Hi everyone! It’s been a little bit since I have written on the pre-med side of medicine so I thought I would write a post! I was trying to think about a topic that might be helpful and I thought about letters of intent. Let me give some background information to those who are unfamiliar with … More What is a Letter of Intent and When Should You Send One?
Getting accepted to medical school is no easy task. AAMC provides data (Table A-1) that shows how many medical school applicants there are in a cycle compared to how many of those applicants matriculate. In 2016-2017, there were 53,042 applicants and only 21,030 matriculants. I’ve often heard that getting into medical school is the hardest part of a career … More The Reason Why I Was Rejected from Medical School
So the title was originally going to be called “Personal Statement Tips” but I guess it’s now called Personal Comments. Sounds so weird to me! ANYWAYS, this post will share some tips on arguably one of the most important parts of your medical school application. Click HERE to see what AAMC has to say about writing … More Personal Comments (Statement) Tips
Applying to medical school is a very lengthy process. So here to help is a timeline of things to do during your undergraduate career so that you are on top of the application when it comes time to submit. Freshman year: start taking prereqs prerequisite classes generally include: one year biology one year general chemistry … More Undergrad Timeline for Applying to Medical School
You got good grades during undergrad. You were involved, volunteered, did research. You studied for and took the MCAT. You spent way too much money on med school applications. You interviewed. You got waitlisted. But that is as far as you got in this crazy process called “getting into medical school”. Now what? If you are … More You Don’t Get In. Now What?
It seems like I was a freshman 10,000 years ago but in reality it was just yesterday that I was freaking out about what I should be doing to be prepared for medical school! But don’t worry – I have some advice that 18 year old me would have loved to hear. Freshman year of college … More Best Advice for Pre-Med Freshmen