2018-2019 Medical School Application Timeline (for applicants planning to start medical school in fall 2019)

The medical school application process takes nearly a full year to complete. Therefore, excellent planning and organization are essential. The med school application timeline below lists the steps and schedule of the application process to help keep you on track. Staying on schedule is especially important because most medical schools have rolling admissions. Rolling admissions […]

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2017-2018 Medical School Application Timeline (for applicants planning to start medical school in fall 2018)

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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Putting Together Your List of Medical Schools

If you’re planning to apply to medical school during the 2016-2017 admissions cycle, now is a good time to start researching medical schools. It takes time to put together a strategic list, and by beginning early, you’ll have more time to learn about various schools and which ones are the best fit for you. In […]

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2016-2017 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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Compiling Your List of Medical Schools: Pitfalls to Avoid

Each spring, I’m contacted by applicants who did not receive acceptance to any med schools despite solid GPAs, MCAT scores, and extracurricular activities. The problem often lies with their list of schools. Below are some common pitfalls to avoid as you put together your list of med schools to help ensure that you give yourself the […]

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Finding a Medical School to Support your Interest in Primary Care

Recently, I was interviewed for a U.S. News & World Report article about choosing a medical school for applicants who are interested in pursuing a primary care field (family medicine, pediatrics, general internal medicine).  If you’re considering one of these fields and want to find schools that provide support for that interest, check out the article here.  

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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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