First and foremost, the number one piece I would give is to take every piece of advice with a grain of salt. I remember reading blogs, asking upperclassmen, asking professors, etc. for advice (sometimes I wouldn’t even ask, but still received advice) and getting SO much contradictory information. Everyone is different and has a different […]
Standing Out: The Medical School Personal Statement
I figured I would write about some of the components of the Admissions process since it’s about that time of year. I can only speak from experience, as well as from the advice from friends and colleagues who are on our Admissions Committee. The Personal Statement is probably where Admissions will spend the most time. […]
Applying to Medical School?
I remember when it was time for me to apply to medical school—I worried if I would be competitive enough, if I deserved a spot, what my MCAT score would be, and so much more. It can be a stressful time especially when your future career depends on it. I’ve known ever since I was […]