CASPer

The Skinny on the CASPer: the Unfriendly Medical School Testing Ghost

The Skinny on the CASPer: the Unfriendly Medical School Testing Ghost

By: Ryan Kelly

You’ve just survived the MCAT, submitted your personal statement, and dutifully written your secondary essays, and now you realize you’ve got to take one more stupid, f’ing test.

We know that you’re cool under pressure and never feel stressed ;) but something unfamiliar like the CASPer can make anyone nervous. We’re here to help make sure you’re prepared.

3 Practice CASPer Questions and Best Responses

3 Practice CASPer Questions and Best Responses

By: Ryan Kelly

CASPer Scenario 1 - Video

(My written account of the video)

One member of your student group, Sue, is showing up unprepared and not contributing. She blames this shortcoming on a paper she had to write, but the other members argue that they were responsible for the same paper yet still managed to show up prepared. Two other members begin confronting Sue about the problem.  

How should you prepare for the CASPer test?

How should you prepare for the CASPer test?

By: Ryan Kelly

The word ‘Casper’ might evoke an image of the personable cartoon ghost from tv and comic books.

But is the CASPer as student-friendly as our beloved ghost?

A timed online test to determine your medical school admission seems frightening, but I’m going to show you why it’s not as bad as it seems.