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The Latest Insights And News Covering The Competitive Admissions Landscape.

How Caribbean Medical Schools Can Give Students A Second Chance
April 21, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting College Application Press
How Caribbean Medical Schools Can Give Students A Second Chance

Each year, more than 55,000 people submit applications to allopathic medical schools.  However, only about 22,700 seats are available, meaning nearly 60% of applicants don't earn a spot.    What happens to those thousands of applicants who aren't successful? Some…

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New Jersey Institute of Technology’s BS/MD Program: An Exclusive Interview
April 18, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting College Application Q&A - Admission Insights
New Jersey Institute of Technology's BS/MD Program: An Exclusive Interview

New Jersey Institute of Technology is a popular option for many direct medical students. Partnered with New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), the program offers accepted students a guaranteed spot at medical school, as long as they continue to meet the…

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Tips To Save Money On Room And Board
April 14, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting College Application Press
Tips To Save Money On Room And Board

What are the best tips to help families to reduce the cost of attending college on room and board? originally appeared on Quora, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the…

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April Admissions News
April 12, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Newsletter
April Admissions News

With April 1 comes many of those final college decisions that students have been waiting on before making their final decisions before the universal deadline of May 1. Here at Moon Prep, the counselors are busy scheduling final college meetings…

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Suny Polytechnic Institute’s BS/MD Program: An Exclusive Interview
March 24, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting College Application Q&A - Admission Insights
Suny Polytechnic Institute's BS/MD Program: An Exclusive Interview

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is on many direct medical students' BS/MD lists. The institute has partnered with SUNY Upstate Medical School for its Upstate Accelerated Scholars (UAS) Program. Once accepted to this program, students have a spot saved for them at…

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March Medical Newsletter
March 22, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Newsletter
March Medical Newsletter

Acceptance season is officially upon us in mid-March! The Moon Prep students are receiving acceptance news to BS/MD and BS/DO programs every day this month, it seems. However, a few programs are still interviewing, and we cannot recommend enough the…

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How to Appeal a Financial Aid Award
March 15, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting College Application Press
How to Appeal a Financial Aid Award

As school decisions begin to be announced, students and their families should review their financial aid offers and calculate the actual cost of attending the university. Most universities allow financial aid appeals, but the process and reasons that they will…

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5 Tips for Writing A Personal Statement For Medical School
March 10, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting College Application Press
5 Tips for Writing A Personal Statement For Medical School

By this point, you’ve spent hours, months, and even years preparing for medical school. Between stacking your resume with clinical experiences and earning high grades, you likely feel prepared to enter medical school. However, you still have to pass one…

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March Admissions News
March 8, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Newsletter
March Admissions News

In the admissions cycle, the month of March is full of big decisions for both graduating seniors and juniors. While seniors eagerly await final college acceptances to determine which school will be home for the next four years (even seven…

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Top 6 Things Juniors Can Do Right Now to Prepare for College Admission
February 24, 2023 | BS/MD Admissions Consulting Press
Top 6 Things Juniors Can Do Right Now to Prepare for College Admission

For high school juniors, college admission season is right around the corner and will be here before you know it. College applications that stand out from the pool of other applicants aren't built in just a few weeks or months—you…

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