Explore the various factors to consider in planning when to take the MCAT, and how this decision affects when you’ll be able to start med school. We discuss the impact that your MCAT score has on determining your med school list and application timetable. Also, if you retake the MCAT, how do med schools view multiple scores?
If you have been accepted to medical school, but you are looking to defer enrollment for a year, find out more about when and why programs might allow you to do this and what your next steps should be. This blog post explores several case studies of medical schools that always allow deferrals, grant deferrals on a case-by-case basis, or rarely allow deferrals.
Preparing for and applying to med school is complicated and can be overwhelming, so beyond starting early, we recommend working with an experienced and knowledgeable advisor to set yourself up for success. In this post, we’ll walk you through some of the ways that a long lead time—and expert guidance—can boost your medical school application outcomes.
Taking one or more years off after college before applying to med school will give you time to gain experience that will strengthen your application. Read on to learn all the benefits that a gap year or two can offer.
The pandemic created the perfect storm for college applications to explode at highly-selective schools. What does this mean for the Class of 2025 and what should you do to improve your chances of admission?