Test Prep
September 1, 2010

Study Hard. Study Smart.

As a pre-med student, you know that a top MCAT score will increase your chances of med school admission. There is no question that in order to achieve a top... Read more
Applying to Med School
August 23, 2010

Will I really use this in Medical School?

If you are currently a pre-med student in the midst of the sophomore year ‘core science blues’ or an upperclassman gearing up for the MCAT, you may be wondering how,... Read more
Applying to Med School
July 28, 2010

Interviews – When Will I Hear Something?

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. After months of chasing down transcripts, filling out applications and checking to make sure that your letters of recommendation were finally sent, you are ready to... Read more
Applying to Med School
July 15, 2010

Haven’t submitted your primary application yet? – Now is the...

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Like many applicants, you may have started out with June 1 as the target date for submitting your primary application. However, school, work, studying for the... Read more
Applying to Med School
July 7, 2010

Medical School Secondary Applications – “Describe an obstacle you have..

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. One common category of secondary application questions are those that ask the applicant to describe an obstacle or hardship he or she has overcome. Some applicants... Read more
Applying to Med School
June 22, 2010

“Why did you apply to our school?”

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Med schools expect applicants to apply to multiple schools. In fact if you aren’t applying to multiple schools, they may just wonder if you are truly... Read more
Applying to Med School
June 8, 2010

Secondary Applications

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. With June underway, most applicants are deep into working on the primary application. While some applicants have submitted their applications already, many are still busy perfec... Read more
Applying to Med School
May 24, 2010

MD-MPH Programs

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. For future physicians interested in health policy, epidemiology, administration or community health, a joint MD-PH program may be a good option. The typical MD-MPH program is... Read more
Test Prep
May 18, 2010

Should I Retake the MCAT?

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Studying for, stressing about, and finally taking the MCAT is not one of life’s most enjoyable experiences and definitely not one that you want to repeat... Read more

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