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2015-2016 Medical School Application Timeline (for applicants planning to start med school in fall 2016)

The medical school application process takes nearly a full year to complete. Therefore, excellent planning and organization are essential, especially since most medical schools have rolling admissions. Rolling admissions means that the school does not wait until all of the applications are submitted to begin evaluating applications. Therefore applying later in the cycle could place […]

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Medical School Application Timeline for 2014-2015

The medical school application process takes nearly a full year to complete. Therefore, excellent planning and organization are essential, especially since most medical schools have rolling admissions.  Rolling admissions means that the school does not wait until all of the applications are submitted to begin evaluating applications. Therefore, applying later in the cycle could place […]

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Getting Ready for Behavioral Interview Questions for Medical School Admission Interviews

Some medical schools have already started sending out interview invitations and many more will join in during the coming weeks.  As you prepare for your first interview, you’re likely to think about answers to the typical med school interview questions such as “Why do you want to be a physician?” and “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” […]

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Making your List of Medical Schools

One of the areas of the medical school application that I’m commonly asked about is the list of schools. Many applicants are unsure of how many schools to apply to, what the differences are among schools and which schools to target to maximize their odds of admission. Here’s a few tips to help you to compile a […]

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Q&A with Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors recently invited me to participate in their “Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert” series. My Q&A with them has now been posted on their blog. It provides a good overview of some of the most important aspects of the medical school application process. [learnmore link=”http://www.varsitytutors.com/blog/ask+a+medical+school+admissions+expert+dr+carleen+eaton”]Q&A with Dr. Eaton[/learnmore]  

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2013-2014 Medical School Application Timeline

The medical school application process takes nearly a full year to complete. Therefore, excellent planning and organization are essential, especially since most medical schools have rolling admissions.  Rolling admissions means that the school does not wait until all of the applications are submitted to begin evaluating applications. Therefore, applying later in the cycle could place […]

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