How to Ace the CASPer

CASPer is becoming increasingly popular for medical admissions in Canada, featuring schools such as University of Ottawa and McMaster University. The assessment typically includes 12 stations of questions, some are prompted by a short video, while the others are prompted by situational challenges or personal questions that require self reflection. My approach to CASPer is […]

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Mind over Matter: Tips for Applying to Medical School

Applying to medical school, while an exciting time in one’s life, can also feel incredibly daunting for those aspiring to enter the medical profession. The reality is that the number of medical school applicants each year far outweighs the number of seats available, and this contributes to a process rife with competition and stress. To […]

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Pause and Reflect: How to Highlight your Truest Self on your Medical School Applications

Medicine is a difficult program to get into. Naturally, in applying to a difficult program, we can get caught up with thinking, “what do I have to do to be the applicant they pick” or “what kind of person are they looking for?”. It happened to me during my journey getting to medical school! I […]

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4 Tips for Applying to Medical School as a Third Year Applicant

Applying to medical school as a third year applicant can be an intimidating task. It can be challenging to keep on top of deadlines, potentially plan ahead with knowing your MCAT score and digest the requirements of the different medical medical schools.  Tip #1: Get organized – make a list of schools that take third […]

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6 Tips on Developing your ABS for Medical School during Undergrad and Highschool

The autobiographical sketch (ABS) is an integral part of the OMSAS application and for many Ontario medical schools, it serves as a glimpse into the applicant and may even be a gateway for securing a medical school Interview. The OMSAS website describes the ABS as a “detailed and comprehensive list of your activities since the […]

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Top 5 Tips for Formatting your Medical Resume/CV

Considering applying to medical school or starting to prepare for residency applications? A solid resume/CV can be integral to your success. But even before then, having a professional and well-formatted resume/CV can assist you in gaining the essential volunteer or work-related experience that you need to help strengthen that very same application. Although only one […]

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Medical School in Australia for Canadian Pre-med Students

As applications to medical school continue to open, some students remain locked into studying in Canada. There are options outside of Canada including the US, Australia and the UK which also have great medical schools to select from. All international medical graduates (outside of the US) are required to write the MCCEE to obtain a […]

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6 Tips for Self-Reflecting before Applying and Interviewing for Medical School

Written by a first year University of British Columbia medical student. No matter how prepared we are, applying to and interviewing for medical school can be extremely daunting experiences to face. When I started preparing for my interviews, I found that I often struggled to think of examples of displaying “X” or doing “Y” on […]

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MDconsultants Representation Program for Pre-Medical Students

MDconsultants is committed to providing high-quality and customized consulting to all students who dream of a medical career. We offer our student-focused educational consulting services in a sustainable way by continuing to run at cost. Our ultimate goal is to provide students with the tools, resources and confidence to get into medical school! As we […]

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MDconsultants & MEDLIFE YorkU: Q&A with a University of Toronto Medical Student

We teamed up with MEDLIFE York U to bring you a Q&A Zoom Presentation with one of our medical student consultants! University of Toronto medical student, Ben, spoke directly with pre-medical students on his experience applying to medical school. Ben answers viewer questions live on all things relating to medical school including research & volunteering […]

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