101 Tips on Getting into Medical School
by Jennifer C. Welch
How will YOU stand out among the tens of thousands
of students who apply to medical school each year?
This guide takes you through the often overwhelming
process of applying to medical school and shows you
what schools and admissions committees are really
Using real-life scenarios from thousands of medical
school applications and interviews, this second, updated,
revised, and enlarged edition of the acclaimed 101 Tips
will teach you what works - and what does not! - from
inside the admissions process.
Great advice - from choosing pre-med courses to
wowing the interview committee - has been selected
by those who have seen the process first-hand. This
guide provides the best tips drawn from thousands
of winning applicants, all from the perspective of a
unique insider, a medical school admissions director.
The author, Jennifer C. Welch, Ph.D., is the Associate
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at the fifteenth
oldest medical school in the United States.
"This guide is a must-have for all medical school
applicants! With her insider's view, Jennifer Welch
offers realistic advice that makes the dreaded
application process more clear, and honest tips to
help candidates avoid often fatal flaws. I wish
I had had this when I applied to medical school!"
- Jason L. Freedman, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Attending Physician, Division of Oncology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
"This book provides a comprehensive and practical
guide on how to navigate successfully the medical
school application process. In addition to clarifying
the many tangible requirements that are necessary
to be competitive, Jennifer Welch gives the reader
a window into the intangibles that significantly
impact an admissions decision. An excellent
read for both the savvy and the 'clueless' medical
- Paula Jacobs
Senior Associate Director
Student and Career Development
College of Human Ecology