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The ShortCoat Podcast: SCP Main

Original Article: SCP Main A headline with the SEO keyword in it When thinking about  a career in medicine, those who are leaning towards getting an MD often consider the Physician Assistant path; and if they’re leaning towards a PA career they often consider the Medical Doctor path.  On this show, PA students Steffanie Robertus and…

Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Passage 8

Session 128 Passage 8 is all about genetics, inheritance patterns, chromosomes, and much more. Follow along with the blog post for this episode. Joined by Clara from Next Step Test Prep, we ‘re continuing our fun deep dive into their full-length 10 bio/biochem. Meanwhile, also take a listen to all our other podcasts on MedEd…

Using Our MCAT CARS Skills to Learn About Hallucinating

Session 13 In today’s Atlantic article, we’re putting Jack Westin’s MCAT CARS techniques to the test to understand the author’s ideas on hallucinating. It’s a fun psychology passage that may just come up in your exam. Also, please be sure to check all our other podcasts on MedEd Media so you can get as many…

Premed Q&A: All of Your Instagram Questions Answered!

Session 321 We had a ton of questions come in from you on Instagram, covering letters of rec, shadowing, research, and so much more. Follow me on IG—I’m @medicalschoolhq. [01:25] Shadowing vs. Clinical Experience Q: Does shadowing count as clinical experience? If not, what can I do to gain more clinical experience? A: A very…

DIY Postbac or Second Bachelor’s Degree

Session 161 Our student today is trying to decide if they should do a DIY Postbac at a CC or take loans to get a second bachelor’s degree. How to decide what is right? Full show notes coming soon! Listen to Other Shows Leave us a Review and Rating! Just like Yelp reviews or IMDB…

The ShortCoat Podcast: Don’t count on Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Original Article: Don’t count on Public Service Loan Forgiveness  The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is Broken Former co-host and now PM&R Doctor Cole Cheney returns for a discussion of what he’s discovered about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which rewards careers in public service by forgiving student loans after 10 years of qualifying work.  The…

From Military Special Operations to Med School Acceptances

Session 320 Justin is a former military special operations medic who grew a stronger fascination with taking care of patients. Now he has multiple acceptances to med school. Please check out MedEd Media Network for more podcasts. I’m also doing great video courses about the personal statement as well as for the medical school interview…

The Struggle With Consistency In Shadowing And Volunteering

Session 160 Consistency is key but what happens when there are areas of consistency in your application but your shadowing and clinical are not? How will this be viewed? Watch out for our upcoming podcast Board Rounds, our new podcast for first and second year medical students to help them study for Step 1 or…

Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Passage 7

Session 127 We are joined by Clara of Next Step Test Prep as we break down some more of Next Step Test Prep’s full length then exams. This week, we’re in the Bio/Biochem section, Passage 7, which is all about white blood cells, viruses, and bacteria and how they respond in the body of mice.…

AAMC MCAT Passage and Questions Review Breakdown

Session 12 Today, we are diving into the AAMC MCAT Mini-Test e-Book CARS passage and questions. We’re using our MCAT CARS techniques to crush the passage! Once again, we’re joined by Jack Westin from JackWestin.com, the leading MCAT CARS section prep company. Today is basically the first day delving into an actual MCAT passage. AAMC…
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