Hey friends! So it's April and those of you starting to apply for pre-professional schools have probably either finished your personal statement and are in the process of revising it OR you're totally lost about where to start. Don't worry, I gotchu. Here's a short and quick post to help you get going or polish … Continue reading 10 Medical School Application Personal Statement Tips
"Dear Anne, on behalf of.....School of Osteopathic Medicine, I am proud to offer you admission to the entering class of 2018." I don't think there are any words sufficient to describe the emotions one gets overcome with when reading a sentence like that. But if I were to find the closest words, they would be … Continue reading Making my medical school dream become my reality
Congrats! You got an interview invite (II)! This is a big deal because you have gotten over the GPA and MCAT requirement hurdles. Getting an II is already a huge accomplishment in itself because that means that the admissions committee have decided that you are qualified with your stats. Now it’s just a matter of … Continue reading Medical school interview tips
Ah, the difficult question that is to be expected in almost every D.O. secondary application and interviews. I mean, there is only so much you can say that won't make you sound cliche and like every other D.O. applicant! It took me a long time to understand the values and principles of osteopathic medicine, but … Continue reading Why D.O.?
Hello! As you know, I took my second MCAT this past August. I'm happy to say that my score improved NINE POINTS thanks to some study method adjustments, discipline, and time management! Now I didn't get a 528 or fall into the 95th percentile, but I beat my target score and did better than I … Continue reading Retaking the MCAT advice
Hello hello, The first semester of graduate school has just ended and I am so relieved to have made it through my first two and half months! Between balancing MCAT classes, medical school applications, and online courses, to say my summer has been busy is quite an understatement. My days had consisted of waking up, … Continue reading Surviving first semester of graduate school
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