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Tell us about your success in '14-15 app cycle!: Uploaded on 7/6/15 (Student Stories Tag)

Kyra Greene – July 28th, 2015

As many of you look ahead to the upcoming health professions application cycles, we would also like to congratulate those of you who were successful in the 2014-15 application cycles!

If you found success in last year’s application cycle, will you please notify us so we can publicly recognize you on this blog?

You can do so by responding to with the following information:

How will you contribute to the diversity of a professional program?: Uploaded 7/6/15 (Food for Thought tag)

Kyra Greene – July 28th, 2015

As those of you in this summer's application cycle begin to receive secondary applications, you will probably encounter this question:

"How will you contribute to the diversity of your class and this institution?"

What does diversity mean to you? How might you answer this question? 
As you consider the topic, here is some food for thought from The Atlantic: The Weakening Definition of Diversity

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Information Session: Uploaded on 7/7/15

Kyra Greene – July 28th, 2015

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Information Session
Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 10 am to 2 pm
Alumni Atrium
395 Lenox Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203

For College Juniors, Seniors & College Graduates interested in Medical School.
Includes: Curriculum overview, Admissions information, Meet current students, & Tour the campus

#ASKMDPHD Twitter Chat Tomorrow: Uploaded on 7/13/15

Kyra Greene – July 28th, 2015

Due to positive feedback from applicants and pre-health advisors after last month's Twitter Chat, the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program (Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering) will be answering MD-PhD related questions via Twitter #ASKMDPHD on July 14th and August 18th - All Day.

Questions will be answered by: 
Dr. Olaf Andersen, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Director
Ruth Gotian, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Administrative Director

Don't forget to mark your questions with the #ASKMDPHD hashtag!