About Christopher Rafie M.D, M.Sc: Associate College Admission Consultant
Christopher is an Associate College Admission Counselor who has had ample experience advising, guiding, and preparing students pursuing careers in the life sciences whether they are in their premedical, medical, or graduate stages of education.
Dr. Rafie was educated at the University of California at San Diego, receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, a research based Master’s of Science in Biology, and a culminating Medical Degree as a full tuition scholar. Following this he successfully completed his graduate medical education with a residency in Emergency Medicine at Columbia and Cornell Medical Centers in New York City, and now practices clinically as a board certified physician who continues to work with premedical students, residents, and Advanced Care Providers in the Emergency Room setting.
He believes that to be a competitive applicant you have to highlight your strengths (while understanding your weaknesses) to depict an aptitude for growth, humility, leadership,
forward thinking, and a capability for interdisciplinary teamwork. This starts with your own character development, a concise, coherent, and cogent understanding of the application process, personal statement and essay responses, a polished and up to date curricula vitae, and deadline management.
Dr. Rafie provides remote college admission and career advising consultation in California specializing in personal and professional development.
Summary of Background
- BS/MD admission counseling
- Health related majors counseling
- Optimizing your experience, growth, and personality for the application process.
- Concise development and communication of your personal statement, curriculum vitae/resume, and extracurricular activities.
- Experience with CSU, University of California, AMCAS (MD and MD/PhD), and ERAS applications.