We understand that STEM-focused students are driven, motivated, and accomplished. We also know how stressful and competitive the college admissions can be for this cohort of applicants. As the only admissions consulting company focused only on STEM-based college admissions, we have a distinctive perspective regarding what it “takes” to get accepted to a top college. Work with us to ensure your high school experience highlights your interests, passions, and intellectual curiosity. We can also assist with summer program applications and science fair mentoring.
Work directly with a college advisor, a former medical educator and medical school admissions officer, and a professional editor to give yourself the greatest advantage! With MedEdits, you will have an entire team guiding you.
What are our goals?
- Help you identify an academic and intellectual niche and strategically design your high school curriculum to reflect this niche while showing your multidisciplinary talents.
- Think about intellectual overlap with other disciplines to help you identify a niche that is unusual.
- Create a standardized testing plan and schedule.
- Decide what STEM-related extracurricular activities to pursue and create.
- Determine which prestigious summer programs to explore.
- Nurture your research interests (in and/or out of school).
- Guide you so you demonstrate evidence for your intellectual niche.
- Work with you on summer program applications.
- Help identify niche-specific competitions and opportunities to demonstrate your excellence.
- Explore different college majors including those that aren’t “pure STEM” and nurture your interests for those fields.
- Identify who should write your letters of recommendation.
- Create a college list that is well-balanced.
- Finally – help you compose a stellar college application.
MedEdits Comprehensive College Advising offers students and their families help from start to finish with the process.
If you are a high school freshman just starting to think about college or a rising senior getting ready to submit applications, MedEdits offers the one-on-one expert guidance you need to be the best college candidate possible.
Our STEM College Admissions Packages allow you to choose how much or how little you want to work with us.
Whether you are interested in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, or any more obscure discipline, we will help you craft a background and narrative to showcase your passions.
List of Some Popular STEM Majors
- Applied Mathematics
- Applied Mathematics-Biology
- Applied Mathematics-Computer Science
- Applied Mathematics-Economics
- Behavioral Decision Sciences
- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
- Biology (Ecology & Evolutionary)
- Biology (Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry)
- Biology (Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental)
- Biomedical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Chemical Physics
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Cognitive Science
- Computational Biology
- Computer Science
- Computer Science-Economics
- Computer Science- Psychology
- Data Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
- Environmental Studies
- Geological Sciences
- Health & Human Biology
- History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health
- Linguistics (can have a STEM component such as Computational Linguistics)
- Mathematics-Computer Science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Physics and Philosophy
- Public Health
- Science, Technology, and Society
As you can see, if you are aware of what niche major you are interested in, you can proactively demonstrate evidence for your interest in that major in high school thus improving your chances or gaining admission to college.
“Thank you so much for helping my son last year with his six-year med program. He is very happy to get his first choice. He already finished his first year. My husband and I just like to say thank you so much for the work you are doing to help young people. God bless you and keep you happy and healthy so you can keep working. Thanks again.”
– parent of BS/MD client
How does MedEdits help college applicants?
MedEdits has worked with successful applicants both comprehensively and on individual aspects of the process, such as advising sessions, school selection, application materials, choosing extracurricular pursuits, seeking out competitions and awards to apply for, and selecting the best letter writer profile. We understand what specific qualities and achievements are required to gain admission to elite colleges and programs.
What is the “typical” STEM college applicant profile?
Applicants must demonstrate maturity, focus, and a commitment to their desired discipline that is exceptional for the “typical” high school student. There are certain criteria, such as GPA, course rigor, and standardized test scores, that applicants must earn to be competitive for selective colleges. At MedEdits, we ensure that your application materials showcase your strengths and distinctive passions to improve your chances of acceptance.
MedEdits’ student portal allows applicants to quickly and effectively communicate with their advisor and the MedEdits’ team. Students can also set appointments, post documents, meet deadlines, and stay organized using this platform.
No one in the medical admissions industry has our depth and breadth of expertise. When you work with MedEdits faculty members, you can be confident that you are working with the most experienced admissions consultants and advisors to help you stand out from the rest.