Archive for January 2016

Choose a Premed Major That Reflects Who You Are

This is a guest post by Amanda Mitchell. Choosing a Premed Major That Reflects Who You Are One of the first decisions a premed student must make is what their undergraduate major is going to be. For some, this is an easy decision. For me, choosing my major as a premed took several attempts. I…

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How to Get the Best Letters of Recommendation as a Nontrad

How to Get the Best Letters of Recommendation as a Nontrad

Session 6 In today’s episode, we’re touching on medical school letters of recommendation—what the admissions committee is looking for, how to get strong ones, and when is the best time to ask for them. Specifically, we’re addressing how to get the best letters of recommendation as a nontraditional student. Listen to this podcast episode with…

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Tricky Medical School Interview Questions

The medical school interview is a gatekeeper that all premeds face at some point. An interview offer is an incredible accomplishment and a prime opportunity to bring your application to life. Here are five questions you should first ask yourself before you’re seated in front of the admissions committee. (Of course, you should formulate your…

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DO vs Caribbean Medical School? What Should I Do?

DO vs Caribbean Medical School? What Should I Do?

Session 4 In today’s discussion, we answer the second part of a question from last week’s episode. Today we discuss whether a premed student with a low GPA should apply to DO medical schools in the U.S. or Caribbean MD medical schools. Which option offers better prospects? Listen to this podcast episode with the player…

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Your Premed GPA Is More Than Your Premed GPA

Your Premed GPA Is More Than Your Premed GPA

Session 3 Today we answer a question from a nontraditional student with a low GPA who wants to apply to medical school. In answering the question, we discuss how medical schools look at your GPA—whether they care about cumulative GPA, science GPA, your recent grades vs earlier years, and so forth. Listen to this podcast…

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