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Archive for January 2019

From Premed to Physical Therapy School—Back to Premed

Session 323 Madeleine struggled early and got some bad advising which caused her to doubt her abilities to get to medical school. A pivot to physical therapy didn’t work out. First off, secondaryapps.com is finally live. The secondary essays are a big part of the medical school application process. It’s a database of secondary essays…

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Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Passage 9

Session 130 We’re rounding out bio/biochem for Next Step Test Prep full-length 10 and we’re in for a great passage to help us with our skills. Click Here to Download Handout [01:54] Passage 9 Ketone bodies are molecules that are produced by the liver during times of low glucose levels. [Figure 1 is talking about…

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Is Changing Careers Concerning to ADCOMS

Session 163 Our student today is currently in a DPT program, but realized he wanted to do more for his patients. Will his 4th career change be concerning to ADCOMs? Questions are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, register for a free account so you can join our community and…

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Are All US Medical Schools Created Equal

Session 162 It is known that there is a stigma surrounding going to Caribbean medical schools, but our student today is wondering if all U.S. medical schools are respected? The questions here are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum so if you haven’t yet, be sure to register for an account (for free) so…

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MCAT CARS Skills—The Engines of Infatuation

Session 14 Reddit and YouTube are commonly used internet sites. Follow along and see if you find the main point the author is making about these two internet giants! Jack from Jack Westin joins us once again as we dive into another great article from Wired Magazine. By the way, Jack has another course coming…

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What to Write About In the Personal Statement and More Q&A

Session 322 The personal statement is such an important part of the application, yet many students don’t respect it enough. Today, I’m taking your questions about it. Please also do check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network. Listen to the podcast and learn more about our Personal Statement Course. [01:20] Reapplying Q:…

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Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Discretes 3

Session 129 We’re onto our last set of discrete questions for the bio/biochem section of Next Step Test Prep full-length 10. Click Here to Download Handout [01:23] Question 44 A medical student stubbed her toe and observed that there was a momentary gap between when she realized she had stubbed her toe. And when she…

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