Lori is a lifelong New Yorker who graduated from Cornell University, where she majored in Biology and Society and minored in Spanish. She is now a fourth year medical student at SUNY Downstate and her work there centers on the intersection of clinical medicine and social justice. She has mentored many students through the undergraduate and medical school application process. She is excited to meet you and craft an application that will reflect your unique, authentic self so that you can confidently enter the pre-med or medical world! Outside of school, Lori enjoys teaching fitness classes, geeking out on Shakespeare, and eating bagels.
Set a focus for each session or get help with any aspect of the admissions process.
These sessions are intended for current college students or students taking gap years who are applying to medical school. Services offered: gap year advising, MCAT counseling, research and extracurricular planning, personal statement and secondary essay brainstorming and editing, interview prep and mock interviews, and application review.
These sessions are intended for high school students who plan to be pre-med and eventually apply to medical school. Services offered: essay brainstorming and editing, interview prep and mock interviews, course selection, extracurricular planning, guidance on navigating pre-med requirements.
Book this if you'd like me to come prepared to our session having already looked over your essays
Review your profile and the information provided Review your essay draft Offer detailed guidance for refining your essay topic and structure Leave in-document feedback and changes Correct grammar and punctuation (if applicable) Provide a set of clear actionable next steps
“I could immediately tell a great deal of thought was put into reviewing my work. Lori's feedback was more thorough and specific than I could've anticipated, and I genuinely feel like I now won't be needing any additional help. "Sara N.
“Wow, this review was extremely helpful. I actually scheduled an advising session as I made changes that addressed the points you left in your feedback. I now have a more precise understanding of the essay's takeaway message with your help. I look forward to hearing what you think in tomorrow's session! Thank you!"Destin H.