An exceedingly hot topic in the medical community today is Healthcare Reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare). These are complicated topics that can be difficult to understand. Here we break down the key points that you need to understand for your medical school interviews.
The medical school application process is highly competitive. The competition is even higher for international applicants. So what is the best strategy to gain acceptance? In this post we cover the key strategies for international applicants applying to US medical schools
Your primary application has been submitted! Now you are faced with a flurry of secondary applications. How do you tackle them intelligently? These 9 steps will prepare you to systematically and effectively knock your secondaries out of the park.
Essentially all medical schools employ rolling admissions. So how does that affect your application? It means that time is of the essence. In this post I break down the nuances of rolling admissions, and the optimal timing and strategies for submission of MD and DO applications.
Most Texas medical schools use an alternative application service called TMDSAS. There are key differences between TMDSAS and AMCAS/AACOMAS which are crucial to know before applying. We review these important points to prepare you for success on your Texas medical school applications!
You’ve submitted the medical school primary application, but the application cycle is just beginning! Here I’ll help you plan the next steps for a successful application cycle – from the general timeline, to preparing for secondary applications, to acing the interview, all on the road to acceptance!
Dr. Amit Pandey has served on medical school admissions committees. Here he dives into how medical school adcoms go through each application and what factors they prioritize. By understanding the admissions screening and selection process, you’ll be a much stronger applicant!
The decision to apply to Allopathic (MD) or Osteopathic (DO) medical schools should not be taken lightly. Choosing one over the other can alter the trajectory of your medical career as a doctor in a several ways. Dr. Amit Pandey explains the pros and cons of choosing the osteopathic path.
Your letters of recommendation are one element where you aren’t selling yourself to medical schools, but rather someone else is vouching for you. In this ultimate guide to letters of rec, we provide a stepwise approach to secure strong letters and get the interview invite!
The cost of medical school continues to rise and graduating student debt is nearing an average of $200,000. Learn how to pay for medical school and minimize your out-of-pocket cost and overall debt burden. We’ll go over optimizing loan strategies, scholarships, and grants.
Choosing the right schools to apply to is a critical factor in the medical school application process. Here, Dr. Pandey goes over applying to allopathic (MD) vs osteopathic (DO) schools, choosing the number of programs, and how to choose specific medical schools that are best for you.
Dr. Pandey discusses whether or not medical school admissions consulting services are worth it, including how to decide if it is a good fit for you. He provides advice on how to choose a consulting service, in addition to his own experience applying to medical school.