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Archive for October 2019

Testing Our Capacity for Empathy with MCAT CARS

CARS 54: Testing Our Capacity for Empathy with MCAT CARS

Session 54 If there is such a thing as the in-group and the out-group, can we expect to have absolute empathy for everyone? Jack Westin and I tackle this big question with MCAT CARS. And if you haven’t yet, do sign up for Jack Westin’s free daily CARS passages.  Listen to this podcast episode with…

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What Does It Take to Be a Surgical Oncologist?

SS 119: What Does It Take to Be a Surgical Oncologist?

Session 119 Dr. Tania Arora specializes in surgical oncology, and she’s here to tell us about workflow, lifestyle, and what’s on the horizon for this interesting specialty. If you’re a premed student, check out The Premed Years Podcast, The MCAT Podcast, The MCAT CARS Podcast, and more resources on Meded Media.  If you’re a medical…

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Possible Complications of Deep Vein Thrombosis

BR 34: Possible Complications of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Session 34 A patient with a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has not been using his heparin, and now he’s back with LLE weakness. What are his heart sounds, cranial MRI, and history revealing? As always, we’re joined by Dr. Mike Natter from BoardVitals. Follow him and his amazing artwork on Instagram @mike.natter. Listen to this…

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How to Prepare for Postbac Program Interviews

OPM 202: How to Prepare for Postbac Program Interviews

Session 202 Are interviews for postbac premed programs similar to medical school interviews? Here’s what you need to know to prepare. Your questions answered here are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, please sign up for an account for free! Check out our other podcasts on Meded Media. [00:58] OldPreMeds…

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The @thecurlymed Shares Her Journey to Medical School

PMY 362: The @thecurlymed Shares Her Journey to Medical School

Session 362 Sabina, better known as @thecurlymed on Instagram, shares her amazing journey to medical school. We’ll also talk about advising, postbacs, and LGBTQ identity. Listen to this podcast episode with the player above, or keep reading for the highlights and takeaway points. [01:25] Interest in Medicine Sabina has always wanted to become a doctor since…

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How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays

With the majority of students applying to medical schools still being white, a lot of these students ask how they can add diversity to the school. Think outside of the box. Whether you’re an underrepresented minority or overrepresented in medicine, that doesn’t automatically dictate whether you can write a good diversity essay.  Even if you…

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Intro to the Secondary Essay Playlist

Welcome to the Secondary Essay Library Playlist! As you go through this playlist, you are going to see individual videos about how to answer each of the most common questions or themes that come up in medical school secondary essays. Each medical school has its own set of questions.  Through this playlist, we’re going to…

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