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Nontraditional Applicants

If you have taken a couple of years, or even a couple of decades, off before applying to med school, you fall into the category of “nontraditional applicant.” You may be wondering how your additional career and life experience will be perceived by an admissions committee. This article describes the unusual paths that several students […]

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Swamped with Secondaries?

When the trickle of secondaries becomes a deluge, it’s time to do some triaging. Since most medical schools send secondaries to all applicants, you may find yourself receiving five secondaries in a week, or even in a day. While some of these consist of little more than sending the school a check, others require lengthy […]

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