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Attending A Premed Conference as an OldPreMed

Session 156 As an older applicant, are there benefits to attending a premed conference? Can you make connections with schools that will ultimately help your application? Your questions answered here are taken from theNontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, please register for an account. It’s free! So you can join a wonderful, collaborative community…

Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Passage 4

Session 123 Another week of MCAT full-length breakdown with Clara from Next Step Test Prep. We’re covering Passage 4 from NSTP full-length 10 bio/biochem section. If you’re looking to Next Step Test Prep’s full-length packs, save 10% by using the promo code MCATPOD. Be sure to also check out all our other podcasts on MedEd…

CARS Skills to Learn if All Famous People Have Footnotes

Session 08 Link to the full article: https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/footnotes The famous,” wrote Elizabeth Hardwick in her essay “Wives and Mistresses,” “carry about with them a great weight of patriarchal baggage—the footnotes of their lives.” Hardwick, a sort of self-styled footnote to a famous man herself, knew what she was talking about. “Footnotes,” she continues, “worry a…

Premed Q&A: Pregnancy, Canadian Students, and Much More

Session 316 I reached out to our amazing premed community in the Premed Hangout Facebook Group and got on the phone with several of them to answer their questions. What you’re about to hear here are recordings with the premed students. Please also follow us on Instagram @medicalschoolhq. I’m trying to get 10,000 followers. I’m…

The ShortCoat Podcast: LGBT in Med School

Original Article: LGBT in Med School What’s it like being a ‘sexual minority’ in medical school? Short Coats Rob Humble and Claire Castaneda are joined by new co-hosts Mitchell Hooyer and Jeremy Sanchez to talk about their personal experiences as members of the LGBT community while studying medicine.  They highlight Iowa’s surprisingly inclusive nature–among other things, Iowa…

Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Discretes 1

Session 122 We’re still in bio/biochem mode for the MCAT podcast, this week, covering the first discrete set of questions from the section. As always, Clara from Next Step Test Prep joins us today. Subscribe to all our other podcasts on the MedEd Media Network. I recently got a comment on Instagram from a student…

We Use Our MCAT CARS Skills to Read About an Author

Session 07 Link to the full article: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/19/arts/music/celebrity-profile-death.html All glossy magazine superstar covers may look the same from a distance, but inside, you’re never quite sure what you’ll find. Take the October issue of GQ, which features Paul McCartney. For decades he has leaned on familiar Beatles anecdotes, presuming that decades-old chestnuts may still pass…

When Should I Give Up On My Medical School Application?

Session 315 The medical school application is a long and grueling process. If you’ve been rejected, haven’t heard anything, or are confused, listen to this podcast episode! Check out all our other podcasts on the MedEd Media Network include The MCAT Podcast, the OldPreMeds Podcast, the MCAT CARS Podcast, and soon – the Board Rounds…

When Should You Consider A Special Masters Program

Session 155 Our student is interested in pursuing an SMP to help with shadowing and research opportunities. Are SMPs worth doing even if you have good grades in prereqs? All your questions answered here are taken from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you don’t have one yet, do register for an account and join a…

The ShortCoat Podcast: Recess Rehash: Poor: a deadly diagnosis in America, ft. Sarah Smarsh

Original Article: Recess Rehash: Poor: a deadly diagnosis in America, ft. Sarah Smarsh A look at the people valued more as functioning machines than as people [We had an interview show lined up for this week’s show, but sucky winter weather intervened to ruin our guest’s travel plans.  C’est la vie!  We’ll be back next week…
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