Success Stories

Students and alumni share advice on becoming a competitive candidate for a health professions school, including tips on the application process, test preparation, extracurricular and volunteer experience, time management, and more.

Meghan Harrington

Meghan Harrington

Class year:
2016
Major:

Biology

I am very happy that I took two years of gap time; I was better prepared for the MCAT and application cycle, I gained some life experience, and I saved up some money for medical school.

Dr. Nickul Shah

Dr. Nickul Shah

Class year:
2011
Major:

Microbiology

Behind every successful individual are basic traits, including ambition, motivation, dedication, and above all, discipline, that allow them to pursue their dreams.

photo of Wesley Son

Wesley Son

Class year:
2018
Major:

Biology

The important thing is to fill your application and resume with things that paint a picture of who you truly are, not who you are trying to be.