How to Spend Your Time Before Medical School

How to Spend Your Time Before Medical School Especially when you’re planning to apply to medical school, the concept of “free time” is almost laughable. Beyond academics and standardized testing, medical schools will expect to see that you’ve devoted significant extracurricular time to three areas: patient interaction, medical research, and community service. You need toKeep reading

MCAT Study Schedule

MCAT Study Schedule: How to Create an Effective Test Plan

How to Create an Effective MCAT Study Schedule Hi, my name’s Travis and I’m an MCAT tutor with MyGuru. One of the services I provide for students is helping them create a study schedule for the MCAT. In fact, study planning might be the most important part of the MCAT preparation process. Preparing for theKeep reading

AMCAS Activities

AMCAS Activities and Experiences: 8 Ways to Take Advantage of the Section

AMCAS Activities and Experiences: 8 Ways to Take Advantage of the Section When you apply to medical school, the AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) application includes an experiences section. If you remember your college application days, think of it as an extended Common App activities section. You’ll have fifteen boxes to include relevant work,Keep reading

MCAT survival tips

MCAT Survival Tips: How to Make it Through Test Day

MCAT Survival Tips This post originally appeared on the Magoosh MCAT blog. While many MCAT posts are directed at studying for the MCAT and preparing for your application to medical school. This post will focus on MCAT survival tips for the actual day of your exam. While there is a lot to do to prepare for theKeep reading

Good Extracurricular Activities for Med School: What are Schools Looking for in Applicants?

Good Extracurricular Activities for Med School: What are Schools Looking for in Applicants? Preparing for medical school demands displaying your passion for both medicine and helping others. Like medical schools, other graduate school programs (think: business or law) require strong grades, test scores, leadership experience, and resumes. But medical school requires so much more thanKeep reading