When considering a BS/MD program, we advise our clients to successfully PLAN, PLAN, PLAN and then re-PLAN. Early planning and goal setting are important for long-term success!
“Your BS/MD Admissions Game Plan” is a blog series created by Dr. Paul Lowe that discusses BS/MD Admissions.
Here is what we advise our clients regarding extracurricular activities:
- Extracurricular Activities demonstrate your passion, character and personality.
- Extracurricular activities must be profound, meaningful and innovative.
- Extracurricular activities must have a direct relationship with who you are.
- Extracurricular activities must foster positive relationships and true interconnections.
- BS/MD admissions officers are looking for highly motivated BS/MD candidates (high school seniors) who invest their time and effort in their passions, not just students who do extracurricular activities just because they’ll look good on college and BS/MD applications.
CORONAVIRUS EFFECT: Even with pandemic, the foundations for college admissions specifically with regard to extracurricular activities still apply and remain unchanged. With regard to extracurricular activities: commitment, achievement, depth, impact still matter. There are still ways to achieve the above, but it has to unique to the YOU! Making the most of the opportunity available to you, what is the specialty best for you what makes you stand out. We always ask our clients: “How does an extracurricular activity apply to your unique student profile?”
Ivy League and highly selective colleges and universities and specifically BS/MD programs are seeking a diverse student body made up of specialists who can share their passions and achievements collaboratively. They are not looking for the typical BS/MD candidate who has the sort of Jack-of-all-activities or or have the typical fluff BS/MD I want to be a doctor from high school activities. Quality trumps quantity! The quality has to be student-specific. We encourage and guide our clients to pursue something meaningful way.
There are lots of “how-to” and book guides to getting into BS/MD programs out there but all were published pre-COVID and their strategies are obsolete and outdated. With a lot at stake, in a short period of time, in such a competitive environment, BS/MD applicants (and their parents) need a winning BS/MD Admissions Game Plan that works in the COVID-19 environment.
Our over 20 years of advisory admissions experience and long-standing professional relationships with admissions officers provide us with the tool-kit of strategies and knowledge to help our clients successfully navigate the BS/MD Admissions process in the COVID-19 landscape.
Our BS/MD Admissions practice is specialized: Dr. Lowe and his team only work with parents who understand that the BS/MD admissions process is competitive, who desire help from an admissions expert and who see the value and investment in paying for expert advice through a detailed and ongoing comprehensive admissions advisory service for their child’s dream of becoming a doctor. He also specializes in helping international students in the BS/MD process. BS/MD Admissions Advisors – 2020 Acceptances. Parents who chose to use our services can now call their son or daughter – “Doctor”.
Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe is the managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group network. He and his team of admissions advisors, through the admissions affiliate, BS/MD Admissions Advisors, help high school students get accepted to BS/MD programs.