Applying to Med School
April 19, 2010

The Personal Statement – Part 2

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. In January, I wrote about taking the first step towards crafting an outstanding personal statement. That initial phase involved generating ideas, anecdotes and examples to use... Read more
Applying to Med School
April 13, 2010

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By now, the metaphors for entering the health care profession are common and clichéd:  the journey, the mountaintop, the door.  But one metaphor is less common, and in fact it... Read more
Applying to Med School
March 29, 2010

AMCAS Work/Activities Section

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. After four years as a premedical student, you have racked up quite a list of academic awards, community service hours, club memberships and even a publication... Read more
Applying to Med School
March 22, 2010

Reapplying To Medical School

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. If you are reapplying to medical school this cycle for the second (or third) time, then you need to take a different approach than a first time... Read more
Applying to Med School
March 15, 2010

Letters of Recommendation for Medical School

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Determined to get your application in early, you take the MCAT in April, then immediately start work on your personal statement. You hit the “submit” button... Read more
Applying to Med School
March 1, 2010

Thoughts Near the End of Interview Season

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Most schools finish up interviews by early spring and, although some interview invitations may still be extended, a lot of the action is over for this... Read more
Pre-Health Life
February 22, 2010

Planning your Premedical Coursework

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Planning your coursework as a premedical student can be a complicated matter: you need to make sure that you have all the prerequisites for medical school... Read more
Applying to Med School
February 15, 2010

MD-PhD Programs

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. For applicants who are considering a career combining both medicine and research (a “physician scientist”), completing an MD-PhD program may be a good option.  Besides grad... Read more
Applying to Med School
February 8, 2010

Making Your List of Schools

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Choosing schools is one of the more enjoyable aspects of applying to medical school. It gives you a chance to imagine yourself beyond the admissions process,... Read more

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