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May 11, 2020

Entry Year 2021 is a different application cycle. Your journey to professional school is a marathon, and we are here to help with #CourageSessions. We'll bring on professional schools, advisors, and TMDSAS staff to address your questions about the application and impacts caused by COVID-19.

This week, we welcome the...


Apr 28, 2020

Have some unique experiences you're hesitant to share in your application? Re-frame them - there's almost always some trait or characterstic that connects back to being an effective healthcare provider.

John Fierst, assistant director of academic advising at Rice University, walks us through some common examples of...


Apr 21, 2020

We're excited to welcome Liz Feezor to walk us through how to organize your experiences and attributes in preparation for your essays. We discuss how to reflect on what your Ikigai, or reason for being, is and align this practice to the competencies schools expect to see in your application.

To reach Liz Feezor on any...


Dec 20, 2019

Robert Dahl, UTMB MS1, shares his insights (and stories) on how to bring your best self to the interview day. Some of the key points are to:

  • Create an interview day routine
  • Keep good notes to reflect on
  • Talk to people at the school - is this where you want to be for four years?

Robert references some resources and...


May 18, 2018

Dr. Irene Lazarus, former JAMP student and host of the Santopia podcast, joins us to discuss her experiences as a medical student and the journey to get there. We discuss how the program helped her reach her goal of becoming a doctor and attending UT Southwestern. 

Today’s episode is the first where we will explore...