The Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 and Medical School Admissions

by Janet Snoyer in COVID-19 Advice No Comments

Your life’s dream has been to get into med school. And now you’re facing hard questions about the timing and feasibility of this dream due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Remember: we’re in this together. Whenever there’s a catastrophe that involves everybody, then EVERYBODY understands. That includes admissions officers, who are humans and who will….

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Your Stories: How to Tell Them

by Janet Snoyer in Building Your Narrative No Comments
Advice for Premeds: How to Tell Your Stories

How to draw anecdotes out of meaningful experiences, reflect on them, and write about them for medical school statements, essays and interviews. Physicians take patient histories for many reasons: to establish rapport, to understand the community and family influences on the patient’s health, to gather relevant facts to make an accurate diagnosis, and to establish….

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