Loren B

Essay Coach

Loren is an essay editor at Moon Prep. As a current medical student at UNC School of Medicine, she has been through the admissions process herself and aims to make the process as smooth as possible for her students. She has experience editing BS/MD and medical school admissions essays, creating personalized school lists, and giving interview advice. Loren prides herself on personalizing her approach to each student’s needs. She will work with each student to showcase their strongest qualities.

Loren has worked as a tutor in biology and Spanish for students at the college level and enjoys challenging students to think in new ways. She is committed to implementing strategies that work to each student’s individual strengths. She brings high energy and loves to encourage her students to work hard and dream big. As a graduate from a high school dual enrollment program and a current MD/Ph.D. student, Loren has personal experience with combined degree programs and understands the dedication involved.

With a background in global health, Loren has worked on research projects on topics including traumatic brain injuries, mental health, healthcare systems, and snakebite envenomations. While working as a research assistant at Duke University, she gained experience authoring manuscripts, presenting posters, and using quantitative and qualitative methods. She also worked as a team manager in Tanzania, presiding over the local research team. Due to her extensive research experience, Loren can offer advice to those looking to get involved in research in the future.

Education:

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
MD/Ph.D. candidate
Expected graduation: May 2028

Duke University
Master of Science in Global Health

Florida Atlantic University
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences