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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

How to be a well rounded medical school applicant: think outside the box!

By | August 5th, 2018|Categories: Pre Med Undergrad|Tags: |

Creating a winning med school application If only the adcoms could sit down with med school applicants a year or two before their first meeting and whisper sweet nothings in their ear, this is what [...]

Medical scribe good choice for clinical experience?

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Pre Med Undergrad|Tags: , |

Is being a medical scribe good clinical experience for pre-meds? What's a medical scribe? A medical scribe is an assistant who accompanies physicians (often in the Emergency Department, but sometimes in other settings), keeping notes [...]

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 [...]

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Review of best MCAT prep books

By | August 24th, 2018|Categories: MCAT Prep|Tags: , |

MCAT prep book sets come in all different shapes and sizes, with varying benefits and upsides to each. There is not one book set that is ideal for every MCAT studier, which is why you really can’t believe anyone who tells you one book set is ‘better’ than another.

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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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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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