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Jun 09, 2022
How Long Should a Med School Personal Statement Be?

The part of applying to medical school that can be the most intimidating isn’t the prep classes or even the MCAT itself. For many students, it’s the personal statement segment of the application that can be the most daunting. The personal statement asks applicants to answer the very open-ended question “why do you want to […]

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Feb 26, 2019
3 Steps to Writing a Strong Medical School Personal Statement

High MCAT scores and a high GPA alone won’t get you into medical school. Read on to learn how to write an admissions-worthy personal statement.

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Mar 19, 2024
How To Maximize the Last Semester of Your Premed Senior Year

Discover how to rock your second semester of senior year to finish strong and gear up for success in the medical school admissions journey.

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Mar 12, 2024
GRE vs. MCAT: Which Is Best for Medical School Admissions

Is the GRE looking a little tempting because it’s shorter? Not so fast. Find out which standardized test is the better option for medical school applicants.

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Mar 07, 2024
The Premed’s Complete Guide to Shadowing

Get the lowdown on shadowing a doctor with this ultimate guide. Learn how to gain career insights and supercharge your med school application!

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Feb 16, 2024
How to Apply for MCAT Accommodations

Need to apply for MCAT accommodations but not sure where to start? We break down how you can apply, when you should apply, and how to determine if you’re eligible!

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Dec 13, 2023
MCAT Stress Management: Stay Calm and Focused on Test Day

Many of us have been in situations where our nerves have gotten the better of us and affected (or, dare we say, even undermined) our performance. And while naysayers may say “It’s all in your head,” we say, well, yes, but we need our heads in tact for this!

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Oct 31, 2023
Medical Schools That Don’t Require the MCAT

You didn’t hear it from us, but there are accredited medical school programs in the U.S. that don’t require you to take the MCAT. What’s the catch? Read this article to find out!

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Mar 16, 2023
What to Do If You Have a Low GPA

“I Have a Low GPA – What Can I Do?” Most med students will tell you that their path to where they are now was anything but smooth.  One of the most stressful parts of the journey to med school is consistently performing well in your coursework, maintaining a high GPA to compete with the […]

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Jan 24, 2023
Finding My Way to Medical School: Avni’s Story

The medical school admissions process is one of the most challenging, yet gratifying, journeys you can take. While every medical student eventually reaches the same destination, each student’s journey and drive for pursuing medicine is different. Though I hope my story provides some encouragement and inspiration, remember that your story will inevitably look different from […]

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