The Premed Playbook Guide to the Medical School Application Process: Everything You Need to Successfully Apply

The Premed Playbook Guide to the Medical School Application Process: Everything You Need to Successfully Apply

by Ryan Gray MD
The Premed Playbook Guide to the Medical School Application Process: Everything You Need to Successfully Apply

The Premed Playbook Guide to the Medical School Application Process: Everything You Need to Successfully Apply

by Ryan Gray MD

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Overview

The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Application is a 30,000-foot view about the medical school application.

The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Application is the ultimate resource for the 60,000+ students applying to medical school every year in the US. With a detailed breakdown of each part of the medical school application, discussion about knowing when the student is good enough, and a self-reflection checklist if a student doesn’t get into medical school, The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Application is the must-have companion for students as they are filling out their applications every spring.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631955235
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 05/25/2021
Pages: 354
Sales rank: 218,575
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ryan Gray, MD is the expert in helping premed students get into medical school. Author of the book series The Premed Playbook and publisher of Meded Media, Dr. Gray has helped hundreds of thousands of students on their journey to medical school. He has been interviewed for numerous sites, including US News World Report, and has spoken at conferences throughout the United States and Canada. He is a faculty member at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and resides in the Boulder, CO area with his wife, Dr. Allison Gray, and two children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction xv

Quick Takeaways xix

Definitions xxvii

Application Timeline 1

Application Basics 9

Core Competencies 13

Paying for the Application 17

MCAT 27

GPA 39

Section I Primary Application 51

Chapter 1 Transcripts 53

Chapter 2 Early Decision Programs 57

Chapter 3 Disadvantaged Status Essay 61

Chapter 4 Arrests, Convictions, and Institutional Actions 71

Chapter 5 Work and Activities 81

Chapter 6 Personal Statement 125

Chapter 7 Letters of Recommendation 165

Chapter 8 School List 177

Section II Everything After the Primary Application 197

Chapter 9 Secondary Applications 199

Chapter 10 Situational judgment Tests 223

Chapter 11 Interviews 231

Section III Outcomes 279

Chapter 12 Waitlisted 281

Chapter 13 Accepted, Now What? 285

Chapter 14 Rejection and Reapplying 291

Chapter 15 When to Reapply 299

Chapter 16 Gap Years 303

Chapter 17 You've Got This 307

About the Author 309

Resources 311

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