MedSchoolCoach's Story: From Humble Beginnings to the Leader in Medical Education
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MedSchoolCoach’s Story: from the humble beginnings to the leader in medical education.

In 2007, Sahil Mehta knew he was onto something. After successfully graduating from Columbia University and entering into the fray of the the medical school application system, he quickly realized what admissions people were looking for. Great grades and MCAT scores were important, but medical school admissions members know that this does not make a great physician. They wanted students who had a story, students who were diversified, students who could look at a patient and say “it’s going to be okay,” and who would become healers.


MedSchoolCoach Founded by Dr. Mehta


100th MedSchoolCoach Student accepted into medical school!


USMLE Coaching added. After years of helping students through medical school, our students wanted help acing their boards!


MedSchoolCoach helps student #2,500! That's over 2,500 future doctors that MedSchoolCoach has helped train and educate.


Dedicated Student Success Team added! We kept growing and needed the help of education professionals to make sure every student got amazing results.


MCAT Coaching added. Ken Tao joins the team from Princeton Review to develop the best MCAT program in the country.


12,000th student using MedSchoolCoach! The numbers keep growing!

Ratings and Reviews

  • 9.7/10 Stars TrustPilot We have over 75 authenticated reviews on TrustPilot, with near perfect ratings (we wish we were 100% perfect, but no one is).
  • 5 Stars Yelp We have perfect ratings on both Yelp and Google! Check it out today.
  • The Most Trusted Pre-Med Site We run, the most trusted pre-med site in the world.

In The Press

  • US NewsDr. Renee Marinelli, MedSchoolCoach’s Director of Advising, is a regular columnist for US News and World Report.
  • ABCWe were featured on ABC news as a local business who makes an impact. Check out the video here.
  • WashingtonPost, NYTimes and MoreDr. Renee Marinelli and Dr. Sahil Mehta have been featured multiple times in the press as experts on medical school education.

Quick Facts

  • 12,000 Students Helped We have helped over 12,000 students through the process of becoming a physician.
  • 75 Physician Advisors With 75 Physician Advisors who serve as mentors and coaches to our students, we have an incredibly accomplished team.
  • 99th Percentile Tutors No one has a more rigorous hiring and training process when it comes to MCAT or USMLE/COMLEX Tutors than MedSchoolCoach.
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The Early Years An Idea that Worked

Dr. Mehta started simply by helping a few friends improve their applications. He advised them to take the right classes, write better essays, and show passion for the profession during interviews.

Before long, word had caught on and MedSchoolCoach expanded. The very first coaches hired on by Dr. Mehta had to meet a few criteria: they had to be actual physicians (because physicians can best help those looking to go to medical school) and they had to have admissions experience. And they had to love being coaches.

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Slow and Steady Growth Doing things the right way

From the start, MedSchoolCoach was not focused on profits. It was focused on students. We took on a limited number of students every year. Every year, we had more students that wanted to work with us, but we said no.

Why would a business turn down clients? Simple, this wasn't a business in the traditional sense. We did not worry about profits, we worried about providing awesome service to every student who came our way.

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MCAT Testing & Boards Maximizing test scores, one student at a time

As time marched on, we kept getting bigger. We invested $0 into marketing. Instead, we invested into our students who referred their friends, who then told their friends.

Before long, we had put a few hundred students into medical school, and then a few thousand. They kept in touch with us, asking for help through their entire medical school journey. So we decided it was time to pursue it. By creating MCAT and USMLE/COMLEX products that focused on the same principles as our admissions coaching, we continued the tradition of providing great service.

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A Comprehensive Solution From High School to the Match

MedSchoolCoach grew the right way, prioritizing great service over profits. Along the way, we have become the only company that could take a student from day 1 of college through match day with all the help they would need.

With physician advisors who have been residency program directors, we take our knowledge to help you match into the best program for you in the specialty of your choice.

Sahil Mehta MD, MedschoolCoach Founder

For every step of the medical school journey

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MedSchoolCoach is the only program that can take you from day 1 of your pre-med journey until you graduate as a practicing physician.

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Latest Reviews

Our students love working with us; take a look at some of the latest reviews of our services

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Excellent Advisors

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 (Audrey Jordan) 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.

Jonah 11 months ago

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Accepted into Multiple MD Schools!

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!

Steph 11 months ago

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Amazing MCAT Tutoring - 19 points!

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!

Ryan 11 months ago

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Will absolutely use them again!

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.

Noosh 11 months ago

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Best Company Out There

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!

Randhawa 11 months ago