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Archive for September 2017

Is the MCAT Getting Harder?

Session 61 Is the MCAT getting harder with new iterations? A common thing I see in many social media posts and even in emails to me directly is people walking out of the MCAT just totally destroyed. They think it was so much harder than the practice tests. Today Bryan and I will address this…

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Almost Everything You Need to Know About Postbac Programs

Almost Everything You Need to Know About Postbac Programs

Session 253 Dr. Glenn Cummings is the Associate Dean and Director of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. We discuss mistakes students make and so much more about postbacs. If you’re a nontraditional student, you will certainly get a lot of information from this episode. And even as a traditional student,…

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The ShortCoat Podcast: Rejection Happens

Original Article: Rejection Happens “When you’re following your inner voice, doors tend to eventually open for you, even if they mostly slam at first.” ― Kelly Cutrone Euthalia (not her actual name, though it probably should be. Feel free to take that name, anonymous caller) called us at 347-SHORTCT to express her sadness that she didn’t get…

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Do I Have Enough Time to be a Premed and a Mom?

Session 89 Our poster this week is worried about what being a premed and medical student will do to her relationship with her children and if it gets any better. Check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media including The Premed Years Podcast, The MCAT Podcast, and Specialty Stories. We also have the upcoming Ask…

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Do I Really Need to do Research as a Nontrad Premed?

Session 88 This week, our poster wants to know how important research is if he’s only applying to state schools that aren’t research-heavy medical schools. We take questions directly from the OldPreMeds.org forums. If you haven’t yet, join our collaborative community and ask away! Also, please check out all our other podcasts at MedEd Media Network.…

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