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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

Dealing with stress in the pre-med pressure cooker

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: Pre Med Undergrad|

If you’re a pre-med gunner, you're dealing with stress, and understand the obscene amount of anxiety that goes along with preparing for, then applying to, medical school. When every undergraduate class grade affects your GPA, a tenth [...]

Double major worth it? Advice for premeds

By | September 16th, 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. [...]

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 [...]

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List of MCAT books in 2018 from top MCAT prep companies

By | January 6th, 2019|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.

My MCAT prep study schedule for pre-med procrastinators: MCAT prep in 8 weeks!

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

I started by reading the Examkrackers Complete Study Package, then taking practice tests every 2-3 days. I added reading from the Berkeley Review full set, and finished by taking a practice test every single day, followed by a 3-4 hour review session. That's it!

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The AMCAS Medical School Application Process

Getting the most of gap years in your medical schooling

By | March 12th, 2018|Categories: AMCAS Application|Tags: , |

How do med students go about getting the most of gap years? If you're considering a gap year before applying for medical school, you gotta make it count. You'll need to spend your time filling [...]

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.

How do I write a personal statement for my med school application?

By | June 9th, 2017|Categories: AMCAS Application|Tags: , , |

A personal statement is your chance to sell yourself to the admissions committee (adcom) at the medical schools you want to attend. Yes, it's a bit of a brag. You’re putting together the rationale for [...]

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Medical school scholarships can help to minimize med school debt

By | August 9th, 2018|Categories: Medical School|Tags: |

Medical school scholarships from AMA (plus AAMC/ABFM) Medical school scholarships are out there for those willing to search and apply. If you’re one of the lucky ones who wrapped up your undergrad years without carrying [...]

Scholarships from medical schools: some of the best bets

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Medical School|Tags: |

Medical school grants and scholarships: a dream or a mirage? If you’re nearing the end of your undergrad years, and heading to medical school, you may be dreaming of some scholarships from medical schools that [...]

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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