The med school application packet is your introduction to the adcoms, and so you need to have all your t’s crossed and i’s dotted! Check out these tips for putting together your AMCAS medical school application. We’ll address how important the BCPM GPA is, and what you can do to improve on it. Is your science GPA more important than your cumulative GPA? We’ll answer that too! We’ll even tell you what it costs to apply to med school using the AMCAS application system.
Personal statements, LORs for AMCAS packet
When you put together your AMCAS packet, pay careful attention to writing the personal statement. The best LORs (letters of recommendation) for your AMCAS application are those from people who know you best. Check out our tips for finding the best prospects, and ruling out the possibility of negative LORs. By following our rules for choosing who should write your LORs, you can gain optimum advantage.
AMCAS medical school application timeline
The medical school application timeline is crucial. You need to know when to submit your AMCAS primary application, and when to expect AMCAS secondary application invites. Also why do med schools need secondary applications anyway? We’ll give you the lowdown on how to prepare for medical school interviews and common mistakes in interviewing for med school.
Tips for finalizing your AMCAS application
Exactly what should be in the AMCAS application packet? And what should be left out? Will a medical mission trip impress the adcoms? Do admissions committees check social media posts to learn more about applicants? And finally, if you don’t get accepted and need to apply in a second cycle, should you re-submit the same LORs and what are the best things to do during a gap year? Read on…