22 08, 2023

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Medical School: A Guide for Pre-Med and Med Students


Medical school can be an incredibly challenging experience for pre-med and medical students, and imposter syndrome can make the journey even more difficult. Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where individuals doubt their abilities and accomplishments, and feel like they are frauds in their field of study.  In this blog post we want to provide tips for pre-med and medical students on how to overcome imposter syndrome in order to succeed in medical school… Understanding Imposter Syndrome According to research, up to 25% of male medical students and nearly half of female medical students experience imposter syndrome. This feeling of [...]

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Medical School: A Guide for Pre-Med and Med Students2023-10-31T03:00:36-04:00
8 08, 2023

How to Get Accepted As A Non-Traditional Medical Student


Are you a prospective non-traditional medical student looking to get accepted into medical school? You may be wondering how to stand out from the competition in medical school admissions. Luckily, there are creative ways to make yourself shine in the application process. With the help of Code Blue Essays, you can learn how to utilize your unique story to your advantage and increase your chances of getting accepted into the medical school of your dreams.  Here’s what you need to know about how to get accepted into medical school the non-traditional way… The Traditional Path to Medical School The traditional [...]

How to Get Accepted As A Non-Traditional Medical Student2023-11-01T02:09:12-04:00
1 07, 2023

How to prepare for your Medical School Secondary Application


Secondary Applications are happening NOW! Here’s how to prepare… With AMCAS application open, it’s time to start thinking about your secondary applications. Your secondary applications will start arriving fast and furious–and they’re just as important as your primary applications!  It is important to submit your secondary applications quickly so that you can secure your best chance at getting an interview. We recommend doing this between 7-14 days from the time you receive them.(Your secondary applications will typically arrive within two to four weeks after submitting your primary application). It’s important to begin thinking about and preparing your answers now to [...]

How to prepare for your Medical School Secondary Application2023-11-01T02:11:52-04:00
16 06, 2023

3 Reasons NOT To Use AI to Write Your Personal Statement 


3 Reasons NOT to use AI to Write Your Personal Statement There is a lot of excitement and controversy around the new AI-based writing tool, ChatGPT. While it has the potential to help students write personal essays such as college essays or personal statements for dental school applications or medical school applications, it is important to remember that it is NOT a substitute for a student’s own writing and critical thinking skills.  The science behind AI has been around since 1951, and we’ve most recently seen it in action by search engines, GPS navigation devices, self-driving cars and more. Today [...]

3 Reasons NOT To Use AI to Write Your Personal Statement 2023-11-01T02:24:00-04:00
2 06, 2023

Dental School Admissions: Writing A Great Personal Statement


Dental School Application: Tips for Writing Your Personal Statement The dental school personal statement is one of the most important elements of your dental school application. It's your chance to showcase your strengths and make a lasting impression on admissions committees.  With the right approach and careful consideration, you can make your dental school personal statement stand out. At Code Blue Essays, we specialize in helping aspiring dentists create compelling personal statements that demonstrate their commitment to the field of dentistry and showcase their unique talents.  In this blog post, we will discuss the application process for dental school and [...]

Dental School Admissions: Writing A Great Personal Statement2023-11-01T02:31:21-04:00
16 05, 2023

FAQ: Medical School Letters of Recommendation


Letters of recommendation are an effective and important part of the medical school application. They are usually submitted with your AMCAS application and come from a professor at an academic institution or someone who works with you in extracurriculars. Letters of recommendation provide a professional’s opinion of you, aside from your own claims or opinion of yourself that a friend or relative might have of you.  They give a summary of your unique skills and can have a big impact on admissions committees. A great letter gives the admissions committee insight into the person and student you are and the [...]

FAQ: Medical School Letters of Recommendation2023-11-01T02:36:01-04:00
2 05, 2023

Why is your Personal Statement so important?


Your medical school application essay, known as the personal statement, is one of the most important sections of your medical school application. It’s the key factor that determines whether or not you will be invited to interview! Some people may also argue that the personal statement is even more important than the interview. With thousands of applications that come into a medical school, only roughly 16% of students get offered an interview.  And one of the biggest obstacles a prospective student needs to stand out is with their personal statement. It’s a pivotal factor in the medical school admissions process, [...]

Why is your Personal Statement so important?2023-11-01T02:45:57-04:00
28 02, 2023

How to write a medical school Letter of Intent


Is there one school you are particularly hoping to get into, that you value above all others? If you’ve interviewed (or even if you haven’t yet), but want to let your number one, top choice school know how serious you are about them, then you should consider writing a medical school letter of intent. This is different from a medical school letter of interest, and in this blog post we are going to explain how… What is a medical school letter of intent? A medical school letter of intent is a statement that specifically says you will accept an offer [...]

How to write a medical school Letter of Intent2023-11-02T04:52:58-04:00
20 12, 2022

How To Write, Edit And Submit A Compelling Secondary Essay


[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] Last year there were more than 60,000 medical school applicants! In total, 23,711 were accepted, resulting in an acceptance rate of 38%!   The medical school application process naturally weeds out applicants. After you submit your primary application, most schools will send out a secondary application, which includes a request for secondary essays.   From here on out during the process, the applicants begin to narrow (and your chance of acceptance hopefully just increases).   Secondary essays are crucial to getting through to an interview, so here are a few of our top strategies for writing your secondary [...]

How To Write, Edit And Submit A Compelling Secondary Essay2023-11-03T01:40:55-04:00
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