We are Socratic Med
Students, physicians, and advisors addressing unequal opportunities amongst premeds by providing:
(1) Free MCAT Tutoring & Lessons
(2) Physician & Med Student Events
(3) Upcoming Research Opportunities
We are Socratic Med
Students, physicians, and expert advisors addressing unequal opportunities for underserved premeds, à la Socratic Medthod.
Empower premeds to medical school matriculation and beyond.
To be a trusted community partner providing simplified premed and medical field related information within local and national chapters. To empower students with knowledge and leadership opportunities within communities and alongside institutional faculty members to serve others’ needs and encourage pragmatic initiatives that address disparate opportunities and nurture healthcare leaders for generations to come.
HOW WE DO IT
We equalize access to medical school enrollment by providing resources and opportunities that low-middle and low-class students typically cannot afford compared to their wealthier counterparts. These resources include:
(1) Free MCAT Tutoring
The nation’s highest scorers donate their time writing, designing, and teaching MCAT lectures and providing one-on-one tutoring to premeds nationwide.
(2) Remote Medical Events
World-renowned physicians and surgeons provide medical lectures to students and discuss med topics with them.
(3) Research Opportunities
We will provide students the opportunity to publish research using data sets.
Excelling in all three areas is critical for medical school enrollment; however, all three are disproportionally inaccessible to underrepresented students, often at no fault of their own.
Your donation helps students
The idea that any student can become a doctor is a far cry from reality. Between test preparation and application fees, thousands of students are unwarrantedly deterred from applying to medical school.
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), more than 48% of medical students come from the top income quintile, while less than 6% come from the bottom quintile. One major cause for this discrepancy lies in the unavailability of affordable MCAT (medical college admissions test) resources for test preparation. Traditional tutoring services cost thousands of dollars, unilaterally shutting out and hurting our country’s lowest socioeconomic students, and in turn, their communities.
In response, Socratic Med is leveling the playing field by providing students free MCAT lessons and tutoring sessions with the nation’s top MCAT tutors! As such, we are prioritizing merit over socioeconomic backgrounds.
Your donation directly funds our free MCAT tutoring program to improve its long-term sustainability so that every student has the opportunity to progress medicine forward and serve our nation’s most impoverished communities. By elevating our lowest socioeconomic classes, we promote the health and well-being of our entire country.