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Category: Medical School Admissions

Medical School Admissions Interviews: What You Need to Know

Monday, September 11, 2023

A woman sits for her medical school admissions interview

If you’re going through the medical school admissions process, you are hoping to be invited to one or more medical school interviews — the final step before admissions decisions. Being invited to interviews is exciting, but it can also be nerve-wracking. Attending interviews takes a lot of time and preparation, and the format and structure may vary for each one. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of medical school admissions interviews, how to prepare for them, and what to do after the interview   

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Medical School Admissions: Guide to the AMCAS Application

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
medical school student studying in the library

If you’re considering applying to medical school, you’ll likely be using the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) to apply to your best-fit medical school programs. This can be a challenging process, but knowing what to expect ahead of time and formulating a strategy to complete the AMCAS will help the process go more smoothly.   

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Sample Harvard Interview Questions and Answers

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Sample Harvard Interview Questions and Answers

If you’re nervous about your Harvard interview, you’re not alone. Since Harvard is one of the most competitive schools in the country, it’s important to do your best on every component of the application to stand out.

Interviews can feel particularly stressful for students because they’re an unfamiliar challenge. However, it is possible to build up your confidence by preparing in advance. Keep reading to learn more about the Harvard interview questions that you can expect to encounter, as well as tips for answering them.

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4 Tips for Medical School Applicants

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Science professor giving lecture to class at the universityMed School Advice from a Former Medical School Admissions Officer

Interested in applying to medical school? Gaining admission to medical school is a competitive process, and applicants need to be in the best position possible in order to have the best chance of admission to a good-fit program.

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How to Start Studying for the MCAT

Friday, June 14, 2019
Guide to the MCATHow to Start Studying for the MCAT

As part of the medical school admissions process students need to take the MCAT, which is a seven-and-a-half-hour exam (including breaks) with four sections. The MCAT is an intensive exam and students need to understand the content and formatting in order to prepare.

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Medical School Admissions 101: How Important is GPA?

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

AdobeStock_188090741Similar to the college application process, grades are one of the most important factors in admissions decisions for medical school. In fact, the Association of American Medical Colleges rates GPA as one of the most important academic metrics according to a survey of admissions officers.

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