College & BS/MD Webinars

High School to Pre-Med: The Common App Cheat Sheet for Aspiring Doctors

This webinar is designed to guide parents and high school students who are considering a career in medicine.

This session will focus on simplifying the Common Application process, a critical step for students aiming to enter pre-med programs. The webinar will be led by Dr. Kachiu Lee, Director of Direct Med (BS/MD) Advising, and Laura Baldasare, a seasoned college advisor from MedSchoolCoach.

In this session, you will learn how to:

  • Create a Strong Common Application – Gaining insights into understanding and assembling the various components of the Common Application effectively.
  • Appreciate Application Importance – Learning to value each aspect of the application process, extending focus beyond traditional metrics like SAT scores and GPAs.
  • Research Schools and Programs – Developing strategies to research and identify suitable schools and programs, with an emphasis on aligning them with individual application needs.
  • Showcase Unique Personality – Mastering techniques to effectively present and highlight one’s unique personality and strengths, ensuring a stand-out presence among applicants.

Presented by:


Kachiu Lee, MD
Director of Direct Med Advising
Dr. Lee is a board-certified dermatologist and an assistant professor of dermatology at Brown University. Dr. Lee has a passion for medical education and also does research in developing new treatments for skin cancer.  She specializes in BS/MD admissions, with more than 95% of her clients getting interviews for BS/MD programs each cycle.

Laura Baldasare
College Advisor
Equipped with a trusting intuition and grounded by decades of experience working with young adults with unique learning styles, Laura’s individualized approach gets the results clients want: acceptance into the best possible colleges, universities, and programs.

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Working together to help you achieve your medical school dreams. MedSchoolCoach provides pre-med and medical school admissions consulting services, MCAT and USMLE/COMLEX tutoring, and unique experiences that help students become physicians.
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