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Advice on applying to business, grad, law, and medical school.

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Advice on applying to business, grad, law, and medical school.

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Episodes

Tulane Medicine School: How to Get In

5/10/2022
Interested in a spot in Tulane SOM? Hear all about what the program has to offer [Show Summary] Set in vibrant New Orleans, the Tulane School of Medicine offers students an outstanding medical education with opportunities for community involvement and research. Mike Woodson, Director of Admissions, explains what it takes to get accepted to this competitive program. Mike Woodson, Director Of Admissions at Tulane University School of Medicine talks about how to get accepted [Show Notes]...

Duration:00:48:12

How to Get Into UVA Law

5/3/2022
So you want to attend UVA Law? Here's what you need to know [Show Summary] Are you interested in a top law school located in a beautiful city at a historic university? UVA Law, founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, may be just the one for you, but it has only a 9.7% acceptance rate. Our guest today, Assistant Admissions Dean Natalie Blazer, will tell you what the admissions committee at UVA Law is looking for. Interview with Natalie Blazer, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Chief Admissions...

Duration:00:47:07

Applying to U.S. Business Schools from Europe, Asia, the Middle East

4/26/2022
What international applicants to U.S. business schools need to know [Show Summary] Michelle Stockman has a Master’s in Journalism, 15 years of experience as an Accepted admissions consultant, and has lived all around the world. Bridging all of these experiences, Michelle gives her tips for international students applying to U.S. MBA programs. Interview with Michelle Stockman, Accepted MBA admissions consultant [Show Notes] Hello, and welcome to the 467th episode of Admissions Straight Talk....

Duration:00:37:05

Encore: UW School of Medicine: Interview with Admissions Dean, Dr. LeeAnna Muzquiz

4/19/2022
Thanks for joining me for the 466th episode of Admissions Straight Talk. I am taking a week off for family time this week. As a result, I decided to air an encore of our most popular premed podcast so far in 2022. It is my interview with Dr. LeeAnna Muzquiz, UWSOM Associate Dean for Admissions. Given that the 2022-23 med school application cycle is moving into high gear I thought it was a great time to highlight this interview with the admission dean at the program that is ranked #1 by US...

Duration:00:53:59

How To Get Into Dental School

4/12/2022
Wondering if Dental School is for you? [Show Summary] Dr. Barry Rothman shares everything students should know about the dental school application process drawing on his knowledge as an Accepted Admissions Consultant and former Health Professions Advisor and Director of SFSU’s Pre-Health Profession Certificate Program. Interview with Barry Rothman, Dental School admissions expert [Show Notes] Welcome to the 464th episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Thanks for tuning in. The challenge at the...

Duration:00:41:26

Applying to Wharton Lauder? Do Your Research!

4/5/2022
Discover what opportunities the Wharton Lauder MBA program offers [Show Summary] Kara Keenan Sweeney, Director of Admissions Marketing and Financial Aid at the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and Penn Law School shares how the program continues to offer global opportunities during a COVID influenced world. [Show Notes] Welcome to the 465th episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Thanks for joining me today and whenever you’re able to tune in. The featured...

Duration:00:44:25

Elissa Sangster, CEO of the Forte Foundation, Returns for AST’s 10th Anniversary

3/29/2022
A peek into what change the Forte Foundation is implementing [Show Summary] In honor of Admissions Straight Talk’s 10th anniversary episode, our first ever guest is back. Elissa Sangster is the CEO of the Forte Foundation which is at the forefront of increasing female representation in the business world - from the classroom to the workforce. Interview with Elissa Sangster, CEO of the Forte Foundation [Show Notes] Thanks for joining me for the 463rd episode of Admissions Straight Talk. I...

Duration:00:45:29

How To Get Accepted To the University of Iowa’s PA Program

3/22/2022
What is the U. of Iowa's PA program all about [Show Summary] The role of Physician Assistant was introduced less than 60 years ago and the University of Iowa’s Physician Assistant Program has been at the forefront since day one. Tony Brenneman, the Program Director shares what the program offers and how applicants can gain an invitation to the 25-student cohort. Interview with Anthony Brenneman, Program Director at University of Iowa's Physician Assistant Program [Show Notes] Welcome to the...

Duration:00:44:51

Get Accepted to UW’s Foster School of Business

3/15/2022
All you need to know about UW's Foster MBA program [Show Summary] Amber Janke, Director of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at Foster School of Business shares everything potential applicants should know about the collaborative MBA program. Amber Janke, Director of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at Foster School of Business talks about how to get accepted [Show Notes] Welcome to the 461st episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Thanks for listening. You've seen the stats that most people have a...

Duration:00:27:50

How This Student Got Accepted to MIT’s Engineering Program and Landed a Job at Apple

3/8/2022
Join us for some insights into MIT's Engineering Program [Show Summary] Syed Shayan Zahid moved to the United States from Pakistan to pursue an education in engineering. He shares his journey from an undergrad at Purdue to a master’s at MIT and his next step, a career at Apple. Interview with Syed Shayan Zahid, student body vice president at MIT [Show Notes] Hello and welcome. Thanks for joining me for this, the 460th episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Thanks for tuning in. Before I dive...

Duration:00:34:15

All You Want to Know About Georgetown Medical School’s Admissions

3/1/2022
Interested in a spot in Georgetown University SOM? [Show Summary] Dr. Ellen Dugan, Georgetown Medical School’s Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, describes how cura personalis, or care of the whole person, drives the Georgetown experience and curriculum. Interview with Dr. Ellen Dugan, Georgetown Medical School’s senior associate dean for admissions [Show Notes] Welcome to the 459th episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Thanks for joining me. Are you ready to apply to...

Duration:00:04:25

How to Apply Successfully to Grad School Despite a Low GPA

2/22/2022
What steps can you take to get accepted despite a low GPA? [Show Summary] Linda Abraham outlines five steps for mitigating the impact of a low GPA so that you can move forward with a successful graduate school application. Linda Abraham, Founder and CEO of Accepted shares her insights into overcoming low stats [Show Notes] Welcome to the 458th episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Thanks for joining me. Before we dive into our main topic for today, I want to invite you to take advantage of...

Duration:00:25:51

How to Get Accepted to Oxford Saïd Business School

2/15/2022
Find out what the Oxford Saïd MBA program has to offer [Show Summary] Hannah Griffiths, Oxford Saïd Business School’s MBA Recruitment and Admissions Manager, shares how the school aims to equip leaders to effect change in various sectors all over the world. Additionally, Hannah highlights what it takes to get accepted. Interview with Hannah Griffiths, Oxford Saïd Business School’s MBA Recruitment and Admissions Manager [Show Notes] Welcome to the 457th episode of Admissions Straight Talk....

Duration:00:40:57

How to Get into USC Gould School of Law

2/8/2022
Hear what it takes to get accepted to USC Gould School of Law [Show Summary] USC Gould’s Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, David Kirschner, shares how students can get accepted to this top-ranked law school. Interview with David Kirschner, Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at USC Gould [Show Notes] Thanks for joining me for the 456th episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Are you applying to law school this cycle? Are you planning ahead to apply to law school next...

Duration:00:41:26

Deep Dive into Penn Perelman School of Medicine: An Interview with Dr. Neha Vapiwala, Dean for Admissions

2/1/2022
How to Get Accepted to the Perelman School of Medicine [Show Summary] Dr. Neha Vapiwala, Dean of Admissions for Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, the first medical school in the United States, explores the values the school instills in its community while reflecting on the new wave of interest in medical careers that has developed over the course of the past two years. Interview with Dr. Neha Vapiwala, Dean of Admissions at PSOM [Show Notes] Welcome to the 455th...

Duration:00:38:21

Why Is This Successful Leader Investing In an Oxford Said Executive MBA?

1/25/2022
The intersection of business and human rights led to the Oxford Said EMBA [Show Summary] Anthony Triolo is a champion of social justice with an impressive work history serving countries all over the globe. He’s currently earning his Executive MBA at Oxford Said and shares what led him to the program and how he intends to incorporate his learning in the next steps of his career journey. Interview with Anthony Triolo, Oxford Said Executive MBA candidate [Show Notes] Thanks for joining me for...

Duration:00:22:38

How to Get Into an MD/PhD Program

1/18/2022
Applying to MD/PhD programs? Here's what you need to know [Show Summary] Dr. Herman “Flash” Gordon, an Accepted consultant and former chair of the University of Arizona Tucson College of Medicine's admissions committee, provides a deep dive into the application process for MD/PhD programs, highlighting crucial preparation tips. Interview with Dr. Herman “Flash” Gordon [Show Notes] Welcome to the 453rd episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Thanks for tuning in. Do you want to get accepted to...

Duration:00:44:06

Get Accepted to UT Austin McCombs

1/11/2022
An overview of the UT McCombs MBA program and what you need to know to get accepted [Show Summary] Rodrigo Malta, UT Austin’s Director of Admissions highlights key factors that make the UT McCombs full time MBA program attractive to many. He discusses what students can expect from a virtual admissions process and gives tips he’s gleaned from his 10+ years in his role. Interview with Rodrigo Malta, Managing Director, MBA Recruitment and Admissions at UT McCombs [Show Notes] Welcome to the...

Duration:00:50:52

An Interview with UW School of Medicine’s Admissions Dean: Dr. LeeAnna Muzquiz

1/4/2022
All about the distinctive program at UWSOM and how to get accepted [Show Summary] Dr. LeeAnna Muzquiz, Associate Dean for Admissions at UWSOM gives an in-depth look at the top ranking program, highlighting adaptations that have been made as a result of the pandemic and outlining each step of the University of Washington’s admissions process. Interview with University of Washington School of Medicine’s Dean of Admissions, Dr. LeeAnna Muzquiz [Show Notes] Welcome to the 451st episode of...

Duration:00:52:55

Encore: How to Get into Kaiser Permanente Medical School – Warning It’s Tough!

12/28/2021
I am swamped now with clients facing early January deadlines so I decided to end 2021 with one of our most popular shows of the year, my interview with Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine’s Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, Dr. Lindia Wllies-Jacobo.The Kaiser Permanente School has not yet graduated its first class, but with its tuition-free approach, dedication to social equity, and emphasis on small-group learning, it has an...

Duration:00:47:33