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Advice & Tips for Premed Students & Medical School Applicants 2018-07-19T14:01:12+00:00
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Tips for students on the Premed Track

Double major worth it? Advice for premeds

By | February 21st, 2018|Categories: Pre Med Undergrad|Tags: , |

Is a double major worth it....specifically is it worth all the extra time, grueling effort and stress? There's no easy answer that fits every situation. But here are some considerations when deciding your premed path. [...]

Will disastrous freshman grades keep me from medical school?

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Pre Med Undergrad|Tags: |

This is a common question for premeds: If I do poorly in my first year of undergrad—even getting disastrous freshman grades—should I throw in the towel on medical school, or is there still hope? Don’t [...]

Passing Organic Chemistry—with an A or close to it!

By | January 31st, 2018|Categories: Pre Med Undergrad|

Participate in class. One of your best resources is your professor, so use her/him when you're in class to clarify concepts. Also make use of your TA when needed. You need to understand each concept before moving on.

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MCAT PREPARATION STRATEGIES

List of MCAT books in 2018 from top MCAT prep companies

By | July 7th, 2018|Categories: MCAT Prep|Tags: , |

Each line of MCAT prep books has unique strengths and weaknesses. It's not a one-size-fits-all purchase pre-med students are making here. And that's why we put this list together: you deserve to go into the MCAT with confidence that your books helped, not hurt, your score.

Examkrackers or Berkeley Review for MCAT prep books?

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: MCAT Prep|Tags: , |

The Berkeley Review (vs. Examkrackers) I think I can offer some useful advice on the question of Examkrackers or Berkeley Review for MCAT prep. I used full sets from both companies during my own MCAT [...]

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The AMCAS Medical School Application Process

What’s a good science GPA? Is it more important than my cumulative GPA?

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: AMCAS Application|Tags: |

Your science GPA (sGPA), or BCPM (biology, chemistry, physics and math) score is going to be critical to your application, for obvious reasons. Here are some ways to calculate, and raise yours.

Re-submit the same LORs the second time around?

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: AMCAS Application|Tags: |

Re-submit the same LORs if they're targeted to impress! The much-hyped LORs (letters of recommendation) are hyped for a reason. They're hardly a second-tier piece of the medical school application puzzle. In fact, [...]

What’s my AMCAS application status once I hit “send?”

By | July 28th, 2017|Categories: AMCAS Application|Tags: , |

If you recently took the MCAT and don't yet know your score, you can still submit your application, and it will be verified along with all other applications. Once your score arrives at AMCAS, it will be automatically uploaded to your application and your school will be notified of your score.

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Selecting The Right Medical School For You

Federal scholarships for med students help ease debt burden

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Medical School|Tags: |

Medical students face a daunting challenge: not just getting through the rigors of classwork and clinical hours, but getting out in four years without a truckload of debt. Federal scholarships for med students can help to [...]

Is there still a chance I could be accepted to medical school for this year?

By | March 16th, 2018|Categories: Medical School|Tags: , , |

Re-evaluate your application to find weak areas. You’ll have several months and maybe a year or more to get involved in activities, courses and jobs to supplement your resume and improve your standing the second time around. Use your time wisely.

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