Applying to Med School: Make Your Personal Statement Count

Medical school admissions committees are sifting through record-high numbers of applications each cycle. Set yourself apart by reading our tips for crafting a compelling and well-written Personal Statement.

APPLY!! Deadlines for Medical School Applications

See the final deadlines and dates for the 2022-23 medical program application cycle. Medical school applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. From planning your college curriculum to completing the applications themselves, the earlier you begin the process, the better!

Start Early to Be Successful in Med School Admissions

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.

The Value of a DO Degree in Osteopathic Medicine

Find out more about the DO (Doctor of Osteopathic) degree offered by osteopathic medical schools and if this path could be right for you. Examine the differences and similarities between the MD (Doctor of Medicine) program offered by traditional allopathic medical schools and DO programs.

Meet the Collegiate Gateway Team! Q&A with Julie Raynor Gross, Founder and President

Did you know that it’s been almost 20 years since Julie Raynor Gross founded Collegiate Gateway? Over the past two decades, so much has changed, both in the organization and in college admissions. To mark this milestone, here’s a peek at the inner workings of Collegiate Gateway via interviews with its staff members. First up: Julie Raynor Gross herself!

Meet the Collegiate Gateway Team! Q&A with Caroline Ferrucci, Associate College Counselor

Meet Caroline Ferrucci, Associate College Counselor, at Collegiate Gateway. Caroline joined the company in January 2012 as a Research Assistant. Find out how her role has grown and changed at Collegiate Gateway, and the advice she has for college applicants.

Meet the Collegiate Gateway Team! Q&A with Maureen Meyer, Director of Client Relations

Meet Maureen Meyer, Director of Client Relations, at Collegiate Gateway. Find out how Collegiate Gateway has changed over the years, and what motivated Maureen to join the company in 2014.

Pre-Meds: How to Choose Your Major and Minor

As a prospective medical student, you will have many requirements on your plate. But your major and minor are up to you! We’ll walk you through factors to consider when selecting your college major and minor. Believe it or not, biology is not your only option!

Surprising Factors to Consider When Building Your Med School List

Candidates should evaluate whether individual med schools are a good fit – and some of the factors to consider may surprise you! Give yourself time to think about what you want out of your med school experience.

The Role of Non-Clinical Extracurricular Activities in Med School Candidacy

Explore activities outside of medicine that help demonstrate to med school admissions your values and your character, beyond your academic achievements and your motivation to become a doctor.

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