Getting the Most from a Mock Interview

Your chance of admission to med school ranges from about 25% to 60% once you’ve made it to the interview stage. At this point, the committee knows that you are academically prepared for medical school and have the background and experiences to succeed. However, in a profession where you will spend your days communicating with patients […]

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The Scrubs Ticket

I once received a ticket for wearing scrubs. I don’t mean that I got a speeding ticket or a parking ticket because a police officer had it in for members of the medical profession. I mean that I actually got the ticket for wearing scrubs. I was a third year med student on my internal […]

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Preparing to Apply to Medical School

I’ve posted a new video to YouTube with some tips on what you should do during your last year before you apply to medical school: [learnmore link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYcaavOnS8c” target=”_blank”]Prehealthadvising on Youtube[/learnmore] For experienced advising on your medical school application, contact Dr. Eaton at (626) 768-2154 or info@prehealthadvising.com for a free 20 minute phone consultation.

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Med School Day One: Am I Really Here?

I don’t remember that much about the orientation to med school. I hadn’t slept much the previous night, so I was pretty tired during that long day of instructions, discussions and locker assignments. My main thoughts at the time were that everyone was friendly – the premed competitiveness seemed to have dissipated now that we […]

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