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Next Step Full Length 10, CARS Passage 8

Session 116 Struggling with CARS? Check out passage 8 from Next Step Test Prep, full-length 10. Listen to the struggles, learn from the mistakes to improve your MCAT score. Have you subscribed to the Premed Diaries yet? Check out episode 2 now! Be sure to also take a listen to all our other podcasts on…

Nontrad Goes Back to Complete Premed Prereqs After College

Who are you? I’m a thoracic surgeon in Philadelphia. I am the first of my family to graduate medical school or any graduate school. I grew up in Northeast Philadelphia and went to a local state school for college. I did not decide to go to med school until after I graduated college. [Related Post:…

The ShortCoat Podcast: Listeners Revolt!

Original Article: Listeners Revolt! We love listener feedback…even when it’s negative 🙂 And this whole obesity thing is really great for generating negative listener feedback.  For instance, Marlene thought our comments on nutrition were mostly wrong.  And Laura didn’t seem happy with what we thought was our neutral stance on keto, either, as she’s having some…

How I Scored a 523 on the MCAT with a Busy Schedule

What did you major in? (or what are you majoring in?) I am majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Philosophy. How Much Time Did You Give Yourself to Study, and Do You Think it Was Enough (why/why not?). I started studying seriously in January, about five months before I took the MCAT at the…

Moving Forward with Student Doctor Network and Its Founder

Session 307 Dr. Lee Burnett founded Student Doctor Network or SDN to connect students. Little did he know how big it would get, and how negative the internet would turn. He’s hoping to change that. I’ve been doing this podcast for six years now. I actually started this podcast back in 2012 after I realized…

Will My Path and Injury Prevent Me From Med School?

Session 147 Our poster today is wondering about their journey and whether it’s too long and too unusual that it may hurt their chances of getting into medical school. Questions tackled here are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum, where you can register for free and post if you have any questions. Moreover, check…

Next Step Full Length 10, CARS Passage 7

Session 115 Remember when I said we were on the last MCAT CARS passage last week? Surprise, we have 3 more to go! How about that for a fun prank! Enjoy and subscribe. Once again, Clara from Next Step Test Prep is joining us as we break down the passages over the next three weeks.…

The ShortCoat Podcast: Bonus Episode! Why You Might Want an MD/PhD

Original Article: Bonus Episode! Why You Might Want an MD/PhD All about Medical Scientist Training Programs The MD isn’t the only degree offered by many medical schools.  For those who get excited about data, research, and advancing medical knowledge, you can add a Doctor of Philosophy degree.  Of course, there are those who get their PhD…

The ShortCoat Podcast: Ambien Dreams

Original Article: Ambien Dreams This week, listener Jen sent us an article from JAMA in which the author bemoans his tendency to let the electronic health record (coupled with his data-entry difficulties) dominate his attention at the expense of his ability to really see and empathize with his patients.  The cost: missing clues that indicate a patient’s progressive decline and…

Introduction to Premed Diaries: Helping Premeds with Burnout

Session 306 The is the very first episode of Premed Diaries, a podcast dedicated to you. With Dr. Allison Gray as the host, you are the featured guest by calling 1-833-MY-DIARY. This is actually part of the series of podcast, called MedDiaries. The podcast played here today, is Episode 1 of the Premed Diaries. MedDiaries…
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