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Valerie Collins Premed Advising

Valerie Collins, PhD

Premed Advisor

Collins Premed Advising offers personalized, 1-on-1 advising for students preparing to apply to medical school.  Areas of expertise include: 


  • Advising first-time applicants, re-applicants, & Postbac applicants

  • Applying a holistic portfolio review

  • Creating a robust gap year experience

  • Editing personal statements

  • Interview preparation

Areas of Expertise

An appointment can be booked to discuss any of the topics below: 


  • Holistic Portfolio Review (highly recommended)

  • Application Timelines (AMCAS, AACOMAS, or TMDSAS)

  • Applying to medical school as a first-time applicant

  • Applying to medical school as a as a reapplicant

  • Applying to medical school as a Postbac student

  • MD vs DO programs

  • MCAT Prep, Scheduling, & Competitiveness

  • Personal Statement creation, editing, feedback

  • Letters of Recommendation

  • Interview Preparation

  • Gap Year advising

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