As a student with lower stats, I could not believe when my first acceptance arrived, in October! I can say with ABSOLUTELY NO hesitation that I would not be sitting here today, holding multiple medical school acceptances, without Alicia's help, and the help of Accepted.com.
When we began working together, Alicia provided straightforward feedback on my application and my chances of acceptance with my previous stats and activities. She assisted me with planning my gap year and discussed how I could strengthen my application including taking post-bac courses, adding additional volunteer experiences, and gaining more clinical experience. With her advice and guidance, I was able to apply only once and be successful!
Alicia helped me prepare the perfect primary/secondary applications and improve my interview skills. She knew exactly what I was trying to say in each essay and showed me how to better focus my responses to make sure I highlighted each of my attributes, and how these qualities fit with a program's mission statement. Additionally, she coached me through multiple mock MMI interviews and explicitly critiqued every aspect of my answers including my non-verbal communication. She taught me how to avoid "throwing red flags" during the process and showed me stress reduction techniques to further help with my interview preparation. With Alicia's help, I felt confident and prepared going into each interview and ready for any question asked.
Alicia truly cares about the wellbeing of each of her clients. Outside of the application cycle, she went above and beyond to provide emotional comfort when my family was going through a challenging time. She has become a friend to me as well as an advisor. I am grateful to have had Alicia's positive attitude, compassion, and support during the application cycle.
Working with Accepted.com is the best decision I have made on my journey to medical school. I give Alicia the highest recommendation.
- Ryan (Accepted Medical Student)
Alicia was a huge help to me when I was applying to Physician Assistant programs. She helped me completely reconstruct my personal statement and made me standout from other applicants. She also helped me edit every experience box with a great formula that highlighted the significance of each experience. Alicia was very efficient, the turn around time was generally one day. I felt very confident that my application was well polished after her suggestions and revisions.
I got into my first choice PA program, and I have to thank Alicia for her help in getting me there! --- KF
It has been quite the journey, and I could not have done it without Alicia!
Alicia provided a strong sense of accountability and support for me during my application process. She was very intentional with her time in helping me outline essays as well as providing edits. With Alicia’s expertise in literature, my essays shined! She pushed me to think outside of the box and to make my personal statement and supplemental essays personable and unique. Alicia also tremendously improved my interview skills, providing me with the tools to ace any interview. Having had experience on the admissions side of the process, Alicia gathered a wide array of questions to ensure that I was prepared to answer anything. She taught valuable techniques in assessing the questions as well as delivering a strong response. Alicia’s support, encouragement, intelligence, and extremely compassionate nature are what make her the best mentor.
I truly am so grateful and would recommend her to anyone! Thank you, Alicia!
Words cannot describe the impact that Alicia made on my medical school applications. Being a non-traditional student, I didn’t have access to a traditional pre med advisor and for much of my application process, I relied on things that I read on the internet as well as anecdotal advice from others. When I began working with Alicia, she essentially became my pre med advisor. From my personal statement, to secondary applications, and eventually interviews - I was able to conquer each hurdle of the medical school application process with new gained insights and confidence as I worked with Alicia.
Unlike others from whom I had sought help from, Alicia was able to connect with me and understand my unique perspective being an older, non-traditional applicant. She helped me find my voice - which was now one that demonstrated confidence and readiness for the rigors of a medical school education. She helped me focus my responses on my secondary application prompts and made sure I highlighted my most unique qualities and strengths. This continued during our Skype sessions once I had been offered interviews. The techniques that Alicia taught me during our mock interview sessions were incredible, and I will continue to use these throughout my life.
I have no doubt that if it weren’t for the expert advice I received from Alicia, I would not have been successful in my journey to medical school. All in all, I was accepted to 5 medical schools including my top choice and am forever grateful of the truly incredible guidance and help that I received from Alicia.