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Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Dr. Carleen Eaton

Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Dr. Carleen Eaton

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Dr. Carleen Eaton is a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine with nine years of experience in admissions advising. She has helped hundreds of medical school applicants get into their desired programs over the years and has frequently been a guest speaker at various colleges and universities on the subject. Dr. Eaton is the founder of PreHealthAdvising.com, an admissions consulting firm dedicated to assisting students in the medical school application process. She is currently working on her book, Getting into Medical School For Dumm ... Read More About Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Dr. Carleen Eaton

Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Dr. Sahil Mehta

Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Dr. Sahil Mehta

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Having been accepted to three of the top ten medical schools in the country as well as being the founder of a prominent Medical School application consulting service, Dr. Sahil Mehta truly knows all the ins and outs of the Medical School Admissions world.  Previously, he has served as an interviewer on admissions committees for both Columbia University and the University of Chicago.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Columbia University and then went on to attend the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.  Dr. Me ... Read More About Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Dr. Sahil Mehta

How Your Undergrad School Affects Med School Chances

How Your Undergrad School Affects Med School Chances

Med schools will consider where you attended undergraduate college. However, it may not be as important as you think. What is more important is your undergrad school’s commitment to preparing students for med school. Many undergrad schools are affiliated with a med school and a hospital, which can create more opportunities for students. Learn how MCAT tutors can help you improve your chances of acceptance into a top med school.  Being affiliated with a hospital can help undergrad students gain clinical experience. At these schools, you can easily find research opportunities in labs or even internships with the affiliate ... Read More About How Your Undergrad School Affects Med School Chances

How To Write A Resume For Med School

How To Write A Resume For Med School

Sometimes, whether you’re accepted to med school comes down to the numbers (GPA / MCAT score), and you can’t change those. However, there are many areas you can improve on – or spin to create a more impressive resume. These tips below can help you build a strong, professional resume to help your acceptance chances. Stop: Take a step back before you begin your resume, med school application or anything else. Try to find a theme, belief or mantra that describes you or what you stand for and thread it throughout your entire application. Write a little blurb about yourself, stating why you are bound for a great medical car ... Read More About How To Write A Resume For Med School

How To Gain Clinical Experience Before Med School

How To Gain Clinical Experience Before Med School

What are you doing to become a better doctor? Today? Right now? Med schools want the great, future doctors and physicians. They want undergrad students who are passionate about the medical field, those who are poised to succeed. The more you can convince med school admissions counselors that you will be a successful doctor, the better your chances are of getting in. Clinical experience is the best way to prove just that. An internship/co-op is the traditional way to gain clinical experience. However, most internships are reserved for undergrad upperclassmen. If you’re a freshman or sophomore – or student who did not get a chance ... Read More About How To Gain Clinical Experience Before Med School