Set yourself apart from other med school applicants through a compelling, well-written Personal Statement that captures your journey to a career in medicine. Whether you are applying through AMCAS, AACOMAS, and/or TMDSAS, we outline each platform's expectations for the Personal Statement, and share our tips for crafting a unique essay.
Are you feeling overwhelmed at the thought of writing your personal essay for the Common Application? We walk you through some tried-and-true tips for crafting a tight, captivating personal essay that will wow admissions officers. Read our list of dos and don'ts and recommendations for organizing frameworks.
A succinct guide, which demonstrates how to differentiate between the two most common graduate school application essays -- the Personal Statement and Statement of Purpose -- and how to represent yourself in the strongest way possible for grad admissions success!
The Common App went live on August 1, 2022, and several new schools have joined the Common App platform! Read on to find out about this year's Common App changes and updates.
The three US-based medical school application platforms are AMCAS, which is for MD (allopathic) programs; AACOMAS, which is for DO (osteopathic) programs; and TMDSAS, which is Texas’s own, special system for (mostly public) MD and DO programs. Each platform has different deadlines and essay requirements, so keeping track of which you’re applying through is key!
The purpose of secondary med school (or supplemental) applications is to further differentiate between candidates, and to determine whether you’d be a good fit for that particular program. Read our tips for preparing and crafting high-quality secondary essays for successful medical school admissions!
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.