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How to Improve Your Med School Application as a Reapplicant

Session 152 Applying to medical school is hard. Needing to reapply is even harder. Where do you start? What do you have to redo? That’s what our question is today. Full show notes coming soon! Listen to Other Shows Leave us a Review and Rating! Just like Yelp reviews or IMDB ratings help you choose…

Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Passage 1

Session 119 We’re back with some more Next Step full-length breakdown, this week covering passage 1 of the biology and biochemistry section of the MCAT. Full show notes coming soon! Get the Podcast Free! Listen to Other Shows Leave us a Review and Rating! Just like Yelp reviews or IMDB ratings help you choose your…

He Got Into Medical School and Didn’t Have to take the MCAT!

Session 312 Dan, from FutureMDlife on Instagram, joined me to talk about his journey and struggles on his path to medical school as well as his Instagram journey. Full show notes coming soon! Listen to Other Episodes

Critically Thinking Through a Dry Passage about a Book

Session 04 Link to the full article: https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/09/howard-zinn-in-history-class-teachers-and-a-peoples-history-of-the-united-states.html With more than 2 million copies in print, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is more than a book. It is a cultural icon. “You wanna read a real history book?” Matt Damon asks his therapist in the 1997 movie Good Will Hunting. “Read…

The ShortCoat Podcast: An Episode of Questionable Things

Original Article: An Episode of Questionable Things May the Slap Chop save us all. As medical science progresses, it not only answers questions but generates even more.  Listener Tyler pointed out a study (now on hold) that proposes to withhold the current standard of care for victims of penetrating trauma to try something else, and he wondered what…

He Found Success Balancing Being an Athlete and a Premed

Who are you? I am a 22-year-old originally from Cumming, Georgia, a suburb just north of Atlanta. In high school, I played football and ran track. Football is part of what led me to Georgia Tech for my undergraduate education. At Georgia Tech, I walked on to the football team, played 4 seasons, and earned…

Changes the the MCAT AAMC Practice Material and Registration

Session 118 The AAMC is making some changes with their MCAT practice material. Some students don’t like it. Also, we talk about MCAT registration and what to look for. Once again, we’re joined by Clara of Next Step Test Prep. Please also find all our other shows on MedEd Media Network. [01:35] A New Practice…

Shadowing a Military Physician, HPSP, and More

Session 151 Our student today is interested in HPSP or Public Health Services but wants to know what a day in the life of a military doc is like. We answer her questions. Your questions answered here are taken from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up for free!…

MCAT CARS Skills—Quantum Computers in a Hot Tub

Session 03 This week we break down another great article, this time from Gizmodo, about quantum computers. Read along in the show notes to improve your MCAT CARS score. Link to the full article: https://gizmodo.com/how-quantum-memory-could-change-computing–1829150822 In a hot tub in 2012, physicist Seth Lloyd pitched a quantum internet application to Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry…

Common Misconceptions about the MCAT and a New Tool from EK

Session 311 Examkrackers’ Janis Stott joins me to talk about the common misconceptions she sees from students about the MCAT. We also talk about EKs new MCAT Hotline. Janis has been in the MCAT game for a decade now. And she’s bringing her experience talking to premed students everyday about the MCAT and their struggles.…
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