Letters of Recommendation

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11 02, 2018

Insider Tips for a Good Med School Application


Tips for a Good Med School Application: Understanding AMCAS If you are going to apply to an allopathic medical school in the United States, you will most likely be utilizing AMCAS. The American Medical College Application Service, or AMCAS, is a centralized application system that verifies then distributes  applicant information, MCAT scores, and letters of recommendation to participating medical schools. AMCAS does not make any admissions decisions. However, it is important to understand how AMCAS works in order to submit a good med school application. Getting Started In order to use AMCAS, you must register with AAMC. You will likely [...]

Insider Tips for a Good Med School Application2018-02-11T13:20:38-04:00
4 02, 2018

Medical School Applicant Prep


Although there are still several months before AMCAS opens, it is time to begin preparing your application. If you plan to apply to medical school in the upcoming cycle, it is a good idea to begin working on your medical school applicant checklist early. Medical school applications require many steps to complete correctly. If you begin working on your application early, you will have ample time to complete it. Unfortunately, many prospective students wait until AMCAS opens to begin working on their application. This is not ideal. The medical school application is complex and requires time to prepare properly. Medical [...]

Medical School Applicant Prep2018-03-13T21:48:22-04:00
14 01, 2018

Medical School Recommendation Letters


Letters of Recommendation for Medical School All medical schools require applicants to submit letters of recommendation. In general, medical schools request three recommendation letters. They want two letters from from science professors and one from a professor in a non-science field. A good recommendation letter is a very helpful in securing your medical school acceptance. Conversely, a lukewarm recommendation will make medical schools hesitate to offer admission. Although you will likely will never see your recommendation letters, you can take steps to make sure that they help your application.   Select Letter Writers Carefully In order to get optimal recommendation [...]

Medical School Recommendation Letters2018-01-18T05:23:48-04:00