1 11, 2023

How Paid Mock Interviews can Help you Master your Medical School Application


Medical school admissions committees are looking for students with both academic and character excellence, and while your GPA and MCAT scores demonstrate your academic rank, your written application and interviews can help demonstrate your character.

How Paid Mock Interviews can Help you Master your Medical School Application2023-10-31T02:31:36-04:00
3 10, 2023

What Program Directors are Really Looking for In Resident Applicants


Matching into a residency program can feel a little bit like “pin the tail on the donkey”-- you’re hoping for the best match but feeling a little blindfolded as the process is really out of your hands and within the hands of the matching algorithm.  The residency application process is extensive and takes time to compile documents, write personal statements, and take tests. Sometimes it’s hard to prioritize what you should focus your energy on the most! In this blog post, we want to highlight how the match process works as well as what program directors rank most important in [...]

What Program Directors are Really Looking for In Resident Applicants2023-10-31T02:51:06-04:00
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
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
18 04, 2023

Introducing the new medical school application tool: Med School Mogul…


  Med School Mogul: The Newest Medical School Application Tool  Our team at Code Blue Essays is always working hard to provide services and tools for applicants in medical professions worldwide. We provide guidance and training to help students apply and get accepted to medical school, residency and fellowship programs, graduate programs, nursing programs and dental programs.  Our editors and coaches are all physicians and are not only qualified to help you, but remain current on what it takes to apply, get accepted and excel in your field of interest. And we are always working to come up with new [...]

Introducing the new medical school application tool: Med School Mogul…2023-11-02T05:10:15-04:00
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