Medical School

Admissions Offering

From College Coach

Medical school applicants have received offers of admission at top programs at Mayo Clinic, NYU, Vanderbilt, Yale and more!

Our Medical School ExpertsCan Assist You

With Bright Horizons College Coach® you will be matched with a dedicated team that includes a medical school admissions strategist and essay and interview experts.

We have admissions experience from top medical school programs, including:

  • Former Senior Director of MD Admissions at Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Former Director of Admissions at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

Our personalized guidance can include:

  • The Process: Advice on extracurricular planning, letters of recommendation, utilizing your college advising, and testing timelines
  • Organization: Assistance with establishing deadlines, organizing application requirements, and breaking the process into manageable tasks
  • List Analysis: Insight into whether your school list is appropriately balanced and achievable
  • Essay Review: Guidance on developing an essay-writing strategy that includes time for brainstorming and reviewing and editing work
  • Interview Preparation: Practice interviews with feedback
  • Waitlist Strategy: Guidance on when and how to write letters of interest and help to understand how medical schools approach the waitlist

Medical school applicants who have worked with College Coach have received offers of admission at:

  • Emory
  • Mayo Clinic
  • NYU
  • University of Colorado
  • Vanderbilt
  • Yale
  • And more!

How We Can Help

Whether you’re a current undergrad building towards applying to med school, or a college graduate student ready to apply now, we have plans to best fit your needs and meet you wherever you are in the process.

Early Advantage Plan
For college freshmen and sophomores
Up to five hours of time
Focused on goal setting for college to prepare for medical school and resume building to increase competitiveness for medical school applications
Applicant Review
For college juniors and beyond, we begin with an applicant review to determine competitiveness for medical school
Assist with pathway options
Provide next steps for improving student candidacy
Identify appropriate timeline
Premier Plan
For college juniors and beyond
Up to 20 hours of time
Focused on developing a testing strategy, goal setting, creating an application timeline, and providing essay help and interview preparation
Elite Plan
For college juniors and beyond
No cap on time
Focused on developing a testing strategy, goal setting, creating an application timeline, and providing essay help and interview preparation
Support in managing outcomes through final decision

View Our Med SchoolApplication Timelines

College Freshmen through Seniors Application Timeline
College Juniors and Beyond Application Timeline

Additional RESOURCES

How to Apply to College as a Pre-Med Student

If you know you want to be a doctor, how do you apply to college? From the traditional pre-med path to combined BS/MD or Early Assurance programs, there are a number of pathways to medical school and a future career in medicine discussed in this segment of "Getting In: A College Coach Conversation."

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Should You Take a Gap Year Before Med School?

Wanting to attend medical school, but need a break from school for a while? Thinking your college resume won't make the cut for med school admissions? In this segment of "Getting In: A College Coach Conversation," hear from former Stanford and Columbia medical schools admissions director Lauren DiProspero about the best ways to spend a gap year (or years) before medical school.

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How to Get Meaningful Letters of Recommendation for Medical School

You may be familiar with recommendation letters from other applications but, for medical school, the type of recommendation can vary depending on a few factors.

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Tips for Writing the Medical School Application Essay

Now that you’ve completed your medical school application experiences section, it is time to begin writing your personal statement. This essay is your opportunity to share with medical school admissions committees the reasons why you want to become a doctor.

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Medical School Application Timeline

The medical school application timeline should be simple, right? Well, it is and it isn’t, and the main reason is that applicants come to this process at very different time of their lives.

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