Renee Marinelli MD Director of Advising | MedSchoolCoach

Renee Marinelli MD Director of Advising

Dr. Renee Marinelli, MedSchoolCoach Director of Advising
Dr. Marinelli has practiced family medicine, served on the University of California Admissions Committee, and has helped thousands of students get into medical school with her admissions coaching.

Coach's bio

Dr. Marinelli graduated magna cum laude from California State University, San Marcos with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. While attending school, she worked for a neurosurgeon where she led clinical trials, taught biology as a supplemental instruction leader. Dr. Marinelli was accepted to multiple medical schools and attended the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine where she served on the admissions committee and interviewed many applicants. In medical school, she met her future husband and MedSchoolCoach advisor, Dr. David Flick. After medical school, both Dr. Marinelli and her husband attended family medicine residency in Hawaii where she also served on the residency admissions committee. After her son was born, she decided to step away from clinical medicine and joined the MedSchoolCoach team. Since that time, she has mentored and assisted hundreds of students in the medical school admissions process and brings a wealth of experience serving on both medical school and residency admission committees.

Dr. Marinelli is the Director of Advisors at MedSchoolCoach where she continues to advise applicants but also serves to oversee all of the advising applicants. She is excited to continue to provide guidance to students while spending quality time with her son.

Student Reviews

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.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate: BS, California State University
Medical School: MD, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

SPECIALTY

Family Medicine

FUN FACT

One of Dr. Marinelli's favorite hobbies is trail running. She has ran almost every trail where she lives in Colorado Springs and is planning to ascend the 14,000 feet Pikes Peak!

contact us for more help

Recent Blog Posts

View All Posts

Guest Post – 5 Tips for MCAT Prep

5 Tips for MCAT Prep The MCAT: the daunting test that hangs over every pre-medical student’s head. Diligently studying for[...]

calendar-icon January 5, 2017
woman with paperworks and a laptop on her desk

Learning Faster and Better For the MCAT

Optimizing Study Patterns for the Better “Work Smarter, not harder.” In the 1930s, Allen F. Morgenstern coined this phrase as part[...]

calendar-icon April 6, 2019
2020 MCAT Dates

2020 MCAT Test & Score Release Dates

Below is the current MCAT schedule with the newly added dates highlighted in yellow:The 2020 MCAT test dates & their[...]

calendar-icon September 19, 2019

Guidebooks

View all guidebooks
The Pre-Med Journey

The Pre-Med Journey: What it Takes to Get into Medical School

Thinking about applying to medical school? Discover what high school students need to know about obtaining a career in medicine.

Download
Successfully Planning for the USMLE Step 1 and 2 CK

Successfully Planning for the USMLE Step 1 and 2 CK

Get ready for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 with this free guide to study planning and resource utilization.

Download
100 MCAT Study Tips

100 MCAT Study Tips

Taking the MCAT? These 100 tips and tricks will help you ace the MCAT.

Download