Listen to the full recording of our talk with Dr. Andrew Colucci – BU’s School of Medicine grad, radiology resident, teaching fellow at Harvard Medical School, and an Accepted medical school admissions consultant – for an inside look at med school and the med school admissions process.
00:01:19 – Featured Applicant Question: What should I do while waiting to hear answers from the medical schools I applied to?
00:04:09 – Introducing Dr. Colucci.
00:04:43 – The most difficult aspect of the med school admissions process. (And some solutions.)
00:09:46 – How many medical schools it makes sense to apply to.
00:11:47 – Personal statement, experiences section, personal comments section… Which experiences should go where?
00:13:22 – The biggest surprise in store for M1s.
00:15:05 – A word about the Boston University School of Medicine and what makes it unique.
00:16:42 – The view of med school education from Google Earth.
00:19:22 – A transitional year between medical school and residency: what and why.
00:21:27 – Interview advice for preparing and day-of.
00:24:32 – Advice for M3s thinking about next year’s Residency Match.
00:26:51 – Drew’s med school experience and accidental stumble into radiation.
00:29:25 – How does a med student drinking from the fire-hose have time to seek out the clinical opportunities?
*Theme music is courtesy of podcastthemes.com.
• Drew’s Bio
• 9 Keys to Postbac Acceptance in 2015
• Navigating the Med School Maze
• Medical School Reapplicant Advice: 6 Tips for Success
• A Second Chance at Medical School: The A-Z of Applying to Postbac Programs
• The Definitive Guide to Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate Programs
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