October 24, 2014

Important Med School Interview Advice

Hello, my chilly readers! I hope you’re in one of the warmer parts of the country today or at least indoors (shout-out to my ultra-freezing homeland the Twin Cities)! Today I want to give you some important med school interview advice that comes from two questions I always get asked about medical school interviews.

 

Question 1: What is the best advice you would give someone before their interview?

Answer: By the time you’ve made it to the interview phase, you possess the credentials to attend medical school. You have a solid MCAT, decent GPA, good extracurriculars and the admissions

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October 24, 2014

Pre-med vs. Med School- What’s the difference?

Hello my eager med school applicants! I hope you rocked a great long Labor Day weekend and are happily back in the swing of classes. I know that you’re all busy with studying, volunteering, and preparing for the MCAT. Or maybe you are filling out secondary applications and getting ready for interviews. As you are running around like crazy people, you may stop to daydream how being a medical school student is different than being a pre-med student. Fortunately for you, I have been pondering the same thing and I have some good news for you.

1. No grades =

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April 13, 2015

Medical School Orientation

Hi future med-schoolers! The day has finally arrived and I am finally attending my med school orientation. Hopefully at this time next year you will be in my shoes and you can tell me all about your orientation experience. Until then I want to give you the inside scoop about some things you can expect about your orientation to medical school.

1. Lots of deans speaking to you.

Be ready to exercise your listening (or zoning out) muscles as you see fit. Every dean wants to welcome you which is nice. That also means that you will spend a fair

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