Medical School Applications Skyrocket

Aruba, Jamaica, oh I want to take yaBermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mamaKey Largo, Montego, baby why don’t we go, Jamaica During the 2020 admissions cycle, medical school applications skyrocketed. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, applications in fact rose by a margin of 18% year over year … 

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On Medical School Applicants Avoiding Trite Activities

We often hear from parents and students a line that goes something like this: “But we heard the direct opposite from an admissions officer!” Oh (in a tone of faux surprise)? Of course, we’re not surprised in the least. Admissions officers at our nation’s elite universities so often don’t tell … 

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Admissions Practice Survives Antitrust Challenge

The Yale School of Medicine is not in violation of federal antitrust laws, a federal judge has ruled. The judge recently rejected a lawsuit brought by a student denied admission to the Yale School of Medicine against the university. In the suit, the student claimed he was denied admission — … 

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Medical School Recommendation Letters

What do medical school admissions officers look for when reviewing medical school recommendation letters? Not necessarily what you’d expect. Above all, admissions officers ask themselves this one central question: If I were sick, would this person be someone I’d want to care for me as my physician? It’s such a … 

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Med School Applicants

Med school applicants may be interested in taking a look at this year’s “US News & World Report” rankings for best hospitals.

Medical School Admissions

There are a few changes for medical school applicants as they complete the 2012 AMCAS.

Admission to Med School

Some med schools like Stanford are now gauging the people skills of applicants through brief speed-dating type interviews.