Med Educators Blog

Articles published in May 2021

Meet the Kaplan Experts: Maria Lofftus, J.D., Medical School Admissions Consultant

by Maria Lofftus, J.D., Medical School Admissions Consultant | May 20, 2021

It’s true what they say, when you love what you do, you’ll never work another day in your life; I really do love assisting our students to achieve their medical education dreams.

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Pre-Med Student Success Story: Madison Rabel

May 17, 2021

While learning to “think like a doctor” can be frustrating at times, it is an absolutely necessary process to master. I know that this mindset will help me during medical school, future standardized tests, and my career in medicine.

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Pre-Med Myths & Tips: Preparing for Application Season

by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | May 13, 2021

With the opening of medical school application season around the corner, for this month’s "Myths and Tips" I reflect on the summer ahead for pre-meds as they put the finishing touches on their medical school applications.

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Why You Should Care about the CPA UGRC Report

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | May 12, 2021

To put the CPA UGRC in context, these recommendations are meant to be the same order of magnitude as the change of Step 1 to Pass-Fail―the largest shift in medical education in this century so far.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Jonathan Bruner, D.O., Curriculum Developer - Level 1

by Jonathan Bruner, D.O., Director of Osteopathic Curriculum | May 11, 2021

I believe organizations like Kaplan are integral to medical education and will continue to be more involved in the education at the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Med Student Success Story: Ryan Chiu, MD Candidate

by Ryan Chiu, MD Candidate | May 4, 2021
Kaplan Student Success

I am incredibly fortunate to be a first-generation American and college graduate, a successful byproduct of public education, and the first physician in my family.

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