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Archive for March 2016

How Recent Should My Prereqs Be for Med School?

How Recent Should My Prereqs Be for Med School?

Session 15 This week on the OldPreMeds Podcast, we discuss course timing and coursework expiration dates. How recent do your prerequisite courses need to be when you’re applying to medical school? Do you need to retake prereqs from more than 5 years ago? What about more than 10 or 20 years ago? Listen to this podcast…

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Can I Take Community College Courses for a Postbac?

Can I Take Community College Courses for a Medical School Postbac?

Session 14 This week on the OldPreMeds Podcast, we tackle the question of how much community college classes will hurt your medical school application. Specifically if you’re a nontrad career changer looking to take a postbac, is it a bad idea to take your prereqs at a community college? Listen to this podcast episode with…

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Should I Apply Early Decision to Medical School?

Session 13 This week’s topic on the OldPreMeds Podcast is applying early decision to medical school—whether it’s a wise decision and how to weigh out the pros and cons. OldPreMeds Question of the Week As usual on the OldPreMeds Podcast, our question is taken from the Nontrad Premed Forum. Our poster this week is deciding…

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How Will Grad School Affect My Chances of Getting In?

How Does Graduate GPA Affect Medical School Admissions?

Session 12 Today on the OldPreMeds Podcast, we talk about the impact of grad school on your medical school application. Specifically, we cover the implications of applying to medical school with withdrawals on your grad school transcript.  Listen to this podcast episode with the player above, or keep reading for the highlights and takeaway points.…

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Which MCAT Prep Materials Are Best for Me?

Which MCAT Prep Materials Are Best for Me?

Session 11 Today on the OldPreMeds Podcast, we discuss the best resources for studying for the MCAT, what you need to do, and some things you need to consider to find the best MCAT prep materials for you. Listen to this podcast episode with the player above, or keep reading for the highlights and takeaway…

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