Rising Stars

Pre-Medical Mentorship Program

Rising Stars is a premedical mentorship program that aims to provide individuals with proper personalized support and guidance to navigate the journey to medical school, which includes standardized test preparation, the application process, and matriculation. The road to medical school is a long one, but it does not have to be a tough one. With good mentorship, students can avoid common pitfalls and obstacles and set themselves up for success.

Meet Your Mentor!

Julia Carter, BS, MPH is a fourth-year medical student who has a deep passion for mentorship and advising. She graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and went on to obtain a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh. Julia began medical school in 2018 on a full-tuition scholarship and has been involved in numerous mentorship programs, has gained valuable insight from admissions committees, and enjoys personally investing time into the students she mentors.

What’s Included:

Introductory meeting

LIVE monthly workshops covering a wide array of critical topics

General strategy and advice personally tailored to the mentee and their journey

24/7 direct phone and email access to your mentor

Access to the library of pre-recorded webinars & resources

Access to the network and group chat of Rising Star mentees

50% discount off of all additional services


$25 monthly subscription fee

*Additional services also available separately for a fee.

Additional Services:

General Advising $75/1-hour session
MCAT/USMLE Strategy$75/1-hour session
Mock Interview $75/1-hour session
Financial Aid Request Template$205

*Subscription not required to purchase additional services.

*Monthly subscribers receive 50% off all additional services.


“Julia, I just want to say thank you so much for your help! I got an interview at [medical school]!! I really appreciate you taking the time out to talk and help me!!”

Kulsum L.

I just wanted to say thank you so much for all of the amazing advice that you provide … and for sending me that template to negotiate scholarships with schools. I was fortunate enough to be offered a scholarship at my top choice med school! I can’t thank you enough!!

Katerina B.

“You were a critical part of my scholarship increase. [Medical school] went from $10,000 to offering me $30,000/yr, which is amazing so thanks for your help and guidance!!”

Chioma U.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a monthly subscriber to buy services?

Absolutely not! If you are not a subscription member, you can buy the services (listed under Additional Services) that you desire separately. Monthly subscribers do, however, receive 50% off of all additional services.

If I am not satisfied, can I receive a refund?

Refunds will not be given for any of the offered services. If you wish to discontinue your monthly membership, you are able to cancel your subscription at any time.

What can I expect as a monthly subscriber?

As a subscriber, you can expect to have access to your mentor and a supportive network of other Rising Stars, talk with your mentor in real-time for advice and guidance, receive 50% off of all services, as well as participate in the valuable monthly workshops. Workshops will cover topics such as:

  • The Road to Medical School
  • Extracurriculars & How to Get Involved
  • Building a Killer Resume
  • All Things MCAT
  • Gap Years
  • Personal Statement Tips & Advice
  • Diversity Statements
  • How to Select a Medical School
  • Financial Aid
  • … And Much More!

What is the turn-around time for the additional services?

Scheduling for services is based on the schedules of the mentee and mentor. Exact timing of services can not be guaranteed, however, sessions and revision/editing services can be expected within approximately 1-3 weeks of payment.

How do I sign up?

Click here to access the contact & order form.

How do I cancel my monthly subscription?

To cancel your subscription, please email risingstarsmentorship@gmail.com. You will have access to all subscription services for the remainder of the monthly billing period. You are able to restart your membership at any time.

Further questions?

Email risingstarsmentorship@gmail.com for any questions.