Book Title: The MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissions: Practical Advice for Applicants and their Parents
Publisher: MedEdits Publishing
Author: Jessica Freedman M.D.
Related BooksNew & Updated 2016 Edition
The competition to get in to medical school is fierce. Stand out from the crowd by following the tips and guidance in this book.
Dr. Jessica Freedman, formerly on faculty at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she served on medical school and residency admissions committees, will guide you step by step to improve your chances of admission to medical school.
Updated for the 2016 medical school application cycle, The MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissions addresses many topics including:
The book includes multiple full length examples of: Personal statements Application entries (both experience entries and new "most meaningful" descriptions) Secondary essays Letters of intent
- Where to go to college if you are premed
- When to take/retake the MCAT
- Whom to ask for letters of reference and how
- How to improve your candidacy
- What medical schools look for in applicants
- What applicants can do to market themselves most effectively
- How to decide what topics should be included in the application written material, including experience entries and the personal statement
- How to approach the personal statement and application entries
- How to write the "most meaningful" application entries
- How medical school admissions committees decide whom to interview
- What to do if you are waitlisted
- Deciding where to apply and attend
Whether you are an outstanding candidate hoping to attend a top-notch medical school or a borderline applicant just hoping to get in somewhere, the no-nonsense advice offered in this comprehensive guide will greatly improve your chances of achieving your goals. The MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissions is sure to become the go-to book for all aspiring doctors.