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White Paper: Breaking Down the Choice Between D.O. & M.D. Paths
by Jonathan Bruner, D.O., Director of Osteopathic Curriculum | February 10, 2022
Download the white paper to take a deep dive into into the nuances of the M.D. and D.O. disciplines and insights into how these divergent career paths can benefit your individual students.
Reflecting on the Kaplan Med School Admissions Officers Survey
by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | January 24, 2022
Kaplan annually conducts a survey of medical school admissions officers so we can gain insight to the process beyond what the numbers show, and share that information with students and advisors.
My Recipe for Holiday Break Success
by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | December 14, 2021
With the end of the year, we have an opportunity to reflect on the last 365 days while also looking ahead to all the possibilities the new year affords us.
Pre-Med Myths & Tips: Revolutionary and Evolutionary Course Updates
by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | September 23, 2021
Throughout the development phase of our MCAT program, we conduct countless interviews and surveys with our students to see what is at the top of their “wants” list, and to find out which types of tools they find most valuable.
Pre-Med Myths & Tips: Preparing for the MCAT Begins on Day 1
by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | August 20, 2021
While studying for the MCAT in earnest won’t actually begin until about 6 months before a student is going to take the test, the more they can practice using the information they are learning now, the better they will not only retain the information, but make it second nature.
Pre-Med Student Success Story: Claire Kyoung
July 27, 2021
As a Korean American who immigrated to the United States at the age of 8, I observed both the Korean and American attitudes towards medicine and women’s health. I believe my identity will help ease patients into confiding in healthcare professionals about their concerns.
Pre-Med Myths & Tips: Breaking Down the Realities of a Truly Transparent Score Improvement Claim
by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | July 13, 2021
When Kaplan makes a score improvement claim, we will have a representative sample of students, truly comparable test scores that we are comparing, and a transparent process for conducting the analysis and presenting the results.
Pre-Med Myths & Tips: Maximizing Summer By Minimizing Distractions
by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | June 10, 2021
Rest is important, and summer naturally provides an opportunity to catch up on it. However, there is something to be said about finding activities that keep you both mentally, physically, and emotionally active.