9 Tips to Successfully Submit Your Med School Applications

Session 128

Session 128

In this episode, Ryan and Allison talk about some tips for you to successfully submit your medical applications on time.

If you’re applying, first take a deep breath. You don’t need to submit your application on the first day.

Meanwhile, here are tips on how it successfully submit your medical applications on time.

Apply early.

  • The school’s deadline for submission should not be your goal date.
  • Submitting late is not an option; if you do, better apply the next year

Make sure you have all the information you need when you sit down the first time.

What are the things you need?

Know in advance how many schools you’re applying to.

  • Don’t apply to a ton of schools due to the high cost; however, apply to enough number  of schools to increase your chances of getting in

Get your letter writers to write letters now.

  • Who’s writing all your letters? Know more about them.
  • You can pick what letter goes to what school

Proofread everything.

  • Take note of some weird formatting issues
  • Have other people proofread your application

Make sure you follow all the proper protocols (like when requesting for your transcripts to be sent to the testing service)

Use an appropriate email.

  • Your email address should be professional-looking.
  • Use your personal email instead of your work email.

Only put activities that really matter and have great impact to you.

Include activities that are/have:

  • Transformative
  • Major impact
  • Changes your outlook to make you grow

Your personal statement can make or break your application.

  • Take your time and a lot of reiterations
  • Have a physician read it
  • Have someone read it for grammar and another one for content

Know your timeline.

  • When should each thing be submitted?

 

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