Becoming a physician is de facto becoming a leader in a certain sense. Demonstrating leadership can come through a variety of experiences and activities. Learn everything you need to know about leadership and medical school applications.
Direct patient exposure is non-negotiable when it comes to applying to medical schools. Make sure you have an understanding of why this matters, how much experience you need, and what kind of activities to participate in.
Learn more about exactly what you need to do to make sure your extracurricular activities standout through our multi-part series. We break it all down for you: tips, which experiences are important, and how much involvement you need.
The ghost? Nope, an exam! So you may or may not have heard about the CASPer exam, yet another hurdle to jump through while applying to medical school. Learn more about what you need to do and what it means for your application.
Deciding on whether or not to use a medical school admissions consulting service is difficult. Find out how to decide whether you should use one and what to look for if you decide to work with an advising company.
The AMCAS Works and Activities section of your primary medical school application is critical in highlighting to admissions committees who you are and what you’ve been doing outside the classroom. Follow the advice here to make sure you do it right!
A good medical school letter of recommendation can open doors while a poor one can close them. We discuss everything from requirements to how to actually ask a professor to help make sure your letters help your application stand out!
Finding the right balance between highlighting your accomplishments, capturing your desire to go to medical school, and coming across as a likeable, interesting person all in one page isn’t easy. Learn what to do to get you started on writing an exceptional personal statement.