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by Mark Reimonenq, MBA, Director, University Partnerships | April 21, 2022
I spend a lot of my time supporting minority students who oftentimes have to compete with students from more privileged backgrounds. We cannot level out all the advantages that wealth brings in education, but with proper support, the student from a disadvantaged background can show their fitness for admission by performing well on the MCAT.
by Andy Baker, Regional Medical Programs Director | March 14, 2022
I use a quote for our softball teams that is applicable for students getting ready for USMLE, COMLEX, INBDE and PANCE. Hard work makes easy work. Hard work in practice makes easy work in games, hard work preparing for exams makes easy work on test days.
by Jennifer Moore - Executive Director, Pre-Med Programs | March 8, 2022
I believe the key to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive medical educational system is to expand access to programs that enable students to develop the knowledge and skills rewarded by the MCAT—thereby ensuring that every student has the full opportunity to succeed.
by Mark Ratliff, Business Developer, Kaplan Medical | January 26, 2022
New on the Kaplan Medical Blog: We’re catching up with Mark Ratliff, Business Developer, to learn more about his thoughts on the present state and future potential of medical education.
by Chrystal Akor, Academic Director, Pre-Health Programs | November 15, 2021
As Academic Director, I work with our Kaplan MCAT team, training team, and teachers on how we can continuously improve the student experience in and out of the classroom.
by Brandon Deason, MD, Senior Content Manager, Kaplan Medical | November 12, 2021
I joined the Kaplan Medical team this past year to focus on bridging the student experience with Kaplan from MCAT through medical school. My passion is pursuing innovative ways to support medical students through the entirety of their journey.
by Tyler Fara, MCAT Instructor | October 14, 2021
Kaplan knows these tests, inside and out. I have had the pleasure of working on the content development team as a content creator and lesson designer for many years, and so I know first hand how much effort goes into researching these tests.
by Melissa King, i-Human Patient by Kaplan Account & Implementation Manager | October 11, 2021
New on the Kaplan Medical Blog: We’re catching up with Melissa King, Account Manager, i-Human Patients by Kaplan, to learn more about her thoughts on the present state and future potential of medical education.
by Mary Peeler, Executive Director, Institutional Accounts | September 22, 2021
I would give medical educators the same advice that I’d share with all educators―the key to successful online teaching is engagement. It’s important to connect with your students as much as possible throughout each session in order to check for understanding before proceeding.
by Kerri Smith, PhD, MCAT Instructor | September 10, 2021
One of the things I really love about working for Kaplan is that we have a whole team of people working to find ways to break down barriers for every single student.
by Dr. Jane Jean, Onboarding Manager, i-Human Patients by Kaplan | September 8, 2021
One of my passions is utilizing and sharing knowledge with others to help achieve their goals―be it as a trainer, advocate, or mentor.
by Cheri Julien Hirao, MBA, Director of Institutional Programs, Kaplan Medical | August 12, 2021
Seeing students achieve their dreams never gets old. Most of the schools I work with have students who have fought against the odds, one way or another, to achieve that goal. It is very satisfying.
Meet the Kaplan Experts: Chris Durland, Associate Director of Content & Curriculum, Pre-Med Programs
by Chris Durland, Associate Director of Content & Curriculum, Pre-Med Programs | August 9, 2021
We are currently working on an evolutionary leap for our MCAT course. We’re using the principles of learning science to help students stay engaged and maximize retention.
by Daniel Nelson II, Executive Director, Global Medical Sales | July 8, 2021
Medical education is not just anatomy and biochemistry, it is also personal interaction and a deep understanding of the human condition.
by James Barger, Instructor & Tutor | June 29, 2021
I love all of my teaching, but I love teaching the MCAT and LSAT most of all because so many students view these tests as a nearly insurmountable barrier to achieving their goals. I love empowering them and helping them achieve their potential.
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.
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.
by Brandon McKenzie | April 21, 2021
My areas of expertise include deconstructing complex concepts into manageable bite-size pieces, understanding where students are in their MCAT studies, and creating content that meets them there.
by Jeff Weil, Regional Medical Program Director | April 13, 2021
I believe that my background enables me to see challenges from various perspectives and offer solutions that benefit administrators, faculty, and students.
by Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | March 23, 2021
I have had a wide variety of roles and responsibilities at Kaplan which has been fun and challenging, but my most rewarding and interesting role has been my current job. I absolutely love our mission and building long lasting relationships with our partners.
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