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Medical School Results

After 15+ years and thousands of applicants, we know what works and what doesn't. Unlike many companies, we religiously follow up with EVERY SINGLE STUDENT to see where they got in and where they didn't. What you see in the chart to the right is the real, years-long acceptance rate of our students, not just the responses to one small survey.

Passport Admissions
National Average

Our Method

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What Are My Chances?

We'll talk about your goals, your stats, and what you need to do to get in.

Strategy Session and Timeline

A great application starts with a great strategy, followed by breaking down what you need to do week by week.

School Selection

We go beyond grades and test scores to help you choose a list of schools that match your goals and fit your preferences.

Essays - From Start to Finish

We help you tell your story as well as possible, from brainstorming through the final read.

Mock Admissions Committee

Our mock admissions committee will give you honest feedback about your final product before you submit the real application.

Interview Prep

Our mock interviews closely mimic interview day, whether that's a traditional interview, MMI, panel interview, or any other type.

Personal Check-Ins

You're not just a number; we send you encouragement, check in often to make sure you're on track, and celebrate when you finally get in.

Select Medical Schools Where Our Students Have Been Accepted

A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Drexel University College of Medicine
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Loma Linda University
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
New York University School of Medicine
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Ross University School of Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine–California
Tufts University School of Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside School of Medicine
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Robert Larner, M.D., College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Western University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Yale School of Medicine

Medical School Advisors & Editors

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Our Medical School Services vs. Other Companies


Other companies

Advisor experience
5-16 years average
Not advertised*
Application reviewed by someone with experience working in admissions
Number of students we work with
100 per year
Not advertised
Hour-long introductory call with your advisor
15-30 minutes only (usually with sales rep)
Price for typical package of assistance with applying to 20 schools
*Most companies hire newbies - maybe they are doctors who went through the process themselves but do not have experience mentoring students through the admissions process. We believe that it's experience working with hundreds of students that qualifies someone rather than just getting in themselves.

Pricing: Medical School Admissions





Personal Advisor with years of pre-med experience
Personal Editor to brainstorm, revise, and perfect your essays
Mock Admissions Committee Review
Strategy and Detailed Timeline
Advising Hours and Email Communication
Personal Statement Revisions
Activities Revisions
Customized School List
AMCAS/AACOMAS/TMDSAS Application Support
Secondary Essays Brainstorming
Realistic Mock Interviews
CASPer Prep
VITA Virtual Interview Prep
Update Letter Assistance
Waitlist Advising
Medical School Acceptance Decision-Making
Total Hours
Interest-Free Payment Plans
Senior Advisor Price
Until you get in
10 revisions*
5 revisions*
~40 schools
6 hours
Until you get in
7 revisions*
4 revisions*
~20 schools
3 hours
Until submission of primary application
5 revisions*
3 revisions*
*The revisions listed here are averages, not limits. We craft our sessions to fit your unique writing abilities and make progress as efficiently as possible. We do track total time used, but our packages include more than enough to help you produce compelling and unique application essays.

Services: Medical School Admissions

Passport's Video Library

Our growing library of how-to videos on a wide variety of admissions topics
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Student Only Forum

Get expert answers to your questions, read expert responses to other students
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Monthly Admissions Classes

90-minute session on the topic of the month
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Student Portal

Student portal with online course, student only forum, and video library
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Additional Advising or Interviewing - Medical School

May add additional advising hours for $250 each (may not be purchased as a stand-alone)
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Additional Editing

May add additional editing hours for $150 each (may not be purchsed as a stand-alone)
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Pre-med Planning

One year of ongoing advising for medical school, including academics and extracurriculars
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Texas App Add-On

Help with additional essays for Texas application
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

MD/PhD Add-On

Help with writing "why MD/PhD" essay and "Significant Research Experiences" essay
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Mock Admissions Committee

Get your primary application thoroughly reviewed by a team of our admissions experts (including a senior advisor) to ensure it's perfect before your actual submission.
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Advising Topics - Medical School

Receive dedicated time to discuss various big-picture strategy components with your advisor (personalized timeline, letters of recommendation, gap year brainstorming, Q&A).
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Interview Prep 3-Pack - Medical School

Receive personalized coaching and mock interview sessions from our interview experts to prepare for your traditional and MMI interviews.
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Secondary Essays

Knock out ~15 of your hardest schools' secondary essays through expert guidance from your advisor and hands-on assistance from your editor.
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

School Selection

Receive a balanced, personalized school list (with metrics and key information) through our carefully designed school survey process, as well as a thorough review and strategy discussion with your advisor.
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Primary Essays

Your advisor and editor will work with you step-by-step to produce excellent primary application essays (personal statement, most meaningful essays, and full work/activities section).
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Strategy Session - Medical School

Receive guidance about weaknesses to improve on, unique strengths to highlight, and advice about time-management, admission requirements, and future activities to ensure long-term application success.
Junior Advice
Senior Advice

Med School FAQs

Who will be my advisor?

Picture this: you walk into the operating room and your surgeon tells you it's her first operation. You wouldn't be thrilled about that, would you? At Passport, we believe in the value of experience in helping students achieve their goals. Our senior advisors have worked in admissions advising for an average of 16 years. Our junior advisors have worked in admissions advising for an average of 5 years.

What's your guarantee?

Most companies either charge you $10,000 for a package with a guarantee or attach 25 conditions to their guarantee, virtually assuring that no one will qualify. At Passport, we can't guarantee you'll get in. No one can. But we can promise you is simple: If you're not happy with where you get in, we work with you again for free the following cycle. How much help we give for free depends on: 1) what services we determine you need in order to get in this next time, 2) which package you purchased from us originally, and 3) whether you followed our advice the first time you applied. Our goal with these conditions is to make sure that the plan we put in place is going to work to get you in the following cycle. And that attitude shows. Since 2007, we have never once refused a student who wanted to redeem their Passport Student Promise.

What is the difference between a regular advisor and a senior advisor?

All advisors have gone through extensive training and have years of advising experience. Regular advisors are trained to work primarily with traditional students. Senior advisors specialize in working with non-traditional applicants in order to offer more guidance throughout the process. All advisors provide the utmost support in students' applications.

When should I get started with Passport?

It's never too early (well, okay, we know some parents get admissions consulting for their toddlers, so yeah, there is such a thing as TOO EARLY). But seriously, it can't hurt to meet us and ask that question. We would rather tell you to wait a year or two before working with us than to have you sign up too late and for us not to have enough time to make a difference with you.

When do most students sign up?

About six to nine months before they plan to apply to medical school.

How do you help me pick schools?

Passport's personalized school selection process is more than just GPA and test scores. It's about understanding a fit between your preferences and personality and the schools and programs to which you're applying. Though we've collected gobs of data on the various programs we help our students apply to, we help you choose schools by understanding your hopes and aspirations and finding a range of programs that match.

Do you offer payment plans?

Yes! It doesn't make sense to us to pay for something up front if you're going to use it over several months or even years. We will even waive the interest if you enroll within two week of your intro meeting!

How many students do you take on?

We deliberately limit the number of students we work with so that: a) we can deliver better service, and b) so we don't get too busy during the busiest times of the admissions calendar.

Who is a good fit to work with Passport?

Admissions consulting is like coaching: you have to listen to the coach in order to improve and achieve your goals. So we at Passport are fundamentally looking for people who will follow our advice and give their all to achieving their goals. We believe that at its best, the admissions process is a journey of self-discovery. We love to help students who see it the same way. You don't have to be thrilled about writing essays to work with Passport, but you have to be willing to put in the work. At the end of the day, we're looking for students who trust us: to have your best interest at heart, to guide you to the best of our ability, to give you honest feedback that will help you improve. And in the end, we want what you want: for you to get in to the school(s) of your dreams.

How does essay editing work?

At most admissions companies, you never meet your editor. You send them your work and a few days later you get to try to decipher their comments on your document. Rinse, repeat. At Passport, we believe in helping our students become better writers. That starts with live sessions with editors so that they can: a) teach the art of better writing b) preserve the student's voice, and c) understand the student's ideas in full, to edit both the meaning and the grammar. And sure, in a pinch, we also edit for grammar asynchronously. But by that point, you already know your editor well.

How often do we meet?

We meet as often as we need. For our students who are right up against an application deadline, we might meet two to three times per week. For our longer-term students, we might only meet once per month.