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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Best-Selling Author and Harvard MD Announces 3rd Edition of Acclaimed ‘The Medical School Admissions Guide’

Best-Selling Author and Harvard MD Announces 3rd Edition of Acclaimed ‘The Medical School Admissions Guide’

Sharing the week-by-week plan that got her into Harvard Medical School, Dr. Miller’s ‘The Medical School Admissions Guide’ has become a global best seller. Today, following a recent update, Miller announces the release of the book’s third edition.

For Immediate Release

Washington, DC – US medical schools have one of the most competitive graduate admissions processes in the world. With less than half of the 40,000 annual US medical school applicants gaining acceptance each year, understanding the complex admissions process and getting an edge over other candidates has never been more vital. Dr. Suzanne M. Miller has already helped pave the way for thousands of successful applicants with her acclaimed book ‘The Medical School Admissions Guide,’ the best-selling medical school admissions guide on Amazon for years. Today, she is delighted to announce the release of ‘The Medical School Admissions Guides’ new (third) edition.

‘The Medical School Admissions Guide: A Harvard MD’s Week-by-Week Admissions Handbook, 3rd Edition,’ offers a step-by-step guide for how to excel in the competitive, complex, and often stressful medical school admissions process. Given the ever-changing nature of medical school admissions, the guide contains information on the new MCAT2015, recent application changes, and additional examples from successful applicants. Dr. Miller has written the guide to be useful for anyone applying to medical school, from a college undergraduate to a non-traditional pre-med who has been out of school for years. The guide’s information comes as a result of the author’s decade of experience as a Harvard pre-med tutor, admissions interviewer, and medical school admissions consultant. Dr. Miller is also a practicing emergency physician and faculty member of multiple universities.
“I remember how stressful it was to be a pre-med. At the time of my application, I had wished there was a book that could break up the monstrous process looming ahead of me into digestible bits, while also providing real-life application examples from previous medical school applicants. Thus, I wrote ‘The Medical School Admissions Guide,’ the book I had wanted so desperately when I was applying to medical school,” says Dr. Miller, who has now written five books on pre-med and medical admissions topics.
She continues, “If you follow this guide, you will be prepared for every step in the process, hit each deadline with ease, and create your best application.”
Official Blurb:
The newly updated 3rd edition of Dr. Suzanne M. Miller's acclaimed ‘The Medical School Admissions Guide’ includes MCAT2015 insights, recent medical school application changes, and additional examples from successful applicants. As with previous best-selling versions of ‘The Medical School Admissions Guide,’ this 3rd edition contains the weekly, step-by-step plan Dr. Miller used to get into Harvard Medical School. She has since utilized the strategy to help hundreds of applicants gain entry into medical school first as a Harvard pre-med tutor and then as CEO of MDadmit, a medical admissions consulting service. Following this handbook's advice will provide you a distinct advantage in the competitive medical school admissions process as it prepares you for every step and helps create your best application.

Book Highlights include:
1. Weekly, easy-to-follow advice on navigating the complex admissions process.
2. Multiple examples of successful personal statements, AMCAS and TMDSAS work/activities, secondary essays, and letter of intent/update letters.
3. Special sections on reapplicants, non-traditional applicants, DO schools, foreign schools, and military/public health service options.
Having garnered consistent five-star reviews, Dr. Miller believes the book offers a vital insight into a process that is getting tougher by the day. “I have clients with 4.0 GPAs and MCAT scores in the 40s who sought my services after they did not get in. It seems like everyone has impressive grades, important research experiences, interesting extracurriculars, and life-changing community services and clinical experiences. Getting the edge has never been more important,” she adds.
‘The Medical School Admissions Guide: A Harvard MD’s Week-by-Week Admissions Handbook, 3rd Edition,’ published by MDadmit, is available now from Amazon: and Barnes & Noble:

More information can be found on Dr. Miller’s blog:

About Dr. Suzanne Miller
Dr. Suzanne M. Miller was raised near Washington, DC and studied history and science at Harvard College. While attending Harvard Medical School, she began admissions consulting as a Harvard pre-medical tutor and then co-chair of the Eliot House Pre-Medical Committee. After receiving her MD, she trained at Stanford University in emergency medicine.

Dr. Miller continues to work as an emergency physician and professor both nationally and internationally while running MDadmit, a medical admissions consulting service. She is also proud to lead the successful MDadmit Admissions Bootcamps. Dr. Miller enjoys teaching, traveling internationally, and serving as a physician for Racing the Planet adventure races, activities that have allowed her to make footprints on seven continents.
Please find Dr. Miller's bio highlights and awards at and press page at
Her progress can also be followed on Facebook and Twitter.
Dr. Suzanne M. Miller

‘The Medical School Admissions Guide, 3rd Edition’ is already receiving stellar reviews:
“Buying this book is one of the most cost-effective things any pre-med could possibly do. Dr. Miller's week-by-week guide sets itself apart from other books in this category by breaking the application process down in to weekly, bite-size steps, that are easy to follow yet add up to an impressive final application. This third edition has kept pace with the ever-changing requirements (MCAT 2015!!) and deadlines of the admissions process. Dr. Miller's personal experience and expertise shine through and the examples provided - of personal statements, AMCAS work/activities, secondary essays, and letters of intent - are all from real-life applicants - many are from traditional pre-meds but also a good number are from non-traditional applicants. Seeing how a diverse group of applicants approach and frame their application 'story' has been priceless. It also has sections on DO schools, foreign schools, military and public health service options. I could not recommend this book highly enough.”
“The guide is for both traditional and nontraditional applicants, I myself was a nontraditional applicant, so I found the abundance of examples to be helpful -- most books seem to be written ex de facto for traditional premeds… with this guide alone, I was able to keep pace with the full process of the AMCAS (primary, secondary, interview brain storming, and post interview strategies). At first, the timeline and examples in the book may seem daunting to emulate, but this reflects how competitive and how diverse top medical schools expect from their applicants to be. And on each of my five interviews, I met applicants who had backgrounds just as grandiose as those in the book, so it's a good barometer for your competition/cohort. Now that I've been through the process, was sent 8 interview invites, attended 5 (accepted into all 5 programs, all US MD), and offered a few scholarships, I'd say this book did a good job at painting my narrative in a cogent manner to argue my admittance and keeping me informed about the "little things" that matter which I never considered. I would highly recommend this book for any premeds close to applying in need of an actual guide of how it really is, and how you're really expected to put your application together at a professional level.”

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

 I wanted to say thank you to the Doctor or Bust blog for it's recent review of The Medical School Admissions Guide.

I love seeing pre-meds succeed, and Doctor or Bust is another glowing example!

Get going and get in!

--Dr. Miller

Suzanne M. Miller, MD, FACEP
Emergency Physician
CEO, MDadmit Medical Admissions

Author of:
How to be Pre-Med
The Medical School Admissions Guide
How To Get Into Medical School with a Low GPA