Amy Whitcomb Writing Advisor - MedSchoolCoach

Amy Whitcomb Writing Advisor

Amy Whitcomb - Writing Advisor
Amy has supported hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students with their writing, most recently with the UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium at the UC Davis campus.

Coach's bio

Amy’s essay editing expertise draws on five years as a writing tutor at three universities and four years as an editor and proofreader for science journals and academic publishers. In tutor and instructor roles, she has designed and delivered writing workshops, expanded academic support programming and materials, and worked with hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students belonging to a range of nationalities, ethnicities, races, language fluencies, ages, abilities, gender identities, religions, and educational aspirations in one-on-one and small group settings. Her instructional successes result from listening to the students and continually adapting her practices. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia, a Master of Science degree from the University of Idaho, and a Master of Fine Arts degree also from the University of Idaho. In 2019, she was part of a UC Davis School of Medicine team honored with a Dean’s Team Award for Excellence in Inclusion.

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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.


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Fun Fact

Amy worked as a biological science technician with the National Park Service in California for seven summers. She feels most at home in a sequoia grove.

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