Archive for April 2017

Let’s Talk MCAT Physics Discrete Questions

Session 39 This week, we’re going to talk Physics! We’re diving into several Next Step Test Prep physics questions to help you understand how to answer physics questions on the new MCAT. The MCAT will expect you to cross disciplinary lines when trying to answer a lot of problems you see which makes sense because that’s…

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Let’s Talk MCAT Physics Discrete Questions

Session 39 This week, we’re going to talk Physics! We’re diving into several Next Step Test Prep physics questions to help you understand how to answer physics questions on the new MCAT. The MCAT will expect you to cross disciplinary lines when trying to answer a lot of problems you see which makes sense because that’s…

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An Academic Neurosurgeon Discusses What His Job is Like

Session 20 Dr. Stephen Grupke is an attending Neurosurgeon at the University of Kentucky. In our episode today, he discusses the residency path to neurosurgery, what makes you a competitive applicant, his typical day, the types of patients and cases he serves, what he likes best and least about his subspecialty, and more. Stephen and I…

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How to Prepare For Your Medical School Interview

Session 231 Today, I’m going to cover five ways to prepare for your medical school interview. As of this recording in April 2017, the applications are opening soon and that means interviews are just right around the corner. Therefore, there is no better time than right now to listen to this episode so we can help…

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TheShortCoat Podcast: Real, and Fake, Research Day

Original Article: Real, and Fake, Research Day We’ve got a crowd of M1s in the house rapidly approaching the end of their first year.  This past week, Kylie Jade Miller, Levi Endelman, Adam Erwood, and new co-host Irene Morcuende took their physical exam skills practical exam; and they discussed some research they did at the intersections…

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Orthopedic Surgery Match Data Deep Dive

Session 19 Today, I’m going to do a deep dive into some match data for orthopedic surgery, which is known to be one of the more competitive specialties out there. Let’s look at the data to see if this holds true. We’ll also discuss how you can set yourself up for success early on if this…

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Rejected From the Caribbean! Now with a US Acceptance!

Rejected from the Carribean, Now With a US Acceptance

Session 230 Chad, a 32-year-old student, shares his story about struggling with undergrad, being rejected from a Caribbean medical school, and his recent application success. A little back story… Chad has been part of the Premed Hangout Facebook Group, and it was actually through this platform that a member of the group reached out to Chad…

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Should You Quit Your Job to Study for the MCAT Full-Time?

Should You Quit Your Job to Study for the MCAT Full-Time?

Session 70 The MCAT is hard. Being a nontrad and studying for the MCAT can seem impossible. Should you quit your job to study for the MCAT full-time? That’s the question we focus on today! Listen to this podcast episode with the player above, or keep reading for the highlights and takeaway points. [01:20] OldPreMeds Question…

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