Posts Tagged ‘AACOMAS’

Will Being a Dispatcher Count As Clinical Experience?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 87 Our poster this week wants to know if working as a volunteer dispatcher for EMS will count towards clinical experience for his applications to medical school. Check out everything we do on the MedEd Media Network. Our newest podcast is called Ask Dr. Gray Premed Q&A. It’s very…

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Huge News for Nontrads – No More Grade Replacement

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 56 In this episode, Ryan breaks from what he usually does here on the podcast where he pulls up a questions directly from OldPreMeds.org forum as he talks about this HUGE announcement this past week from the AACOM that affects nontraditional students more than traditional students. Osteopathic medical schools…

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What You Need to Know About AACOM Killing Grade Replacement

Session 216 In this episode, Ryan talks about last week’s news that hit the premed world specifically for nontraditional students. The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) announced that starting May 1, 2017 (this application cycle), the AACOMAS application will no longer use grade replacement for GPA calculation. A little back story… There are…

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Should I Apply to Med School Without Many Extracurriculars?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 19 Your questions, answered here on the OldPreMeds Podcast. Ryan and Rich again dive into the forums over at OldPreMeds.org where they pull a question and deliver the answers right on to you. This is a common question for non traditional students who have to juggle time taking care…

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When Should I Expect an Interview or to Be Told I’m Rejected?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 16 Your questions, answered here on the OldPreMeds Podcast. Ryan and Rich again dive into the forums over at OldPreMeds.org where they pull a question and deliver the answers right on to you. Today, the discussion touches on the secondaries, interviews, the timing, and the process of it all. …

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