Archive for May 2016

Choosing Between an SMP and Postbac Program

Choosing Between an SMP and Postbac Program

Session 22 Today on OldPreMeds Podcast, I tackle the topic of taking a postbac versus a Special Master’s Program (SMP) for a 32-year old science major with a lot of credits and a poor GPA. Listen to this podcast episode with the player above, or keep reading for the highlights and takeaway points. OldPreMeds Question of…

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Volunteering or Working When There is a Time Crunch

Session 21 In this episode, Ryan pulls out a question directly from the OldPreMeds.org forums. It’s all about working and volunteering and how to squeeze it all in. Ryan also covers a very important aspect of applying to medical school when it comes to updating your application. OldPreMeds Question of the Week: Poster is a student…

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Gap Years, Healthcare Teamwork and more Premed Q&A

Session 181 In today’s episode, Ryan is joined by Allison as they discuss interesting topics such as taking gap years and fostering healthcare teamwork. This is also the first time for Ryan and Allison to go live on the Facebook Hangout Group while recording this session at the same time so they’re also taking in some…

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Interview with a 56-Year-Old Medical Student

Session 20 In today’s episode, Ryan talks with Kate, a 56-year old 3rd year medical student at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine as she  shares with us her path to becoming a physician. Kate was initially a bio premed major until she decided to stop and pursue a career as a nurse until changing…

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