April 9, 2015

Preparing Your Medical School Application

For every MD program in the United States (except for those in Texas), the medical school application is completed through the Association of American Medical Colleges’ AMCAS system. Much like the common app, AMCAS serves as a unified primary application that is submitted to every school. In turn, these schools will then send you a personalized secondary application for you to fill out, usually consisting of essay questions.

Although AMCAS puts out an excellent guide on how to fill out the AMCAS, we recently wrote an article walking you through each section of the medical school application. Today, …

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March 20, 2015

Pre-Medical Leadership Opportunities

Through Kaplan’s exclusive, national partnership with the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), we will be providing a series of personal stories from AMSA leaders about their premedical experience and journey to medical school.

Daniel Gomez – Ohio State University

Being a leader in your local community can help any pre-medical student become well prepared for future medical school interviews. The experiences learned while being a leader are valuable and are absolutely a topic that medical school interviewers will ask you about.

One way to become a leader is by joining a student organization on campus, such as a …

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October 24, 2014

11th Annual UC Davis Pre-Health & Pre-Medical National Conference October 12 – 13

Kaplan is the exclusive test prep partner of the UC Davis Pre-Health and Pre-Medical Professions Conference!

Want to get an inside look at what happens over the most in depth pre-health weekend around? Check out their youtube channel! Don’t forget their twitter feed as well!

Lets take a closer look!



There is still time to register! Don’t delay!

Is you are unable to attend the AAMC will be running some live workshops to stream. Don’t miss it!…

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April 13, 2015

MCAT Procrastination: If the Jersey Shore cast were pre-med…

GTL, MVP, the shore store…  No matter how many midterms, finals, or lab reports due, countless pre-meds turn into Jersey Shore during the week for that sweet hour of honest procrastination.  So in honor of Jersey Shore’s last season, team MCAT at Kaplan wants to poke a little bit of fun at our favorite guilty pleasure.  If the Jersey Shore cast were pre-med…


The Situation:  The man. Or so he thinks, might be more concerned about hitting the gym than learning the organic chemistry reactions for his next midterm.  This student could probably turn GTL into GTM – Gym, …

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