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Archive for October 2019

MCAT CARS: What Shapes the Diagnosis of Mental Disorders?

Session 52 What is the pathogenesis of mental illness? Follow along as we dive into a passage loaded with differing viewpoints, history, and context. As always, we’re joined by Jack Westin, the leader in the MCAT prep world. Link to article: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/05/27/the-troubled-history-of-psychiatry Modern medicine can be seen as a quest to understand pathogenesis, the biological…

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Mastering MCAT Math without a Calculator!

Mastering MCAT Math without a Calculator!

Session 165 Good news! The MCAT isn’t a math test. On test day, it’s all about units, simple relationships, and reading the question carefully. Next Step Test Prep’s Phil joins us once again for another interesting topic to help you score better on your MCAT. Listen to this podcast episode with the player above, or…

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The Subtleties of Paid Parental Leave With MCAT CARS

The Subtleties of Paid Parental Leave With MCAT CARS

Session 51 Are you ever actually ready for the MCAT? Jack Westin joins me to reveal his answer to the question, plus a challenging passage on parental leave policies. Go to medicalschoolhq.net/jackwestin and automatically activate a $100-coupon for Jack’s course. Or text MCATCARS to 44222 and get a link directly to that activated coupon. Listen…

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Visible Tattoos and Piercings at Interviews

Visible Tattoos and Piercings at Interviews

Session 199 Have you ever seen a doctor with visible tattoos? They’re out there. Does that mean you can have visible tattoos and piercings at your medical school interview? Your questions answered here are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum. Register for an account (if you haven’t yet) and join a collaborative community working…

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