Tag: applying

Reasons to Wait Before Grad School

Contributing Editor

Here are some reasons to go out and get a job first, and then fill out those grad school applications! read more

Q&A: Universal College Applications

Assistant Director, Business Development, ApplicationsOnline, LLC

Have you heard of the Universal College Application? Well, prepare to be informed. It's comparable to the Common Application, and though a smaller number of schools accept it, you may find it's the right choice for you. Here, a UCA representative breaks the application down. read more

The Right College Fit

Director of Admissions, Mercyhurst College

You're in the midst of one of your most important decisions--where you'll attend college. Indeed, the college search process may appear quite daunting right about now. But, hopefully, by the end of this article, your fears (or anxiety or whatever you're feeling right now) will be alleviated, and you'll have a better sense of the entire process. read more

Medical School Admission Requirements by Design

Director, Chemistry Program, Mount Mary College

Perhaps you feel it--the call to become a physician. The path to medical school and the subsequent practice of medicine is notoriously rigorous and very competitive. Yet, some say the hardest part of the journey is the admission process. read more

How to Be a Competitive Med School Applicant

Director of the Pre-medical and Related Health Professional Programs, Gannon University

What makes someone an ideal med school applicant? What do admission counselors look for? How should students, both pre-med and not, prepare? read more

What Are Med School Residencies Really Like?


The residency is one of the last steps toward becoming a full-fledged doctor. It's an exciting, stressful, amazing learning experience, and I am right in the middle of it as a resident at the Duluth Family Practice Center in Minnesota. read more