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MCAT CARS Skills—Machine Learning in the Finance Sector

Session 19 Computers and machines are heavily used and studied in society. While although they may increase ease, are they really always better? With me is Jack Westin, the premier MCAT CARS tutor online. If you are struggling with the CARS section of the MCAT, or any section of the MCAT, the MCAT CARS Course…

From College Athlete to Accepted Medical Student

Session 327 Jeff was an accomplished athlete, but struggled to gain an acceptance to medical school his first two times. Listen to an amazing story of a student who had all the odds stacked against him coming from a lower socioeconomic household and broken house to turning it all around. Today, he talks about getting…

Will Competency-Based Degrees Work For Med School?

Session 166 Our student attained a competency-based degree through a regionally accredited institution, but has taken the prereqs at a community college. Will this suffice? All the questions tackled here are taken from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, please sign up for a free account then feel free to ask any questions…

How to Prep for the Psych & Sociology Section of the MCAT

Session 133 Psychology and Sociology is the newest section of the MCAT. We talk about how to tackle this section and talk about how it may be different from other sections. Once again, we’re joined by Clara from Next Step Test Prep as we discuss how to best prepare for the this particular section on…

What Step 1 Score or Level 1 Score Should I Try to Get?

Session 05 USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 scores can play a major role in the specialty that you match in to. Let’s talk about the score that you want to shoot for! We’re joined as always by Dr. Andrea Paul from Board Vitals, a testing platform to help you prepare for every step…

What Does Community Pediatric Cardiology Look Like?

Session 83 Dr. Renee Rodriguez is a community-based Pediatric Cardiologist. She shares why she loves children’s hearts, a typical day, and whether she has balance in her life. Meanwhile, be sure to check out MedEd Media Network for more helpful resources. [01:25] Interest in Pediatric Cardiology The first time she realized she wanted to do…

How Reapplying to Med School was Successful for this Student

Session 326 Amanda had to apply to med school twice. We talk about her premed path, her first application, her struggles, and how she succeeded and received three acceptances. Check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network. [02:01] Drinking From a Fire Hose Amanda agrees with the analogy of drinking from a fire…

Analyzing A Passage About Transportation Using CARS Skills

Session 18 In today’s article, we use Jack Westin’s MCAT CARS techniques to analyze why the US public transportation system is different and why it is needed in society. Sign up at Jack Westin using this link and save $100 off his course. Link to article: https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2018/10/while-america-suffocated-transit-other-countries-embraced-it/572167/ “When it comes to the quality of public…

The ShortCoat Podcast: Doubts, Needles, and Measles

Original Article: Doubts, Needles, and Measles Listener Jen sent an email to [email protected] asking M4 Irisa Mahaparn, and M1s Nick Lind and Madeline Slater about the doubts they’ve experienced in their journey through medical education. Oh, Jen. The doubts they have experienced! We discuss them, along with the sources of doubt and how they are learning…

Where to Get Letters of Recommendation As A Nontrad

Session 165 Who should write your letters of rec as a nontrad? Your boss? Your undergrad professors? Or your prereq science professors? Here is everything you need to know! The questions are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, register for a free account and ask away! Also, please check out…
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