Medical School Personal Statements that can beat 52,323 Applications   In this article, Medical School Personal Statements that can beat 52,323 Applications, you will learn to create a sincere, interesting, and thoughtful essay that highlights your strengths and qualities.  Remember: With more than 50,000 applicants to medical school this year, only those with a compelling […]Continue reading

 Medical School Admissions Lessons Learned 2017-2018 Medical School Admissions Lessons Learned 2017-2018. Learning from our decades of experience can help you stay competitive throughout this daunting process. Knowing lots about medical school admissions is great. Working with motivated families and students is great. So now is the time to read our annual Medical School Admissions Lessons […]Continue reading

According to a report recently published by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, “there were 3.20 applicants for each COCA[*]-approved seat in the first-year class.” Below are MedEdits’ top 10 statistics for the 2015 osteopathic medical school entering class. 20,477 applicants 6,392 COCA-approved seats Mean applicant age: 25 16,967 applicants had a baccalaureate […]Continue reading

December 29th, 2014 Read Dr. Freedman’s latest latest article about Osteopathic Medicine in a recent edition of the U.S. News & World Report Medical School Admissions Doctor. Fewer than 50 percent of medical school applicants to traditional allopathic medical schools are accepted, which leaves many applicants wondering about their other options.  These include osteopathic or off-shore […]Continue reading

If you are applying to medical school through the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service®* (AACOMAS®), you can submit your application soon! What are the major differences between AACOMAS® and The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®)? 1) The AACOMAS® personal statement can be up to 4500 characters (including spaces) whereas the […]Continue reading

Beginning in July 2015, allopathic and osteopathic residency programs no longer will be accredited separately under an initiative announced jointly by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM). By establishing uniform standards for graduate medical education programs nationwide, the […]Continue reading