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How Important Is Research For BS/MD Programs?
June 27, 2024 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting College Search Press
How Important Is Research For BS/MD Programs?

Direct medical programs, often referred to as BS/MD programs, are some of the most competitive programs in the country. With programs at Baylor University, Brown University and Case Western Reserve University accepting less than 3% of all its applicants, these…

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June Admissions News
June 26, 2024 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Newsletter
June Admissions News

  June brings the end of finals and the school year, as well as the beginning of summer programs and internships. It’s also an essential month to get ahead of the game when it comes to college essays! The counselors…

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How To Negotiate More Financial Aid As A College Student
June 18, 2024 | College Application College Search Press
How To Negotiate More Financial Aid As A College Student

Is it possible to negotiate more financial aid? originally appeared on Quora, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Colleges have continued to raise their prices year after year.…

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May Admissions News
May 15, 2024 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Newsletter
May Admissions News

  May 1st's National Decision Day usually brings clarity for students, but this year, delays in FAFSA processing have led many schools to postpone their decision days for graduating seniors. Despite these delays, some students have finalized their choices, while…

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Does An Ivy League Degree Matter?
April 29, 2024 | College Application College Search Press
Does An Ivy League Degree Matter?

As May 1, the national college admission deadline for seniors to submit their enrollment deposit approaches, high school students are likely weighing their options and deciding what their next educational steps should be. This year was a record year for…

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April Medical Newsletter
April 26, 2024 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Newsletter
April Medical Newsletter

As current medical school applicants eagerly await acceptances as schools’ waitlist movement begins in April, fourth-year medical students are celebrating the culmination of their educational journey after Match Day. On March 15, medical students set to graduate received notification of…

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Five Strategies For Getting Admitted Off The Waitlist
April 22, 2024 | College Application Press Waitlist
Five Strategies For Getting Admitted Off The Waitlist

As college admissions results continue to be sent out, students might find themselves in an uncertain predicament: the waitlist. Waitlists have become increasingly popular, with schools like Florida Atlantic University implementing a waitlist for the first time. Being put on…

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Summer 2024 Programs For High Schoolers Still Accepting Applications
April 17, 2024 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Press Summer Plans
Summer 2024 Programs For High Schoolers Still Accepting Applications

Summer is often a time for students to refresh after a hard year of classes and extracurricular activities. However, for the many high schoolers who have their eyes on competitive colleges or programs, like Direct Medical Programs, they might be…

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Is Attending a Virtual Academic Summer Camp a Good Option?
April 12, 2024 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Press Summer Plans
Is Attending a Virtual Academic Summer Camp a Good Option?

The pandemic brought many changes to how students learn, including more access to digital learning platforms. Virtual summer programs have continued to be popular among busy high school students as a way to engage in enriching experiences if they don’t…

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April Admissions News
April 10, 2024 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Newsletter
April Admissions News

  With Ivy Day (March 28) just behind us, this is an exciting time in the admissions cycle, as direct medical wrap up their final interview dates and some of the most highly-anticipated acceptances are sent out. Here at Moon…

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