Med School Advice & Application Help From Physician Advisors

STRATEGIC PLANNING

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Professional advice, tailored to your situation, from admissions experts who are physicians.

Strategize for success with physician advisors

MedSchoolCoach Strategic Planning Sessions pair you with a physician advisor with admissions committee experience to help you shape and transform your application readiness.

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PHYSICIAN ADVISORS

At MedSchoolCoach, you only work with advisors who are actual physicians – for all your college advising, pre-med advising, and medical school advising.

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99% SATISFACTION RATE

We work with over 2000 students and almost every single one loves working with us and feels they were helped substantially.

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PERSONAL ATTENTION

You’ll receive personalized attention to develop a strategy that enhances your competitiveness so you’re set up for success once it’s time to apply.

How the Service Works

Sign Up Online

Once you sign up below, you'll receive an email with a detailed intake form we'd like you to fill out that goes through your education and personal history.

Get Paired

We will review your intake in detail and match you with the best fit advisor. The advisor will then reach out to set up a time to connect.

Advising Session

Via video conference, you will have your game planning session with your physician advisor. After the session, you'll have a detailed game plan which will allow you to take which will allow you to take the next steps on your journey.

Repeat as Needed

Your situation may require both a short term and long term plan. We are here for you to pick up where you last left off as you move forward in your quest to become a physician.

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A few of our most common services

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Undergraduate Class Planning

Work with an advisor to plan pre med prerequisites, required courses for the MCAT, and the rest of your course schedule.

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Extracurricular Activities

Gain advice on activities that not only look impressive on an application, but also help you grow as an individual and as a future doctor. Whether it’s participating in community service in a foreign country or starting your own organization, we can help!

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Post Bacc Options

Understand the pros and cons of specific programs, taking into account average grades, linkage programs, degree options and cost to find the best post bacc that suits your needs.

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Gap Year Planning

Receive an evaluation your application as it stands now and strategize the best options for a gap year. Whether that’s through a post bacc program, master’s program, clinical work or research experience, we’ll help you decide what will bolster your competitiveness.

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School Selection

Partner with your advisor to perform a detailed analysis of your statistics, state residency, location, and career preferences to help you choose the best schools to apply to using our proprietary algorithm.

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Reapplication Options

Find out where you went wrong and work with an advisor to improve your chances the next time by addressing gap year options, extra curricular activities, classes to retake, or anything else that held you back the last time.

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Admissions Timeline

Confused about when to apply, how to plan your undergraduate career or extracurriculars? Submit your transcript, resume and detailed background information to determine your overall candidacy and be advised on the best time to apply.

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Alternative Pathways

Understand the difference between US MD, US DO, and caribbean schools and how choosing one over the other may impact your career. Work with an advisor to find out which school choices are best for your future.

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Career Changers

Learn how to transition out of your current career into a future in medicine. We’ll help you answer the question “Where do I start?”

Meet an advisor

Dr. Lipsit was an admissions committee member at Virginia Commonwealth University

10+ Years

10k students

500k Coaching Hours

Meet some of our team

Featured Advisor Profiles

Sahil Mehta MD, MedSchoolCoach Founder
Sahil Mehta MD Founder

Dr. Mehta is the founder of MedSchoolCoach and has guided thousands of successful medical school applicants. He is also a practicing physician in Boston where he specializes in vascular and interventional radiology.

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Renee Marinelli MD, MedSchoolCoach
Renee Marinelli MD Director of Advising

Dr. Marinelli has practiced family medicine, served on the University of California Admissions Committee, and has helped hundreds of students get into medical school. She spearheads a team of physician advisors who guide MedSchoolCoach students.

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Simon Bababeygy MD, MedSchoolCoach Master Advisor
Simon Bababeygy MD Master Advisor

Dr. Bababeygy served on the admissions committee at Stanford for four years

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Newsha Lajevardi MD, MedschoolCoach Advisor
Newsha Lajevardi MD Master Advisor

Dr. Lajevardi is a board certified dermatologist with an academic background and first hand experience with medical school and residency admissions.

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Ryan Gillihan MD, MedSchoolCoach Master Advisor
Ryan Gillihan MD Master Advisor

Dr. Gillihan has significant experience with both traditional and non-traditional applicants, and has helped countless students achieve their dreams of becoming a physician.

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Edward Lipsit MD, MedSchoolCoach
Ed Lipsit MD Associate Director of Advising

Dr. Lipsit served on the Virginia Commonwealth University admissions committee and was also Chief Resident at The George Washington University Medical Center.

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What's the MedSchoolCoach Differrence?

Only physician advisors - no medical students, no editors, no guidance counselors. The people reviewing your application are physicians so those helping you prepare your application should be.

No Limits

We don’t believe in limiting your communication with your advisor to a few edits. We are here for you when you need us.

Experience

with 12,000 students helped and over >500,000 coaching hours combined, no one has more experience than we do helping students.

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Frequently asked questions

Your advisor will be an actual physician who has experience working with hundreds of students through the application process.

Yes, you’re welcome to request an advisor to look over your essay. We will do our best to accommodate based on availability.

You’ll work directly with your advisor to schedule a time. Most advisors meet nights and weekends.

Yes, parents may be involved in these sessions.

Every MedSchoolCoach advisor is equally well-qualified, however, our Master Advisors have a special designation because they have exceptional experience and qualifications. Each has helped hundreds of students get into medical school and is consistently rated perfectly by our students. Many students request working with our Master Advisors because of their reputation and experience, therefore our cost structure reflects this.

Unlike other admissions companies, our focus is 100% on medicine. As such, we have actual physician advisors who have worked on admissions committees. No one can give you better advice than they can because they have actually evaluated thousands of applicants and made decisions on acceptance or rejection.

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The proof is in the numbers

Learn why thousands of students have trusted us when they have questions on their journeys towards becoming a physician.

96%

Of students recommend us to a friend

99%

Felt that they received "great" or "terrific" advice during their strategic planning sessions

12,000

Students have been helped over the last 10 years

Package Pricing

Invest in Your Medical School Future and Boost Your Odds of Getting Accepted!

Choose your advisor:

Strategic Planning Session
1
One-on-One Private
Tutoring Hours

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Strategically plan coursework and activities for the following school year
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MedSchoolCoach Pre-Med A to Z Video Course Access
Extended Strategic Planning
4
One-on-One Private
Tutoring Hours

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Strategically plan coursework and activities for the following school year
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MedSchoolCoach Pre-Med A to Z Video Course Access
Plus, you'll also receive:
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After first semester, discuss grades and plan for second semester
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After second semester, discuss grades and additional class requirements
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After third semester, discuss summer plans, including internships and extracurricular activities
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Access to MedSchoolCoach Guides and Resources
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Access to All MedSchoolCoach Webinars
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Access to All MedSchoolCoach Open Office Hours
Strategic Planning Session
1
One-on-One Private
Tutoring Hours

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Strategically plan coursework and activities for the following school year
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MedSchoolCoach Pre-Med A to Z Video Course Access
Extended Strategic Planning Session
4
One-on-One Private
Tutoring Hours

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Strategically plan coursework and activities for the following school year
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MedSchoolCoach Pre-Med A to Z Video Course Access
Plus, you'll also receive:
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Access to MedSchoolCoach Guides and Resources
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Access to All MedSchoolCoach Webinars
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Access to All MedSchoolCoach Open Office Hours
Strategic Planning Session
Limited Availability
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Strategically plan coursework and activities for the following school year
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MedSchoolCoach Pre-Med A to Z Video Course Access
Extended Strategic Planning Session
Limited Availability
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Strategically plan coursework and activities for the following school year
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MedSchoolCoach Pre-Med A to Z Video Course Access
Plus, you'll also receive:
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Access to MedSchoolCoach Guides and Resources
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Access to All MedSchoolCoach Webinars
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Access to All MedSchoolCoach Open Office Hours

Need other help?

We have worked with students in every imaginable situation. We are here for you, no matter where you stand in the process.

Comprehensive Application Help

Applying to medical school. Our comprehensive packages take you from the start to an acceptance.

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essay editing

Need help crafting a perfect personal statement? Our physician advisors are here for you!

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interview prep

If you are preparing for an interview, our physician advisors can help you get the most of your practice with realistic mock interviews.

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