Your Kick-Ass Guide to Getting into Medical School
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Your Kick-Ass Guide to Getting into Medical School

Learn how to dissect yourself from the pack and land your top spot in medical school. Secrets you need to succeed.
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  • 7 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know how to dissect yourself from the rest of the pack.
  • Master confident body language, and communicate from a position of strength.
  • Be prepared to submit an application that best expresses you.
  • Raise your GPA and MCAT scores.
  • Add extras to your application to become the "must-admit" candidate.
  • Secure letters of evaluation that will make the admissions committee salivate.
  • Target the schools and programs that are the best for you.
  • Write kick-ass personal statements.
  • Submit stunning secondaries.
  • Knock their socks off in the interview.
  • Survive the waiting game.
  • Know how to say "yes" to the right school
  • Plan a strong comeback if you want to re-apply.
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  • No matter what stage you are in the application process, this course can be helpful to you.
  • Recommended: subscription to the Medical School Admissions Requirements online (MSAR)

This comprehensive course covers every aspect of med-school admissions. If you want to learn how to stand out in a crowded applicant pool and land your top spot in medical school, this is the course for you.

The materials start from the very beginning, providing a deep dive into who you are, why you want to become a physician, and how to keep your self-esteem intact.

The course continues with the technical aspects of producing a "winning" application. It covers succeeding in your courses and the MCAT, writing personal statements, interviewing secrets, and more.

Download the free workbook that accompanies the course. Personalize it, make it your own, and use it as your roadmap to success.

Who is the target audience?
  • This comprehensive course is intended for med-school applicants in the U.S. or Canada who are at any stage of the admissions process.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Get Ready!
12 Lectures 01:13:05

You Are Worthy!

Get In The Best Shape Of Your Life

Discover Your Motivation & Mission

Find Your Unique Brand And Let It Shine

Become A Spin Doctor - Damage Control Before It's Needed

Become Current On The Hot Topics In Medicine And The News

Plan Your Timeline

Make Daily Progress Toward Your Goal

Sketch Out Your Financial Plan

Assemble Your A-Team
Master the Art & Science of Communication
5 Lectures 48:53

Convey The Qualities To Make You A Highly Sought-After Applicant - Part 2

Emerge As A Leader

Develop Cultural Sensitivity and Competence

Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence
Knock Out Your Coursework Like A Boss
6 Lectures 25:37
Build Strong Academic Qualifications

"Do I Have To Be A Science Major?"

Take The Required Courses - And Then Some

Master Study and GPA-Boosting Strategies

Use GPA Hacks - Only If You Must
Become The "Must-Admit" Candidate
6 Lectures 18:07

Gain Clinical Experience

Don't Be A Bum...Go Get A Job

Move Ahead Of The Pack - Do Research

Win Awards, Honors, Scholarships

Write 15 Compelling Work/Activities Mini Essays
Get The 411 On The MCAT
3 Lectures 29:29

How To Prepare For The MCAT

Test Day
Secure Recommendations That'll Make Them Salivate
3 Lectures 14:46

Get Raving Fans

Hustle For Those Letters
Target Your Best Schools and Programs
3 Lectures 24:47
Find Your Best Fit For Med School

How Many Apps Should You Turn In?

Considering Special Programs?
Eclipse Your Competitors With Your Personal Statement(s)
2 Lectures 16:51
How To Shine In Your Personal Statement

Stand Out With Your MD/PhD Essays
Get Your Primary Application Noticed
2 Lectures 24:20
Kick Ass With AMCAS

Submit Stunning Secondaries
4 Lectures 41:42

Smart Responses To Common Questions - Part 1

Smart Responses To Common Questions - Part 2

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About the Instructor
Dr. Catherine Divingian
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Professor and learning evangelist.

CEO and founder of Kick-Ass College Life and CramJam Central; author of the life-changing books, Spartan Diva's Ultimate Get Lean Diet Plan and coauthor of Fast-FX, Dr. Catherine Divingian (“Dr. D") is a professor, tutor, and producer of educational media. She holds an MBA, an MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, a PhD in Psychology, and an ABD in Analytical Chemistry.

Dr. Divingian served as a Medical Service Corps officer in the US Navy, Chair of the Hampton Roads American Chemical Society, Wiley Faculty Network Mentor, Sam Walton Fellow for Students in Free Enterprise, and North Central Florida YMCA Board of Directors; and is on the editorial board of several international scientific journals.

A fitness model-ebrity and former competitive athlete, Dr. Divingian is also an ACE-certified Personal Trainer, NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator, USAW Sport Performance Coach, and ISSA Sports Nutritionist.

“Dr. D" believes in leading from the front as an inspiring example of vitality. This unusual professor and entrepreneur leverages her extensive knowledge to help applicants succeed in matriculating into medical schools across the United States. You can rest assured that you are receiving quality advice that will encourage, support, and help you.