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AMCAS Work and Activities Examples

AMCAS Work and Activities Example

Our Cracking Med School Admissions team has read literally thousands of Work and Activities descriptions. Our goal is to show you what makes a great AMCAS work and activities description through AMCAS work and activities examples. How to Write Work Activities Section for the AMCAS AMCAS Work and Activities Examples

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No medical school interview invites? What can you do next?

No medical school interview invites? AMCAS application – check.  Secondary essays – check.  Now it’s the long waiting game of hearing back from various medical schools for the coveted interview invitation.  But what if the application cycle is not going according to plan? What if you are still waiting for

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How to Decrease the Cost of Medical School

How to Decrease the Cost of Medical School   The median cost of medical school has grown at almost twice the rate of inflation, and thus medical school debt burden has been increasing in recent years. The average four-year cost of medical school sits around $264,000, with public schools averaging

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premed covid

5 Ways To Get Premed Experiences During COVID

We’ve been in pandemic mode for months now, and it’s becoming clear that things are not going back to “normal” anytime soon. So, what’s a premed to do? You still need research, volunteering, and clinical experience even though your meticulous plans have been entirely disrupted. But just because you need

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How to Get Into Harvard Medical School

How to Get Into Harvard Medical School

Hi premeds! The Cracking Med School Admissions team has advised students with getting into Harvard Medical School since 2012 with a lot of success! Each year, they have a handful of their students get accepted into HMS. Dr. Rachel Rizal, one of Cracking Med School Admissions advisers, is a resident

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How to get into UCLA medical school

How To Get Into UCLA Medical School: Application Tips

Hey premeds! This page serves as a high-yield resource for the UCLA Medical School Admissions. The information from this page is a GOLDEN resource. We’ve compiled it from UCLA Medical School acceptance rate data, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA website, and most importantly, from UCLA med school

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how to write an autobiography for medical school

How To Write An Autobiography For Medical School

Among all medical school secondaries, the autobiography prompt is likely one of the toughest to write. This prompt asks applicants to describe their previous background and life experiences in one cohesive essay often rivaling the length of a personal statement. Schools which ask for autobiographies in their secondaries include Vanderbilt

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Building a premed resume that stands out

Building A Premed Resume That Stands Out

Whether you are first starting out in college and looking to apply to research or volunteering positions or preparing your application to medical school, making sure you have a premed resume that stands out is essential.  While you may have had a resume that you used in high school, a

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Why this medical school secondary essay example - Cracking Med School Admissions Success Tips

“Why this Medical School?” Secondary Essay Example

Medical schools want to recruit students who embody their institution’s values and would quickly thrive once accepted. One way to prove that you fit this criterion is by writing an outstanding “why this medical school” secondary essay. This prompt asks you to explain why you are applying to a specific

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premed covid

5 Ways To Get Premed Experiences During COVID

We’ve been in pandemic mode for months now, and it’s becoming clear that things are not going back to “normal” anytime soon. So, what’s a premed to do? You still need research, volunteering, and clinical experience even though your meticulous plans have been entirely disrupted. But just because you need

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How to Get Into Harvard Medical School

How to Get Into Harvard Medical School

Hi premeds! The Cracking Med School Admissions team has advised students with getting into Harvard Medical School since 2012 with a lot of success! Each year, they have a handful of their students get accepted into HMS. Dr. Rachel Rizal, one of Cracking Med School Admissions advisers, is a resident

Read More »
How to get into UCLA medical school

How To Get Into UCLA Medical School: Application Tips

Hey premeds! This page serves as a high-yield resource for the UCLA Medical School Admissions. The information from this page is a GOLDEN resource. We’ve compiled it from UCLA Medical School acceptance rate data, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA website, and most importantly, from UCLA med school

Read More »
how to write an autobiography for medical school

How To Write An Autobiography For Medical School

Among all medical school secondaries, the autobiography prompt is likely one of the toughest to write. This prompt asks applicants to describe their previous background and life experiences in one cohesive essay often rivaling the length of a personal statement. Schools which ask for autobiographies in their secondaries include Vanderbilt

Read More »
Building a premed resume that stands out

Building A Premed Resume That Stands Out

Whether you are first starting out in college and looking to apply to research or volunteering positions or preparing your application to medical school, making sure you have a premed resume that stands out is essential.  While you may have had a resume that you used in high school, a

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Why this medical school secondary essay example - Cracking Med School Admissions Success Tips

“Why this Medical School?” Secondary Essay Example

Medical schools want to recruit students who embody their institution’s values and would quickly thrive once accepted. One way to prove that you fit this criterion is by writing an outstanding “why this medical school” secondary essay. This prompt asks you to explain why you are applying to a specific

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