pre-requisite classes, cram for the MCAT, pursue various research opportunities, and that’s just the beginning. The medical school admissions process is notorious for being rigorous and demanding! And yet, thousands […]

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How to Shadow a Doctor

When looking for activities to include on your AMCAS application, shadowing is a powerful way to demonstrate your interest in and realistic knowledge of the field of medicine. Shadowing as many different kinds of doctors as you can is helpful; the only way to know whether you will enjoy a career in a particular area […]

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What Do Medical School Admissions Committees Want?

Every year, many med school applicants ask similar questions: “Is my MCAT too low? How many schools should I apply to? Do I have enough clinical experience/research experience/etc.? There are so many people applying – how can I make my personal statement stand out?” The core question underlying most of these is: What are medical […]

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The Long Wait for Medical School Applicants

After all the hectic measures you’ve taken to get your primary application and secondary applications submitted, there may be a long period of time before you hear back from medical schools. It’s partly due to the time of year—all the fall and winter holidays—and the thousands of applications that they have to process. You may […]

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How to Get Into Medical School With a Low GPA

This post is a contribution from our friends at IngeniusPrep. Your grades and MCAT score are important pieces of the med school application. But they’re not everything. Medical schools evaluate you as a whole person in addition to your grades and test scores, and you should think about your candidacy that way. Even if a […]

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7 Steps to Acing Your Med School Interview

This blog post originally appeared on Accepted Admissions Blog. Congratulations! You have been identified as one of the most promising applicants for medical school this application cycle. Follow these seven steps to ensure that you ace your interview and receive an acceptance: Step 1: Celebrate! While you may be nervous about embarking on the next step of your […]

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