Michael H

Mentor + Essay Coach

Michael empowers students to refine their core values into compelling narratives in a shared mission to showcase their best selves.

Boston, Massachusetts

MD Student, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
MS in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
BS in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale College

A medical mentor and essay coach with Moon Prep, Michael is passionate about harnessing the potential of language to tell stories with intent. Michael’s a natural teacher who prides himself on empowering students to achieve their goals and develop essays that leave a lasting impression on admissions officers. He takes the time to get to know his students to help them craft narratives that capture the essence of one’s character. As an essay coach, he drives this vision to reveal the best of each student to themselves and to admissions committees. Through intensive and thoughtful shared reflection, he hopes to guide his students to their loftiest aspirations.

As a senior medical student, Michael is well-acquainted with the long journey demanded in the study and practice of medicine. His own experiences in strategically navigating the admissions cycles for university and medical school strongly positions him to mentor aspiring students. He is able to leverage his own insights to inspire in his students the passion and conviction demanded of the profession. His experiences and mentorships will serve his students in their formative development to become the highly compassionate and incisive providers that medical schools seek out.

Michael has served in organizational capacities as a co-chair of the Fit4You program at Boston Medical Center and as a leader of a career interest group. He has previously been extensively involved in community outreach and education initiatives as a longtime member and steering committee chair of the Community Health Educators and Mathcounts programs in New Haven. His graduate research explored the cellular immunological mechanisms of mammalian cells.