All advisors are not the same
Once you’ve committed to the pre-medical or pre-graduate school of business track, finding the most expert guidance and resources, as soon as possible, is paramount. If you are sick, consulting your health care provider as soon as possible is optimal. The same is true when planning your life’s work. This is a big deal. Benjamin Franklin once stated, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Without expert guidance and planning, opportunities are missed and success delayed or blocked.
The burden is on you to be well informed and to make decisions based on the facts, not an amateur’s best guess. The truth of the matter is that many advisors are average or worse. The posts of most students on blogs are likely no better. Though there are a few gems out there. The good news is that the Internet is abundant in relevant advice. But only if you know where to look. The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), MCAT prep companies such as Kaplan and Princeton Review, and universities with elite graduate and professional schools have extremely reliable and relevant information. Your job is to tell the difference between misleading, uninformed and exceptional admissions advice. Just because someone offers their opinion on the Internet doesn’t make if valuable.
At Ivy Bound, we can help you navigate the tedious and stressful medical school admissions process.
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