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Acceptance of Terms:
Road2MD, LLC (referred to as “Road2MD,” “us” or “we”), provides the Road2MD.com website (“Site”), as well as certain downloadable products and services (collectively referred to as “Services”), subject to your compliance with the following Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”), as well as any other written agreement(s) between us and you.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of these Terms of Service at any time. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to periodically review this Site and determine if there have been changes these Terms and review these changes. Your continued use of the Site and Services after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Service, do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Service.
As used in these Terms, references to our “Affiliates” include our owners, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, officers, directors, suppliers, partners, sponsors, and advertisers, and includes (without limitation) all parties involved in creating, producing, and/or delivering this Site and/or contents and Services available on this Site.
By using this site and services
BY USING THIS SITE AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THE THESE TERMS, PLEASE EXIT THE SITE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR OFFERINGS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE, OR THESE TERMS IS TO CEASE USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE PARTICULAR PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR OFFERINGS. THESE TERMS ARE EFFECTIVE ONCE YOU CLICK THE ‘I AGREE’ BUTTON BELOW.
All communications between Road2MD, LLC and client are strictly confidential. At no time will your full name or work be released beyond our advisors without your permission.
Description of Services:
Services. Road2MD, LLC provides medical school admissions consulting. Our services include but are not limited to general advising, essay editing with respect to gaining admission to medical schools, and mock interviews. A full list of Services provided can be viewed at www.Road2MD.com/#services
No Guarantee. Although Road2MD, LLC genuinely works hard to provide high-quality Services on behalf of their clients, you understand and acknowledge that neither Road2MD, LLC nor Dr. Jiwon Youm can promise or guarantee specific results from using the Site or Services available on this site.
Temporary Interruptions. You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the Site may occur as normal events that are out of our control. You also understand and agree that we have no control over the third-party networks or service(s) (including, but not limited to: Skype, Gmail, Google Hangouts, iMessage, etc.) that you may use to access the Site or Services we provide. You agree that the Services available on this Site are provided “AS IS” and that we assume no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.
Time and Availability of our advisors:
Road2MD, LLC shall have discretion in selecting the dates and times it performs such consulting and editing services giving due regard to the client’s needs. No edits will be returned later than 120 hours after receipt of initial draft, except in extenuating circumstances. Typically, edits will be provided within 72 hours. Over the phone consultations should be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance. Mock interviews should be scheduled at least 96 hours in advance. However, we understand the importance of certain deadlines and our advisors may be available on shorter notice!
I acknowledge that when working on essays, Road2MD, LLC will never write my essay for me. Road2MD, LLC will provide guidance in the writing process and offer detailed revisions. However, no portion of the personal statement will be written by Road2MD, LLC. As outlined in the AMCAS certification: I certify that all written passages, such as the personal statement, essays required from M.D./Ph.D. applicants, and descriptions of work/activities, are my own and have not been written, in part or in whole, by a third party. Quotations are permitted if the source is cited.
Your exclusive remedy and our entire liability, if any, for any claims arising out of these Terms and your use of this Site shall be limited to the amount you paid us for Services purchased on the Site during the six (6) month period before the act giving rise to the liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFIT LOSS, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR OF ANY WEBSITE REFERENCED OR LINKED TO FROM THIS SITE.
FURTHER, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR THIRD PARTY PROMISES REGARDING OUR SERVICES OR CONTENT, OR FOR ASSISTANCE IN CONDUCTING COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS WITH THE THIRD PARTY THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE PROCESSING OF ORDERS.
SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. PLEASE CONSULT THE LAWS IN YOUR JURISDICTION.
Platinum Package Agreement
Thank you for choosing to work with Road2MD, LLC for your medical school application. Outlined below are our Terms of Agreement for the Platinum Package. Road2MD, LLC shall provide advice, consulting, and editing services to clients on matters related to medical school admissions. Road2MD will provide the specific services purchased by client. In the case of the Platinum Package, this includes:
- 10 hours of general advising via telephone
- 12 hours of mock interview preparation
- Unlimited editing of the primary application, both AMCAS and AACOMAS (namely, the personal statement and the activities section)
- Secondary application editing includes one detailed editing and a final polishing for up to 20 schools of your choice. After these 20 schools, basic proofreading will be performed using commercial software for unlimited number of schools. After each edit, you may email your advisor(s) a list of questions regarding their comments and suggestions for improvement. Your primary advisor will spend up to 5 minutes answering these questions after each edit. Beyond this, the general advising hours that are included in the Platinum Package will be used. In the unforeseen circumstance that you have used all ten general advising hours, you may purchase additional hours.
Services for the Platinum Package are valid for one application cycle (i.e. until the Fall of the year the student is trying to gain acceptance). All services are offered via phone, email and webcam. If an in-person consultation is desired, applicable travel expenses are the responsibility of the applicant.
Payments can be made in one of two ways. Either lump sum payment of $5900 or two payments of $2950 each. All payments can be made online on our website via PayPal.
I acknowledge that when working on essays, Road2MD, LLC will never write my essay for me. Road2MD, LLC will provide guidance in the writing process and offer detailed revisions, however no portion of the personal statement will be written by Road2MD, LLC. As outlined in the AMCAS certification: I certify that all written passages, such as the personal statement, essays required from M.D./Ph.D. applicants, and descriptions of work/activities, are my own and have not been written, in part or in whole, by a third party. Quotations are permitted if the source is cited.
All communications between Road2MD, LLC and client are strictly confidential. At no time will your name or work be released beyond our advisors.
Termination of Services:
Either party may terminate this relationship at any time for any reason by giving written notice to the other party. Upon termination, refunds cannot be issued for used services. Partial refund will be given and the exact amount at the discretion of Dr. Jiwon Youm
I acknowledge there is no guarantee that the services provided by Road2MD, LLC will improve my chances for admission to medical school. However, every effort to produce the best application with the best possible outcome will be made with the help of Road2MD, LLC’s advisors.
The student is solely responsible for his/her own application in its entirety, including the submission, meeting of deadlines and communicating with AMCAS or medical schools.
“Acceptance Guarantee” provisions:
Road2MD, LLC, through its Platinum Package, will work with you again on the next application cycle if you fail to be accepted to medical school during the current application cycle only if the following criteria are met:
- You begin working with Road2MD, LLC at least in the December prior to the year you will be applying (i.e for matriculation into the 2016 class, December 2015).
- You follow all advice outlined by Road2MD, LLC advisors
- You have been accepted into the Platinum Package (note, the Guarantee of admission or we work with you again the next application cycle only applies to the Platinum Package)
- Your status as an applicant does not significantly change based on factors such as grades, academic misconducts, legal misconducts, etc.
Further Agreements (the fine print):
By purchasing Road2MD, LLC’s services I agree to the following: I release Road2MD, LLC’s including its associated employees, consultants and contractors (all of whom shall be referred to as “Road2MD”) and discharge Road2MD from all claims, demands, or actions by me, on the basis of the discussions and interpretations of Road2MD. Consideration for this release and disclaimer of liability on behalf of Road2MD, shall be the services rendered by Road2MD. Each service requires full pre-payment. Fees paid to Road2MD are non-refundable. Partial refunds will be issued at the sole discretion of Road2MD. Road2MD reserves the right to terminate a relationship with a client for any reason and at the sole discretion of Road2MD. Advice provided by Road2MD is the intellectual property of Road2MD. Services are not transferable. Parents and significant others, with your consent, may participate in discussions. By purchasing Road2MD’s services, I agree with the aforementioned under any applicable law or regulation.