Posts tagged how i got into med school
How I Got Accepted to University of Arizona College of Medicine

Francisco is a rising MS1 at University of Arizona College of Medicine. Today he shares his thoughts on his medical school acceptance: “I looked for other places where I did get that feeling that I was doing something very meaningful. Once I did that, I truly grew as a candidate for medical school because I was gaining these experiences that I could write and speak about with passion.

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How I Got Accepted to Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Cara is a third-year medical student at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tennessee. After not getting accepted to medical school the first time around and being waitlisted the second time, Cara shares her advice on perseverance and resilience while applying to medical school.

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How I Got Accepted to Texas A&M College of Medicine

Sebastian was accepted to Texas A&M College of Medicine as a sophomore in college. His advice to other pre-meds? “Be very resilient and trust in yourself. Try to accept challenges and go through college not for the grades, but for the knowledge.”

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How I Got Accepted to Wayne State University School of Medicine

The one thing that I would say is: do everything that you do 110% but don’t do a million things 110%, AKA don’t be the jack of all trades and king of none. Quality over quantity. Pick a few things that you are working on, that you are passionate about, and put your all into them because that is how people will notice you.

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How I Got Accepted to George Washington University School of Medicine

Originally from Wellington, Florida, Marissa Mangini graduated from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. with a B.A. in philosophy and a double minor in chemistry and biology. She is now currently in her third year of medical school at The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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How I Got Accepted to Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine

After my [own] experience in the hospital, I started looking into the osteopathic approach to medicine because mind, body, and spirit care are intertwined. When I was a patient, that had really hit home with me. I felt most cared for when a physician was addressing all three aspects. So I chose to pursue training that would equip me to do the same with my patients.

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The Best Pre-med Major Isn’t Biology. Here’s Why:

Year after year, well over half of all U.S. medical school applicants major in biology or a related biological science like physiology or genetics. Although biology and its cousins have long been some of the most popular college majors for pre-med students, there is little evidence to correlate biology’s popularity with its preparatory aptness for medical school.

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How I Got Accepted to Boston University School of Medicine

It is so easy to become a cookie-cutter applicant to medical school because it entails a lot of box-checking. In this process, many people forget to ask themselves: “What makes me tick and what makes me different?” I took the time to figure out what mattered to me, and what I wanted to highlight in my essays. I think BU also took the time to know me before they took the time to offer me an interview.

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How I Got Accepted to St. George’s University School of Medicine

I wasn't a cookie cutter applicant. I majored in psychology, and although many people are starting to do majors outside of biology, most people don't. After undergrad, I did a post-bac to get all my pre-med requirements in, and then I did a masters program. It was a long journey, but I believe one of the reasons I was accepted is because I stuck with it.

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How I Got Accepted to Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

I was very appreciative of my second chance, and I showed that in my application. I worked to get more experiences to make me a better applicant and a better student in general. I was very honest about my weaknesses, and demonstrated that I had gone through a lot of growth.

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How I got accepted to Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

One thing they said during the interview that stuck with me was that during a med school interview, I am interviewing the school as much as the school is interviewing me. You need to feel that it is the right fit, because at the end of the day, it's one of the biggest parts of your life and you need to feel at home.

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