About the Role
We are looking for individuals who have a passion for helping students applying to pre-med or
BS/MD programs. Working together with a physician advisor, the college advisor will support high school students through all aspects of the
college application process. The goal is to help build applications that are compelling and representative of our students.
In This Role, You’ll Get To
As a college advisor, you will help the student navigate the Common App and
build school lists that reflect the student’s goals and interests. It is critical that you maintain up-to-date knowledge of college
admissions trends, industry standards, and new developments. Additionally, our students are focused on applying to BS/MD or pre-med programs
and expect our advisors to have an understanding of their unique needs as an applicant. To help, we provide students with a physician
advisor who is an expert in the BS/MD admissions process. You will develop a strong working relationship with the physician advisor and will
act as a unified team that will support the applicant through the application process.
This is, largely, a seasonal position. Our
peak season is from June until December. Also, this is a remote position that requires you to have a reliable connection to
the Internet and access to Microsoft Word.
Looking For People Who Have
- BA/BS from an accredited
institution, master’s preferred
- minimum 5 years experience in higher education. Management-level admissions experience is highly
- prior experience as a college admissions officer for a highly selective institution, and/or significant prior experience
advising college applicants
- strong knowledge of all areas of the undergraduate admissions process: application through
- familiarity with BS/MD (direct med) and pre-med programs
- demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a
- requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
- able to provide
coaching and feedback in a clear and timely manner, making sure your student feels supported and understands direction
verbal and written communication skills
- comfort with MS Word and/or Google Docs (for editing content)
- a combination of the
following behavioral characteristics:
- seeks professional development
- open and responsive to feedback
- team player
- promotes values of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- strong work
MedSchoolCoach is a rapidly growing EdTech company that serves the
needs of future physicians by providing the highest quality content, tutoring, and advising services. Physician-led and founded,
MedSchoolCoach is driven by its mission to help shape the future of medicine. Over time, the organization has become one of the largest
players in the medical space, reaching nearly 50% of prospective medical students every year through one of our products or services.
As an organization, MedSchoolCoach stays true to its humble roots while continuing to scale adding more products and services on a
continuing basis. MedSchoolCoach was recently named to Inc Magazine’s Inc 5000 list with an overall ranking of 953 and was
designated as the 17th fastest growing education company in the United States. We are grounded in our desire to offer prospective doctors
with the tools they need to succeed while providing an exceptional learning and mentoring experience. Our vision is to create the most
engaging and effective EdTech platform supported by world class physicians and educators for students from all walks of life.
Working for MedSchoolCoach
We are a distributed team of creative, approachable, and motivated entrepreneurs,
educators, tutors, advisors, and clinicians who are passionate about improving healthcare and education. At MedSchoolCoach, we value problem
solvers who take initiative, communicate earnestly, work effectively, and prioritize life-work balance. We do everything we can to make sure
our teammates are successful personally and professionally. We welcome all employee contributions in whatever shape or form they manifest,
especially as our organization continues to grow.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a part-time, contract
role. For compensation, we use a Relative Value Unit (RVU) based system. MedSchoolCoach allocates a specific amount of RVUs to each service
and package and bases those amounts on various factors that impact the completion of required tasks, including anticipated hours of work.
College advisors can expect to earn approximately $85 per RVU. Bonuses and raises will be given for years of service and exceptional
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