Should I take honors classes? What about Advanced Placement courses? Is AP Biology better or AP Chemistry? There are many questions to be answered about class planning, each with implications for your eventual application. Our advisors will help you sort through them all.
How will you separateness yourself from others? Many of your fellow applicants will have perfect SAT scores and great GPAs, so you need extracurricular activities to separate yourself. We will help you pick the right ones.
You will need to show direct medical programs that you understand what being a physician is about in today’s world. You will need to partake in clinical volunteering and other clinical activities to show your interest and dedication. We will help you find these opportunities and help you understand how these will impact you.
If you plan on gaining admission to a BS/MD medical program, you cannot spend your summers like many of your peers. You will need to separate yourself by doing things like research, clinical programs and international volunteering. We will help you plan for these.
It is important to realize BS/MD programs are not for everyone. Your advisor will help you figure out if these programs are right for you and discuses the pros and cons of obtaining an MD degree via one of these programs.
Applying to BS/MD programs requires advanced planning. We will help you target the programs best for you. We will also help you navigate the process of submitting your application, gathering letters of recommendations and the various other steps in the process
This is just a short list of how we can help. We realize there are an infinite number of questions you may want to ask us, so we are here to answer them all!
Kachiu aspired to become a physician from a young age and was accepted into three combined undergraduate-medical school programs out of high school. She chose to attend Northwestern University’s Honors Program in Medical Education (HPME), eventually graduating Summa Cum Laude in Molecular Biology. She went on to attend Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, serving on the interview committee for future HPME candidates. She also serves as a junior editor for USMLERx and the print version of First Aid USMLE Step 2 CS. She is currently a dermatology resident at Brown University.
Interests: BS/MD admissions consulting, Essay Editing
Michelle has always known she wanted to be a doctor. In high school, she applied, interviewed at, and was accepted into over fifteen combined BA/MD programs. She ultimately chose to attend Northwestern University’s Honors Program in Medical Education (HPME) and double majored in Psychology and Biological Sciences, with a minor in Writing. She then attended Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where she was also involved in interviewing high school candidates for HPME. Michelle has been a Faculty Advisor for the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine, where she mentored outstanding high school students who were interested in pursuing medicine. Michelle is now a psychiatry resident in California and is currently on the admissions committee for her residency program.
Interests: BS/MD Admissions Advising, Interview Preparation, Essay Editing
MedSchoolCoach offers packages for our Direct Medical Program Game Plan by the hour. This allows maximum flexibility and help when you need it. Whether you are just starting high school or close to applying, we will provide you professional guidance with the most well qualified advisors to perfect your application.