You’ve earned competitive grades and scored well on your MCAT. Is that enough? Well…… Yes and No! According to Socrates, “the unexamined life is not worth living.” He meant that without self-discovery, self-reflection and self-assessment, how can you envision the perfect future; and thus plan for it. There are approximately 200 medical schools in the US. However, they are not all the same. There is a “grand misconception” that admittance is just about grades and MCAT. In reality, it is all about fit. Do you fit with the mission, culture, curriculum, clubs, classes and community of the medical school? If there isn’t synergy (fit) in your application, it’s like trying to fit a large, round peg in a small, square hole. The other key feature is you articulating a compelling story to several strangers in order to motivate them to want to meet you for coffee and get to know you better. In the process, they offer you a seat in their medical school class.
Academic Excellence & Intellectual Vitality
Social Intelligence (SI)
Leadership and Impact on Others
Genuine Service to the Community
Passion, Growth and Progression
Thoughtful Forward-Thinking Vision for your Future
Take Home Message
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