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Application Podcasts

Below are the recorded podcasts from various Application Workshops and The Geisel Early Assurance Program:

Overview: Applying to Medical School

How successful are Dartmouth students? What makes someone a strong applicant? What are the FOUR parts of a complete application? What is the actual application process TIMELINE? What are required TASKS?

HPP shares important information on the multiple steps involved in the application including letters of evaluation, MCAT, AMCAS, finances, and some facts on acceptance and matriculation of Dartmouth students.

Dartmouth's HPP Composite Letter of Evaluation Process

This podcast focuses on the critical steps YOU must take during the letter process and the importance of working with HPP to have a fully completed letter package for AMCAS. More information can be found under Evaluation Letters.

Application Writing Part 1: Getting Started

The writing you do in your PRIMARY APPLICATION ESSAY, ACTIVITIES SECTION, and the writing in your SECONDARY APPLICATION ESSAYS, is essential to the application process. What will be asked of you? What do Medical (or Dental/Vet etc.) schools want to know? What makes for excellent writing here?

Application Writing Part 2: Getting Down to It!

This workshop explores 3 essay drafts and students evaluate what makes a great essay. HPP shares the DOs and DON'Ts of writing and how to begin brainstorming ideas that are meaningful to you. Note*: Sample essays were not read aloud in the podcast. If you wish to see a sample essay, please make an appointment to meet, call or Skype HPP staff.

Filling Out the AMCAS Application

This workshop explores how to fill out a few portions of the application in Dartmouth-specific ways. As you listen to the podcast, take a look at this AMCAS powerpoint. It is essential that you also have the Dartmouth FAQs with you in addition to watching this podcast.

Preparing for the Medical School Interview

HPP shares important tips to preparing for the medical school interview.

Geisel Early Assurance Program w/ Director of Admissions and Geisel students

Associate Director of Geisel Admissions, Aileen Panitz (begins @ 27:30) shares important information on what the GEA program is and what makes a great candidate. She is also joined by Geisel 2nd years Aaron Briggs, Grace Sollender, and Catherine Baker (all admitted through EAP)(from 0min-27:30min). Learn more about the Geisel Early Assurance Program.

Last Updated: 10/25/17