Dr. Ho grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended the University of California Davis, where he majored in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, and also received campus recognition for community service. After graduating, he worked in an infectious diseases lab, taught high school courses, and also volunteered as an emergency medical technician. He returned to UC Davis for medical school, and was heavily involved in research, having multiple journal publications.
At UC Davis SOM, Dr. Ho was a voting member of the admissions committee, where he quickly learned about the characteristics that made an applicant highly competitive. He used that experience to help dozens of pre-med students effectively market themselves on their applications and receive acceptances to medical school. He completed his internship in internal medicine at UCSF-Fresno, receiving both a Departmental Research award as well as Young Achiever recognition from the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Ho is pursuing a career in radiation oncology at the University of Arizona. He was also a previous MedSchoolCoach student and now he is excited to give back to future students!
Q was 100% the reason I was able to get a full four-year scholarship to my state medical school! I was constantly impressed with his ability to better my essays with every turnover. What I found to be most helpful is that while I have a lot of friends who majored in English/are fantastic writers, their help could never compare to the edits Q made. This is because Q understands what medical schools want to see and what areas I should focus on and expand on in my essays- a quality that my friends did not possess. Whenever I revised an essay and sent it back to Q, he never failed to send back a revised edit to me in a timely manner. In addition, when I had created my list of medical schools to apply to, I thought that I had a great list. Q agreed with the schools that I was planning to apply to but suggested a couple of more. I was mind blown to find that it was the schools that Q suggested that I received the vast majority of my interviews (I received 11 in total!)
BS- University of California, Davis
MD- University of California,
Davis School of Medicine
University of California,
University of Arizona
Dr. Ho once visited 5 national parks in 3 states in a 36-hour period.
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