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Why I’m Totally Unimpressed by Your Letter of Recommendation

Why I’m Totally Unimpressed by Your Letter of Recommendation

By: Ryan Kelly

Imagine you’re a college professor, practicing physician, or busy working professional. Sometime in spring, you receive an email - it’s Johnny or Jessica Pre-med - some young excited face you can barely picture.

He or she was in your lecture two years ago, spent some time shadowing at your hospital, or interned for your company last summer.

A Simple Pre-Med Resume Guide & Example

A Simple Pre-Med Resume Guide & Example

By: Ryan Kelly

The medical school application process can be cryptic, and the resume is no different.

What do admissions committees want to see? How should my resume look? Is X, Y, or Z important to include?

This confusion often causes students to include anything and everything in their resumes, in an attempt to cover all bases and hope the schools realize how great they are.

7 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Acceptance Over the Holidays

7 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Acceptance Over the Holidays

By: Ryan Kelly

If this sounds like the antithesis of a holiday, we’ll understand. I mean, it’s winter break, after all. There’s delicious food to eat, family members to see, football games to watch. You’d have to be crazy to spend your precious time off working, right? Not really, especially considering the fact that doctors themselves often work during the holidays.