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Archive for January 2017

What You Need to Know About AACOM Killing Grade Replacement

Session 216 In this episode, Ryan talks about last week’s news that hit the premed world specifically for nontraditional students. The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) announced that starting May 1, 2017, the AACOMAS application will no longer use grade replacement for GPA calculation. A little back story… There are 3 different application…

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What is Anesthesiologist? A Community Doc Shares His Story

Session 4 In this episode, Ryan talks with Dr. Patrick Pickett, an anesthesiologist who practices in the community hospital in Oklahoma as he shares about his path to anesthesiology, his typical day at work, work-life balance, as well as the things that he like most and least about being an anesthesiologist. Finally, he gives his opinion…

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Discrete Physics Questions – Breaking them Down

Session 23 In today’s episode, Ryan and Bryan cover MCAT content and dive into actual questions and passages as they try to help you figure out how to break discrete physics questions. Get the Handout Click Here to Download Handout Here are the highlights of the conversation between Ryan and Bryan: Look at individual questions as…

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Retaking Classes for Med School & Retaking the MCAT

Retaking Classes for Medical School and Retaking the MCAT

Session 55 In this episode, I talk about whether or not your chances of getting into medical school will get slimmer if you’re retaking the MCAT for the third time and whether taking a Master’s in a tech science-related course affect your application. We also talk about retaking classes for medical school. Listen to this podcast…

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