Test Prep
January 4, 2010

The MCAT – When Should I Take It?

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Now that you’ve recovered from finals and celebrated the New Year, it’s time to focus on your application. If you are applying to med school in... Read more
Applying to Med School
December 21, 2009

All About Medical School Waitlists

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. The committee has rendered its decision. You have completed your interview and, at last, you receive an e-mail or a letter from the school. Are you... Read more
Applying to Med School
December 7, 2009

What’s a post-bac?

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. The first question I am often asked when the topic of post bacs comes up is “What exactly is a post-bac program”? The source of this... Read more
Pre-Health Life
November 25, 2009

Making the Most of “A Year Off”

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Your plan was a simple one: go to college, medical school and then residency and follow up with a long, rewarding career as a physician. However,... Read more
Applying to Med School
November 16, 2009

Waitlisted – Now What?

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. Waiting is a major part of an application process that can last for a full year.  After submitting the AMCAS application, some secondaries arrive in your... Read more
Applying to Med School
November 9, 2009

Extracurricular Activities – Which Ones? How Many?

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. The life of a premedical student is a hectic one. At the same time that you are juggling a full load of science courses and squeezing... Read more
Applying to Med School
October 28, 2009

Medical School Interview Day – What should I ask?

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. The interview day tour is exciting. Walking the halls of the medical school, you really start envisioning yourself as a med student, short white coat swishing... Read more
Applying to Med School
October 12, 2009

The Med School Interview: Get ready…for anything!

By Carleen Eaton, M.D. “We spent forty-five minutes talking about fly-fishing!” Sound like a med school interview?  When I hear from applicants that the interview digressed into a discuss... Read more

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