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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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How to Prepare for the MCAT

We welcome the following guest blog post from Michael Mullen of Varsity Tutors. Michael outlines some great tips for preparing for the MCAT. — So, you’ve worked hard in college – you’ve earned good grades, volunteered in a clinic, shadowed a doctor or two, and read about healthcare policy until your eyes bled. But alas, […]

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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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