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Jake Bennett

  • 1-on-1 Personalised & Group Medical and Dental Interviews Coach
  • In-depth knowledge of rural and indigenous health/medicine
  • In-depth knowledge of rural and indigenous health/medicine

Jake is a dedicated and experienced medical admissions coach, who is currently studying for his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Melbourne. Prior to this, he completed his Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree at La Trobe University. With an impressive background in medicine and a passion for rural healthcare, Jake is eager to help prospective medical applicants prepare for their interviews and achieve their dreams of becoming healthcare professionals.

Hailing from the small community of Irymple, Jake graduated from Mildura Senior College in 2019 with exceptional academic achievements, including an impressive ATAR. His outstanding academic record earned him multiple offers for undergraduate medical programs, and he decided to pursue his studies in the combined Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Doctor of Medicine program. This rigorous academic journey has provided him with valuable insights into the medical admissions process.

Jake's deep-rooted passion for rural healthcare drives his commitment to supporting students who share a similar vision. Having experienced life in a close-knit community, he understands the unique challenges and rewards of healthcare in rural areas. He takes pride in helping prospective students craft compelling personal statements that reflect their own unique rural experiences, allowing them to stand out in their applications.

Drawing from his own experiences, Jake knows the importance of excelling in interviews. He interviewed for prestigious institutions like Monash, University of Western Sydney, JCU, Charles Sturt, and La Trobe, and his stellar performance secured him multiple offers for medical programs. Ultimately, he accepted a place in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Doctor of Medicine program.

Jake's passion for medicine extends beyond academics. He actively contributes to the field through employment at Bendigo Health and his role as an Ambassador and former recipient of the Royal Flying Doctors Service's "Give Them Wings" program. This involvement provides him with a deep understanding of the practical aspects of healthcare and underscores his commitment to making a positive impact in underserved communities.

Beyond his academic pursuits, Jake engages in various leadership roles, including active participation in the Latrobe Rural Health Club and Latrobe Association of Biomedical Students. His dedication to his community and passion for healthcare shine through in every aspect of his life. Jake embraces a well-rounded lifestyle and finds joy in outdoor activities such as rock climbing, skiing, mountain biking, photography, and sailing. His diverse interests contribute to his ability to connect with applicants on multiple levels, fostering an environment of trust and understanding.

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