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OPM 237: When Does It Make Sense to Apply Early Decision?

When Does It Make Sense to Apply Early Decision?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 237 Is an early decision the smartest decision when you’re unwilling to relocate to another geographic area? While it might be an option, it might not be the wisest one. Learn about the risks of an early decision before you decide to take one. Questions answered here on the…

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Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Will the Changes to the USMLE Affect COMLEX?

Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Will the Changes to the USMLE Affect COMLEX?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 91 Will DO and international medical schools be adversely affected by the changes to USMLE Step 1? What does the NRMP survey data say? Listen and find out! Our episodes are recorded live on Facebook at 3pm ET on most weekdays. Like the page to be notified. For more…

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Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Should I Apply Early Decision to Med School?

Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Should I Apply Early Decision to Med School?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 90 When is it a good idea to apply early decision to med school? And what are you committing to when you check the “I’m interested in rural medicine” checkbox? Our episodes are recorded live on Facebook at 3pm ET on most weekdays. Like the page to be notified.…

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OPM 227: Should You Take the MCAT Before Retaking Dated Prereqs?

Should You Take the MCAT Before Retaking Dated Prereqs?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 227 You’ve taken your prereqs already, but it’s been a while—13 years! Should you retake your prereqs before you retake the MCAT? Questions answered here on the podcast are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum over at premedforums.com. Please go ahead and register for an account, ask your…

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Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Her 3.4 GPA isn't the Problem!

Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Her 3.4 GPA isn’t the Problem!

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 86 Our caller today wants to know what she should focus on to enhance her med school application: GPA, MCAT prep, or clinical experience. I’ll help her prioritize! Our episodes are recorded live on Facebook at 3pm ET on most weekdays. Like the page to be notified. For more…

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Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Should I Push my Med School App Back a Year?

Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Should I Push my Med School App Back a Year?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 85 Is it worth rushing to submit your med school application late in the cycle, or should you wait a year while you strengthen your application? The data says… Our episodes are recorded live on Facebook at 3pm ET on most weekdays. Like the page to be notified. For…

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OPM 225: How to Overcome the Medical School Application Algorithm

How to Overcome the Medical School Application Algorithm

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 225 Our med school hopeful has a 514 MCAT score and a 3.9 graduate GPA, but is worried they might not make it past “The Algorithm” with a low undergrad GPA. What can they do? I have the privilege of taking your questions from the nontraditional premed forum over…

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OPM 224: Can You Gain Clinical Experience Remotely?

Can You Gain Clinical Experience Remotely?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 224 I’ve always said it’s considered clinical experience when you’re close enough to smell the patient, but what about remote counseling and similar opportunities?  Our question today is from a student wondering about virtual or remote clinical experience. This was asked before the whole pandemic in the country in…

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Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Is it Bad to Take Prereqs in the Summer?

Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Is it Bad to Take Prereqs in the Summer?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 84 Time is a precious commodity when you’re a nontraditional student like today’s caller. How should you spend your time as a nontraditional premed? Our episodes are recorded live on Facebook at 3pm ET on most weekdays. Like the page to be notified. For more help on your medical…

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OPM 223: What's the First Step After Deciding to Apply to Med School?

What’s the First Step After Deciding to Apply to Med School?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 223 You’re switching gears and getting ready to pursue a career in medicine, but what’s your first step on this new path? Your questions are directly from the nontraditional premed forum over at premedforums.com. You can check it out, go sign up, go create an account to go ask…

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