The Pulse


Kaplan’s monthly series for pre-meds


Next Episode:

The Pulse: "Getting Into Medical School"

Monday, January 26th  |  8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

The road to medical school is a long one with many landmarks along the way. In this 60-minute episode, we'll walk you down the path as we review the medical school admissions process, offer application tips, and explore the structure and scoring of the new MCAT exam. Along the way you'll learn how to create a compelling application, including tips on personal statements and letters of recommendation. No matter where you are in your journey to medical school, this is an event you won't want to miss!

The episode will take place on Monday, January 26th. We hope to see you there!

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Meet your moderator:

Owen Farcy

Owen Farcy

Director, MCAT 2015

Owen Farcy is director of MCAT 2015 for Kaplan Test Prep, and is responsible primarily for operations and program development for the company's pre-medical programs. As a long-time top-rated faculty member for Kaplan, Owen is intimately familiar with the MCAT and medical school admissions. An interest in global health and student advocacy has helped him to work closely with several prominent pre-health student groups such as the American Medical Student Association, Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, and Global Brigades. With a new, expanded MCAT scheduled to debut in 2015, Owen's main focus is working with students, undergraduate advisors, and medical schools to adapt to the new admissions landscape. He is also the host of The Pulse, Kaplan's monthly live web-series for pre-medical students. Owen holds a BS in Biology from Emory University, and has previously worked in environmental education and sustainable development.