OUR FAVORITE & FREE RESOURCES
We at SEA understand the extremely expensive costs associated with applying to medical school. This is why we have curated FREE resources for you! Whether you are currently applying to medical school, taking prerequisite courses, studying for the MCAT, or just thinking about a career in medicine - there's something for you here!
THE FREE GUIDE TO MEDICAL SCHOOL ADMISSION
Written by physicians, MD, DO, and MD-PhD Students, this guide will walk you through every step of the application process. Find detailed advice for everything, from preparing your application to accepting an admissions offer!
AAMC'S CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ENTERING MEDICAL STUDENTS
Medical school admissions officers have listed the 15 core competencies they look for in applicants. We recommend spending a bit of time each semester brainstorming the ways you're meeting these goals, and even sending this to your letter writers! Get creative!
VIRTUAL SHADOWING OPPORTUNITIES
Dr. Ray Fowler has organized weekly virtual shadowing opportunities via Zoom. It's easy to sign up, and you can list the hours on your applications. You can earn up to 2 hours of shadowing experience per week, either during the live sessions on Tuesdays at 7pm CST, or by catching up later!
YOUR VIRTUAL INTERVIEW FRIEND
Several medical students have joined together to offer free virtual interview sessions and tips to premedical students this year! They host webinars on common interview questions and offer one-on-one interview practice. Try on your interview suits and test your interview space in this free mock interview!
SEAN STUDIES: DAILY MCAT PRACTICE
Sign up to receive a free email daily with a practice MCAT question from Sean Studies. These emails cover all 4 sections of the MCAT exams, so they are a great way to stay brushed up on your skills!
KHAN ACADEMY MCAT PREP
Khan Academy and the AAMC collaborated to create a set of free MCAT prep videos and practice questions. They are scheduled to be removed, but are available through September 30, 2021!
THE LIFG PREMED CHANNEL
The Low-Income, First-Gen (LIFG) is a YouTube channel run by premed student Angie Gibson. Her videos are extremely helpful if you are thinking about pursuing a career in medicine.
MEDICAL SCHOOL MCAT AND VITA POLICIES
We have listed all U.S. MD, DO, and Canadian MD MCAT and VITA policies for the 2021 admissions cycle. We are still working on gathering the 2022 admissions cycle policies, so hang tight!
We are constantly updating the site with new resources as we discover them. Have another *free/low-cost* resource you found helpful? Let us know!