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We Use Our MCAT CARS Skills to Read About an Author

Session 10 Link to the full article: https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/rivalry-feud/varieties-ether In 1931 Pearl S. Buck published the novel The Good Earth. Buck was born in the United States but raised in China, the daughter of fervent missionaries from West Virginia. When she was young, though, she grew disenchanted with her family’s calling, which presumed a condescending distance…

The Pros and Cons of Global Healthcare Experiences

Session 318 Lawson is the executive director at Atlantis, a leading global healthcare experience fellowship that gives you the chance to explore other healthcare systems. Today, we cover what you should be looking for, what you should be avoiding, and much more! Based in Washington, D.C., Atlantis does international programs for premed students. Lawson has…

Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Discretes 2

Session 125 In our next set of discrete questions from Next Step Test Prep, we talk about insulin, beta-oxidation, and the IRB and research process. Follow along in the post. Today, Clara from Next Step Test Prep joins us as we talk about bio/biochem from Next Step Test Prep full-length 10 practice exams. Listen to…

Pastor To Aspiring Physician: Discussing Faith In Apps

Session 157 As a pastor, his faith which is rooted in serving others is the driving force in becoming a physician. Should you discuss your faith in applications? If you haven’t yet, be sure to register for an account over at the Nontrad Premed Forum so you can be a part of this collaborative community.…

Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Passage 5

Session 124 We tackle passage 5 from Next Step full-length 10 which talks about peripheral nerves and stem cells. Follow along with the handouts at themcatpodcast.com. As always, we’re joined by Clara from Next Step Test Prep as we take a deep dive into another Bio/Biochem passage. Please take a listen to all our other…

Do Longer Books Equal Better Books? Using Our MCAT Skills

Session 09 Link to the full article: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/21/the-guardian-view-on-lengthening-books-read-them-and-weep At 500 pages, The Overstory is a “majestic redwood” of a novel. Its place on this week’s Man Booker shortlist is testament that long books are fine by the judges. It’s the long-winded ones they rejected: “We occasionally felt that inside the book we read was a…

Building Better Study Skills for the Sciences and MCAT

Session 317 Kathleen is an expert in helping premeds and medical students better prepare for their exams. With her evidenced-based practice, she’ll help you too. Today, we talk about how you can study better — what you should be doing before, during, and after class — and so much more! Please check out all our…

The ShortCoat Podcast: Genetically Engineered Babies, Medical Student Influencers

Original Article: Genetically Engineered Babies, Medical Student Influencers Are you buying what med student Instagrammers are selling? You’ve probably noticed them.  Cute med students hawking makeup and study guides on Instagram, posting photos of their fav study beverage, and composing carefully arranged shots of the contents of their backpacks, #medstudentlife #sponsored.  Well, who can blame them–med…

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…
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