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Osteopathic Medical School Admissions Consulting Packages

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At MedEdits, we can help you apply to Osteopathic medical school via AACOMAS, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service.

MedEdits will guide you through every step of the Osteopathic medical school admissions process.

Advising via phone, Skype, and your personal student portal.

Most commonly asked Osteopathic Medical School admissions questions.

  • May 3, 2018:  You can submit your AACOMAS application
  • June 15, 2018: Schools begin receiving and processing applications

The vast majority of osteopathic medical school applicants who work with MedEdits are accepted to osteopathic medical schools.

Some of our clients have pristine records, but, many have a candidacy flaw (or two) such as a less than ideal MCAT score, poor grades, or a circuitous path to medical school.

But there’s others too.

Some of MedEdits clients come to us knowing an osteopathic medical career is in their futures and only apply to osteopathic medical schools.

 

There are many factors which may make an individual Osteopathic or Allopathic Medical School less or more competitive.  Please use the two links below to read the latest data on DO and MD applicants. 

Osteopathic: Osteopathic Medical College Information Book, click here. 

Allopathic: Medical School Admission Requirements, click here.

Similarities:

  1. Most programs (DO and MD) are four years.
  2. Students enroll in 2 years of didactic studies and 2 years of clinical studies.
  3. MD students take the United States Medical Licensing Exam, Parts I, II, and III.  DO student also have the option to take the USMLE.

Differences:

  1. Osteopathic students learn Osteopathic manipulation.  Wiki: Osteopathic manipulation or osteopathic manipulative medicine is a core set of techniques of osteopathy and osteopathic medicine distinguishing these fields from the rest of medicine.
  2. Osteopathic students can apply to Osteopathic residencies and/or Allopathic residencies. 
  3. Osteopathic students have the option to take the USMLE and/or the The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA) exams.

Application season for Osteopathic medical school open in May 2018. Be sure to visit MedEdits.com for an updated Osteopathic application timeline.  

4 years of Osteopathic medical school
3-5 years of residency

Most Osteopathic (DO) programs are 4 years.

“Nearly all students who apply to osteopathic medical school have a bachelor’s degree. There are a few exceptions for students in special programs that have prior arrangements with osteopathic medical schools. Many applicants have earned a master’s degree or doctorate before applying to osteopathic medical school.”

“Many public osteopathic medical schools are mandated by state regulation to admit a certain percentage of in-state residents to each entering class. Contact the colleges in which you are interested for more information.”

Source: https://www.aacom.org/become-a-doctor/applying/general-admission-requirements

Yes, the Data Reports on Osteopathic Medicine, 2017 is a good resource which provides a current list of schools.  Click here to view.

There are many factors which may make an Osteopathic Medical School Acceptance less competitive.  One important statistic is the average science GPA of the applicants.  Click here to view a current list of Osteopthic Medical Schools and the GPA of their accepted applicants.

At MedEdits, we attend many academic meetings and review the latest medical literature  to advise our students.  

According to the AACOM, in 2016 the “mean GPA for entering students” was:

  • Science: 3.50
  • Non-Science: 3.65
  • Overall GPA: 3.56

The mean MCAT score was:

  • Psychological, Social, & Bio.: 125.8
  • Bio. & Biochemical: 125.7
  • Chemical & Physical: 125.5
  • Critical Analysis & Reasoning: 125.2

TOTAL MCAT:  502.2

Source: https://www.aacom.org/become-a-doctor/applying/general-admission-requirements

For individual Osteopathic Medical School MCAT and GPA data, please click here.

We work with students applying to Osteopathic schools , Allopathic schools, or both.  Some of the students we work with are borderline Allopathic medical school candidates and apply to Osteopathic medical schools as a viable and attractive option.

Regardless of the situation you are in, we can help smooth out the edges of your candidacy, turning your liabilities in to assets, so you shine.

We can help you shine on all of the topics below and many more:

  • AACOMAS application timeline
  • AACOMAS personal statement
  • AACOMAS Activities Entries
  • Osteopathic medical school selection
  • AACOMAS letter of recommendations
  • Osteopathic medical school interview preparation

During your undergraduate years, in a post baccalaureate program, or in a special masters program you will complete the prerequisites for medical school

  • Develop your Osteopathic premedical profile (research, clinical exposure, volunteering, leadership postistions, etc.)
  • Take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)
  • Obtain Letters of Recommendation
  • Submit an American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOMAS) application.
  • Attend an Osteopathic Medical School

Our student’s success is unmatched!

MedEdits clients have osteopathic medical admissions success that is unmatched. As former medical school admissions officers and medical school faculty who have also worked with students privately for more than a decade, students have access to our wisdom, knowledge and insight which gives them a distinct advantage in the osteopathic medical school admissions process.

According to the Data Reports on Osteopathic Medical Education, 2017 Edition:

20,720 Applicants

6,778 Matriculants

Click here to view a map and list of Osteopathic Medical Schools.

Our student’s success is unmatched!

MedEdits clients have osteopathic medical admissions success that is unmatched. As former medical school admissions officers and medical school faculty who have also worked with students privately for more than a decade, students have access to our wisdom, knowledge and insight which gives them a distinct advantage in the osteopathic medical school admissions process.

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To purchase a package or service, please follow these steps.

Step 1:  Payment 

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  • After payment is submitted, we will send you a MedEdits Diagnostic Inventory questionnaire to complete and directions on how to proceed.

Step 2: Schedule Your Session

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Osteopathic Medical School Admissions Packages (AACOMAS Packages)

Personal Statement + Strategy

$1,500.00
  • Discovery or Brainstorming Session (one hour via phone or Skype; includes prereview of materials & written feedback)
  • Personal Statement Editing (rough draft up to 850 words, up to three revisions)
  • Work & Activities Section Editing and Revising. Maximum of 15 Experiences. Includes: Three most meaningful experiences. Entries must adhere to character limits. Includes up to three revisions.
  • School List Review
  • Mock Interview (one hour via phone/Skype, individualized written feedback, MMI or traditional)
  • Secondary Essay Editing (up to three revisions per essay)
  • Monthly Meeting: Monthly question and answer sessions hosted by MedEdits staff.
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman

Application Essentials

$2,375.00
  • Discovery or Brainstorming Session (one hour via phone or Skype; includes prereview of materials & written feedback)
  • Personal Statement Editing (rough draft up to 850 words, up to three revisions)
  • Work & Activities Section Editing and Revising. Maximum of 15 Experiences. Includes: Three most meaningful experiences. Entries must adhere to character limits. Includes up to three revisions.
  • School List Review
  • Mock Interview (one hour via phone/Skype, individualized written feedback, MMI or traditional)
  • Secondary Essay Editing (up to three revisions per essay)
  • Monthly Meeting: Monthly question and answer sessions hosted by MedEdits staff.
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman

Application Essentials Plus

$3,250.00
  • Discovery or Brainstorming Session (one hour via phone or Skype; includes prereview of materials & written feedback)
  • Personal Statement Editing (rough draft up to 850 words, up to three revisions)
  • Work & Activities Section Editing and Revising. Maximum of 15 Experiences. Includes: Three most meaningful experiences. Entries must adhere to character limits. Includes up to three revisions.
  • School List Review
  • Mock Interview (one hour via phone/Skype, individualized written feedback, MMI or traditional)
  • Secondary Essay Editing (up to three revisions per essay)
  • Monthly Meeting: Monthly question and answer sessions hosted by MedEdits staff.
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman

MD/DO Essentials Plus

$4,050.00
  • Discovery or Brainstorming Session (one hour via phone or Skype; includes prereview of materials & written feedback)
  • Personal Statement Editing (rough draft up to 850 words, up to three revisions)
    (MD/Allopathic & DO/Osteopathic personal statements)
  • Work & Activities Section Editing and Revising. Maximum of 15 Experiences. Includes: Three most meaningful experiences. Entries must adhere to character limits. Includes up to three revisions.
  • School List Review
  • Mock Interview (one hour via phone/Skype, individualized written feedback, MMI or traditional)
  • Secondary Essay Editing (up to three revisions per essay)
  • Monthly Meeting: Monthly question and answer sessions hosted by MedEdits staff.
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman

Documents Supreme

$4,400.00
  • Discovery or Brainstorming Session (one hour via phone or Skype; includes prereview of materials & written feedback)
  • Personal Statement Editing (rough draft up to 850 words, up to three revisions)
  • Work & Activities Section Editing and Revising. Maximum of 15 Experiences. Includes: Three most meaningful experiences. Entries must adhere to character limits. Includes up to three revisions.
  • School List Review
  • Mock Interview (one hour via phone/Skype, individualized written feedback, MMI or traditional)
  • Secondary Essay Editing (up to three revisions per essay)
  • Monthly Meeting: Monthly question and answer sessions hosted by MedEdits staff.
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman

The Works

$4,600.00
  • Discovery or Brainstorming Session (one hour via phone or Skype; includes prereview of materials & written feedback)
  • Personal Statement Editing (rough draft up to 850 words, up to three revisions)
  • Work & Activities Section Editing and Revising. Maximum of 15 Experiences. Includes: Three most meaningful experiences. Entries must adhere to character limits. Includes up to three revisions.
  • School List Review
  • Mock Interview (one hour via phone/Skype, individualized written feedback, MMI or traditional)
  • Secondary Essay Editing (up to three revisions per essay)
  • Monthly Meeting: Monthly question and answer sessions hosted by MedEdits staff.
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman

Umbrella

$5,500.00
  • Discovery or Brainstorming Session (one hour via phone or Skype; includes prereview of materials & written feedback)
  • Personal Statement Editing (rough draft up to 850 words, up to three revisions)
  • Work & Activities Section Editing and Revising. Maximum of 15 Experiences. Includes: Three most meaningful experiences. Entries must adhere to character limits. Includes up to three revisions.
  • School List Review
  • Mock Interview (one hour via phone/Skype, individualized written feedback, MMI or traditional)
  • Secondary Essay Editing (up to three revisions per essay)
  • Monthly Meeting: Monthly question and answer sessions hosted by MedEdits staff.
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman

Umbrella Supreme

$8,700.00
  • Discovery or Brainstorming Session (one hour via phone or Skype; includes prereview of materials & written feedback)
  • Personal Statement Editing (rough draft up to 850 words, up to three revisions)
  • Work & Activities Section Editing and Revising. Maximum of 15 Experiences. Includes: Three most meaningful experiences. Entries must adhere to character limits. Includes up to three revisions.
  • School List Review
  • Mock Interview (one hour via phone/Skype, individualized written feedback, MMI or traditional)
  • Secondary Essay Editing (up to three revisions per essay)
  • Monthly Meeting: Monthly question and answer sessions hosted by MedEdits staff.
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman
  • FREE copy ofThe MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissionsby Dr. Jessica Freedman

We’re proud of our students.

Use the map below to see where our Osteopathic medical students have gone.

Also visit our osteopathic medical school admission success page, click here.

What distinguishes MedEdits Osteopathic Medical School Admissions Services?

AACOMAS (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service) Content Overhaul

  • We do more than just review your grammar. Our extensive content suggestions will allow you to focus your personal statement to highlight your strengths and distinguishing experiences. Our document review process is truly unique and allows our clients to win interviews they might otherwise lose.

Osteopathic and Allopathic Admission Wisdom & Expertise

  • MedEdits is recognized as the nation’s leading medical admissions company for both Allopathic and Osteopathic medical school. Our reputation for excellence is based on our unmatched experience in academic medicine, record of success, and personalized service.

Dedicated Team

  • Our team of expert medical educators have worked as faculty at medical schools across this country. And none of us works in a vacuum — we collaborate. MedEdits clients benefit from our pool of expertise.

Compassion and Understanding

  • We realize how stressful the admissions process can be. At MedEdits, we advise each client with support and understanding.

Applicant Coordinator

  • At MedEdits, we take good care of you. This is our full time job. Clients are assigned an applicant coordinator who helps with all logistics related to your work with us.

AACOMAS Discovery Session

  • We will work with you one-on-one to devise a personalized strategy that will optimize your success. Topics discussed include academic coursework, extracurricular involvement, letter writers, MCAT timing, and how to approach your Osteopathic (AACOMAS) admissions documents.

Professional Editorial Review

  • Every document revision (AACOMAS personal statement and AACOMAS activity entries is edited by an experienced professional editor whom Dr. Freedman has trained in the art of medical admissions.

Personal Statement Edit

  • We will make extensive valuable suggestions to improve your personal statement content. We ensure that your statement showcases your most important experiences. Of course, we also review your grammar, syntax and sentence structure!

Application Entry Edit

  • We will make extensive valuable suggestions to improve your application entry content. We ensure that your entries showcase your experiences and insights. Of course, we also review your grammar, syntax and sentence structure!

School List Review

  • We will work with you to identify an Osteopathic list of schools which will help you meet your goals.

Letter of Intent Editing

  • If you are waitlisted, it is important to communicate to your top-choice choice school effectively. We help you craft an effective letter of intent to improve your chance of being accepted at your #1 pick!

Mock Interview

  • Practice makes perfect. We will ask you the “basic questions” as well as the “tough ones.” By helping you to understand how to present yourself and your experiences in these sessions, you will feel confident and empowered. All mock interviews include personalized written feedback.
    • Interview format types:

      • Open File Medical School Interview Format
      • Closed File or Partial File Medical School Interview Format
      • Panel Medical School Interview Format
      • Group Medical School Interview Format
      • Multiple Mini Interview Medical School Format

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