Medical School

and the Health Professions
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The road to a healthcare career is long. We can ease the journey. We offer fully customized, one-on-one test preparation, strategic advice from top MD candidates and healthcare professionals, and a team of writers to help you tell your story.

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What we do

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Common sense, strategic advice

Our team of MDs and MD/PhDs, drawn from top programs, will give you a thoughtful and thorough assessment of your candidacy. What is realistic? What do you need to get there? How will you do it? Plus, we have a wealth of tips and guidelines for every stage of the process.

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A doctor and his patient bandage and mark up a medical chart together.

Professional writing and editing support

After years of studying molecules and memorizing formulae, the next steps now hinge upon your ability to express with clarity why you want to be a doctor. That’s why our tutoring team includes professional writers and humanities PhDs, who work in tandem with healthcare professionals. Our writing coaches guide you from brainstorming through multiple drafts, helping you craft and polish your application, so you can express your voice effectively – even, dare we say, a little poetically.

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Best-in-class standardized test preparation

The MCAT is the bogey of med school admissions. Our tutors, all of whom have scored in the 99th percentile on their own tests, are ready to construct a tailored plan that works specifically for you.

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Two teammates, holding pie charts and books, high-five.

Comprehensive team support

We are the only coaching service that combines the expertise of healthcare professionals, published writers, and test prep veterans on one dream team.

Tutor spotlight

We are a cooperative of MD and MD-PhD candidates, medical professionals, and professional writers who provide exceptional one-on-one coaching and tutoring for our students.

Meet everyone

We are a cooperative of MD and MD-PhD candidates, medical professionals, and professional writers who provide exceptional one-on-one coaching and tutoring for our students.

Emma Zc.

Emma is a PhD student in French Literature at Harvard. She holds an MA in French (Harvard), as well as a BA in French Studies and BM in Cello Performance (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).

Claire D.

Claire earned her BS in Mollecular, Cellular, and Development Biology from Yale University. She is an MD student at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Chelsea M.

Chelsea graduated from Yale with a BA in History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health. Currenly, she is an MD/PhD student at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Morgan

Morgan earned her MD at Harvard Medical School, and is completing an Emergency Medicine Residency. She earned her BA in Hispanic Studies with a minor Biology at the College of William & Mary (Phi Beta Kappa).

Joyce

Joyce is currently an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School. She also graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Anthropology from Harvard, where her thesis won the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize.

Susan

Susan studied English at Rice and graduated summa cum laude. After serving in Teach for America, she earned her PhD in English at Harvard. She has held faculty positions at Wake Forest and Yale and currently lives in London.

Paul C.

Paul is a PhD candidate in African and African American Studies at Harvard, where he has received multiple awards for his teaching, as well as several research fellowships, including a Fulbright-Hays fellowship.

Elliot

Elliot earned his BS in Biology at MIT, and his MSc by Research in Clinical Medicine on a Rhodes Scholarshop at Oxford University. Currently, he is an MD/PhD student in the the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program.

Daniel G.

Daniel is a med student at Harvard Medical School. He earned his bachelor's in International Studies with a double minor in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Denver, where he received the prestigious Pioneer Award.

Logan

Logan is currently an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School. He holds a BA in Neuroscience from Dartmouth, where he was named a James O. Freedman Presidential Scholar for his research.

Sam D.

Sam is a med student at Harvard Medical School. He holds a BS in Neurobiology & Philosophy (Cornell). Prior to medical school, Sam was a fellow in the NIH Department of Bioethics.

Amulya M.

Amulya is an Anthropology PhD candidate at Harvard University. She earned her Bachelor's in Anthropology from University of Chicago, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Erin B.

Erin is a Fiction MFA student in the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She holds an MA in Modern & Contemporary Literature (University of Virginia) and BA in English (Rutgers University, summa cum laude with high honors).

Paul W.

Paul holds a BA in History (Yale) and MA in Global Affairs (Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University). A recipient of the Fulbright and Schwarzman Fellowships, Paul is currently a Presidential Management Fellow in Washington DC.

Maya B.

Maya is an MD student at Harvard Medical School. She graduated summa cum laude from Tufts with a BS in Biology and Community Health, where she was also a member of Tufts' oldest all female a cappella group.

Damari

Damari is a medical student at Harvard Medical School. He earned his BA in Biochemistry and Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. He was a Rhodes Scholar Finalist in 2016.

Elizabeth G.

Elizabeth is an MD/PhD student at NYU School of Medicine's Medical Scientist Training Program. She holds a BA in Biology with a minor in English from Hunter College.

Rana

Rana earned her BS in Biology and Molecular Biology at Brown, and then spent two years working in ovarian cancer research at Mass General Hospital. Currently, she is an MD student at Harvard Medical School.

Dan W.

Dan is an MD/PhD student at Harvard Medical School. He earned his BA in Cognitive Science at Yale University (Phi Beta Kappa), where his thesis earned the Angier award.

Charlotte

Charlotte holds an MA in Hispanic Studies from Brown University and a BA in English and Spanish from Oxford University. She is a recipient of the Kossoff Prize for Leadership in Language Teaching.

Sanjay G.

Sanjay is an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School. He holds a BSPH in Nutrition from UNC Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar (Highest Honors, Phi Beta Kappa).

Vyom

Vyom graduated from Rutgers with a double major in Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Psychology (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). He is currently an MD student at NYU, and has a strong interest in global health and medical education.

Suleman

Suleman graduated summa cum laude from the UC Berkeley Honors Program with a BA in Integrative Biology. After receiving acceptances to both MD/PhD and MD programs, he is currently an MD student at Stanford Medical School.

Caroline B.

Caroline earned her Bachelor's degree from Harvard in Chemical and Physical Biology. After graduation, she conducted reserach in health economics and policy. She is currently a medical student at Harvard Medical School.

Ellen Y.

Ellen is an MD/PhD student at Harvard Medical School, where she conducts research on the dysregulation of cell death in cancer. She earned her Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry at Caltech.

Priyanka N.

Priyanka studied Molecular and Cellular Biology, Global Health, and Spanish at Harvard College (summa cum laude). She is now a medical student at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

Connor W.

Connor graduated summa cum laude from Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in neuroscience. He is currently an MD student at Perelman School of Medicine at UPenn.

Sonia W.

Sonia is an MD candidate at UPenn. She graduated from Yale with a BS in Biochemistry & BA in Economics. Prior to med school, she wrote for a local newspaper, conducted research at Stanford, and interned at the WHO in the Philippines.

Chris D.

Chris is an MD student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He received his pre-med training at Columbia University and was awarded the Harry G DeMeo Scholarship. He earned his BA in Theater Studies from Emerson College.

Apolline J.

Apolline is currently a medical student at Boston University School of Medicine. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Genetics from the University of Rochester in New York.

Chang M.

Chang is an MD/PhD student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He earned his BA in English Literature and Biochemistry at Columbia University, where he was a John Jay Scholar and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Anusha N.

Anusha is a medical student in the Health Sciences and Technology program at Harvard Medical School and MIT. She graduated with a BS in Bioengineering from Caltech, where she was a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society.

Vera T.

Vera served in the US Air Force for 6 years. After the Air Force, she double-majored in Neuroscience and Mathematics at the University of Arizona. She is currently completing her MD/PhD at University of Washington in St. Louis.

Anagha P.

Anagha graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Molecular Biology and a minor in Ethnographic Studies and Global Health. Currently, she is a med student at Harvard Medical School.

Terrance M.

Terrance earned a BA in Biology (Williams) and an MPhil in Clinical Neuroscience while on the Herchel Smith Fellowship (Cambridge). He is currently an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School.

Daniel Be.

Daniel is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and author of 5 books of literary nonfiction. He holds an MFA in Fiction (Columbia University), and has taught at Saint Ann's School, Columbia University, and elsewhere.

Evan G.

Evan is currently a medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Biology at Washington University in St. Louis.

Victor O.

Victor is an MD student at Harvard Medical School. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Howard University, where he was awarded the Howard University Student Star Award for his servant leadership.

Mariam R.

Mariam is a PhD candidate in Comp Lit at UCLA and a Fiction MFA student at Columbia. She earned her BA in Comp Lit from Princeton (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and MSt in Islamic Art and Archaeology, with distinction, from Oxford.

Angela P.

Angela is an MD/PhD at Harvard and UPenn. She received an MSc in Medical Anthropology (Durham University), and a BA in Middle Eastern Studies with a minor in Chemistry (UPenn), summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kapa.

Michael C.

Michael earned his BA in Molecular Biology at Princeton University (magna cum laude). After graduation, he was a research assistant at The Rockefeller University in New York. He is currently an MD canditate at Harvard Medical School.

Alexandra M.

Ali is an MD/PhD student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. She received her BS from Boston College where she majored in Biology with a minor in Medical Humanities and was a Gabelli Presidential Scholar.

Joy

Joy is an MD/PhD candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She earned a BS (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology) and BA (Anthropology) from Brown, and completed a postbacc fellowship at the National Cancer Institute.

Samantha P.

Sam is an MD student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She was a varsity softball player and earned her BS in Biology from the Honors College at The College of New Jersey (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa).

Gabrielle M.

Gabby received a PhD in Government from Harvard University, where she won two Bok Center Awards for Excellence in Teaching. She earned her BA in Political Science and Spanish from Indiana University.

Abraham C.

Abraham is a MD student at Harvard Medical School. He earned his BS in Biology, Neuroscience, and Chemical Biology with a minor in Legal Studies (Brandeis University), and an MS in Biology (Brandeis University).

Grant Sc.

Grant holds a BS in Biology and an MPH in Behavioral Science and Health Education from Emory. After teaching high school science in DC, he's now pursuing his MD at Harvard Medical School.

Maryann Z.

Maryann holds a BS in Molecular Biology from Pomona College (cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), where she was a nationally ranked NCAA tennis player. Currently, Maryann is pursuing an MD from Harvard-MIT.

Emily R.

Emily graduated from Yale, where she majored in English and was a varsity athlete. She then worked for a technology startup and a human rights nonprofit before pursuing her MD at Columbia University.

Pooja Ds.

Pooja studied Biological Sciences & Psychology at Cornell University before attending Weill Cornell Medical College. Presently, she's a pediatric neurology resident at Lurie Children's Hospital.

Phani P.

Phani holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering and an MS in Biomedical Sciences from Rutgers, and an MS in Bioethics from Harvard. He's currently working on a NASA-funded project at Brigham and Women's.

Morgan B.

Morgan holds Masters' degrees in Maritime Archaeology (University of Southampton) and European History (University College London). She is a member of the Oceangate Titanic Expedition scientific team.

Shivangi

Shivangi is an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School, conducting research in Cardiothoracic Surgery. She graduated from MIT with a BS in Biology (GPA 4.9/5.0, Phi Beta Kappa).

Ivy D.

Ivy graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts and BAs in Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and French from Cornell University. She's presently a PhD student in Comparative Literature at Harvard.

Rahul

Rahul is an MD/PhD student at Harvard-MIT. He earned his BSE at UPenn in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Biology, where he also founded Access Engineering to offer free engineering courses to underserved high schoolers.

Adrienne

Adrienne received her English PhD from Harvard University, her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and her BA from Princeton University. She is a nonfiction writer and poet, and teaches in the Writing Program at Princeton University.

Sneha

Sneha studied Microbiology at Ohio State, minoring in French in order to combine her passions for the sciences and humanities. She's currently pursuing her MD/MS at NYU's Grossman School of Medicine.

Olivia K B.

Olivia graduated summa cum laude from Tufts with a degree in Biology and Community Health. She went straight from Tufts to Harvard Medical School, where she is studying in the Pathways MD program.

Dan L.

Dan is a Rhodes Scholar currently completing his Master's in Global Health Science and Epidemiology at Oxford. Previously, Dan conducted research at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.

Tiwadeye

Tiwa earned a BS in Biomedical Engineering at Yale. Afterwards, she participated in clinical research at the Yale Fertility Center and volunteered at a children's health non-profit. She is now an MD candidate at Harvard.

Emmanuel

Emmanuel is pursuing his MD at UC San Francisco. Previously, he earned his BS in Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis and worked at a Fortune 50 company developing medical devices.

Cristian Y.

Cristian majored in Human Biology and Society, and minored in Global Health at UCLA. He taught Chemistry at Crenshaw High via Teach for America, receiving his teaching credential from Loyola Marymount University.

Catherine W.

Cathy holds a BS in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from Rice University, where she studied embryonic neural crest development and worked as an EMT. She's now pursuing her MD at Harvard Medical School.

David Al

David is a med student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where works in a lab studying cancer metabolism. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Biology at James Madison Unversity.

Logan C.

Logan is a med student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown with a BS in Neuroscience. Previosly, he held positions at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the National Cancer Institute.

Michaela W.

Michaela is an MD/PhD at Harvard-MIT. She holds a BS in Biochemistry with minors in Philosophy and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Colorado (summa cum laude), where she was an NCAA Division I, All-American track athlete.

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Drew R.

Drew is currently a second-year medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Previously, he majored in Molecular Biology at Duke and graduated magna cum laude. Drew is passionate about cancer research and plans to become a surgical oncologist.

Cassandra G.

Cassandra attended UVA on a four-year, full cost of attendance scholarship with a double major in Human Biology and Spanish. After graduating in May 2020, she went straight into the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, with dreams of becoming an adult or pediatric oncologist.

Cameron H.

Cameron graduated summa cum laude with an AB in Neuroscience and a minor in Linguistics from Princeton, earning election to Phi Beta Kappa. He is currently pursuing an MD degree at Harvard Medical School with the eventual goal of working in academic medicine.

Nicolas T.

Nico majored in Public Policy and International Relations and minored in Global and Public Health at Princeton. He now lives in Boston, where he is completing his MD at Harvard Medical School and working on research examining financial barriers in cancer care.

Grey A.

Grey received his BA in English from Reed College, and his MA in French and his PhD in History from Yale. His dissertation, published in French in 2017 and under contract in English with Verso Books, examines the military coup that returned General Charles de Gaulle to power.

Stefan O.

Stefan attended the University of Scranton, where he majored in Biochemistry and Biomathematics. There, he received Excellence in Biochemistry, Excellence in Biomathematics, and American Chemical Society Awards. He's currently pursuing his MD at Harvard Medical School.

Stephanie D.

Steph graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. There, she worked in a molecular biology lab studying kinesin proteins. She's now an MD Candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Peter T.

​​Peter earned his BA in Chemistry and Biochemistry and a minor in Mathematics at Connecticut College. He is now a 4th year medical student at The University of Vermont. He will be applying for a residency in Orthopedic Surgery.

Adam Y.

Adam holds a BA in Politics (Pomona College) and is a first-year student at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is heavily involved in the American Student Dental Association and is interested in leveraging his ASDA connections and non-traditional path to dentistry to help pre-dents.

Jen B.

Jen is pursuing her DMD degree at Harvard School of Dental Medicine; she plans to serve in the Navy after her time at HSDM through the Health Professions Scholarship Program.

Tara Z.

Tara graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a degree in Biology. She's presently a dental student at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Pooja R.

Pooja studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Cornell University, graduating summa cum laude with Distinction in Research. During her senior year, she was awarded the Academic Excellence Award, which recognizes the top two scholars in the Biological Sciences major.

Siraj

Siraj graduated from UCLA with a 4.0 GPA, earning a BS in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology. He is currently back in the Bay Area, teaching high school biology and conducting medical education research.

Simran

Simran is pursuing a combined MD/PhD in the Harvard-MIT MD program and Immunology PhD program. Previously, she was a research technician at Fred Hutch, where she helped design novel protein-based cancer therapeutics and a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

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Testimonials

“Carla helped me organize my thoughts in writing so I could most effectively show my unique journey towards becoming a physician and scientist. Carla was very thorough and efficient, and she gave advice that I was able to apply to all aspects of my application. I would not have been so successful at telling my story without Carla's help.”

MichaelaMatriculated at Harvard Medical School

“Cambridge Coaching is great because it feels more personal and specialized. Not only are tutors excellent, the staff are responsive to all students' needs, and they really do want you to succeed.”

MeganMCAT Score Improved from 504 to 515

“Honestly, my time with the coaches and with this company exceeded my expectations 100%. My coaches were both very knowledgeable and very helpful. They consistently checked-in on me and got edits back very quickly. I felt like this company really cared about me and my application. I felt I got more than my money’s worth.”

MadisonMD Admissions

“I feel like everyone at Cambridge Coaching is super caring and invested in your success - not just in gaining profits. ”

NancyMCAT Score Improved from 496 to 519

Testimonials

“Carla helped me organize my thoughts in writing so I could most effectively show my unique journey towards becoming a physician and scientist. Carla was very thorough and efficient, and she gave advice that I was able to apply to all aspects of my application. I would not have been so successful at telling my story without Carla's help.”

MichaelaMatriculated at Harvard Medical School

“Cambridge Coaching is great because it feels more personal and specialized. Not only are tutors excellent, the staff are responsive to all students' needs, and they really do want you to succeed.”

MeganMCAT Score Improved from 504 to 515

“Honestly, my time with the coaches and with this company exceeded my expectations 100%. My coaches were both very knowledgeable and very helpful. They consistently checked-in on me and got edits back very quickly. I felt like this company really cared about me and my application. I felt I got more than my money’s worth.”

MadisonMD Admissions

“I feel like everyone at Cambridge Coaching is super caring and invested in your success - not just in gaining profits. ”

NancyMCAT Score Improved from 496 to 519

“In what can seem like a saturated MCAT prep market with homogenized class packages, Alice provided a breath of fresh air with personally tailored scholarly support. ”

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“I had a really positive experience with Cambridge Coaching and with my tutor, Weike. I appreciated the personalized approach as opposed to the more standardized approach that other companies offer.”

SavannahMCAT Score Improved from 509 to 523

“Dhruv was an invaluable resource throughout my MCAT preparation and med school admissions processes. He tailored our study and strategy sessions to meet my individual needs and helped me keep organized and on track with my admissions to do list. More than that, he instilled a sense of calm and confidence in me during what can be an incredibly stressful time. I'm so grateful to have worked with him, and I recommend Cambridge Coaching wholeheartedly.”

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