Tyler J

Mentor + Essay Coach

Dr. Janitz’s medical expertise and experience, along with his passion to form long-lasting mentorships, serve as strong catalysts towards his goal of seeing his students live out their dreams by working together to craft excellent overall applications.

Jacksonville, FL

Family Medicine Residency, Mayo Clinic
DO, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
BA, Environmental Science/Public Health, Willamette University 

As a medical mentor and essay coach for Moon Prep, Dr. Janitz recognizes the unparalleled importance of having a well-rounded application. Not only has he successfully gone through the college, medical school, and residency application processes, but he has also served on hiring/selection committees and is excited to use his first-hand knowledge of the process to assist his clients. Overall, Dr. Janitz strives to foster meaningful relationships with his students by working alongside them to form outstanding essays, strengthen their resumes, prepare for interviews, and assist in ensuring the applicant “shines on paper” to the best of their ability. His emphasis on highlighting an applicant’s strengths and making powerful connections to real-life experiences that can be effectively conveyed in essays and interviews serve as helpful tools for his clients.

Having completed medical school in 2023, Dr. Janitz is a current Family Medicine Resident at Mayo Clinic in Florida. As a former NCAA athlete with a passion for sports, he plans to complete a fellowship in sports medicine after residency before starting his career as an attending physician. Being a full-spectrum family medicine physician, Dr. Janitz is comfortable working with individuals who come from all walks of life and enjoys working alongside them so they can become as healthy as possible. He applies this same philosophy to his mentorships at Moon Prep, striving to ensure his students relay their passions and put their best foot forward to convey the best versions of themselves in their applications/essays.

Previously, Tyler attended the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine in New Mexico, where he graduated amongst the top 10% of his class and national cohort, received a distinguished student award, was a peer tutor/mentor, and had two research papers published. Before medical school, he was a college athlete who played baseball at Willamette University in Oregon. He was recognized as a Google Academic All-District Shortstop and received the NCAA Postgraduate Athletic Scholarship for his medical endeavors. He also has close family ties to the Central Valley and Bay area of California, where he was born and raised.