Open File versus Closed File Interviews: What’s the Difference?

One of the most significant differences between types of interviews is whether they are open or closed file. In an open file interview, the interviewer has access to your application materials. Prior to the interview, he or she will already be familiar with your GPA, test scores, extracurricular and work activities and personal statement. By …

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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.

Rolling Admissions and the Early Applicant Advantage

Most medical schools use a rolling admissions process, meaning that they evaluate applications as they receive them, rather than waiting until the deadline. This method provides the early applicant with a distinct advantage. Early applicants will be evaluated while there are plenty of interview spots and places in the class still available. As time passes and …

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