MedSchoolCoach Strategic Planning Sessions pair you with a physician advisor with admissions committee experience to help you shape and transform your application readiness.
At MedSchoolCoach, you only work with advisors who are actual physicians – for all your college advising, pre-med advising, and medical school advising.
We work with over 2000 students and almost every single one loves working with us and feels they were helped substantially.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Work with an advisor to plan pre med prerequisites, required courses for the MCAT, and the rest of your course schedule.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?”
Dr. Lipsit was an admissions committee member at Virginia Commonwealth University
Featured Advisor Profiles
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.View profile
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.View profile
Dr. Gillihan has significant experience with both traditional and non-traditional applicants, and has helped countless students achieve their dreams of becoming a physician.View profile
Dr. Lipsit served on the Virginia Commonwealth University admissions committee and was also Chief Resident at The George Washington University Medical Center.View profile
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.
We don’t believe in limiting your communication with your advisor to a few edits. We are here for you when you need us.
with 12,000 students helped and over >500,000 coaching hours combined, no one has more experience than we do helping students.
Want to Meet More of the Team
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.
Of students recommend us to a friend
Felt that they received "great" or "terrific" advice during their strategic planning sessions
Students have been helped over the last 10 years
Invest in Your Medical School Future and Boost Your Odds of Getting Accepted!
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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.
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.
Dr. Flick was an admissions committee member at UC Irvine School of Medicine. He is board certified in family medicine and also works as a flight surgeon for the U.S. Army.
Dr. Katzen was an admissions committee member at George Washington University School of Medicine, as well as the president of Oncology-Hematology Associates in Maryland.
Dr. Lipsit served on the Virginia Commonwealth University admissions committee and was also Chief Resident at The George Washington University Medical Center.
Dr. Yoediono was a Duke University pre-major advisor, and an adcom member for Duke University School of Medicine, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program.
Dr. Choo is a pediatrician with extensive experience with admissions and advising medical students.
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I was actually hesitant when I first used MedSchoolCoach; it was a lot of money and I wasn’t sure how much help I really needed. I am so glad that I ended up using their services! My advisor was phenomenal and helped me navigate the shipwreck that is medical school admissions even in the most challenging of times. The advice, edits, and support that I received though med school coach undoubtedly aided in my success to attend my top choice allopathic program in the fall.
MedSchoolCoach provided me with a phenomenal advisor that helped me perfect my primary and secondary essays. This led me to be accepted into two allopathic medical schools and interview throughout the country. I would highly recommend!
MCAT Tutoring with MedSchoolCoach was Awesome! Coral, Connor, and Ken were amazing tutors. My score went up 19 points from my diagnostic exam (496 to a 515) working with them. I am a sociology major and took the exam a month after finishing my first semester of biology. When I set my target score to 515 I thought I was being overly optimistic and I really wasn’t expecting to reach it the first go around. I purchased the platinum package and MedSchoolCoach’s master tutor Ken took my target score really seriously and worked with me to build a custom study schedule to get me there. Coral was my tutor for the Chem/Phys and Bio/Biochem sections and Connor for Psych/Soc. They were both awesome! They both had so much experience and knowledge about the exam and how things come up, and they really made sure I had everything down. Thank you guys so much for all your help!
MedSchoolCoach was an absolutely incredible service. I used them first for med school applications and I could not have been happier with the service they provided. Their counselors were responsive, and went so far out of their way to help put together the perfect application.
Extremely patient, helpful, insightful, and cooperative individuals. Truly have helped make my medical school application more competitive and I am more confident in not only my application and myself. Small investment for help from great people!