Kristen Moon

Founder and CEO

Kristen is at the helm of Moon Prep, growing the brand into one of the top educational consultancies in the world, with a focus on U.S. medical programs. 

Atlanta, Georgia

MBA, Emory University
BS, Engineering, Stony Brook University

Kristen Moon is a leading national authority on medical school admissions for Direct Medical Programs and traditional MD and DO programs. As the founder and CEO of Moon Prep, an educational consultancy, Kristen leads a team of dedicated and trusted professionals that deliver on a clear mission: partnering with ambitious students to prepare them for a successful journey into medicine. With a particular focus on MD, DO, BS/MD, and BS/DO programs, Kristen has assembled a team of experienced independent counselors and mentors who build long-term relationships with students and their families, carefully advising them one-on-one through the entire application process. 

What started as working with only a handful of students each year has since grown to dozens of counselors distributed across the United States, working with hundreds of aspiring medical students worldwide. The Moon Prep teams partner with these aspiring medical students to navigate the challenging admission requirements and focus on crafting compelling applications that convince, inspire, and leave a lasting impression on the admission committees of their top-choice programs. As the author of BS/MD Programs: A Comprehensive GuideMoon Prep’s Guide to MMIMoon Prep’s Guide to Casper, and a regular contributor to Forbes, Kristen’s highly-sought expertise has also been featured in leading outlets such as the U.S. News & World Report, Investopedia, Mass Mutual, Apple News, Inc., and more.