Choosing Premed Colleges and Majors
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Ryan answers questions that were sent in by listeners like you! Calculating your premed GPA, raising your GPA after you have graduated, and MCAT prep are some.Read more > >
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Allison and I change things up and do a live Google Hangout and answer questions that were emailed in, and questions that were asked by other people that joined us on the hangout.
We covered questions about the best way to fit in extracurriculars as a freshman in college. There is a burning desire to show admission committees that you are motivated and committed to helping others, but at what cost? You need to make sure that you can pace yourself properly with your new workload as a college student. Once you have your courses figured out, then start adding in the extracurriculars!
We talk about a lot more too!
Dr. Polites is back with us again to talk about how to go about fixing a poor start to a premed career. If you remember, Dr. Polites joined us back in session 23.
Dr. Polites and I try to create scenarios that students may be in, whether it is a poor GPA or low MCAT score, so he/she can listen to the advice Dr. Polites has to offer.
If you have a good GPA and low MCAT, should you retake the MCAT? Should you try to retake the test with the hopes of raising the score? We talk about that!
What about getting a C in a course – should you retake the course? For the AMCAS application you have to average you grades. For the AACOMAS application you us the LAST grade, even if you do worse.
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