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July 27, 2020 USA Today For test-takers, taking the MCAT or the Bar Exam in-person creates divides between exercising caution and pursuing their dreams…

July 27, 2020, U.S. News & World Report

This resume from a successful medical school applicant showcases leadership ability.

Dr. Ed Lipsit, associate director of advising at the MedSchoolCoach explains that the American…

June 28, 2020, Boston Herald

Students across the nation and in Massachusetts inspired by the heroic actions of health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic are registering for the Medical College Admission…

July 7, 2020, U.S. News & World Report

MCAT test-takers should be aware of new dates, more test time options and a shortened exam.

MedSchoolCoach Director of MCAT, Ken Tao…

March 24, 2020, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli explains that medical school hopefuls can take steps to move forward amid school closures and other uncertainties.

March 3, 2020, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli explains what a typical day could be like and helps you avoid seven mistakes can lead to a strong first year.

November 26, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli explains how nontraditional students can ease the transition into med school by considering some key factors when choosing where to study.

July 23, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli explains that even for the most competitive applicant, acceptance to medical school is not guaranteed.

June 25, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli recommends that you consider how competitive your MCAT score and GPA are when determining the right number of medical schools to target.

May 21, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli points out that an increasing number of U.S. medical schools are using the CASPer test to assess applicants’ people skills. You should be familiar with it.

April 30, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli helps you figure out if you’re ready for medical school.

April 2, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

The Medical School Admission Requirement database is useful for international premeds, experts say…

March 26, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli explains that you may need a refresher if you’re taking the MCAT after being out of college for a long time.

February 19, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli shares tips to become a more competitive medical school applicant.

January 8, 2019, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli explains why premeds may want to consider these environments to gain more hands-on clinical experience.

November 13, 2018, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli suggests you consider how autonomy, beneficience, non-maleficence and justice tie into interview scenario questions.

October 16, 2018, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli conveys that just because your path may differ doesn’t mean you can’t get into medical school.

September 12, 2018, ABC Boston

Getting into any school is tough, and medical school is no exception. Less than 40 percent of those who apply are accepted…

September 11, 2018, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli explains that premeds should prioritize mental health and self-care to prevent burnout.

Aug. 14, 2018, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli helps you find out whether you should mention a specific area of interest when applying to medical school.

July 10, 2018, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli helps you find out why medical school admissions committees place so much weight on the MCAT.

June 12, 2018, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli warns that you should review privacy settings and avoid posting unprofessional content so that you stand out in a good way to medical schools.

April 10, 2018, U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Renee Marinelli explains that these graduate degree programs are geared toward students looking to strengthen their application to medical school.

August 1, 2016, U.S. News & World Report

Competitive law and medical schools may be more hesitant to accept them than other disciplines, experts say…

August 5, 2015, U.S. News & World Report

Students at schools affiliated with prestigious hospitals may be able to see a broader range of medical cases…

May 17, 2012, Buzz Feed

Majoring in something like “happiness” may not sound like a smart career move — but in some cases, it can be..

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