An instructor driven to facilitate students’ educational achievements, Catherine Coleman is a college English and ESL instructor, helping students improve their writing since 1999. A student striving to become a physician, Vietnamese-born Lucas Nguyen immigrated to the USA in 2008, graduated from UC Berkeley, and is currently pursuing his goal of becoming a physician at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine.

Together they have collaborated to create this pragmatic guide based on their experience in applying to medical school in order to help others similarly succeed. Within they provide indispensable information for each stage of the application process with practical advice for selecting appropriate schools, preparing the personal statement and activities, and interviewing strategically. Additionally, the step-by-step checklists and structured charts contain invaluable data from 134 American medical colleges. Overall, this guide aims to provide essential techniques for students’ success in their own medical school application process.