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Secondary Essay & Mock Interview Consulting
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Secondary Essay & Mock Interview Consulting includes

  • In-depth review of 8 secondary essays
  • A mock interview - traditional, MMI, or VITA
  • Unlimited email support
  • 6 months access to our Med School Admissions online suite of resources
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Premium Med School Admissions Consulting includes

  • Comprehensive support through your entire admissions process
  • Unlimited personal statement reviews
  • Full application review
  • AMCAS activities editing
  • In-depth review of up to 16 secondary essays
  • A mock interview - traditional, MMI, or VITA
  • Wait list advising
  • Meet 1:1 with your consultant for up to 6 hours total
  • Unlimited email support
  • Support for MD/PhD, MD, DO, post-bac, and non-traditional applicants
  • Start getting support as early as freshman year
  • 1-year+ access to our Med School Admissions online suite of resources
Put Your Best You Forward  

Show medical school admissions committees your best you with a compelling secondary essay. Practice your interviewing skills before the big day with an online mock interview with our admissions experts. Our interviewers will coach you on traditional and MMI interview styles so you know what to expect on the big day.

Support For Your Unique Journey  

Whether you’re applying to MD, DO, or MD/PhD programs, are a non-traditional student, or are applying from a post-bac program, our experts can help your application essays—and you—stand out.

Advice You Can Trust

Our admissions experts have years of experience on multiple medical school admissions committees and know what makes an application memorable and persuasive based on your unique situation. 

Our Consultants

You've got this, our medical school admissions experts are here to help. Our consultants are experienced guides and mentors with a thorough knowledge of the medical school admissions process. They'll help you navigate your unique journey to medical school so you can apply and interview with confidence.

Maria Lofftus, J.D.
Maria Lofftus, J.D.
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Diana Kim, MD
Diana Kim, MD
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Raj Thakrar, M.D.
Raj Thakrar, M.D.
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Claudia Mikail, M.D., M.P.H.
Claudia Mikail, M.D., M.P.H.
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Alyssa Mixon, DO
Alyssa Mixon, DO
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Jesse Borges, PhD
Jesse Borges, PhD
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Jennifer Brown, MD
Jennifer Brown, MD
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Maria Lofftus, J.D. Maria Lofftus, J.D.

Education: BA from the University of California San Diego, JD from the University of San Diego

Background: After a 40 year career in graduate education, Maria recently retired from the University of California, San Diego - School of Medicine where she was the Assistant Dean for Recruitment, Admissions and Financial Aid.

Diana Kim, MD Diana Kim, MD

Education: BS, MS, Yale University; MD, University of Hawaii

Background: For the last five years, Dr. Kim has conducted interviews for the Yale Alumni Schools Committee. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees in microbiology and a medical degree from the John A Burns School of Medicine and has taught thousands of Kaplan students on the MCAT over the last ten years and coached them through the entire medical school admissions process.

Raj Thakrar, M.D. Raj Thakrar, M.D.

Education: B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, M.S. from Georgetown University, M.D. from the University of Vermont

Background: Dr. Thakrar has completed his first residency in general surgery and is currently completing a second residency in neurological surgery. He has worked with numerous students on all parts of the medical school admissions process.  

Claudia Mikail, M.D., M.P.H. Claudia Mikail, M.D., M.P.H.

Education: BA, Princeton; MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; MPH, Columbia University

Background: Private practice, Author of textbook; Instructor, UCLA Extension and USC Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Mikhail is a physician, professor, a diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, a member of the American College of Medical Genetics, textbook author and a former Princeton Regional Alumni Interviewer.

Alyssa Mixon, DO Alyssa Mixon, DO

Education: DO, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Background: Dr. Alyssa Mixon is currently a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation resident in Philadelphia, PA, and plans to pursue a fellowship in Sports Medicine/Performing Arts Medicine. She is expert in the AACOMAS application process, and has with students to craft personal statements and applications specific to pursuing Osteopathic degrees. 

Dr. Mixon worked for the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Office of Constituent Services where she coordinated orientation for incoming medical students and advised, met with, and answered all questions by prospective medical students.

After earning a dual degree in Classics (B.A.) and Biology (B.S.), Dr. Mixon decided to matriculate straight into osteopathic medical school. With a background in dancing, she hopes to pursue Dr. Mixon enjoyed using Kaplan from high school all the way through medical school.

Jesse Borges, PhD Jesse Borges, PhD

Education: Princeton University: MA & PhD

Background: Over the last 25 years, Dr. Borges has advised over 2,000 applicants of widely varying backgrounds and is an expert in a wide range of graduate admissions areas, including working with students entering post-bacc before medical school and working with international students.

Jennifer Brown, MD Jennifer Brown, MD

Education: MD, UC Davis

Background: Dr. Brown graduated medical school at UC Davis in 2002 and stayed on to complete her residency and fellowship and then to work as faculty at the same institution. Dr. Brown served on the Medical School Admissions Committee at UC Davis , where she set the policy for their scoring system, provided guidance to interviewers, assessed applications, and reviewed personal statements.