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Getting into Medical School: Tips for Secondary Applications

Getting Into Medical SchoolHello my med school applicant readers! It’s that time of year again when students are turning in their primary applications, getting them verified by AMCAS and thinking about completing their secondary applications. Unlike primary applications, every medical school’s secondary application is different. That means each school will have a different fee, different form and different essays. If you’ve applied to 10+ schools, keeping track of all of your secondaries is a challenge and can be entirely overwhelming. So, what’s an applicant to do?

Here are some quick tips for successfully completing your secondary applications.

1) Be

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Medical School Debt & Compensation Under Affordable Care Act


A review of Kaplan’s The Pulse, experts join us as they discuss what you need to know about how Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act will affect future doctors and medical professionals. This is a massive change you need to know about.

Attending a medical professional school is expensive! In this video, learn what programs exist to alleviate debt and how the changing model of care will affect medical school tuition. For more great videos, check Kaplan’s MCAT YouTube Channel!

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Exploring Washington University Medical School in St. Louis

Washington University Medical School can boast of being one of the most prestigious medical schools in the United States today. Located in the heart of St. Louis, Missouri, this campus finds itself in the middle of one of the biggest cities of the American Midwest. While applicants used to enjoying coastal beaches might feel wary of moving to a land-locked state, students at WashU happily declare that their city provides them with more than ample entertainment opportunities.

The Basic Stats

  • There are 121 students matriculating per year.
  • While many programs excel here, Washington University Medical School
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How to Ace Your Interview When Applying To The Best Medical Schools

Benefit from Kaplan’s 2013 Medical School Insider as we discuss successfully applying to the best medical schools. Paul White from John Hopkins University School of Medicine shares a true “golden nugget” on how to ace your interview. More great tips will be shared during our next big Med School Pulse Event!…

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Baylor College of Medicine: Pride and Joy of Texas

Baylor College of Medicine didn’t always call Houston its home. In fact, Dallas was the home of the renowned institute for more than 40 years. Seeing it for the first time doesn’t betray what one finds on the other side of the doors. It’s majestic, though modern, and friendly, yet focused. The leadership that defines Baylor is world class. It’s also the only private medical school in the Southwest.

The Numbers that Define Baylor

  • Currently, there are 582 grad students enrolled at Baylor with another 977 pursuing their postdoctoral fellowships. More than half of the school’s
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