Dr. Greg Polites must wander around the campus of Washington University in St. Louis with a flock of adoring fans like Justin Beiber anywhere in public.
Dr. Polites is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. He’s also on the admissions committee and the coursemaster for the Practice of Medicine course for 1st and 3rd year medical students there.
For premeds at Wash. U, he’s the instructor for MedPrep, a course that has very similar goals as we do here at the Medical School Headquarters. Upwards of 90% of all premed students at Wash. U take the MedPrep course on their way to medical school.
Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 408 Have you been rejected from med school? Are you wondering what the reason could be that you could get rejected? Today, we cover 9 reasons why you get rejected. For more podcast resources to help you along your journey to medical school and beyond, check out Meded Media.…Read More
Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 359 What do adcoms look at first? What do they do with the data you give them? On this episode, I’ll talk about the adcom’s perspective on your application. If you haven’t applied, be sure to listen to this episode so you can make sure you’re not making some…Read More
Ryan answers questions that have been emailed in and talks about his upcoming Medical School Interview book! Go to medschoointerviewbook.com for more info!Read More
Dr. Polites is back with us again to talk about how to go about fixing a poor start to a premed career. If you remember, Dr. Polites joined us back in session 23.
Dr. Polites and I try to create scenarios that students may be in, whether it is a poor GPA or low MCAT score, so he/she can listen to the advice Dr. Polites has to offer.
If you have a good GPA and low MCAT, should you retake the MCAT? Should you try to retake the test with the hopes of raising the score? We talk about that!
What about getting a C in a course – should you retake the course? For the AMCAS application you have to average you grades. For the AACOMAS application you us the LAST grade, even if you do worse.
Guide to the Medical School Personal Statement The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Personal Statement This book will likely soon be the go-to resource for premeds and their advisors. As Dr. Joon Kim from KGI said, “A beginning pre-health advisor looking to get caught up with personal statements would benefit tremendously by reading…Read More
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