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Posted September 15, 2012
If you are considering medical school, read Dr. Miller's book. This week-by-week guide breaks down the complex and frequently daunting admissions process into easy to follow steps. It offers practical and often humorous advice on every aspect of your journey, from writing a standout personal statement to preparing for a stellar interview. The 2nd edition also provides examples of AMCAS work activities to meet the new requirements and has a new section on ways to pay for medical school including military and public health options. In over twenty years of advising applicants seeking educational opportunities, I have never read a more complete guide filled with so much practical information.
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Posted September 16, 2012
A must buy! This week-by-week guide sets itself apart from other books in this category, many of which seem mass produced using the same generic 'admissions' model. I have found the med school admissions process to be incredibly intense - juggling many of the required tasks - but this book has broken it down in to weekly steps that are easy to follow. This second edition has kept pace with what seems to me to be ever-changing requirements and deadlines of the admissions process. Dr. Miller's experience shines through; the examples provided - of personal statements, AMCAS work/activities, secondary essays, and letters of intent - are all from real-life applicants. This has been incredibly helpful. It even has sections on DO schools, foreign schools, military and public health service options. I recommend this book to anyone even considering applying to medical school!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.