Summary Resources on Preparing Your Medical School Application
Articles about how to Strengthen Your Medical School Application
- 10 Things to do to Prepare to Apply to Medical School from the AAMC
- US News and World Report article about medical school admissions trends 2017
- Getting the Most out of the MSAR
- Subscribe to the Premed Navigator from the AAMC
- Review the AAMC article How Medical Schools Review Applications.
- Why Submit your AMCAS Early
- US News and World Report article 2 Med School Essays That Admissions Officers Loved (well worth a read before writing your own personal statement)
Medical School and Medical School Student Recommendations & Perspectives
- University of Michigan Medical School Student Recommendations
- From Michigan Medicine article about What the Michigan Med School Admissions Team Looks for on Applications (Hint: More Than Grades and Test Scores)
- From Drexel University College of Medicine MD Program Admissions Recommendations
- From David Greffen School of Medicine (UCLA) Five Med School Application Tips by the Dean for Admissions
- From Stanford Medicine Cracking Medical School Admissions: Stanford students use their expertise to help others
- Holistic Review: You're More Than a Number (1 hr. video)
- Beyond Shadowing: How to Get Unique Prehealth Experience (55 min. video)
- Paying for Medical School: What Premeds Need to Know (1 hr. video)
- AAMC’s Resources for Your Path to Medical School (44 min. video)
- Tips from Ohio State Associate Dean on interviewing
- Incorporate AAMC 15 Core Competencies into application
- Khan Academy for free MCAT resources.
- Sign up for AMCAS Twitter (@AAMCPreMed) and/or Facebook (www.facebook.com/AAMCPreMed) accounts to get application updates.
- Follow the NEWPORT blog for news, articles and tips.
- Purchase the Medical School Admissions Requirements (MSAR) for $28
- Visit the ASPIRING DOCTOR DIARIES
- AAMC website for specifics on how to submit letters of recommendation.
- Required Premedical Coursework and Competencies from the AAMC. This comprehensive list of allopathic medical schools from the AAMC includes links to each admissions page so you can check prerequisites.
- The AAMC recently published a quick fact sheet for reference. It's called Applying to Medical School, 2017 AMCAS® Medical School Applications by the Numbers.