BS/MD College Application Consulting & Admissions Advising

BS/MD & College Application Consulting

A comprehensive and personalized approach to the college application process

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If you are a high school student who wants to become a physician, look no further. We provide the help you need to get into a Direct Medical (BS/MD) or stellar Pre-Med program.

Overview

College Admissions Advising from the Experts

Admissions Committee Experience

Our college and direct medical program advisors have been on admissions committees so they understand how to help you build a great application.

>90% Get Into a Top 3 Choice School

With over 12 years of experience and nearly 12,000 students helped, we know how to get you in. That is why >90% of our students get into one of their top 3 choices.

BS/MD and Pre-Med Only

We focus on one group of students only - those who want to become physicians. Our program is tailored to help those students succeed whether it's through a direct medical or traditional pre-med program.

Whats Included

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

In depth college consulting provided by experts and lifetime educators to plan for a successful college application season

PRE-MED SPECIFIC ADMISSIONS

The world's experts in medical school admissions to help guide you on your pre-med path from high school to college and eventually medical school

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Videos, Guidebooks, Courses, Webinars

We have an incredible archive of guides, videos, tools and books to help you get started. All are included at no extra cost.

Student Success Manager

Every student is paired with not only their advisor, but a member of our student success team to help oversee the process

Planning Tools

Complete planning tools to help manage your college application process and stay on top of deadlines

Team Approach

We work together as a team on each student so that multiple experts help make the best possible application

A Dual Approach for Maximum Success

Robert Rivas, MedSchoolCoach Tutor

Rob Rivas is a former Assistant Director of Admissions at Williams College and Director of Recruitment at Swathmore College

Kachiu Lee MD, MedSchoolCoach Advisor

Dr. Kachiu Lee is practicing dermatologist and former admissions committee member at Northwestern HPME program

The most comprehensive approach to pre-med advising

With MedSchoolCoach’s BS/MD & college advising you not only get to work with a team of physician advisors that understand how to get into medicine, but also a team of college advisors that know the college application process inside and out.

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How it works

We work with each and every student comprehensively through their college or BS/MD applications. Our goal is to help you get a great application together to stand out in the pool.

Intake

Through an in-depth intake, we learn about each student, their goals, their strengths and weaknesses.

Advisor Assignment

We evaluate each student and assign them the advisor that will work best with them based on their interests and goals as well as personality types.

Schedule Sessions

Because we work virtually, sessions can be scheduled in evenings, weekends or any other time that is mutually convenient.

Strategize

In your first meetings with your coach, you will strategize how to tackle your college applications

School List Creation

We create a comprehensive school list for each student that assures success

Extensive Editing

We edit the application, including personal statement and supplemental essays, inside and out to assure you are putting the best application forward.

Student Testimonials

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"I absolutely could not have gotten into Northwestern's HPME program without the help of my advisor. Nikhil was AMAZING in every way."

Parvati Sinha

Medschoolcoach Application Consultant Julia LaFayette

"HARVARD!!!!! I am honestly in shock. I cannot believe I got in. Thank you so much Sahil for all your help. It was incredible and you are definitely the reason I got in!"

Julia Lafayette

Austin Chen – MedSchoolCoach Testimonial

"I just wanted to write to inform you of my acceptance into Northwestern HPME! Thank you so much for your help, and I wouldn't have done so well in the interview without your guidance."

Austin Chen

The proof is in the numbers

No one has more experience or more success in guiding high school students to becoming physicians than MedSchoolCoach

92%

Accepted to one of their top 3 choices

96%

Acceptance rate at a BS/MD program after interview prep

12,000

Students helped through the process

Traditional College Acceptances (2018)

  • Bates College
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brown University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth University
  • Fordham University
  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of California, Berkley
  • Williams College

Direct Medical Schools (2018)

  • Albany Medical College (RPI, Union and Sienna)
  • Baylor University/Baylor College of Medicine
  • Boston University
  • Brown University PLME
  • Case Western Reserve BS/MD Program
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • City College of NY Sophie Davis BS/MD Program
  • Drexel University BS/MD
  • East Carolina/Brody School of Medicine BS/MD
  • George Washington University Hofstra BS/MD
  • Northwestern Honors Program in Medical Education (HPME)
  • Penn State-Jefferson Premedical-Medical (PMM) Program
  • UMKC School of Medicine B.A./M.D. Program
  • VCU/VCU

Frequently asked questions

MedSchoolCoach has a team of advisors who are physicians with admissions committee experience and college admissions professionals who have served as Admissions Directors at the top schools in the country.

Yes! We specialize in helping students who want to become physicians, so whether you are looking at a BS/MD (or BA/MD) program or a traditional college with a great pre-med program, we are the right group for you.

Phone, email, video conference - you name it, we will do it. All students are managed via a comprehensive application management software platform which allows tracking of every component of the application from start to finish. It also allows parents to be involved in the process along the way!

We really believe in helping students comprehensively, which is why we are different than most other admissions consultants. We spend the time we need to make sure your application is great. That's always our goal! No time limits, no clocks, no revision limits. We want to work with you till everything is perfect.

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Package Pricing

Package Plans
Bronze
$3500

Silver
$6000

Gold
$9500

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Customized School List
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Common App Personal Statement Editing
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Resume Editing
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Supplemental Applications
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Help Through Traditional and BS/MD (direct) Program
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Need other help?

We prefer to work with student comprehensively, however we also offer a la carte services.

Strategic Planning

Advising and early planning to get you on the right track towards your pre-med goals.

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Essay Editing

Personal statement & application brainstorming and editing by physician advisors.

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Interview Preparation

Traditional and MMI interview preparation by physician advisors

Have more questions?

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Educational resources

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Guidebooks

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The Pre-Med Journey: What it Takes to Get into Medical School

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Successfully Planning for the USMLE Step 1 and 2 CK

Get ready for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 with this free guide to study planning and resource utilization.

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