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The Premed Years

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If you're struggling on your premed journey, trying to figure out the best way to study for the MCAT, or trying to understand how to best apply to medical school, the award-nominated podcast, The Premed Years, has you covered. From interviews with Admissions Committee members and directors to inspirational stories from those who have gone before you, The Premed Years is like having a premed advisor in your pocket. Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or anywhere else you listen to music or podcasts so you don't miss an episode. It's free. Every week. Don't forget to watch us on YouTube, or follow us on Instagram too! We're medicalschoolhq everywhere!

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If you're struggling on your premed journey, trying to figure out the best way to study for the MCAT, or trying to understand how to best apply to medical school, the award-nominated podcast, The Premed Years, has you covered. From interviews with Admissions Committee members and directors to inspirational stories from those who have gone before you, The Premed Years is like having a premed advisor in your pocket. Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or anywhere else you listen to music or podcasts so you don't miss an episode. It's free. Every week. Don't forget to watch us on YouTube, or follow us on Instagram too! We're medicalschoolhq everywhere!

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New to Medicine

By x07CandyMan07x - Mar 12 2020
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I listen to it everyday on my commute to and from work and I love it. It helps me really build my portfolio for the future.

Episode 370

By Elenaa* - Jan 08 2020
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Put me in my feels!!!!!! I absolutely loved hearing her story! Thank you again for the motivation!

iTunes Ratings

1101 Ratings
Average Ratings
1054
18
8
6
15

New to Medicine

By x07CandyMan07x - Mar 12 2020
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I listen to it everyday on my commute to and from work and I love it. It helps me really build my portfolio for the future.

Episode 370

By Elenaa* - Jan 08 2020
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Put me in my feels!!!!!! I absolutely loved hearing her story! Thank you again for the motivation!
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The Premed Years

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If you're struggling on your premed journey, trying to figure out the best way to study for the MCAT, or trying to understand how to best apply to medical school, the award-nominated podcast, The Premed Years, has you covered. From interviews with Admissions Committee members and directors to inspirational stories from those who have gone before you, The Premed Years is like having a premed advisor in your pocket. Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or anywhere else you listen to music or podcasts so you don't miss an episode. It's free. Every week. Don't forget to watch us on YouTube, or follow us on Instagram too! We're medicalschoolhq everywhere!

Rank #1: 19: Interview with a Medical School Admissions Expert

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In today’s episode, I talk with Dr. Norma Wagoner. With almost 30 years of experience in the admissions process, she has served as the Dean of Admissions for multiple medical schools, such as Rush University, University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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Mar 31 2013

52mins

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Rank #2: 90: Study Habits and Tips for the Premed Student

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In today’s episode, Ryan talks with Lea, a premed student at Pitzer College in California. Today she shares with us tips for developing study habits, preparing for the MCAT, the 7-year BA/DO program that she’s currently attending, the tools and resources she used along the journey, and just a little bit of everything.

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Aug 13 2014

42mins

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Rank #3: 215: Why Do You Want to be a Doctor? You Need to Know This!

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I work with many students for mock interview prep and too many of them can't clearly answer why they want to be a physician. You need to know your story.

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Jan 04 2017

27mins

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Rank #4: 192: The Medical School Interview - How to Talk About You

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Ryan discusses some key facets of the medical school interview. Being prepared to talk about yourself is one of hardest parts. Ryan breaks it down for you.

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Jul 27 2016

24mins

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Rank #5: 204: What I Wish Every Premed Student Would Know

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Ryan talked about some of the most common questions that he answers for premed students, as well as common mistakes premed students make. Hear them now!

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Oct 19 2016

31mins

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Rank #6: 89: How to Choose Which Medical Schools to Apply To

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In today’s episode, Ryan and Allison talk about choosing a medical school, the thought processes behind why they chose the schools they applied to, and things you need to consider as you’re going through the process of figuring out where to go to.

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Aug 06 2014

42mins

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Rank #7: 261: From a 2.7 Undergrad GPA to First Year Medical Student

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Nneka is a 1st year med student who didn't think she had a chance. After a 2.7 UG GPA, poor MCAT scores and a failed application, learn what she did to succeed.

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Nov 22 2017

47mins

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Rank #8: 71: Crushing the Myths of TV Doctor Dramas

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Ryan and Allison bust some myths and point out several inaccuracies in many TV doctor shows. They also paint some pictures of what real life is really like for a physician during residency and as an attending physician.

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Full Episode Blog Post

If you need any help with the medical school interview, go to medschoolinterviewbook.com. Sign up and you will receive parts of the book so you can help shape the future of the book. This book will include over 500 questions that may be asked during interview day as well as real-life questions, answers, and feedback from all of the mock interviews Ryan has been doing with students.

Are you a nontraditional student? Go check out oldpremeds.org.

For more great content, check out www.mededmedia.com for more of the shows produced by the Medical School Headquarters including the OldPremeds Podcast and watch out for more shows in the future!

Free MCAT Gift: Free 30+ page guide with tips to help you maximize your MCAT score and which includes discount codes for MCAT prep as well.

Hang out with us over at medicalschoolhq.net/group. Click join and we’ll add you up to our private Facebook group. Share your successes and miseries with the rest of us.

Check out our partner magazine, www.premedlife.com to learn more about awesome premed information.

Next Step Test Prep: Get one-on-one tutoring for the MCAT and maximize your score. Get $50 off their tutoring program when you mention that you heard about this on the podcast or through the MSHQ website.

Listen to our podcast for free at iTunes: medicalschoolhq.net/itunes and leave us a review there!

Email Ryan at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net or connect with him on Twitter @medicalschoolhq

Tweet Allison @allison_mshq.

Apr 02 2014

43mins

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Rank #9: 146: Common Medical School Interview Mistakes and How to Fix Them

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We discuss the common mistakes that he has seen during mock interviews with premed students. Learn from other's and be prepared for your med school interview!

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Sep 09 2015

26mins

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Rank #10: 188: How to Easily Improve Your Test Scores and Learning Skills

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Dr. Saundra McGuire teaches students around the country how to better utilize their time studying so they learn the material and score higher on tests!

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Jun 29 2016

41mins

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Rank #11: 161: 5 Biggest Medical School Personal Statement Mistakes

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Ryan discusses the 5 most common mistakes he sees when reviewing personal statements. One of the most common is not giving yourself enough time. Take a listen!

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Dec 23 2015

25mins

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Rank #12: 317: Building Better Study Skills for the Sciences and MCAT

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Kathleen is an expert in helping premeds and medical students better prepare for their exams. With her evidenced-based practice, she'll help you too.

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Study with Precision (Kathleen’s website)

Kathleen’s books:

MedEd Media Network

Clutch Prep

Khan Academy

Cheggs

Quizlet

Anki

Dec 19 2018

45mins

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Rank #13: 152: The MMI - Everything You Need to Know About the Interview

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Dr. Rivera joins us once again, this time to talk about the Multiple Mini Interview - also known as the MMI. We discuss everything you need to know to maximize your MMI!

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Oct 22 2015

33mins

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Rank #14: 381: Applying to Medical School & Writing Your Personal Statement

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The med school application cycle is right around the corner! Here are 10 things you need to know before applying and 8 tips for writing your personal statement.

Links:

Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

Premed.tv

AAMC Fee Assistance Program

AACOMAS Fee Assistance Program

Application Renovation Series

Ask Dr. Gray

SecondaryApps.com

The Premed Playbook series

AMCAS

AACOMAS

TMDSAS

Mar 11 2020

36mins

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Rank #15: 367: How to Tell Your Story as an Applicant to Med School

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Today's episode is a special one as I'm sharing with you a talk I gave at the University of Florida for their AMSA Premed Club Meeting. I touch on topics like crafting your personal story, medical school interview tips, and more!

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Meded Media

Dec 04 2019

39mins

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Rank #16: 180: 10 Common MCAT Myths

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Dr. Brett Ferdinand is a physician and creator of Gold-Standard.com and MCAT-Prep.com. He joins Ryan to share his thoughts on the 10 most common MCAT Myths.

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May 04 2016

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Rank #17: 164: Medical Ethics Questions You Can Expect In Your Interview

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Ryan answers a question from the Facebook Hangout about how to answer medical ethics questions and resources to help.

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Jan 13 2016

21mins

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Rank #18: 278: Your MCAT and GPA Don't Matter As Much as You Think They Do

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You shouldn't be surprised to read online that a student with near perfect stats didn't get an interview invite or acceptance. You're more than your stats.

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Mar 21 2018

25mins

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Rank #19: 26: 6 Myths of Osteopathic Medical School - Interview

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In today’s episode, Ryan talks with Patrick and Jonathan, both 3rd-year DO medical students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. They wrote A Brief Guide to Osteopathic Medicine – For Students, By Students, which is published on AACOM.

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May 21 2013

51mins

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398: Study Habits and Strategies From a Yale MD/MPH Candidate

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Prerak is an MD/MPH candidate at Yale. He joined us for National Premed Day to share his top strategies and study habits for premeds and med students. Listen!

Jul 08 2020

33mins

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397: Overcoming Setbacks as a Nontrad on the Path to Med School

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Shahaan overcame numerous setbacks on his path to medical school. This year, he received 34 interview invites and 16 acceptances. What was his secret?

Links:

Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

Mappd.com

Interview with Dr. Greg Polites from WashU on Preparing for the Medical School Interview

Check out our YouTube channel on premed.tv.

Teach for America (TFA)

Jul 01 2020

47mins

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396: Am I Ready to Apply to Medical School? A NEW Series

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How do you know you're ready to apply to medical school? Join me for NEW Mappd podcast and YouTube series focused on helping YOU figure out if you're ready.

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Meded Media

mappd.tv

mappd.com/ready

Jun 24 2020

35mins

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395: Showing Competency Through Your Extracurricular Involvement

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Today, I'm joined by Joanne Snapp, Director of Health Professions Advising at UC Davis, to discuss how to shine through your extracurricular involvement.

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Meded Media

UC Davis Pre-Health Conference

Jun 17 2020

33mins

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394: How to Convey Your Story Through the Med School Application

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What's the best approach for writing your personal statement? What are admissions committees really looking for, specifically? And more! Let's ask the Dean!

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Meded Media

Mappd.com

Jun 10 2020

52mins

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393: Confronting Bias and Discrimination Towards Black Premeds

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How can we start healing and supporting people of color? Alexis shares her experiences as a Nigerian-American premed and weights in. Her advice? Learn. Listen.

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Meded Media

Jun 03 2020

49mins

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392: Common Pitfalls of Med School Applicant & How to Avoid Them

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Armin Tadayyon is an MD/MBA candidate and an AdCom at the University of Illinois COM. We talk common pitfalls of med school applicants and how to avoid them!

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Meded Media

Blueprint MCAT

May 27 2020

43mins

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391: What's Happening in the Premed World, According to Premeds

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What's going on in the premed world? I chat live with students and gave tips on navigating the med school app process, writing essays, choosing schools, and more!

May 20 2020

50mins

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390: What Do Students Need to Know About Med School Admissions?

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Dr. Scott Wright has more than 25 years of experience in medical education. He joins me today to bust myths about med school admissions, talk Mappd, and more!

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Full Episode Blog Post

Mappd

Meded Media

TMDSAS

Blueprint

APPLY magazine

Medical School Admissions Requirements (MSAR)

May 13 2020

45mins

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389: How to Answer COVID-19 Questions on Med School Apps

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One question that's sure to show up on med school applications this year is how COVID-19 has impacted you. Today, I'll share how you should write about COVID-19.

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Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

premed.tv

Secondaryapps.com

medicalschoolhq.net/blueprint

Episode on how to answer the COVID-19 question

Application Renovation videos

May 07 2020

14mins

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388: From Premed With 2.79 GPA & 506 MCAT to M1 in Medical School

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Like many premeds, Keith had a rocky start on his journey to med school. What inspired him to turn things around and what was the path like once he knew?

Links:

Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

premed.tv

The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Interview

mappd.com (Follow us on Instagram @mappdapp and Twitter @mappdapp.)

Apr 29 2020

25mins

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387: Designing A Blueprint for MCAT Prep Success

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Big things are happening at Blueprint MCAT, formerly NextStep! Phil gives us an inside look at their groundbreaking new online MCAT prep course! Don't miss it!

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Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

Blueprint MCAT

premed.tv

medicalschoolhq.net/blueprint

Apr 22 2020

36mins

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386: Carle Illinois COM: How to Thrive in the Midst of Adversity

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Carle Illinois College of Medicine thrives on being different and finding solutions to uncertainty. Danny & Nora share how you can too as med school applicants!

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Meded Media

ExplorationMedicine.com

Wilderness Medicine Program

Apr 15 2020

47mins

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385: 6 MCATs, 4 Application Cylces, 12 Interviews & 2 Accptances!

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She took the MCAT 6 times, applied to med school 4 times, and went on 12 interviews. Now, she has 2 acceptances! What was her secret to finally breaking through?

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Meded Media

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

Apr 08 2020

47mins

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384: How Are TMDSAS & Texas Medical Schools Adapting to COVID-19?

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Enrique Jasso, Associate Director, Texas Health Education Service, answers your questions about how TMDSAS and Texas medical schools are reacting to COVID-19.

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Meded Media

Inside Health Education Podcast

Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP)

NAPA LISTSERV

Rosetta Stone

Apr 01 2020

34mins

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383: NYU Dean of Admissions on COVID-19 & This Unusual App Cycle

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How will med schools view online & pass/fail courses? Will the application timeline change in 2020? What about shadowing? NYU Grossman School of Medicine Dean, Dr. Rivera, answers!

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Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

PMY Session 152: The MMI: Everything You Need to Know About the Multiple Mini Interview

PMY Session 96: 3 Years to Complete Medical School at NYU

Mar 25 2020

36mins

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382: How Will the Coronavirus Affect the Premed Process?

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COVID-19 has had an undeniable impact on the world. What does it mean for you and the premed process? I answer all of your questions in this special podcast!

Links:

Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

IG @medicalschoolhq

If you're interviewing online, shoot us an email at team@medicalschoolhq.net. Get access to the platform for free so you can practice your interviews through a computer screen.

PearsonVue.com

CASPer test

Mar 18 2020

34mins

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381: Applying to Medical School & Writing Your Personal Statement

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The med school application cycle is right around the corner! Here are 10 things you need to know before applying and 8 tips for writing your personal statement.

Links:

Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

Premed.tv

AAMC Fee Assistance Program

AACOMAS Fee Assistance Program

Application Renovation Series

Ask Dr. Gray

SecondaryApps.com

The Premed Playbook series

AMCAS

AACOMAS

TMDSAS

Mar 11 2020

36mins

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380: How Does Understanding Cultural Values Improve Patient Care?

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I'm joined today by Dr. Cheo Torres to learn more about traditional medicine, cultural competency and how understanding both will make you a better physician.

Links:

Full Episode Blog Post

Meded Media

Check out our YouTube channel on premed.tv

Check out Cheo Torres on Coursera

If you want to connect with Cheo, email him at cheo@unm.edu.

Know more about Cheo’s Curanderismo class every summer.

Watch Cheo’s TedTalk Connecting Modern Medicine to Traditional Healing

YouTube video where I'm talking with Marichelle about the Atlantis Fellowship program.

PMY 318: The Pors and Cons of Global Healthcare

Mar 04 2020

29mins

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379: USMLE Step 1 Went Pass/Fail: What Does That Mean for Premeds?

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What are residency program directors looking for and is the USMLE Step 1 the most important factor? We're looking at the data and the answer might surprise you!

Feb 26 2020

35mins

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iTunes Ratings

1101 Ratings
Average Ratings
1054
18
8
6
15

New to Medicine

By x07CandyMan07x - Mar 12 2020
Read more
I listen to it everyday on my commute to and from work and I love it. It helps me really build my portfolio for the future.

Episode 370

By Elenaa* - Jan 08 2020
Read more
Put me in my feels!!!!!! I absolutely loved hearing her story! Thank you again for the motivation!